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Nursery fined after baby chokes to death

An Edinburgh nursery has been fined £800,000 after an eleven-month-old boy in its care died after choking on a piece of food.

Care home company fined after resident chokes and dies

A care home company has been fined £640,000 after one of their residents choked on a piece of doughnut and died.

Three men sentenced for hare coursing

Three Aberdeenshire men have been sentenced after admitting using dogs to hunt wild hares.

Restriction order for serial offender

A serial offender who was found guilty of a string of historical attacks against children has been given an Order for Lifelong Restriction at the High Court in Edinburgh.

Teacher jailed for historical abuse of pupils

A music teacher who raped and indecently assaulted pupils in his care has been jailed.

Drug dealer tried to kill officer by hitting him with car

A drug dealer who tried to kill a police officer by hitting him with his car has been jailed.

Police officer jailed for explicit messages

A police officer who sent sexually explicit messages to crime victims he met while on duty has been jailed.

Farmer fined after destroying ancient cairn to use as topsoil

A farmer who destroyed an ancient cairn to use as topsoil has been fined £18,000.

M9 road traffic incident - Fatal Accident Inquiry

Crown Counsel has now formally instructed that there should be a Fatal Accident Inquiry to examine the full circumstances surrounding the deaths of Lamara Bell and John Yuill after a road traffic incident on the M9 on 5 July 2015

Terrorist who threatened to set fire to Islamic Centre jailed

A man who was convicted of terrorism offences after threatening to set fire to an Islamic Centre has been jailed.