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Seafood company fined £80,000 for failings that led to woman’s death

A Shetlands based company has been fined £80,000 after an employee sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a forklift truck.

Man who raped elderly woman jailed

A man who broke into an elderly woman’s home in the middle of the night and raped her has been jailed.

Skipper fined for illegal fishing in protected area

A 56-year-old fishing boat skipper has been fined £3211.43 after being found guilty of illegal fishing in a marine protected area off Scotland’s northwest coast.

Giffnock man sentenced for domestic abuse

A 66-year-old man who hid raw fish in his former partner’s home and left offensive messages in the property was today sentenced to 240 hours community payback and made subject of a two year non-harassment order.

Gang member helped arrange murder of Dutch journalist

A member of an organised crime gang who helped arrange the murder of a Dutch journalist has been jailed.

Larkhall man sentenced for violent assault on ex-partner

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced after attacking his former girlfriend.

Man knocked cyclist off his bike and killed him

A man who knocked a cyclist off his bike on a rural Fife road and killed him has been jailed.

Man jailed for historical sexual offences against children

An Edinburgh man who sexually abused three children over two decades has been jailed.

Amanda Cox Fatal Accident Inquiry Decision

A decision has been made by Crown Counsel that a Fatal Accident Inquiry will not be held into the death of 34-year-old Amanda Cox at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on 10 December 2018, following a thorough and independent investigation by the Scottish Fatalities Investigation Unit.

Men involved in shooting murder given crime prevention orders

Two of the men involved in the murder of a man who was shot in the head as he sat in a car at traffic lights have been given court orders designed to prevent their involvement in serious organised crime.