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Drug addict who robbed woman at knife point in Gorgie jailed

A drug addict, who robbed a young woman at knife point as she made to enter her home, has been jailed for 16 months with a six month supervised release order.

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Marvin Bartley. Picture: Greg Macvean

Hibs player Marvin Bartley accused over phone calls to woman

Hibs star Marvin Bartley is facing trial accused of making unwanted phone calls and threats to a woman.

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The incident happened at the Oatridge Hotel. Picture; Google Maps

Man arrested after West Lothian assault

Police in West Lothian have arrested and charged a 18-year-old man following a serious assault at the Oatridge Hotel, Uphall on Saturday March 25.

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Video: Nazi salute marcher bundled into police van

A ‘White Pride’ protester who made pro-Nazi salutes on Edinburgh’s High Street was later filmed being escorted into a police van.

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Brian Martin playing for Berwick Rangers. Picture: Johnson Press

Scottish footballer Brian Martin banned from every ground

A former Scottish footballer has been banned from every ground in Britain.

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Video: ‘White Pride’ marchers make Nazi salutes on Royal Mile

FOOTAGE has emerged of ‘White Pride’ protesters making pro-Nazi salutes in central Edinburgh, while a crowd of people vocally condemn their presence.

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Police are hunting for two men who robbed a woman at knifepoint in her house at East Craigs last night.

Woman robbed at knifepoint in her East Craigs home

POLICE in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses after a robbery took place yesterday evening in Moreland View, East Craigs.

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Undated Metropolitan Police handout photo of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood, who has previously gone by the names Adrian Elms and Adrian Russell Ajao. Picture; PA

Westminster attack: Fears terrorist groomed to extremism ‘behind bars’

Fears Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood was groomed for extremism in prison have heightened after it was claimed he turned to Islam behind bars.

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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: Police make public appeal for information

Police have appealed to the public for information to establish whether the terrorist behind Wednesday’s deadly Westminster attack had any accomplices.

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Police search 800 tonnes of rubbish in Corrie McKeague probe

Detectives trawling through a landfill for missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague say they have now searched over 800 tonnes of rubbish.

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Police in Edinburgh arrest ex-youth football scout in abuse inquiry

Police in Edinburgh arrest ex-youth football scout in abuse inquiry

A former youth football scout has been arrested by police investigating allegations of historical abuse in the sport.

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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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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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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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