Proposed new sentencing guidelines for domestic abuse cases could see harsher punishments handed out for the crimes, a Commons report suggests.
Incidents of domestic abuse rose slightly last year, according to new figures.
A controlling husband who subjected his wife to almost 30 years of domestic abuse has been jailed.
More than half of adults who were abused as children go on to experience domestic abuse later in life, according to official analysis.
More than 400,000 people have been placed on a police "vulnerable persons" database, an investigation has found.
Changes to domestic abuse law which would criminalise emotional and psychological abuse have been backed unanimously by a committee of MSPs.
A man who threatened to put intimate footage of a former partner online has become the first person to be convicted in Scotland under new tougher legislation.
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.