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Thousands of customers ‘at risk’ following Virgin Media hack

VIRGIN Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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Police were called to the hospital shortly after 9am

Balaclava-clad man sparks security alert at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary

A security alert at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary was sparked as a result of a man wearing a balaclava.

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Billy Connolly receives honorary degree from Strathclyde

Sir Billy Connolly has received yet another honorary degree despite joking the closest he got to university “was to deliver coal”.

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Police attend incident at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary

POLICE are in attendance at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (RIE) following reports of a male acting suspiciously in the hospital grounds.

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Castlebrae Community High School teacher Neil McLean has been struck off. Picture: JP

History teacher struck off for being drunk

A TEACHER who turned up for work drunk and allegedly stashed booze in a school outbuilding has been struck off.

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Towerbank Primary School in Portobello was deemed to have defects. Picture: Jon Savage

Inspectors find four new city schools with defects, MSPs hear

DEFECTS have been found at four more Edinburgh schools in an inspection instigated after 17 schools were temporarily closed due to safety fears following a wall collapse.

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Napier's James O'Kane, left, with EICC boss Marshall Dallas. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Napier and EICC team up for degree in business events

Edinburgh Napier University and the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) have teamed up to offer what they say is the first course of its kind in the UK.

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Abbie Wallis (centre), the mother of Keane Wallis-Bennett, arrives with her partner James Glendinning at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. Picture: SWNS

Keane Wallis-Bennett FAI: Inquiry into tragedy concludes

AN inquiry into the death of an Edinburgh schoolgirl who was fatally injured by a falling wall has drawn to a close.

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Mollie Hughes with her gold Blue Peter badge. Picture; SWNS

Everest climber Mollie Hughes awarded rare Blue Peter badge

The world’s youngest woman to climb Mount Everest from both sides has become one of the few adults to receive a GOLD Blue Peter badge.

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John Swinney is to hand Headteachers more control in schools

Powers to decentralise decision making granted to Capital schools

EXTENSIVE new powers for the Capital’s schools have been unveiled by the Deputy First Minister.

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Keane Wallis-Bennett died after a freestanding modesty wall collapsed.

Keane Wallis-Bennett FAI: Wall ‘may’ have been pushed before fall

AN inquiry into the death of a schoolgirl who was crushed by a falling wall has heard it could have been pushed over moments before it fell.

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Keane Wallis-Bennett passed away at Liberton High School in April 2014.

Keane Wallis-Bennett FAI: wall ‘could’ have been pushed over

An inquiry into the death of an Edinburgh schoolgirl who was crushed by a falling wall has heard it could have been pushed over moments before it fell.

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The teacher agreed to be struck off at Merchiston Castle School in Colinton.

Merchiston teacher who slept with students ‘should be named’

A TEACHER who had sex with boys at a top boarding school should have been publicly named as her misconduct represented the “highest end of severity” - according to a lawyer for the profession’s regulator.

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A collapsed wall at Oxgangs Primary School/

Teachers tell of safety fears after Edinburgh school closures

Headteachers are fearful for the safety of their pupils in the aftermath of the scandal which saw 17 schools closed in Edinburgh over building defects, MSPs heard on Wednesday.

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Keane Wallis-Bennett, pictured, passed away in April 2014 following the collapse of a modesty wall at Liberton High School

Keane Wallis-Bennett FAI: Pupil was ‘leaning against wall’

A TEENAGER has described how she was leaning against a wall while “having a laugh” moments before it fell and killed one of her classmates at Liberton High School.

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Keane Wallis-Bennett FAI: ex-classmates to give new evidence

FORMER classmates of an Edinburgh schoolgirl who died in a school wall tragedy are to give evidence, in a bid to shed fresh light on the final moments leading up to her death.

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Keane Wallis-Bennett

Liberton High death among inspector’s ‘most difficult’ cases

A HEALTH and safety inspector has told an inquiry that investigating the tragic death of a 12-year-old schoolgirl was “one of the most difficult cases” in his career.

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Aldi have released their new back to school range. Picture; Aldi official site

Would you pay £5 for this school uniform?

Aldi have taken on major supermarkets with the launching of their back to school £5 uniform.

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Teachers could be set to take industrial action. Picturel stock image

Teachers could strike over pay and conditions

Teachers have signalled they could take strike action unless the action is taken to increase pay - with union chiefs demanding urgent action from government.

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