David Goodwillie told to set aside £100k over rape case claim

A footballer has been told to set aside £100,000 ahead of a damages action hearing brought by a woman who claims she was raped by him.

Edinburgh's new 20mph zones have been brought into action. Picture: SWNS

21 drivers warned over new Edinburgh 20mph speed limit

POLICE road checks in Edinburgh’s new 20mph zones have resulted in 21 more drivers being handed warnings and one more ticket being issued.

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The city council contributes �2.6m a year to pay for community officers. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh police chief vows community cops won’t plug gaps

EDINBURGH’S top policeman has promised that council-funded community officers will not be used to plug gaps caused by cuts.

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The incident occurred on Preston Avenue. Picture: Google

Two charged over incident in Prestonpans

A FURTHER two people have been charged in connection with an incident that resulted in a man sustaining injuries at an address in the Lothians.

The incident occurred at Private Eyes, a lap dancing club, in Dundee. Picture: Google

Edinburgh woman accused of racist tirade in strip club

A WOMAN from the Capital is to stand trial accused of a racist tirade at another woman in a strip club.

Robert Sneddon, originally from Edinburgh, died after being hit by this white Land Rover. Picture: Driving Spain

Hunt for hit and run of Scottish grandad turns to Edinburgh

A GRANDAD from Edinburgh has been killed in Spain after being hit by a car – sparking an investigation which is set to lead police back to the Capital.

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The sandbag was thrown on to Merchant Street. Picture: Creative Commons

Edinburgh student fined after throwing sandbag off George IV Bridge

AN Edinburgh University hurled a sandbag weighing 15 kilos over George IV Bridge into the street below.

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The case was heard at Livingston High Court. Picture; Lisa Ferguson

West Lothian man who violently shook baby sentenced for seven years

A LORRY driver who left a three week old baby with permanent brain damage by shaking it violently has been jailed for seven and a half years.

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The number of police offices in the Capital is down. Picture: Julie Bull

Scottish Police Federation warns the force is at breaking point in Capital

A FALL in police numbers in the Capital today prompted a warning that further cuts could leave officers unable to cope with a major incident.

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Two pled guilty of conning OAPs under the guise of workmen. Picture; stock image

Two bogus workmen convicted after defrauding Lothian pensioners

Two men have been convicted after they defrauded elderly and vulnerable people out of tens of thousands of pounds.

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Police are appealing for information.

Woman assaulted while leaving car in driveway in Mountcastle

A WOMAN was assaulted and robbed while leaving a car in the Capital.

Katrina O'Hara. Picture; BBC South

Killer of West Lothian hairdresser Katrina O’Hara jailed for 26 years

A married father-of-four who stabbed his former lover to death as she left work has been jailed for 26 years.

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HMP Addiewell Prison. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Addiewell jail’s to cost taxpayers £1bn, 12 times what it cost to build

Privately-run Addiewell prison looks set to cost taxpayers almost £1 billion – more than 12 times what it cost to build.

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Da Vinci rapist earning cash as prison gardener

A rapist who was sentenced for ten years after battering and raping a 19-year-old student in Midlothian is earning cash as a prison gardener.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked while leaving a car

Edinburgh woman attacked while leaving car

A woman has been assaulted and robbed in the Capital.

The woman was assaulted in Duddingston. Picture: John Devlin

Woman attacked and robbed getting out of car in driveway

A woman has been assaulted and robbed in Edinburgh.

Lau leaves Livingston Sheriff Court after being fined. Picture: Vic Roderick

Prawn cocktail with bugs in it served to customers

A CHINESE restaurant owner in the Lothians who dished up a prawn cocktail containing insects was fined £650 yesterday.

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The OAP could face a lengthy sentence. Picture, stock image

Pensioner sex predator faces prison over abuse

A PENSIONER is facing a lengthy prison sentence after being convicted of sexually assaulting two women over a ten-year period.

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William Hill Scottish Cup Final 2016 Hampden.  Rangers v Hibernian.  Police line the pitch.  Picture Robert Perry

Five more arrests made following Scottish Cup Final violence

A further five men have been arrested in connection with the alleged violence and disorder at the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden Park, Glasgow, on Saturday May 21.

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Police appeal following assault and robbery. Picture; stock image

East Lothian police appeal for witnesses after assault in Tranent

Police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following an assault and robbery in Tranent.

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