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Man kills girlfriend’s dog in drunken flat fire

A DRUNK man set fire to his own house – killing his girlfriend’s dog – because he wanted to know if brake-cleaning fluid was flammable.

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Edinburgh remains Scotland's burglary claims capital.  GV of one of the top 20 hotspots - Granton

Revealed: Figures show housebreaking hotspots in Edinburgh

HOUSEBREAKING insurance claims across the Capital remain the highest in Scotland, new figures out today have revealed.

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Police are appealing for information to the assault

Car keys targeted in Midlothian break-ins

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following two high-value thefts in Mayfield and Penicuik at the weekend.

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David Robertson. Picture: TSPL

Rape ruling footballer David Robertson retires from playing

A footballer judged to have raped a woman with a team-mate has retired from playing.

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The incident happened on Silverknowes Road/ Picture; Google

14-year-old boys assaulted in Silverknowes robbery

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information following an assault and robbery in Silverknowes Road East about 8.30pm on Thursday January 19..

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Police are appealing for more information Picture: John Devlin

Women hurt in Musselburgh hit and run

POLICE are hunting a motorist following a hit and run collision.

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Police are appealing for information to the assault

Police appeal after building site break-ins

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a series of break-ins and thefts from a building site in Rosewell.

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The man was arrested in connection with 43 crimes. Stock image

Man arrested in Capital in connection with 43 crimes

Police in Edinburgh have arrested a man in connection with 43 crimes committed across the city.

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Police are appealing for information. Picture; contributed

Missing Countdown champion found safe and well

Police in Edinburgh can confirm that Daniel McColm has been found safe and well.

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Criminals are tageting houses in Morningside. Paul Parke

Teen gang target vehicles in Morningside

A GANG of teenagers has broken into a string of properties in Morningside after carrying out “scouting” missions.

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Fire crews and police attended the scene. Picture; Stock image; John Devlin

Bomb squad remove chemical substance in Morningside

A bomb squad attended an incident in Morningside this morning to assist the Fire and Rescue Service in the removal of a chemical substance.

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3 men have been arrested. Stock image

Three charged in West Lothian bogus workmen scam

Police in West Lothian have charged three men in connection with a bogus workmen incident.

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Police are appealing for information to the assault

Witness appeal launched following Midlothian break in

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following an attempted housebreaking in Eskbank.

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Martin Roper was caught at his dad's home.

Pervert fled home after grooming and raping girl aged 12

A PAEDOPHILE who groomed and raped a 12-year-old girl – then abandoned her fearing she was pregnant – is behind bars today.

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Garry O'Connor in action for Hibs. Picture, Ian Georgeson

Ex-Hibs striker Garry O’Connor barred from St Andrew Square store

Former Scotland and Hibs striker Garry O’Connor has been banned from a department store after he was arrested for allegedly stealing designer clothes.

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A club manager has released CCTV of a masked man armed with a hammer who ransacked his premises. Picture; contributed

Masked raider is caught breaking into Midlothian club on CCTV

A MASKED man armed with a hammer burst into a club and ransacked it in chilling footage caught on CCTV.

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The attack happened at the Central Mosque in Edinburgh. Picture Steven Scott Taylor

Man jailed after firebomb attack on Edinburgh mosque

A man has been jailed following a racist attack on a mosque in Edinburgh.

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Police are appealing for information to the assault

Police appeal following Port Seton house break in

Police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a high-value housebreaking in Port Seton.

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David Goodwillie playing for Aberdeen in 2015. Picture; Lisa Ferguson

David Goodwillie ready to appeal rapist ruling

David Goodwillie may appeal a ruling stating that he was a rapist.

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Stranger Things has been a huge hit on Netflix. Picture; contributed

Scam warning issued for Netflix and Amazon Prime users

Netflix users in Scotland are being urged to stay vigilant after an online scam has emerged targeting users’ login and bank account details.

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