West Lothian

West Lothian

Police release E-fit after West Lothian attempted murder

Police have issued an e-fit of a man they are hunting following the robbery and attempted murder of a private-hire driver.

Crime
The robbery took place on Ash Grove in the town of Blackburn. Picture: Google Maps

Women robbed by knife-wielding man at West Lothian bus stop

Police are appealing for witnesses following a daylight robbery yesterday.

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Police are appealing for information. Picture; Police Scotland

Police launch appeal for missing man from Livingston

Police in West Lothian are appealing for information in order to trace a 42-year-old man who is missing from the Livingston area.

Edinburgh
Missing: Police want to trace Allan Wright

Appeal for Livingston missing man

Police appeal for missing Livingston man

Crime
Kenneth McRae. Picture: police handout

Tribute to pensioner killed in Livingston road collision

The family of a great-grandfather who died after a car crash has said he will be “always loved”.

Our Region
A friendly seal hitched a ride on the kayak of Alistair Forrest, 40, from Armadale, West Lothian. Picture; SWNS

Video: Seal hitches a ride with kayaker in the Forth

A cheeky seal shocked a seasoned kayaker by hitching a ride on board while he was out paddling.

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Police are appealing for informaton. Picture; John Devlin

Police appeal after attempted murder of taxi driver

Police in West Lothian are appealing for information following the robbery and attempted murder of a private hire driver.

Edinburgh
David Tennant has voiced his support for Scottish independence. Picture: Getty Images

David Tennant voices support for Scottish independence

David Tennant has said he would back Scottish independence in a second referendum.

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Police are appealing for information. Picture; stock image

West Lothian police appeal following attempted robbery at knifepoint

Police in West Lothian are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Whitburn.

Edinburgh
A cyclist was taken to hospital following the crash. Stock Image

West Lothian man dies following road accident

An elderly man has died following a road accident in West Lothian last month.

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Three men offered to carry out roof repairs for the pensioners.

Pensioner tricked into giving £1000 to bogus workmen in Bathgate

A PENSIONER was tricked into handing over more than £1000 to bogus workmen who arrived at her home in Bathgate.

Edinburgh
Kristian Tapaninaho, co-founder of outdoor oven specialist Uuni. Picture: Rikard Osterlund

Outdoor oven innovator smashes crowdfunding target

A Lothians designer is poised to launch an outdoor oven that can cook pizza in less than two minutes after smashing his fundraising target.

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The former post office site at Kirknewton. Image Google Maps

Masked robber held up Kirknewton post office at gunpoint

AN armed robber who held pharmacy and post office staff at gunpoint to feed his £1000-a-day crack-cocaine habit has been jailed for five years and seven months.

Crime
HMRC are to relocate to a regional hub.

Protests in Edinburgh over HMRC relocation

PROTESTS are to take place against plans to relocate HMRC in West Lothian to regional hubs in Edinburgh or Glasgow with the loss of 1,200 jobs. The move comes as locals are encouraged to support a week of action by the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) who are bidding to save jobs and protect the local economy.

News
Tam Dalyell died last week after a short illness. Picture; Neil Hanna

Body of MP Tam Dalyell left to university for research

Former Labour MP Tam Dalyell’s body will be given to science, his family said.

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A warning has been issued about bogus callers.

West Lothian residents warned of bogus workmen claiming to be from Scottish Water

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses after a 52-year-old man was targeted by a bogus workman on Norwood Avenue, Whitburn on Wednesday February 1.

Edinburgh
Ihsan Yurbas has denied the charges against him at Livingston Sheriff Court.

Edinburgh private hire car driver ‘attacked women’

A WOMAN has told a court that she tried to jump out of a private hire when the driver sexually assaulted her.

Crime
Tragic Dione and her parents

Teenager admits supplying drugs to tragic Dione

A TEENAGER has admitted selling ecstasy to a schoolgirl who died after swallowing one of the tablets.

Crime
SNP MP parodies Trainspotting speech in Brexit debate

SNP MP parodies Trainspotting speech in Brexit debate

A speech from the film Trainspotting has been parodied in the Commons to reflect the SNP’s concerns over Brexit.

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James O'Hagan

Ex-teacher who took pictures of naked pupils walks free

A FORMER science teacher has walked free from court despite admitting he took photographs of naked teenage boys in the school shower.

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