Police on scene at Leith Street incident

Leith Street has been closed to pedestrians due to a police incident.

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Anne Jackson, 25. Picture: Cascade News.

Edinburgh gym teacher charged with sexual offence against teen

A GYM teacher has been charged with a sexual offence against a teenage boy.

Police on Ferry Road, Edinburgh, Scotland. Picture: SWNS

Mum praises “brave” son after Drylaw motorbike hit-and-run

The mother of a ten-year-old boy left seriously injured after he was struck by a motorcyclist in Drylaw has praised her “wee trooper.”

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A man appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court today.

Man appears in court accused of threatening to kill Neil Lennon

A man has appeared in court accused of threatening to kill Hibernian manager Neil Lennon.

Paul MacDonald played for Clyde and Hearts. Picture; SNS

Former Hearts player facing jail over drug dealing operation

A FORMER Hearts footballer is facing jail after being convicted of running a £37,500 cocaine dealing operation.

Andrew Jenkinson was found guilty at the Sheriff Court. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Community Payback Order for man who abused anti-racism campaigner

A 41-year old man, who launched a verbal and physical attack on a man at a “Fight Racism” stall near The Mosque Kitchen in Edinburgh, has been placed on a Community Payback Order to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work within 12 months.

The incident happened on Duke Street on February 6.

Man stabbed 40 times in Duke Street murder bid

A MAN inflicted up to 40 stab wounds to a visitor to his flat in a murder bid after a vodka drinking session.

Meadowbank Stadium. Picture: JANE BARLOW

Fraud probe into ‘phantom’ Meadowbank fitness event

FITNESS fans have been targeted in a suspected scam selling tickets for a bogus event at Meadowbank, the Evening News can reveal.

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Truman Christ and Richard Crawford outside Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

Man locked in cupboard after Grindr drug deal goes wrong

TWO thugs who abducted a man and locked him in a cupboard for ten hours after a Grindr drug deal went wrong are facing a jail sentence.

Grant Love sent a string of text messages to a married mother who told him she was not interested.
 Picture: Vic Rodrick

Electrician bombarded married mother with unwanted sexts

AN amateur electrician has been placed on the sex offenders’ register for repeatedly sending unwanted sexual text messages to a married mother.

An audit has revealed a potential security breach at the council.

Cyber expert warns of potential security breach at Edinburgh Council

NEARLY half of Edinburgh’s council workers fail to hand in their security passes when they leave the authority, an internal audit revealed.

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Hospital worker was nine times over drink drive limit

Hospital worker was nine times over drink drive limit

A HOSPITAL worker was caught nine times over the drink drive limit after claiming she had only drunk three pints of lager.

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The 82-year-old fell when the First Bus she was on braked suddenly. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Woman dies in fall on bus in Linlithgow

Police have launched an investigation after a woman died following an incident on a First Bus in Linlithgow.

Robbie Huxtable was told to stay away from Leith Academy at the start of term today. Picture: TSPL

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

A SCHOOL youth worker and football coach has been suspended from his roles after being accused of secretly filming a naked teenage boy.

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Police are appealing for information,

Three figure sum taken in Niddrie store robbery

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in the Niddrie area of the city.

Kenneth Boal has had his name added to the sex offenders register after being convicted of making lurid remarks to teen girls.
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Teacher faces sack after ‘taking unhealthy interest’ in teens

A SENIOR teacher who quizzed two under-age schoolgirls about their sex lives has been convicted of making indecent remarks to children and placed on the sex offenders’ register.

Jamie Maclennan lured a 15-year-old girl into an isolated toilet cubicle with the intention of raping her.

Picture: Alexander Lawrie

DJ who sexually assaulted 3 teens at birthday party jailed

A DJ who sexually assaulted three schoolgirls at an 18th birthday party has been jailed.

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Ex-Celtic and Hibs player Chris Killen avoids jail over assault

A former professional footballer who got into the bed of a stranger and touched her bottom after an eight hour drinking binge has avoided a jail sentence for sexual assault.

The new Hibs home kit modeled by Darren McGregor and away kit modeled by Paul Hanlon. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Police appeal after high-value theft from Hibs store

Police are appealing for witnesses after the theft of football tops from the Hibernian shop in Leith.

A man has been arrested over comments against Hibs manager, Neil Lennon

Man arrested over ‘threatening comments’ against Neil Lennon

A man has been arrested over alleged offensive and threatening comments made against Hibernian manager Neil Lennon.

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