Steven Jackson beat Kimberley MacKenzie with a hammer before stabbing her.
Missing Woman Found Safe And Well
A mother missing for almost three weeks has been found safe and well.
Farrah Fadli disappeared from her home in Ayr, South Ayrshire, having taken her children McKenzie Scullion, 10, and Eva Kerr, four, with her when she left on October 12.
Following a police appeal saying officers were ''very concerned'' at the 29-year-old's disappearance from her home in Thornyflat Drive, she dropped the children off at a friend's house in Irvine on Friday October 14.
Police said that she has now been traced and is safe and well.
The First Minister branded plans to take the UK out of the single market "economically catastrophic".
A woman who alleged that she was raped by two footballers on the basis that she was incapable of giving 'free agreement' because of the effect of alcohol has been awarded damages after she was found to have proved her case.
One hundred patients spent more than 12 hours in accident and emergency (A&E) in the first week of the new year, figures show.
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