The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on creating new orders to protect people from domestic abuse by being able to ban potential offenders from their homes.
The “traumatic” impact of psychological abuse and controlling behaviour is being highlighted in two videos by the Metropolitan Police as part of a campaign to get more victims to seek help.
Domestic abuse in the north-east has risen by 40% in the past 10 years, with more than 12 incidents reported per day across the region.
Domestic abuse incidents recorded by police in Scotland have risen in the past year but the Justice Secretary says he is confident new laws will help tackle the crime.
A man has been given an extended six-year sentence for “ruthlessly” beating up his girlfriend and holding her hostage for a week to hide her injuries.
Two brothers whose father shot their mother and younger sister have told a convention that media reporting of domestic violence needs to change.
Serial stalkers and domestic abusers should be placed on a new national register and monitored under the same arrangements as rapists and paedophiles, according to a Commons report.
Police officers, teachers and mental health workers in Aberdeen are to receive mandatory training on how to spot victims of forced marriage.
A programme helping men convicted of domestic abuse to change their behaviour is to improve, as figures revealed less then a third of Aberdeen men who started the course finished it.
Three men have been charged in connection with alleged domestic abuse offences following a crackdown on violence in the North-east.
A TOTAL of 23 people were taken into custody over the weekend in relation to domestic abuse incidents.
A UNIQUE scheme to help those affected by domestic abuse will be in operation in Aberdeen over the festive period.
A DOMESTIC abuse scheme which aims to cut offending was being rolled out across Scotland from today.
TWO men are expected to appear at court after a domestic abuse operation by police.
PEOPLE across the country will have the chance to check if their partner has a history of domestic violence after a successful trial in Aberdeen.