An Aberdeen MSP has welcomed greater protection for victims of domestic abuse.
New powers could be given to the police and courts in Scotland to remove those suspected of domestic abuse from the homes of anyone at risk, the country’s First Minister has announced.
A Government minister has refused to confirm a new Domestic Abuse Bill would ban the cross-examination of victims by alleged perpetrators – which had been proposed before Parliament was suspended.
The number of domestic violence killings has hit a five-year high, new figures show.
Sir Geoffrey Boycott said he “couldn’t give a toss” about criticism of his knighthood, as pressure mounted for the honour to be rescinded over the cricketer’s domestic abuse conviction.
An "inspirational" conference in Aberdeen aimed at supporting domestic victims was such a success it could be held annually.
Representatives from Police Scotland, NHS Grampian, Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils, and various third-sector organisations, were to discuss Scotland’s new domestic abuse law at Curl Aberdeen.
More domestic abuse crimes have been recorded in the north-east than any other area since a new law making controlling behaviour an offence was introduced.
The former fisherman admitted punching and kicking his wife, hitting her head against a floor and brandishing a knife at her, and attacking his daughters when they tried to intervene.
Police are urging domestic abuse victims to seek help during an online talk later this week.
An MSP has backed a campaign to tackle violence against women in the north-east.
Coronation Street has consulted domestic abuse experts for a new storyline exploring the “torture” of coercive control.
Domestic abuse victims in the UK are three times more likely to develop severe mental illnesses, new research suggests.
A victim of domestic violence from the north-east has thanked those who helped her through the ordeal from the bottom of her heart.
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.
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.