Your most-read Scottish stories of 2017

Edwin McLaren, the "brains behind the scheme", was convicted of 29 charges of property fraud and his wife Lorraine of two. The trial at the High Court in Glasgow began in September 2015 and ended in May 2017. It is thought to have cost about £7.5m, with more than £2.4m in legal aid paid for defence …
Financial Aid: Your most-read Scottish stories of 2017
Your most-read Scottish stories of 2017
Source: Financial Aid Legal Aid