Life for man who murdered his landlord in Kirknewton

James Smith A man who killed his landlord and concealed his body has been sentenced to life in prison at Edinburgh High Court today. James Smith was found guilty of murder last month following the death of Alex Cameron at a rural property in Kirknewton earlier this year. Smith (58) attacked 67-year-old Cameron at the address in West Cairns Farm on 19th More...

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By John Hislop On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Bathgate woman convicted of dog neglect

A West Lothian woman whose dog was found to be extremely thin has been convicted following a Scottish SPCA investigation. Theresa Leggat, 23, of Newlands Court, Bathgate, was sentenced at Livingston Sheriff Court More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Serious road traffic collision in Colinton Road

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision at the roundabout junction of Colinton Road at Oxgangs Road North which  occurred around 12.45am this morning when a black Mercedes More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Man in court following Princes Street assault

A 40-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an attempted robbery and serious assault, which occurred on Princes Street on Friday, July 31. Officers in Stirling detained the 40-year-old.  More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Teenage cyclist robbed in Blackford Glen Road

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault and robbery which happened around 5pm last Friday when the 18-year-old victim was cycling along Blackford Glen Road towards the junction with the A701. Two More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Five things you need to know today!

Exam results out today Still time to book tickets for the Book Festival Airbnb organises Fringe meet up Leith Walk by-election – UKIP announce candidate Edinburgh Food Festival a success The anxious wait More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Edinburgh’s exam candidates get better grades this year

All the national exam candidates in Edinburgh get their exam results today and early indications are that those who sat exams of all ages have once again improved on their performances in many areas from last More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Mathew’s exam success!

Mathew is one of the many pupils across Scotland who has attained a pass in History at Nat 4 level, but he hardly attends school at all. Mathew Moir is 17 years old, a Hibs fan and someone with a great interest More...

By John Hislop On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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Witnesses sought following collision in Haymarket

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision which occurred in the Haymarket area of Edinburgh earlier today. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh are currently More...

By John Hislop On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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Assault and robbery in Leith Walk

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault and robbery which happened around 2pm on Saturday 1st August near the Dominos on Leith Walk. A 33-year-old man was checking his phone when he was pushed More...