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'Rastatramp' Arthur Williams. Picture: Comp
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1. Teenagers killed in car crash ‘named’

We woke to the sad news earlier this week that three teenagers had died after a car crash in East Lothian.

The victims were named as Josh Stewart, David Armstrong and Jenna Barbour. Injured Robbie Gemmell was later released from hospital.

2. Tributes to dad who died in pub car park

Friends and family have paid tribute after a dad-of-one died when he was allegedly stabbed following a disturbance in a pub car park.

Craig Essen, 28, died ­following the incident at the Rowan Tree Pub in Mayfield, Dalkeith, on Sunday night.

3. ‘Rastatramp’ found in Leith half-way house

Arthur Williams, 75, who was nicknamed “Rastatramp” by a fan Facebook page because of his long dreadlocks, disappeared leading to concern from the thousands of residents who saw him almost every day.

Now, six months later Arthur, who is originally from the Seychelles, is staying in a half-way house in his b­eloved Leith.

4. Riot police called to end siege at old building

Riot police were called to a derelict property on Hillside Crescent this week after a man barricaded himself in.

Two fire engines, an ambulance and several police cars responded to the incident which started at about 5.40am.

5. A8 shooting: Motorbike sought after conman attack

Police investigating a gun attack on the home of convicted fraudster Robert Kelbie were keen to trace a motorbike seen sitting nearby shortly before the incident.

A gunman blasted the outside walls of the home of Robert Kelbie in Ratho Station with at least two bullets at around 9.30pm on Monday.