Saturday, November 25, 2017

By Paul Thornton AN ARTIST who died after inhaling anthrax spores from African drums was the "wrong person, in the wrong place, at the wrong...

By Alexander Lawrie A YOUNG shopkeeper fought off a vicious knifeman on his very first day in the job. Ikky Arishad, 17, had only been working...

By Shaun Milne POLICE in Edinburgh are hunting a knifeman who robbed a man near the city’s High Street on Sunday. Detectives said the victim -...

POLICE investigating the alleged murder of a man at a flat in Edinburgh are trying to trace a second white van driver spotted...

By Michael MacLeod A TANDOORI restaurant waiter is facing jail for stealing customers’ credit card details when they were paying for meals. Ansar Shahban, 25,...

By Michael MacLeod ARMED gangsters in Halloween masks kidnapped and held a teenager hostage after a drugs deal backfired. Terrified Aaron Hunter, 16, was bundled into...

By Rory Reynolds POLICE have seized around £90,000 worth of cannabis after smashing a drugs production operation. Officers from Lothian and Borders Police seized around 300...

By Amanda MacMillan A NEW warning has been issued for people using cash machines in Edinburgh after a card skimming device was discovered attatched to...

The family of Edinburgh Firefighter Ewan Williamson, who tragically died in a blaze at the Balmoral Bar in the city's Dalry Road on 12th...

By Rory Reynolds A PENSIONER has been charged with attacking a fire crew with a snooker cue as they fought to put out a fire...

By Paul Thornton A CHILD falls victim to a sexual predator at least once every six hours in Scotland, shocking new figures have revealed. And the...

By Michael MacLeod A SCOTS drugs cop choked back tears as he was jailed for 26 months after being sniffed-out by his own colleagues as...

A huge majority of Scots prisoners cannot read, write or solve basic maths problems, it has been revealed. Figures revealed through the Freedom of Information...

By Paul Thornton A PAIR of fraudsters were caught using cloned cards to take out over £1,000 from an ATM by an off duty policeman. Hungarian...

By Paul Thornton A DISABLED man has hit out at “stupid” prosecutors who hauled him before a sheriff TWICE after getting him mixed up with...

By Michael MacLeod A MAN has appeared in court after human remains were found outside an Edinburgh flat. Robert Chalmers, 57, was charged with attempting to...

By Andrea McCallum A NEW mum has been banned and fined after animal welfare officers seized three starving dogs from her home...

A TEENAGER who admitted assaulting two people has been given a minimal sentence after claiming he wants to join the armed forces. Dean...

By Paul Thornton A POLICE pipe band tutor who is alleged to have groped a teenage girl on the group’s coach as they made their...

By Rory Reynolds SICKENING Nazi symbols have tarnished a community mural painted by children on the day that as Scotland remembers its war dead. Swastikas and...
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