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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

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Car stolen after keys taken in Linlithgow break-in

Car stolen after keys taken in Linlithgow break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses after a housebreaking and the theft of a car in Linlithgow.

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British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

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Stolen ornament contained ashes of Bo’ness family pet

Stolen ornament contained ashes of Bo’ness family pet

An opportunist thief has brought misery to a Bo’ness family, after stealing a doorstep ornament containing the ashes of a much-loved pet.

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Stock image: Michael Gillen

Bo’ness man admits knife attack

A Bo’ness man burst into his estranged wife’s house - and slashed a Welshman he found in her bedroom.

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Witnesses sought after man and woman have fight on train

Witnesses sought after man and woman have fight on train

Officers from British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses following a fight on board a train between Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Queen Street.

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Snow on the A701 in Penicuik

Urgent Police plea for drivers to avoid the roads tonight

Police Scotland is advising drivers in much of the southern and central belt areas to avoid travelling on the roads tonight, following a warning by the Met Office of severe weather between 9pm tonight and 5am tomorrow.

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Beware the fraudsters who could target your older relatives

Beware the fraudsters who could target your older relatives

HMRC has contacted the media with an urgent warning about cold callers who are wrongly claiming to represent their organisation.

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Man charged after alleged Nick Nairn assault

Man charged after alleged Nick Nairn assault

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and charged following an alleged incident in Aberdeen involving the television chef Nick Nairn.

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The incident happened in West Lothian Falkirk Sheriff Court heard.

Bo’ness teen warned to behave or face jail

Teenager Jack Marsters has been warned to change his ways or face jail.

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Police hunt ‘Tammy hat’ driver after alleged Bo’ness hit and run

Police hunt ‘Tammy hat’ driver after alleged Bo’ness hit and run

Police are seeking help in their bid to trace a driver - who wore a tammy hat - alleged to have been involved in a hit and run incident in Bo’ness.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Jailed for attack on police

A thug who kicked a police officer in the head as he lay helpless on the ground has been jailed for eight months.

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Ryan Davidson was sentenced at Falkirk Sheriff Court for assault

Party gatecrasher struck invited guest with a bottle

Ryan Davidson turned up uninvited at a party then after drinking ended up assaulting one of the guests.

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Police carried out a drugs raid in Penicuik

Man suffers facial injuries in early morning disturbance

Police are appealing for witnesses after finding a man with facial injuries in a house in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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The incident happened in West Lothian Falkirk Sheriff Court heard.

Assaulted mum and challenged police

Joao Rodrigues (28), 31 Redbrae Avenue, Bo’ness, assaulted his mum during a row in the family home on September 23.

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Heartless thieves steal bikes worth £30k

Heartless thieves steal bikes worth £30k

A family has been left devastated after heartless thieves stole five motocross bikes after an overnight raid in Bo’ness.

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Drivers under the influence who cause fatalities on the road could be jailed for life

Killer drivers now face life behind bars

Reckless drivers who cause death on our roads now face life in prison after a hard-hitting Johnston Press campaign highlighted the scandal of lenient sentences.

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Police carried out a drugs raid in Penicuik

House break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses after a break-in in Linlithgow.

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Emergency services are on the scene.

Cyclist rushed to hospital after collision with bus

A cyclist is in a serious condition in hospital following a collision with a bus on the A803 Falkirk Road on Tuesday night.

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