William Brown pleaded guilty to causing the animals unnecessary suffering at a farm in Scotland.
The 39-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene on the A811 near Stirling.
Steven Kennedy, 33, was described by his family as 'a beloved fiancé' and 'devoted dad'.
Police said investigations are under way into the serious sexual assault in Linlithgow.
Rough sleeper Kerry Anne Meiklem attended special event designed to help homeless people in Fife.
The 62-year-old suffered a facial injury before the intruders make off with his property.
Matthew Davies made off with nearly £2000 after brandishing meat cleaver at teller.
The unusual sight was clocked in Callander on Sunday after rain, snow and gusty winds battered Scotland.
A 68-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly exposing himself to a teenage girl on a bus.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcycle crash left a man seriously injured.
A 58-year-old man was attacked by a dog walker on Friday night.
The conference will be his first public event in the UK since announcing his decision to give up royal duties.
Construction of the £207m line to Newhaven is scheduled to last until summer 2021.
Police charge man with attempted murder after 58-year-old attacked at Edinburgh Haymarket station.
Feiya Hu feels 'helpless' as the death toll of the epidemic continues to rise.
Around 100 workers walked out of Mossmorran on Wednesday morning.
Local authorities in Scotland's two biggest cities agreed their budgets on Thursday.
Vicky Tallentire, from Edinburgh, became unwell while working out on a treadmill last November.
Critically endangered subspecies was born to mum Helen at the zoo earlier this month.
The 33-year-old died after being struck by a Mercedes that had just left a car park.