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Police conducting door to door patrols in Currie after 2 men arrested

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with robberies in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
East Lothian Council has banned strip clubs  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Strip clubs and peep shows permanently banned by council

STRIP clubs have been permanently banned by a Scottish council in what is thought to be the first move of its kind.

Our Region 3

Crossbow and mace found by police during West Lothian drugs raid

SCORCHED spoons scatter the carpet of a front bedroom in the ground floor maisonette.

Our Region
A boy was attacked in Stenhouse

Teenage boy attacked with knife in Stenhouse assault

A TEENAGE boy has been attacked with a knife after being approached by a gang.

Crime 1
A boy was attacked in Stenhouse

Police appeal after car stolen in West Lothian

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a parked car was stolen from outside a house.

Edinburgh
There has been a fresh sighting of Liam Colgan

Reports of fresh sighting of missing Liam Colgan in Hamburg

Friends of a man who went missing on his brother’s stag weekend in Hamburg say there have been fresh sightings of a “confused” Scottish man.

News
A boy was attacked in Stenhouse

Crack detectives in hunt for knife-wielding Niddrie robbers

A CRACK team of detectives are working to snare a vicious pair of armed robbers before they strike again.

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The family of Liam Colgan have set up a fundraising page in an attempt to find him.

Family of missing Liam Colgan set up fundraising page in bid to find him

The family of Liam Colgan, who went missing while on a stag do with his brother, have set up a Go Fund Me page in a bid to help find the 29-year-old.

News
Arron Hunt was cleared of raping a woman at Livingston High Court

Father of three Arron Hunt cleared of raping a drunken woman

A DAD of three buried his face in his hands and blinked back tears after dramatically being cleared of raping a drunken woman.

Edinburgh
Hearts' Kyle Lafferty, Picture: SNS

Hearts’ Kyle Lafferty to face trial over alleged red light offence

HEARTS striker Kyle Lafferty is set to stand trial after pleading not guilty to driving through a red light.

Edinburgh
Conlon Carr escaped police custody, sparking an extensive four-hour search. Pictures: TSPL/Police handout

Escaped teen who sparked helicopter search is sentenced

An Edinburgh teen who escaped custody - sparking an extensive four-hour search involving dozens of officers and a force helicopter, has been sentenced today.

Edinburgh
Aberdeen High Court. Picture: Bill Harrison/Wikimedia Commons

Linlithgow man who raped ‘vulnerable’ woman jailed for four years

A SEX attacker who forced his way into a “vulnerable” woman’s home before carrying out a terrifying assault on her was today jailed for four years.

Edinburgh
Hunters Hall Park in Niddrie. Picture: EN

Man could be ‘permanently disfigured’ after Niddrie assault

A man subjected to a serious assault while out walking his dog could be permanently disfigured due to the facial injuries he received.

Edinburgh
At least 20 per cent of rape victims in Scotland were asleep or under the influence of drink or drugs when they were attacked. Pictures posed by model. Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.

1 in 5 rapes against drunk or sleeping victims

At least one in five rapes reported in Scotland are committed against victims who are sleeping or under the influence of drink or drugs.

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Phoenix Bar, Broughton Street. Picture: TSPL

Man charged in connection with serious city centre assault

A man has been charged following a serious assault outside a city centre bar.

Edinburgh
Students released from a lockdown embrace following following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Picture; AP

17 dead in mass shooting at US high school

At least 17 people have died after being gunned down at a US high school in South Florida.

News
Police Scotland still has significant problems

John McLellan: Police Scotland needs to start again from the beginning

My esteemed former colleague Susan Dalgety argued this week that a female in charge of Police Scotland would sort out the appalling mess the force is in, and points to the Met’s Commissioner Cressida Dick as the example to follow.

Opinion 1
Arron Hunt denies the charges at Livingston High Court

Father who denies raping drunk woman was ‘just being a selfish pig’

A married father of three accused of having non-consensual sex with a woman while she was drunk and asleep insisted yesterday: “I’m not a rapist.”

Crime
Three men from a gypsy family have been convicted at the High Court in Glasgow. Picture: TSPL

Scots gypsy gang convicted over worker abuse

Three men from a gypsy traveller family have been found guilty of abduction, violence and intimidation against men who worked for them.

Crime
The body of 47-year-old Alan Glancy was found in Edinburgh. Picture: Police Scotland

Man arrested as part of Edinburgh murder investigation

A MAN has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in the Capital.

Crime
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