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John Leslie was ‘perfect gentleman’, DJ tells court

Former TV presenter John Leslie was a “perfect gentleman” when dancing in a club with a woman he is accused of sexually assaulting, a court has heard.

Edinburgh
An 18-year-old has been charged.

Teen charged after spate of city centre bike thefts

A man has been charged in connection with a spate of bike thefts in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh

Tributes paid to worker crushed to death in horror industrial accident

A 47-year-old father has been crushed to death in a tragic industrial accident in Dalkeith.

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Do you know this man? Police are appealing for information

CCTV appeal after 60-year-old robbed in Leith

Police in Edinburgh have released CCTV images of a man they wish to trace in connection with a robbery in the Leith area of the city.

Crime
The incident happened on Northfield Drive on Thursday July 21

12-year-old girl ‘traumatised’ after returning to Duddingston home mid-break in

A BRAVE schoolgirl scared away two men after she walked in on them robbing her family’s house.

Crime
Nicholas Rodgers was sentenced to a minimum for 16 years

Man jailed for 16 years for murdering Peebles postwoman Alex Stuart

A man who murdered a 27-year-old postal worker in Peebles has been jailed.

Crime
The incident happened at Club Tropicana in 2016

Man who hid in nightclub toilet and filmed women facing jail

A NIGHTCLUB voyeur was today facing jail after he admitted hiding in a cubicle in the women’s toilet and filming women “in a state of undress” in the neighbouring loo.

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Peter Hopkinson was last seen on 31 May. Picture: Contributed

Search on for Bathgate man missing for 3 weeks

CONCERNS are growing for a missing Bathgate man who was last seen three weeks ago.

Edinburgh
Currie High School. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Currie High teacher sent explicit photos and texts to ex-pupil

A Currie High teacher who sent a picture of himself in the shower to a former pupil has been struck off.

Edinburgh
Robert Hawkins

Depraved city sex beast boasted of his abuse of children

A depraved sex predator who boasted of his child abuse during online chat with other paedophiles was warned he faced a long jail sentence yesterday.

Crime
An 18-year-old has been charged.

Men who robbed 14-year-old in city centre jailed

Two men who robbed a teenage boy in Edinburgh’s city centre have been jailed.

Edinburgh
The incident happened on the footpath from car park 1 car park 2 in Longniddry Bents

Man hunt underway following indecent assault of 59-year-old woman

Police are urging members of the public to come forward with information following an indecent assault in Longniddry.

Crime
Cameron McFarlane was jailed for 9 years. Picture; contributed

Man who attempted to smuggle ‘£6m worth of heroin into Scotland’ jailed

A man responsible for smuggling £6 million worth of Class A drugs into Scotland has been jailed.

Edinburgh

Police appeal after man struck by black cab in Princes Street hit and run

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was struck by a black cab in a hit and run on Princes Street.

Edinburgh
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
British Transport Police of CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to regarding a sexual assault on a woman on board a train in Edinburgh

Woman sexually assaulted after boarding Edinburgh train

A young woman was sexually assaulted by a man after she boarded a train in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie arrives at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

John Leslie accused of groping woman on her hen night at capital nightclub

Former TV presenter John Leslie has gone on trial accused of putting his hand down a woman’s trousers as they danced at her hen night.

Edinburgh
Henry Jarvis died of natural causes

Notorious wife killer died in prison of natural causes

A notorious killer who murdered his wife and buried her under the floorboards of their home died in prison of natural causes, a sheriff has ruled.

Crime
Richard Bee of Baberton Mains Park by the damaged passenger side window of his wife's car

Warning after capital smash and grab raids

RAGING residents have warned others to be on their guard after a spate of smash and grab raids in their neighbourhood.

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The incident happened in the early hours on Drumshoreland Road.

Cars set alight in suspicious Pumpherston fire

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious fire in Pumpherston over the weekend.

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