West Lothian

West Lothian

Family campaign to bring ‘critically-injured’ cyclist home

THE family of a cyclist fighting for his life after a horror crash in Spain have launched an urgent funding campaign to bring him home.

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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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Stranded horse shot by police after rescue bid fails

Stranded horse shot by police after rescue bid fails

A HORSE was shot by armed police after it fell 20ft into an abandoned mine shaft.

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Man charged following Livingston assault

Man charged following Livingston assault

Police in West Lothian have arrested and a charged a 43-year-old man in connection with a serious assault that occurred at an address in Livingston.

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Kezia Dugdale suspended Labour councillors in Aberdeen after entering coalition with the Tories.

Labour executive rejects Tory coalition in West Lothian

Scottish Labour’s ruling executive has rejected proposals for a coalition with the Conservatives to run West Lothian Council.

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Tait took the money from Bannatyne's Gym. Picture: Google

Gym worker admits to stealing £1300

A FORMER gym worker has admitted stealing more than £1,300 from a health club in Livingston.

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Kirsty Maxwell family lawyer to query mobile recordings

THE family of Kirsty Maxwell, who fell to her death during a hen party in Benidorm, believe her last moments may have been caught on camera.

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Adam Maxwell has pledged to use the money raised for his wife to get justice and help other families in similar situations.

Kirsty Maxwell’s husband to use charity funds to get justice

THE GRIEVING husband of hen do plunge victim Kirsty Maxwell has revealed the money raised for his wife will be used to help families facing similar tragedies aboard.

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Man arrested and charged in connection with Linlithgow housebreakings

Man arrested and charged in connection with Linlithgow housebreakings

POLICE in West Lothian have arrested and charged a 47-year-old man following a series of housebreakings that happened in the Linlithgow area between June and October 2016.

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Kirsty and Adam Maxwell

Tragic hen party reveller Kirsty Maxwell flown home

THE body of a woman who died after falling from a balcony in Benidorm has been flown home, it has been reported.

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Kirsty and Adam Maxwell

Man arrested over Kirsty Maxwell death speaks to police

A HOLIDAYMAKER arrested over the death of tragic hen party newlywed Kirsty Maxwell told police she “disappeared” over the balcony, it is understood.

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Teenager charged after attempted robbery in Bathgate

Teenager charged after attempted robbery in Bathgate

Police in West Lothian have charged a teenage boy following an attempted robbery in Bathgate.

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Tom Kerr made a major gain in Linlithgow to retain his seat on West Lothian Council

Local election: Tories come out on top in Linlithgow

Conservative councillor Tom Kerr regained his Linlithgow seat as the SNP and Labour lost six seats between them in West Lothian.

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Kirsty and Adam Maxwell

Kirsty Maxwell’s husband pays tribute to ‘best friend’

THE devastated husband of Kirsty Maxwell, who fell from a balcony during a hen party, has made a touching tribute to his “wife, best friend and world”.

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The e-fit released by Police Scotland of the man wanted in connection with the Armadale sexual assault. Picture: Police Scotland

Hunt for Armadale rapist goes nationwide

DETECTIVES hunting the West Lothian rapist are scouring the country in case he strikes again.

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Almost £30,000 raised to bring tragic Kirsty home

ALMOST £30,000 has been raised to bring Kirsty Maxwell’s body home after she fell to her death from a balcony during a hen party in Spain.

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Police have released this image of a man they wish to trace. Picture; contributed

Police release e-fit image of Armadale rape suspect

Police in Livingston are continuing to investigate a serious sexual assault of a 32-year-old female jogger in Armadale and have released an e-fit image.

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Police are return to the scene to carry out further investigations. Picture; Neil Hanna

Police to return to scene in Armadale rape investigation

Detectives investigating the serious sexual assault of a 32-year-old woman near to the Speedway Racetrack in Armadale on Tuesday April 25, will return to the scene to conduct a stop and speak operation in the area between 8pm-10pm on Tuesday May 2.

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Kirsty Maxwell with her husband Adam on their wedding day in 2016. Picture: Facebook

Hen party ends in tragedy as Livingston woman dies in Benidorm

A SCOTTISH hen party ended in tragedy after a women fell to her death from an apartment in Benidorm.

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