Aaran Campbell (16) will serve at least 27 years for the abduction, rape and murder of Alesha MacPhail. Photograph: Police Scotland

A teenager who admitted the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl on a Scottish island last summer has been jailed for at least 27 years. Aaron Camp(...)

 The funeral cortege prior to the funeral of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail in Coatbridge, Scotland. Photograph: Lesley Martin – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Family and friends of a six-year-old girl who was killed on holiday have said farewell to a “special little girl” at her funeral. Alesha MacPhail was(...)

A police officer guard as a search takes place at a house on Ardbeg Road on the Isle of Bute in Scotland. Photograph: John Linton/PA Wire

A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the death of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail, whose body was discovered on the Isle of Bute in Scot(...)

A school picture of Alesha MacPhail is left at a house on Ardbeg road in Rothesay, Isle of Bute. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Police investigating the murder of a six-year-old girl that has stunned an island community say they have had a “very good” response to public appeals(...)