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ScotRail announces extra services for Edinburgh Festival

EXTRA train services and more carriages are to run on many of Scotland’s busiest routes in an effort to manage demand over the festival season.

Missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague. Picture: SWNS

No trace of missing Corrie McKeague found at landfill site

Police searching a landfill site for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague say “no trace” of the serviceman has been found.

Police raided the home of John Clark. Pic: JP

Gun found after drugs raid on Musselburgh flat

A father-of-two was caught with an illegal gun during a drugs raid at his family home that also found a haul of heroin.

Police launch appeal after car set alight in Dalkeith

Police launch appeal after car set alight in Dalkeith

Police have launched an appeal for information after a car was set alight in Dalkeith.

Granton Mills Road in north Edinburgh. Picture: Google

Man charged in connection with assault of 13-year-old boy

A MAN has been arrested and charged in connection with the assault of a 13-year-old boy in north Edinburgh.

Saima Ahmed. Picture: Police Scotland/PA Wire

Questions over police handling of Saima Ahmed disappearance

A POLICE officer is facing possible disciplinary action over the mysterious death of a missing librarian whose body was found on an Edinburgh golf course 400 miles from her home.

Andre Spicer's daughter burst into tears upon being approached by officials. Picture: Andre Spicer/PA Wire

Dad slams council after daughter, 5, fined for lemonade stall

A MAN whose daughter was fined £150 for setting up a lemonade stall has described how four council officials told him to shut it down as he held the crying five-year-old in his arms.

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Calls for Andy Murray to feature in Outlander

Outlander fans have called for tennis ace Andy Murray to make a cameo in the hit TV series.

Travel disruption is expected following the Kos earthquake. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Brits face flights disruption after Kos earthquake

BRITISH holidaymakers are facing travel disruption at the busiest time of the year after a powerful earthquake off the Greek islands and Turkey killed two people, the Government has warned.

The note will feature the same design but will be plastic. Picture; PA

Clydesdale bank sets date for new plastic £10 note launch

Clydesdale Bank’s new £10 polymer bank note will enter circulation in two months’ time.

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, who has revealed that encryption "frustrates" police investigations on a daily basis as she warned the terror threat has shifted in tempo this year. Picture; PA

Six terror plots foiled in UK in last four months

Encryption “frustrates” police investigations on a daily basis, Britain’s most senior officer has revealed, as she warned the terror threat has shifted in tempo this year.

Ranting about politics and posting too many selfies are both big no-nos on social media, according to research. Picture: Contributed

Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

Too many selfies, ranting about politics and ‘Liking’ your own profile picture have been named as some of the deadliest social media sins, according to research.

The UK's first National Robotarium will be built in Edinburgh. Picture: Stewart Attwood

City Deal to help fund £35m Edinburgh Robotarium

THE UK’s first National Robotarium is to be built on the Heriot-Watt University campus as part of the City Deal.


UK airports prepare for ‘busiest day in history’

Air traffic controllers are dealing with the busiest day in UK aviation history.

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Warning over bogus workmen in West Lothian

POLICE in West Lothian are investigating following a bogus workman incident at an address in Parkwood Gardens, Broxburn.

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Ashley Hawkins was found face down in a pool of blood. Picture: Contributed.

Officer found New Town victim face down in pool of blood

A POLICEMAN has told a court how he tried to resuscitate an alleged murder victim who was found in a flat lying face down and surrounded by a “pool of blood”.

Lloyds Banking Group has made more than �10 million of compensation offers and hardship payments to customers affected by the HBOS fraud scandal.  Picture; PA

Lloyds makes compensation offer over HBOS fraud scandal

Lloyds Banking Group has made more than £10 million of compensation offers and hardship payments to customers affected by the HBOS fraud scandal.

More than one in six heavy drinkers who took part in study died within 30 months. Picture: Contributed

Heavy drinkers in Capital dying 25 years younger, study finds

Over one sixth of heavy drinkers in Edinburgh and Glasgow who took part in a groundbreaking study died before reaching their 52nd birthday, around 25 years younger than typical life expectancy in Scotland.


Chester Bennington, Linkin Park singer, dies at 41

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has died aged 41 in a suspected suicide, the Los Angeles County coroner has said.

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Capital police under fire over vulnerable Andrew’s death

A VULNERABLE man later found dead in his Capital flat was failed by police who took seven days to investigate, according to a watchdog’s damning findings.

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