Criminals are to be prosecuted in “virtual courts” to help cope with coronavirus.
Former first minister Alex Salmond has been cleared of attempted rape and a series of sexual assaults, including one with intent to rape, after a trial at the High Court in Edinburgh.
A man has appeared in court charged with murder following the death of a scientist in Aberdeen more than 40 years ago.
Two men have appeared in court in Aberdeen accused of bestiality.
A Scottish Government worker has told a court he would not have “trusted” the civil service to handle “sensitive” complaints made against Alex Salmond.
A woman has told a court how it was like “wrestling with an octopus” when Alex Salmond grabbed her as he tried to recreate the image on a “sexualised” Christmas card.
A man has appeared in court after police recovered cocaine and heroin worth £5,000 in Aberdeen.
A former Aberdeen police inspector has been found guilty of murdering his wife.
A father has spoken of his “torture” after judges ruled doctors can withdraw treatment from his brain-damaged son as he is now clinically dead.
A woman has been charged in connection with the alleged theft of a charity tin from a north-east garden centre.
A man and woman have been charged after a vehicle was involved in two collisions in the north-east.
A 23-year-old burglar has admitted killing an 89-year-old widow but denied rape.
A Chelsea fan accused of launching a homophobic attack on left-wing activist Owen Jones had been photographed performing a Nazi salute, a court has heard.
Four South American burglary gang members have been jailed for a raid on chef Marcus Wareing’s multimillion-pound home.
A judge overseeing the latest stage of a High Court fight between Rangers and Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has suggested litigants should decide whether journalists are given paperwork outlining detail of claims and counterclaims.
Rangers bosses are waiting for a judge’s ruling on another round of a High Court fight with Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley.
A man has appeared in court after more than £12,000 of heroin and cocaine was recovered in Aberdeen.
Two men have each been jailed for three years for “babysitting” a cannabis factory in a peaceful village.
Drug dealers are targeting “vulnerable” single mums to help run their operations, a court was told.
An Aberdeen babysitter has been ordered to pay £1,200 compensation after assaulting a young girl.
A man has appeared in court after a series of thefts in an Aberdeen community.
A man has appeared in court in Aberdeen charged with murder.
A man has been charged with drink-driving following a two-vehicle collision.
A man has appeared in court accused of causing the death of a pensioner by driving dangerously.
An Aberdeen man has appeared in court charged with making or possessing an explosive under suspicious circumstances.
Two men have been charged following a disturbance in a north-east town.
A north-east man who pounced on an Australian backpacker on holiday in Scotland has been jailed for five years.
A man has appeared in court after drugs valued at £3,000 were recovered in the north-east.
An Aberdeen man who drank 10 pints and then assaulted his partner and smashed her phone has been fined.
A man caught driving in Aberdeen while more than five times the legal alcohol limit drew the police’s attention as he was travelling too slowly.