A Conservative MP ordered to carry out community service after he admitted faking two expenses invoices has been told he faces a fight to save his political career.
Criminals undertaking community payback orders (CPOs) in the Scottish Borders have good relationships with staff but there are doubts about any benefits from the punishment, inspections have found.
Up to 70 firefighters are tackling a large blaze that broke out near a wind farm on Easter Monday.
Senior royals are expected to be called upon to join US President Donald Trump at a sumptuous state banquet held in his honour.
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed on to the roof of the Clutha pub was a “stickler for procedure”, a former colleague has said.
About 60% of reported crimes are “screened out” and not fully investigated, the chief constable of Greater Manchester Police has said.
The devastated family of a youth football coach found murdered at a flat have paid tribute to the “beautiful young woman who had everything to live for”.
An environmental watchdog is monitoring air quality at a chemical plant as unplanned flaring continues.
A murder accused’s mobile phone covered almost 4km in just 47 minutes shortly after midnight on the day Steven Donaldson’s battered and burned body was found at an Angus nature reserve, High Court jurors have heard.
Madam convicted of running brothel in Fife has assets frozen in bid to seize £250k of alleged ‘dirty money’
A brothel madam has had her assets frozen as prosecutors bid to seize £250,000 in allegedly dirty money from her, a court heard today.