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OAP left ‘badly shaken’ after walking stick robbery

A vulnerable OAP was left “badly shaken” after three men robbed him of his walking stick.

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William Hill Scottish Cup Final 2016 Hampden.  Rangers v Hibernian.  Police line the pitch.  Picture Robert Perry 21st May 2016

Hibs and Rangers cleared of wrongdoing after pitch invasion

Hibs and Rangers have both been cleared of any wrongdoing after the pitch invasion at the end of the Scottish Cup final.

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Niall Dinsmore thought he'd get a 'slap on the wrist'

Holidaymaker facing jail for bringing illegal stun guns through airport

A HOLIDAYMAKER caught bringing illegal stun guns and truncheons into Scotland thought he would escape with a “slap on the wrist”.

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Philips was pursued on the A1.

Man drove at 140mph on A1 to escape police

A MAN has been jailed after speeding away from police in a car chase which reached 140mph.

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Philips was pursued on the A1.

Two teenagers charged over hate crime attack on schoolboy

TWO boys have been charged by police after allegedly attacking a schoolboy in an alleged race hate crime.

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Lynch appeared at Dundee Sheriff Court. Picture: Google

Youth worker caught with child abuse images facing jail

A YOUTH worker was is facing jail after he was caught swapping child abuse images with paedophiles online and even encouraged one to rape a baby.

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Dalkeith Police Station

Cars stolen in Midlothian after thieves swipe keys

THREE cars have been stolen after thieves broke into houses to find the keys.

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Nicola Ann Sheddon admitted the offences at Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Woman jailed over £102,000 benefits fraud

A 43-year old woman, who falsely claimed benefits of more than £100,000 over a six year period, has been jailed for 16 months.

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Jacob Hunter who was threatened with a cleaver at the Angle Park Terrace shop. Picture: Jon Savage

Shopkeeper threatened with a meat cleaver ‘thought he was going to die’

A SHOPKEEPER feared for his life when a cleaver-wielding raider burst into the store during a terrifying robbery.

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George Martin, pictured outside Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Pervert Edinburgh University student put phone up women’s skirt

A PERVERT student who used his mobile phone to record up a woman’s skirt was caught out after he was spotted by an off-duty policeman.

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Supporters of the IndyCamp, the peoples vigil for Scotland's independence, gather at their camp near the Scottish Parliament. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor / J P License

Indycamp protesters claim their phones are being hacked

A group of independence campaigners, who are fighting to save their Scottish Parliament camp, have told a court that their phones and computers are being hacked.

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HMP Shotts Prison

Edinburgh killer suffers racist attack in jail

A MACHINE gun killer serving life for shooting a rival after an Edinburgh drugs feud was attacked in jail by racist armed robbers, a court heard.

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Police searched the property on Sunday

Arrests after drugs raid in Musselburgh

A WOMAN has been arrested and charged with drug offences after a police raid in the Lothians.

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Knifepoint robbery at Premier Store on Angle Park Terrace

Knifepoint robbery at Premier Store on Angle Park Terrace

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a knifepoint robbery at a shop in the west of the city.

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Ann Duffy from Broomhouse Grove, Edinburgh takes a look at the damage to her gate. Picture Toby Williams.

Chaos as BMW hits five cars in slalom on Broomhouse Grove

A suspected drink-driver left behind a trail of destruction after ploughing into several parked cars on the same street.

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The man is facing trial over the death of an 80-year-old. Picture; stock image

Bin lorry driver accused of reversing over stroke victim

A JURY heard that a bin lorry driver, accused of causing the death of a stroke victim by reversing into his electric mobility scooter, made the fatal manoeuvre to let another vehicle pass on a narrow country road, but did not use a “banksman” to check behind him before he did so.

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Edinburgh Central Mosque at Potterrow.

Man appears in court after Edinburgh Central Mosque fire

A 28-year old man appeared on petition at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today charged with wilful fire-raising aggravated by religious and racial prejudice and an offence under the Explosive Substances Act.

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Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to trace. Picture; contributed

Police appeal for information following Victoria St assault

Police in Edinburgh have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to trace in connection with a serious assault.

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Police have named the woman killed in the crash. Picture; stock image

Police name woman killed in West Calder crash

Police in West Lothian can now confirm the identity of a woman who died following a road collision in West Calder over the weekend as Jane Mulholland from Blackburn.

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Arrests after drugs find

Two arrested after drugs haul near Hillend

Two men have been arrested after drugs with a street value of around £4,000 were seized near Hillend.

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