Police and social services bosses have begun investigations after a woman with “significant” learning difficulties who requires constant supervision was raped and made pregnant.
A woman has been raped in an attack which took place in a “busy residential area” of Dundee.
Fewer than one in seven alleged rape victims feels confident they can obtain justice by reporting the matter to police, a survey has suggested.
Bangladesh has approved a rise in the maximum punishment in rape cases to death from life imprisonment after a series of recent sexual assaults triggered protests.
The number of sexual crimes recorded in Aberdeenshire has risen by 142% in the past decade, new data has revealed.
An Aberdeen sex offender has been fined after failing to tell police about a bank card.
A fresh appeal has been launched five years after the rape of a young woman in Edinburgh.
The mum of a schoolgirl who was repeatedly raped by a 15-year-old in the north-east has branded his sentence “pitiful”.
A teenage rapist who left a schoolgirl crying and screaming during a brutal assault was locked up for three years and nine months today.
Aberdeen charities join forces to provide support group for LGBT+ survivors of rape and domestic abuse
Two charities have joined forces to provide a support group for LGBT+ survivors of rape and domestic abuse.
Behroz Hamedi, 60, is facing a jail term after he was found guilty of abducting and raping the 21-year-old victim following a trial last month.
A High Court trial in Aberdeen has collapsed over fears somebody involved in the case may have been exposed to coronavirus.
Oliphant, of Dalrymple Circle, Blackburn, Aberdeenshire, began his sex offending in 1969 and continued until 1981 committing crimes in Aberdeenshire and at an address in Aberdeen.
Police faced a “race against time” to stop a “despicable” sex attacker striking again on the city streets, a detective has revealed.
A man has appeared in court accused of carrying out a sex attack in Aberdeen woods.
The 18-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, told how she froze with terror as Kyle Park pinned her against a wall and sexually assaulted her.
About 75% of all rape reports in the city are raised with police more than three weeks after the alleged incident – risking vital evidence being lost.
Hamish Paterson preyed on the victim at a house in Aberdeen after she had been drinking and had fallen asleep.
Kyle Park has been locked up for six years.
Boy band star Oritse Williams’ tour manager has told a jury he tried to start a threesome as the singer had “cringey and awkward” sex with a fan.
Former JLS star Oritse Willams told police he was bewildered by a “crazy” rape allegation being made by a woman he met at a gig, a jury has heard.
Kyle Park had already raped two other teenage girls and would go on to subject a fourth victim to a rape ordeal.
The jury in a north-east rape trial has been urged to put emotions such as sympathy to one side.
A court in Aberdeen has been shown photographs of a woman’s injuries after she was allegedly raped.
A woman has told a court she was left terrified and “numb” after she was allegedly raped by a north-east man.
Ronan Curtis, 19, struck just a month after he was freed by a sheriff.
A north-east man has been jailed for 11 years after he was found guilty of raping a 13-year-old girl.
US singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, according to French police.
An Aberdeen man found guilty of raping and assaulting three women – locking one in his flat for three days – has had his bid to overturn his conviction thrown out.
A woman who survived a brutal rape in Aberdeen today said she feels she can finally “start moving on” after her attacker was jailed for 10 years.