A prominent farmer accused of abusing women for nearly 20 years hurled a plate of spaghetti bolognese at one because he refused to eat pasta more than once a week, a jury heard yesterday.
A manager at a top hotel thought three masked men who stole watches worth more than £500,000 from the resort were carrying out a terrorist attack, a court has heard.
The taxman paid out £22,000 to a known fraudster after failing to carry out on checks on the false statements he was submitting.
A serial rapist jailed for life in 2002 claimed he had never seen a mobile phone when he was caught with a charging cable.
A wife jumped into a fast-flowing river and refused to get out until the emergency services brought her husband from jail to speak to her.
A teenage gatecrasher whose gang left a £20,000 trail of destruction at a schoolgirl’s house has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.
A convicted drug trafficker who was freed early from jail was sent back to prison for seven years on Monday after he was caught with cocaine worth nearly £10,000 on the streets.
Notorious triple killer Alexander Birrell was shunned on his Perth deathbed by his own family, a fatal accident inquiry heard yesterday.
Driver, 76, who fell asleep at wheel and crashed into parked car holds onto licence and fined £1,200
A man who crashed into a parked car and rammed it into a house after falling asleep at the wheel has been allowed to keep driving.
A teenage gatecrasher whose gang caused more than £20,000 worth of damage during a party at a schoolgirl’s home has been ordered to do community payback.