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Couple jailed for sword and dagger attack

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:43
Mark Wilson and Leeanne Napier tried to kill Scott Watson after bursting into his flat in Kirkcaldy.
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Edinburgh treasure hunter finds ancient ring

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:05
The find, thought to be up to 600 years old, has been officially classed as treasure.
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Getting medicine to homeless people on the streets of Edinburgh

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:22
Meet the pharmacist who goes out onto the streets of Edinburgh prescribing medicine to homeless people.
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Baton round shooting of axe-wielding woman 'necessary'

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:53
An armed officer disabled her with a plastic bullet during the incident in the grounds of an Edinburgh castle.
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Warning of heavy snow and ice for Scotland

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:56
Freezing rain is one of the hazards expected to lead to "treacherous" conditions on Saturday and Sunday.
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Men chanted sectarian abuse on Edinburgh to Dundee train

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:20
Police appeal for information after a group of men shout anti-Catholic comments on a train to Dundee.
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Man dies after falling from Christmas tree in Kirkcaldy

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:53
The alarm was raised when the man was found in Kirkcaldy by people leaving a nearby nightclub.
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Your pictures

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:08
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 7 December - 14 December.
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How ex-Scotland footballer reacted to sister's suicide

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:21
Ex-Scotland star Rhonda Jones has launched a mental health charity in memory of her sister Gemma.
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Fife Council to scrap controversial P1 assessments

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:13
Fife Council announces that it will not carry on with the scheme after the end of this school year.
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Search for 90-year-old missing man William Scott in Edinburgh

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:54
Neighbours reported William Scott missing on Tuesday from Chesser in Edinburgh
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Cheesecake eating cat named Scotland's top pet slimmer

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:46
The East Lothian cat was named Scotland's top pet slimmer after losing a fifth of his body weight.
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Sex attacker who fled abroad is jailed for life

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:06
The 44-year-old was brought back to Scotland from Spain after failing to turn up for a court hearing in 2016.
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Football fan fined and banned for throwing coin at linesman

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:46
The Rangers fan was also banned from games for two years after the coin hit a linesman on the back of the head
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'My young Sri Lankan husband left me with nothing'

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:03
Diane Peebles, 60, married a man she met in Sri Lanka. Now she is broke, a widow and homeless.
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Report highlights 'dismissive' response to 999 call

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:35
A report says a police controller failed to pass on "accurate and relevant information" to officers.
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Sports club fees plan scrapped at council facilities in Edinburgh

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:35
City of Edinburgh Council had proposed charging clubs £35 an hour to use council facilities out of hours.
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Man admits killing Alan Glancy in his Edinburgh flat

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:52
The 46-year-old pleaded guilty to the culpable homicide of Alan Glancy in the Fountainbridge area of the capital.
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Pedestrian knocked down by car seriously hurt

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:08
The 50-year-old woman was hit by a red Vauxhall car in Edinburgh on Tuesday afternoon.
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Hearts' Levein faces touchline ban for 'playing 12 men' comments

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:02
Craig Levein could face a two-match ban after being cited for his comments about referee Bobby Madden in the wake of Hearts' loss to Rangers.
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