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BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

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Firearm charge

Firearm charge

Police in Midlothian have now charged a man after a firearm was discharged in Dalkeith.

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Firearm discharged in Dalkeith

Firearm discharged in Dalkeith

Police are appealing for information after a firearm was discharged in the direction of a house in Dalkeith at the weekend.

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Armed police will remain at the Scottish Parliament

Armed policing to continue at Scottish Parliament

Armed police officers will stay at the Scottish Parliament for the time being following a security review in light of UK terror attacks.

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Police appeal following housebreakings

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following break-ins to businesses in Edinburgh and Midlothian.

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Three charged with vehicle thefts and road offences

Three charged with vehicle thefts and road offences

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a number of vehicle thefts and road traffic offences.

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Warning over fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

Action Fraud, the national fraud and security reporting service, is warning people again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

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The dog owner's injured hands.

Savage dog attack leaves pensioner and pet with horrific injuries

A savage dog attack has left a Dalkeith pensioner and her pet with horrific injuries, just days after a similar incident saw another dog injured at the Penicuik Hunter and Lass Parade.

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Assault in Dalkeith

Assault in Dalkeith

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a man in Dalkeith on Tuesday, June 6.

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Armed police in London following the Borough Market attack. Pic: SWNS

Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

A snap poll has suggested that that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

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Charge after serious assault

Charge after serious assault

Police in Midlothian have charged three men aged 38, 51 and 33 following a serious assault in Bonnyrigg.

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Gorebridge Beacon after fire broke out there.

Man arrested following Beacon fire

A man has been arrested following the fire last week at the under construction community hub in Gorebridge.

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CCTV images of three men and three women that officers wish to speak to.

Police release CCTV images following serious assault in Bonnyrigg

Police Scotland has today released CCTV images of three men that officers wish to speak to in connection with a disturbance on Bonnyrigg High Street on Sunday, March 12.

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A stun gun disguised as a torch, similiar to the one police found at Mr Homer's home.

Bonnyrigg man jailed for possessing stun gun and drugs

A man who was caught with a stun gun disguised as a torch was jailed for the minimum period of five years today (Thursday) following a drugs raid at his home.

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High Court in Edinburgh

Former boys’ brigade member jailed for child abuse

A former Boys’ Brigade member who rescued a younger boy after his canoe capsized was jailed for more than five years yesterday (Wed) after going on to abuse the child.

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The shot of Myra Hindley in Fife, taken by Ian Brady. Copyright: Duncan Staff/SWNS

Photo links infamous child killers to east of Scotland

A chilling photograph taken by serial killer Ian Brady of his accomplice Myra Hindley has been identified as a Fife beauty spot.

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Councillor Jim Muirhead outside Dalkeith Police Station.

Labour moves to bring back council-funded CATs

The new Labour minority administration has started the process of reinstating the Midlothian Police Community Action Teams (CAT).

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Gorebridge Beacon after fire broke out on Thursday morning, just weeks before it was due to be completed.

Police appeal following fire at community hub

Police are appealing for information following the wilful fireraising which caused extensive damage to the under construction community hub in Gorebridge yesterday.

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Man charged for fatal road traffic collision

Man charged for fatal road traffic collision

Police in Midlothian can confirm that a 29-year-old man has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision at the A68 Millerhill junction, near to the Edinburgh City Bypass last year.

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