Former Liberal leader Lord Steel has been suspended from the Liberal Democrats, pending an investigation into evidence he gave to an inquiry about child abuse allegations against former MP Sir Cyril Smith.
Former Liberal leader Lord Steel has sought to “clarify” evidence he gave to an inquiry about child abuse allegations against former MP Sir Cyril Smith.
A Holyrood committee has agreed to back proposals to extend the use of pre-recorded evidence to child witnesses of domestic abuse.
Female Conservative MPs have spoken out about the online abuse they have received ahead of International Women’s Day on Friday.
All judges and sheriffs in Scotland will be given specific training on domestic abuse, it has been announced.
A child moved to the other side of the world after a “massive lie” gave her hope she would find a better life there, an inquiry has been told.
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbot has urged Twitter to take action over “highly offensive racist and misogynist” abuse on the platform after a major study found thousands of tweets disproportionately targeting black female politicians and journalists.
An north-east MSP has condemned figures that show more than 85% of roads workers have been subject to verbal or physical abuse.
The man at the centre of a video in which a dog is kicked and pulled by its lead has said he is “sorry” for what he did.
A sexual abuse victim today told how seeing footballers talking about their own ordeals gave him the courage to contact police.
Emmerdale will air a flashback episode delving into Charity Dingle’s past, focusing on the character being abused as a child.
A man who brutally attacked a woman because he could not find a matching pair of socks was today jailed for 38 months.
Twitter has updated the wording of its rules to make the reporting of hateful comments against disabled people easier following a campaign by a disability charity.
Almost one in three NHS staff members were abused by patients last year, according to new figures.
Bono has apologised after claims were made that workers at a charity he co-founded were subjected to a culture of bullying and abuse.
Aberdeen MP Ross Thomson tells of shock over level of ‘vicious and threatening’ abuse aimed at him via Twitter
An Aberdeen MP has spoken out about the “barrage of abuse” he receives online.
Katie Price will appear before MPs to give evidence about online abuse after her petition demanding the Government take action against internet trolls garnered more than 220,000 signatures.
A female TV producer has claimed she was groped by a Government official during a visit to 10 Downing Street.
Twitter suspending actor Rose McGowan has raised questions about when and why the platform decides to gag users.
A public inquiry investigating historic child abuse allegations at an Aberdeen children's home will start next year.
Coverage of new Scottish laws to prevent rape and abuse has been praised by Banff and Buchan MP Eilidh Whiteford.
NHS Grampian staff are being sexually and racially abused at work, new figures have revealed.
An Aberdeen man who neglected his three dogs and left them fighting over food in his squalid flat was today jailed.
More than 350 people in the North-east have been hospitalised over the damaging mental health effect of drugs during the past five years.
PROSECUTORS have dropped the case against a man accused of posting racist and threatening material on social media about Aberdeen FC defender Shay Logan.
POLICE investigating claims of abuse at an Aberdeenshire school today said there was no evidence of criminality.