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Appeal after man's body found in Musselburgh harbour

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:05
The body of the 25-year-old man was discovered in Musselburgh harbour on 13 October.
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'No proceedings' against Lib Dem MSP over election case

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:00
Prosecutors say there will be no proceedings against Alex Cole-Hamilton over claims he broke electoral law.
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Badger discovered asleep in cat bed in Linlithgow

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:19
The badger entered the house through a cat flap and helped itself to cat food before going to sleep.
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ScotRail electric train makes first short trip

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:03
The train travelled between Edinburgh and Linlithgow in its first journey on Wednesday morning.
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'The gunshots were getting closer'

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:54
Lisa Marie Husby recalls the day Anders Breivik opened fire as she sat with students attending a summer camp in Norway.
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Northern Ireland boss admits drink-driving

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:03
Michael O'Neill is banned and fined for the offence, after police found him three times legal limit.
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Scots haggis exports to Canada to resume after 46 years

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:49
Haggis is to be exported from Scotland to Canada for the first time in 46 years thanks to a new recipe.
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Police name Edinburgh murder victim as Moira Gilbertson

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:02
The body of the 57-year-old was discovered on Saturday and a man has appeared in court charged with murder.
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'I pulled out my own hair for nine years'

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:36
Sufferers of the disorder trichotillomania feel relief from the hair-pulling that leaves them balding.
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Fall in young mental health patients on adult wards

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:25
A report finds that fewer young people with a mental illness are being treated in non-specialist wards.
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Sectioned at 13

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:18
At the age of 13, Rian, who is autistic and has learning difficulties, was sectioned and spent 11 months in a unit in Edinburgh.
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Serbian political activist elected as St Andrews rector

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:10
Srdja Popovic defeated MSP Willie Rennie in the student vote for the university's 53rd rector.
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Former cleaners take up boardroom roles at Spotless

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:32
Nicola Barbour and Michelle Lamb are appointed joint managing directors of East Lothian-based firm Spotless.
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'You are never too old to dance'

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:22
"It doesn't matter what age you are can still dance". Meet 85-year-old Doreen and 90-year-old June as they prepare for a new show.
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New police commander for Lothians and Borders takes up post

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:39
Chief Superintendent Lesley Clark started her career with the force as a special constable 30 years ago.
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Scotland weather: Rush hour warning over Ophelia wind

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:07
The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia continue to sweep across Scotland, bringing warnings of possible disruption.
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Heritage 'angel' award winners revealed

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:00
The awards recognise people who have protected historic sites across Scotland
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Livingston police call for information after assault

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:01
A 28-year-old man suffered serious injuries to his face when he was attacked by a group of youths in Livingston.
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Volunteers collect 500,000 'nurdles' from beach at Bo'ness

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:38
Volunteers spent eight hours clearing the lentil-sized plastic pellets from part of a beach on the Firth of Forth.
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Man charged over Edinburgh indecent assault

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:06
The 49-year-old is due to appear in court in connection with the incident in Edinburgh on 1 October.
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