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Man jailed after planting explosive device in Edinburgh Princes Street Gardens

35-year-old Nikolas Karvounakis has been jailed, after planting an explosive in Edinburgh Princes Street Gardens. By Heather Davey | 17th Feb at 11:50 The individual, who admitted to being a part of the Mexican eco-terror group, was sentenced to eight years and four months in jail, on Wednesday 14 February. On Wednesday, Mr Karvounakis faced Edinburgh High Court and pleaded guilty. In 2018, the man planted a homemade explosive in […]

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Crime

Man given lifelong restriction order for abuse of women in Edinburgh

Brian McLintock has been convicted of serious offences against women over more than a decade. By George Icke | 26th Jan at 20:50 The 31-year-old from Edinburgh was previously found guilty of 14 charges, including rape, sexual assault and assault. He was sentenced at the High Court in Glasgow today, Tuesday, 25 January, 2022, to a minimum of six years imprisonment and given an Order for Lifelong Restriction (OLR), which means […]

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Scottish man fined for parking outside his home – where has for 22 years!

A 62 year old man has received a parking fine after parking in the same spot for 22 years. By George Icke | 24th Jan at 15:30 Mark Shrimpton with his car & parking charge (Image: Media Scotland) Mark Shrimpton has parked in the same place for the last 22 years. When Mr Shrimpton returned from his walk his VW car had a parking charge from Police Scotland attached to […]

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Crime

Police say Edinburgh motorcyclist was “deliberately driven at” in attempted murder case

Police in Edinburgh are investigating an attempted murder after a motorcyclist was driven into. By George Icke | 24th Jan at 12:50 Photo: Police Scotland Detectives are appealing for information following an attempted murder in Edinburgh on Sunday, 23 January, 2022.At 10pm, police received a report of a road crash on Pilton Avenue involving a black BMW and an off road motorbike. Emergency services attended and one man was taken […]

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh store targeted by thieves

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at a shop in the Tollcross area of the city. By George Icke | 11th Jan at 15:03 At around 10.45pm on Thursday, 6 January 2022, a 24-year-old man was walking on Spey Street, having finished his shift at the Scotmid store in Leven Street at 10pm.He was then approached by two men who forced him into a blue Volkswagen […]

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Edinburgh Police

Edinburgh

Police Scotland continue to look for missing Alice Byrne from Edinburgh

Police Scotland are looking for a missing Edinburgh woman who's not been seen since the 2nd January. By George Icke | 5th Jan at 08:00 Updated at 17.50 Image provided by Police Scotland Officers at Craigmillar are appealing for the assistance of the public in tracing a 28-year-old Alathea Byrne - known as Alice - who is missing from her home in Portobello, Edinburgh.Alice was last seen by her family […]

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News

Police Scotland: Man looses almost £60,000 in a telephone scam

Police Scotland is advising the public to be vigilant after a recent telephone bank scam in East Lothian. A 57-year-old man was the victim of fraud, with losses of almost £58,000. The man received a phone call from someone claiming to be from his bank, and told him that there had been fraudulent activity on his account. They asked him if he would be willing to help them, alongside Police […]

todayDecember 3, 2021 11

Edinburgh Police

Edinburgh

Woman assaulted from behind while walking in Edinburgh

The 30 Year old was walking along fishwives causeway Officers in Edinburgh are continuing enquiries and appealing for information following an incident in Fishwives Causeway, Edinburgh on Thursday, 11 November, 2021. Around 11.30 pm, a 30-year-old woman was walking along Fishwives Causeway when a man approached her from behind, took hold of her arm and tried to pull her along the pathway. A passing cyclist intervened and the suspect ran […]

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