Hate crimes based on sexual orientation have more than tripled in Aberdeen during the past eight years.
Procurator Fiscal Service
An Aberdeen man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder in connection with an incident which left another man seriously injured.
A man has appeared in court charged in connection with a city centre drugs seizure worth £62,000.
A man has appeared in court charged in connection with a cannabis seizure worth almost £400,000.
Two people have been reported to the procurator fiscal after almost 90 dogs were seized from an alleged puppy farm in Aberdeenshire.
A report into a North Sea oil spill has been sent to prosecutors for consideration.