Police appeal for info after ‘shocking’ assault and robbery at Waverley Mall

POLICE in Edinburgh are appealing for information following a serious assault and robbery on two men in the city centre.

Antoine Maury has been missing since Monday 24th of October. Picture: Contributed.

Parents in desperate appeal to trace missing French student

THE PARENTS of a French student missing for four days have said they are “desperate” to find him.

Baby Sophia sadly passed away on 5 June at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. Picture: Jon Savage

Man and woman charged in connection with tragic death of baby Sophia

A MAN and a woman have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a baby girl more than four months ago.

Rescue workers discover illegal asylum seekers in the back of a lorry. Picture: GETTY

Dozens of ‘hidden’ human trafficking victims in Capital

POLICE have warned there may be dozens of human trafficking victims working in the Capital – after it was revealed they investigate one new report of the crime every fortnight.

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90-year-old assaulted and robbed at his home in Pleasance

A 90-year-old man was injured after being attacked and robbed in his Southside flat

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Stressed-out postie ‘hid’ 200 letters instead of delivering them

A STRESSED-out postie ended up hiding more than 200 letters and leaflets he had failed to deliver.

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Police officers in Holyrood Park where missing student Antoine Maury was possibly last seen. Picture; Greg Macvean

Missing student ‘spotted running topless next to Duddingston Loch’

A man matching the description of French 21-year-old Antoine Maury, who studies music and business at Edinburgh College, was spotted by a dog walker, who said he seemed “agitated”.

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Jackie Wylie was artistic director at The Arches in Glasgow for seven years before it closed last summer.

National Theatre of Scotland hires former figurehead of The Arches as new artistic director

The former artistic director of The Arches, the long-running Glasgow venue forced to close after a police crackdown, has been hired by the National Theatre of Scotland to be its new figurehead.
15-year-old Paige Doherty was murdered by Leathem in  a Clydebank shop. Picture: Collect

Paige Doherty’s killer launches bid to reduce sentence

The shop owner who murdered 15-year-old customer Paige Doherty in a “savage and frenzied” knife attack is to appeal against the length of his sentence.

Police are appealing for information. Picture; contributed

Police investigate possible sighting of missing Duddingston student

Police in Edinburgh are issuing a further appeal for information following a possible sighting of man matching the description of missing student Antoine Maury in the Duddingston area.

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Edinburgh Airport. Picture:  Ian Georgeson

Holidaymaker who brought stun guns into Edinburgh jailed

A holidaymaker who thought he would get “a slap on the wrist” if he was caught bringing stun guns into the country was jailed for five years today.

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Police are scouring undergrowth in the hunt for a missing person.

Missing person’s possessions found in Duddingston by police

POLICE are scouring undergrowth in the Duddingston area of the city as part of a missing person search.

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Scott Hill has had four mountain bikes stolen from his garden shed. Picture: Julie Bull

Cyclist ‘devastated’ after shed break-in ruins holiday plans

A CYCLIST’S holiday plans have been shattered after thieves broke into his shed and stole more than £6000 worth of mountain bikes.

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Police are appealing for information. Picture; John Devlin

Man attacked by teens in West Pilton March

A MAN was assaulted and robbed by a group of teenagers in West Pilton March.

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Group of teenagers assault man in Pilton

Group of teenagers assault man in Pilton

A MAN was assaulted and robbed by a group of teenagers in West Pilton March.

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The three-week-old baby was found at a property in Kinloss Crescent. Picture: Google Maps

Newborn baby found dead in Fife

Police are investigating after reports that a three-week-old baby has been found dead in Fife.

The Indy campers. Picture; Jon Savage

Independence campaigner appears in court after threatening judge over ‘indy campers’

A SCOTTISH independence campaigner has appeared in court charged with threatening a judge who gave the go ahead to evict ‘indy campers’ from outside the Holyrood Parliament.

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Lynch told police "I've never done anything" Picture; stock image

Edinburgh youth worker who swapped child abuse images avoids jail

A YOUTH worker caught swapping child abuse images with other perverts online and even encouraging one to rape a baby in disturbing Skype conversations walked free from court today after avoiding a jail term.

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Fire chiefs warning over deliberate fires

Fire chiefs have warned of the dangers of deliberate fires as new figures revealed that crews dealt with more than 2,000 such incidents last autumn.

Fay Logan watched as teens made off with her bike.

Bike snatched from garage as owner pays for petrol

A WOMAN has told of the moment two hooded teenagers stole her motorbike from a petrol station forecourt while she was paying at the kiosk.

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