Andrew Innes, 50, has been charged with the murder of Bennylyn Burke and her toddler, Jellica.
Craigievar Castle in Aberdeenshire topped the world famous travel guide’s list for 2021.
Police are attempting to piece together a timeline over when the death happened and when the body was found.
The sheriff upheld a defence submission that there was no case to answer at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.
Kenneth Nicoll attacked a woman last September 27 at a flat in Dundee as a child slept nearby.
Emergency services were called to the scene at around 4.40pm on Tuesday.
Steven Dickie (left), 24, was serving a life sentence for killing oil industry worker Steven Donaldson in Kirriemuir, Angus, in June 2018.
PC David Goldie returns to training ground 60 years after setting up the Dundee dog unit.
The offences are all alleged to have taken place in Aberdeenshire in 2018 and 2019.
British Transport Police issues warning to parents ahead of the school Easter holidays.
The Olympic athlete sent video to children at a Moray primary school on their return from lockdown.
Michael Taylor from Aberdeen was sentenced to eight years at the High Court in Edinburgh on Friday.
The sculpture depicts an Oba, or king, of Benin City – a powerful kingdom in West Africa.
Glasgow and Edinburgh stores will reopen in April and May, the retail giant said.
The Scottish SPCA is investigating the incident at Tayport High Lighthouse in Fife.
Organised crime and counter terrorism unit officers searched four properties in Peterhead.
New deal will see up to £16bn of investment in cleaner energy technology to support jobs and cut pollution.
Scottish secretary Alister Jack offered the reassurance during a visit to RAF Lossiemouth on Tuesday.
Visit comes after UK Government outlined a major overhaul of the armed forces.
The 21-year-old was filmed jumping off the bridge near Dundee by a friend on Friday evening.