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Royston stabbing suspect hunted down by police dog

A HERO police dog chased down a suspect and helped officers make arrests after reports of a stabbing.

Edinburgh

Chaos as motorbike yobs set bike alight in Capital crime spree

LAWLESS joyriders are once again terrorising Capital suburbs on stolen high-performance motorbikes, an Evening News investigation can reveal.

Crime
Shabaz Ali in critical care at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary after he was stabbed in May, Picture; PA

Syrian refugee, Shabaz Ali, told council he feared for his life days before stabbing

A SYRIAN refugee told the city council he was living in fear just days before a frenzied knife attack left him fighting for his life, it has emerged.

News

Taxi drivers fuming as cabs face scrapheap over emissions target

NEARLY half of Edinburgh’s taxis are to be forced from the road in a massive emissions cull, the Evening News can reveal.

News
Shop worker Diana Kokoreva misplaced the gold ring at St Andrew Square. Picture: TSPL/Contributed

Couple in frantic search for ‘heirloom’ wedding rings

A FRANTIC wife has pleaded for help in trying to find her wedding and engagement rings lost in a city centre park.

City Centre
First-time buyers are being "priced out" of the housing market, warn experts. Picture: Jane Barlow

Tough climate pricing out first-time buyers, experts warn

A PERFECT storm of conditions in Edinburgh’s booming housing market is pricing out first-time buyers, experts have warned.

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Ryan Randall led a rally of Yes-voters through the streets of Edinburgh on the day of the independence referendum in 2014. Picture: Neil Hanna

Flaming bagpiper deported to US after being detained in Edinburgh

A FLAME-spouting bagpiper and Fringe busker famed for his pro-independence activism has been deported ahead of the festival.

Edinburgh
PC Rhys Prentice sadly died at the scene.

‘Ride safe up there baby’: bride-to-be in tribute to tragic officer

A GRIEVING bride-to-be has paid a touching tribute to her policeman fiancé who was killed in a horror smash while off duty.

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PC Rhys Prentice died when his motorbike collided with a car on the A7. Picture: Police handout

Grieving fiancée’s touching tribute to tragic policeman

A GRIEVING bride-to-be has paid a touching tribute to her policeman fiancé killed in a horror smash while off-duty.

Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh Hyperloop Team HYPED, launch the latest version of their pod design during an event at the National Museum of Scotland.

Capital students head to Hyperloop competition final

A CRACK team of Capital students is heading to California for the final of a high-profile competition aimed at shaping the future of high-speed travel.

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Heather Sian Hiram of Safe and Sound Hound dog walkers.

Bitter dog walker row ends up in court

A BITTER row that erupted online between two rival dog walkers in the Capital has ended up in court.

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Council court case Brendan Cantwell

Dodgy businessmen bribed council officials to win contracts

A DODGY businessman who helped orchestrate a massive work-for-bungs scam that rocked the Capital has been ordered to hand over an extra £20,000 in ill-gotten gains.

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The upturned boat. Pic by Ian Burnett.

Abandoned ship! Boat capsizes in middle of Midlothian street

STARTLED drivers could scarcely believe their eyes after swerving to avoid a capsized boat in the middle of a Midlothian road.

Edinburgh
Drummohr nursing home, Wallyford

New care report finds residents unwashed and underweight at Wallyford facility

VULNERABLE residents were left underweight and unwashed in an East Lothian care home, a shock report reveals.

Our Region

Archaeologists: Dig in Old Town could see Edinburgh’s history being rewritten

One of the most significant medieval archaeological digs in recent years could rewrite the history of Edinburgh.

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Worried residents dialled 999 following the incident

Watch: Deliberate fires send smoke billowing through the New Town

SMOKE drifted over the New Town and West End this morning as controlled burns were carried out on parched undergrowth.

Edinburgh
A car on fire near Mayfield drive. Picture: Video Still/Facebook

Angry mob try to get to alleged Armadale pervert

RIOT police had to hold back an angry mob as they tried to confront a suspected pervert on their residential West Lothian street.

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Tom Megaughin, who had his bike stolen from the stair in the Easter Road tenement

Capital bike crime rockets by 50 per cent in a year

A SURGE in bicycle thefts across the Capital has seen cases shoot up 47 per cent in the last year alone, newly obtained figures reveal.

Crime
Billy Hoy of Findlay's butchers in Portobello with Bob the butcher.

Rush of support to save Fat Bob from Edinburgh Council

READERS took to social media to defend Fat Bob and slam the council.

News
Alan Longmuir of the Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers guitarist Alan Longmuir returns home after falling ill in Mexico

Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir is back home after being medevaced from Mexico with a mystery bug he caught on holiday

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