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Pizza restaurant appeal after capturing violent thug on camera

A RAGING restaurateur has taken the law into his own hands by sticking up posters of the vandal who kicked in his front window.

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A+A Newsagents - South Trinity Road. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Men sentenced after attack on Trinity shopkeeper

AN ARMED thug who hacked a shopkeeper’s head with a machete during a robbery bid has been jailed for more than eight years.

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Scott Miller and son Lewis Miller both directors of Compass Roofing who have donated money to replace the lost kids costumes stolen from a car for an upcoming show. Picture; Greg Macvean

Roofer to the rescue after costumes stolen from dance show

A BIG-hearted business owner has stepped in to help young dancers after their costumes for an upcoming show were stolen.

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Mark Rowley, Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations in the Metropolitan Police, speaking outside Scotland Yard (Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)

Westminster attack: Two more arrests as fourth victim named

Two more “significant arrests” have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, police have said.

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Police name Westminster terror attacker as Khalid Masood

A British man inspired by Islamic State ideology was named as the terrorist who killed four people and injured dozens in an assault on Westminster on Wednesday.

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Second teenager arrested over death of Shaun Woodburn

A SECOND teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of a junior footballer.

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Picture: Copyright Dan Mosley for Beltane Fire Society

Fire festival under threat from ‘strict regulations’

A POPULAR fire festival is threatened by a new policy around public gatherings in the Capital, organisers say.

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Woman charged with murder of Colin Skilbeck

A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with murder following the death of a man.

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Police continue their search for the body of Lise Fredette. Picture: Contributed

Edinburgh OAP on trial in Canada accused of murder

A PENSIONER who emigrated from the Capital has gone on trial in Canada accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend and hiding her body.

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Gordon McLeod was earing a high visibility vest

Intruder foiled by ‘Still Game’ pensioners is jailed

A MAN who pretended to be a council worker in a callous attempt to force his way into a pensioner’s home, only to see his plans foiled by two brave OAPs, has been jailed for three years.

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Video: Aftermath of attack on Westminster Bridge

A poltician travelling in a passing car appears to have caught harrowing footage of the immediate aftermath of a car careering out of control in today’s security incident at Westminster.

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Mariusz Winiarski was convicted of homicide. Picture; contributed

Man convicted of Bathgate homicide

A male responsible for the death of a man in West Lothian last year has been convicted

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Police have charged one man following the incident at an address on the High Street. Picture; Michael Gillen

Man charged following assault in Linlithgow

Police in West Lothian have arrested and a charged a 35-year-old man in connection with a serious assault that occurred in Linlithgow.

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Chief Superintendent Kenny MacDonald. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Chief Superintendent Kenny MacDonald: Help us to help you on strategy

We are currently spending a lot of our time looking forward . . . Whether that be years into the future, with our policing strategy consultation; the next few weeks and months as we plan for the busy period of events coming up into the summer; or literally just an hour ahead when the clocks change this weekend.

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Mike Taylor, pictured, says his friend David Brown is "discouraged" by the court's decision

Convicted charity worker in Albania has freedom bid blocked

A COURT’S refusal to hear testimony from two men that could clear a Capital charity worker of child abuse in Albania is “tragic”, say supporters.

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Private hire driver Ihsan Yurbas found 'not proven' of sexually assaulting two female passengers but guilty of stealing one womans phone.
Picture: Vic Rodrick.

Private hire driver ‘not proven’ of sexual assault on passengers

A private hire taxi driver has been found ‘not proven’ of sexually assaulting two vulnerable young female passengers.

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Appeal after boy, 9, knocked off bike in Gilmerton hit and run

Appeal after boy, 9, knocked off bike in Gilmerton hit and run

Police in Edinburgh are appealing after a nine-year-old boy was knocked off his bike in a hit and run.

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The incident happened on a train from Edinburgh Waverley bound for Peterborough. Picture: Chris Watt

Man comes forward after toddler assaulted on Edinburgh train

A man has come forward to speak to police after a toddler was assaulted on a train in Edinburgh.

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The Edinburgh Tattoo in 2015. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Police feared ‘Edinburgh Tattoo attack’ by man with I.S links

Police feared a man with links to the Islamic State was about to launch an attack at the Edinburgh Tattoo, it has been claimed.

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Reconstruction of face of man found in woods in East Dunbartonshire in 2011. He has never been identified. PIC: Contributed.

The 51 bodies found in Scotland that no one can identify

He was an everyman, dressed in light blue polo shirt, jeans and navy trainers and carrying a toothbrush and set of headphones in his satchel bag.

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