3. MOTHER ADMITS KILLING MIKAEEL KULAR
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, found dead in woodland in January, has admitted killing him. Rosdeep Adekoya, 34, pleaded guilty to a charge of culpable homicide at the High Court in Edinburgh. She admitted repeatedly punching him, hiding his body in a suitcase and dumping it in woods. She will be sentenced in August.