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Drone comes within 30m of plane landing at Edinburgh Airport

A commercial plane had a near miss when it came within just 30 meters of a drone while landing at Edinburgh Airport.

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Student Emily Drouet took her own life just days after an attack by abusive Angus Milligan. Picture: Contributed

Man admits abusing girlfriend before she killed herself

A man has admitting assaulting and abusing his girlfriend shortly before she took her own life.

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Edinburgh Castle will be lit in white as 'a sign of hope and peace.' Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Manchester Arena attack: Edinburgh Castle to be lit up white

Edinburgh Castle will be bathed in white light on Tuesday evening as a mark of respect to the victims of the Manchester Arena attack.

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The man suspected of carrying out the assault in Gilmerton. Picture: Contributed

Police release CCTV footage following assault in Gilmerton

Police have released CCTV footage in a bid to trace a man involved in a racially aggravated assault in Gilmerton.

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Experts have stressed the importance of having meaningful dialogue with your children about terrorism. Picture: PA

Manchester arena attack: How to talk to your children about terrorism

When an explosion ripped through the Manchester Arena on Monday night, it was at an event where many children were in attendance.

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Manchester arena blast: Liam Gallagher leads celebrity tributes

Oasis star Liam Gallagher has led tributes from Manchester-based celebrities following a suicide bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in the city.

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Manchester arena attack: What we know so far

Here is what we know so far about the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena that targeted young concert-goers.

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Flags fly half mast outside the Scottish Parliament and City Chambers in Edinburgh. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh lowers flags to half-mast in support of Manchester victims

The city has pledged solidarity to Manchester in the wake of an explosion which killed 22 people last night, including children.

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Monarda is a long standing campaign that aims to tackle doorstep crime. Picture: TSPL

Fraudsters swindle 80-year-old out of £30,000 of savings

A NIECE has made an emotional plea for others to be extra vigilant after her elderly uncle was swindled out of £30,000 in a telephone scam.

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The incident took place on Monday May 15 at Cashino on Leith Walk.

Man charged over Leith Walk armed robbery

A MAN has been arrested following an armed robbery at a business on Leith Walk.

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Roseburn Terrace. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Teen assaulted and robbed in bus stop gang attack in Roseburn

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted and robbed in the west of the city.

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Rossie Place in Edinburgh. Picture: TSPL

40-year-old stabbed in the stomach in quiet Edinburgh street

HORRIFIED neighbours watched-on as police swooped on a stabbing suspect in their quiet residential street.

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Man exposed himself during ‘distressing’ incident in West Lothian

Man exposed himself during ‘distressing’ incident in West Lothian

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a public indecency in Whitburn.

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Police are appealing for information.

Appeal launched for missing man last seen in Edinburgh

Police are appealing for information in order to trace a 41-year-old man who is missing from the Forth Valley area.

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Police are monitoring 612 sex offenders across Edinburgh and the Lothians. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Tenth of sex offenders on police radar living in one city postcode

COMMUNITY leaders have raised concerns after it emerged almost a tenth of sex offenders being monitored by police are living within one postcode area.

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Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Carer who stole £28,000 avoids jail

A CARER who stole thousands of pounds from a disabled client who considered her to be a close friend has escaped a jail term.

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Community centre torched just weeks from opening

Community centre torched just weeks from opening

Detectives are on the hunt for man who set fire to a new community centre in Gorebridge – causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

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Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Charity boss claimed hackers put child porn on laptop

A CHARITY boss has been placed on the sex offenders register despite claiming child porn found on his computer had been put there by hackers.

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High Court in Edinburgh

Man left stranger with bleed on brain in pub attack

A THUG who brutally attacked a man after he had enjoyed a night out with his girlfriend at a fundraising event has been jailed for five years.

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Police find £47,000 of drugs in North Berwick raid

Police find £47,000 of drugs in North Berwick raid

FOUR people have been charged after police found class A and B drugs inside a property and a vehicle.

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