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Man who entered play park naked apart from hoodie ‘on stag night gone wrong’

A man who wandered about a children’s play park naked apart from a hoodie blamed his behaviour on “a stag night gone wrong”.

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Kirsty Maxwell with husband Adam Maxwell

Kirsty Maxwell’s family win right to see forensic reports

THE family of Kirsty Maxwell who tragically fell to her death from a Benidorm hotel balcony have won the fight for answers about the clothes she was wearing when she died.

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A 12-year-old girl was injured in an assault in West Lothian

Teenager charged over alleged assault of 12-year-old girl

POLICE have charged a teenager in connection with an assault on a 12-year-old girl after video footage was posted online.

Police are appealing for information

12-year-old girl assaulted in Livingston

Police in West Lothian are investigating a report of an assault, which took place in the Ladywell area of Livingston.

Livingston Sheriff Court. Picture: TSPL

Dangerous driver ‘wipes out’ cars in horror A801 smash

A dangerous driver wiped out two other cars in a multi-vehicle crash, a court heard.

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Readers give their opinion on the best Scotch pie in the Lothians

Edinburgh Evening News readers have taken to social media to share their favourite pie shop.

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Missing schoolboy traced safe and wellchoolboy goes missing from school

POLICE say a schoolboy who went missing in Livingston has been traced safe and well.

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Stock image. The West Lothian list of baby names have been revealed

Top West Lothian baby names for 2017 revealed

The most popular baby names for West Lothian have been revealed.

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Katrina O'Hara was murdered two years ago by her ex-partner

Murdered West Lothian woman ‘vulnerable’ after cops seized her phone

A hairdresser from West Lothian who was murdered by her former lover was left “afraid and vulnerable” after police seized her phone, a report has found.

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Police have appealed for anyone with information to come forward. Picture: John Devlin

Livingston man blames upbringing for assault on girlfriend

A young thug who beat up his girlfriend and attacked a man he met in a pub blamed his violent streak on his upbringing.

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 was woman convicted of having sex with her dog

West Lothian woman ‘filmed herself having sex with dog’ and had child porn

A woman filmed herself having sex with her dog and possessed child pornography images, a court heard.

West Lothian pup first in Scotland for pioneering heart surgery

West Lothian pup first in Scotland for pioneering heart surgery

A LABRADOR puppy will have a life-saving £10,000 op to fix his broken heart.

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Police are appealing for information following the break in

Six-figure haul in Livingston break-in

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a housebreaking in Livingston.

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Multi-storey is ‘answer’ to Livingston hospital parking

HEALTH bosses are being urged to consider building a multi-storey car park to ease parking problems at St John’s Hospital, Livingston.

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The incident happened in the Pentland Park area of Craigshill. Picture: Google Maps

Teen jumped by gang of youths in Boxing Day assault

A TEENAGER was left badly injured following an unprovoked assault by a gang of youths in Livingston.

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The incident occurred at the Food Options premises on Oakbank Park Place in Livingston. Picture: Google Maps

Thieves bag four-figure sum in Christmas Day smash and grab

POLICE in West Lothian are on the hunt for two men suspected of breaking in to the offices of a food supplier firm and stealing a safe containing thousands of pounds.

There are ongoing fears for the future of St John's Hospital. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Miles Briggs: Nicola broke promise on St John’s

In 2007, not long after the SNP came to power, Nicola Sturgeon attended a board meeting of NHS Lothian, which had been specially arranged to take place in Livingston.

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Cash stolen during six robberies in West Lothian

Cash stolen during six robberies in West Lothian

EXTRA officers have been drafted in to assist police investigating a series of robberies.

St John's Hospital, Livingston , Pic Lisa Ferguson

Children’s ward to be closed on weekends over Christmas and New Year

A CHILDREN’S hospital ward is to close on weekends over the Christmas and New Year holidays due to a shortage of doctors.

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Paedophile worked as a caretaker in West Lothian community hall

A PAEDOPHILE who worked as caretaker at a community hall used as a dance centre for young girls had images and movies of youngsters being raped and sexually abused, a court heard.

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