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Arrest after Scot falls to death climbing from high-rise flat using knotted bed sheets

Police have made an arrest after a man plunged to his death while climbing from a fourth-floor flat using a set of knotted sheets.

Scott Allison, 35, was almost at the bottom of the high-rise Cobbinshaw house in Edinburgh's Calder area when he fell.

Police and paramedics raced

today 10:35
Brexit LIVE: Theresa May SHUNNED by own party in election campaign - 'She's TOXIC!'
TORY councillors will not mention Theresa May’s name on voters’ doorsteps ahead of the local elections next month due to voters associating it with ‘betrayal’ as the UK's Prime Minister has still failed to pass a withdrawal agreement in Parliament.
today 10:32
Pink Moon visible in Scotland today - this is the best time to see it

Astronomers will look to the skies this Good Friday , hoping to catch a glimpse of the annual Pink Moon - the full moon in April.

The Pink Moon is particularly significant because it is used to set the date for Easter , which is the Sunday following the first full moon after the

today 09:32
Lyra McKee murder: Dissident republican activity on increase
Dissident republican activity has been increasing of late, with police in Northern Ireland fearful of a spate of violent incidents marking the anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.
today 09:29
BREAKING: Heathrow airport 'shutdown' - eco warriors move in on UK's busiest airport
HEATHROW is braced for chaos today as eco-warrior protestors arrive at one of the world's biggest airports this morning with plans to bring misery to Easter holidaymakers amid plans to 'shut down' the airport.
today 09:11
Weeping teenage climate activists in peaceful protest near London's Heathrow

LONDON (Reuters) - Teenage protesters staged an emotional protest at political inaction on climate change near London’s Heathrow Airport on Friday, a further day of actions that have caused transport snarl-ups in the British capital.

The Extinction Rebellion group of climate-change

today 09:05
BREAKING: New IRA likely responsible after Lyra McKee shot in head, say police
DISSIDENT republican group the New IRA is likely responsible for the fatal shooting of journalist Lyra McKee, according to police.
today 08:08
EU ban ticket tout 'bots' in landmark win in fight against brief sharks

The Record’s Stub Out the Touts campaign has paved the way for a landmark EU ruling to stop millions of punters being scammed in a bid to see their favourite artists.

MEPs have voted to outlaw the use of special software or “bots” to buy an unlimited number of tickets and resell them

today 06:23
Cop feared custody death victim Sheku Bayoh would kill someone during fatal confrontation

A police officer linked to the custody death of Sheku Bayoh told how she feared “a murder was about to take place” that night.

PC Nicole Short provided a written account detailing her recollection of the events of May 3, when she was called to Templehall, Kirkcaldy, at about

today 06:23
Prophet ‘predicted Notre Dame fire more than 80 years ago’ in chilling painting
A PROPHET predicted the Notre Dame fire in his chilling artwork more than 80 years ago, a historian has claimed.
today 06:02
BREAKING: Woman, 29, killed in Derry 'terror attack' named as journalist Lyra McKee
THE woman killed in a "terrorist incident" in Nothern Ireland has been named as Lyra Mckee.
today 04:59
Northern Ireland terror: Arlene Foster responds to ‘HEARTBREAKING’ fatal Derry shooting
DUP leader Arlene Foster has condemned the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old woman during a riot in Londonderry, which is now being treated as a terror attack by the police.
today 02:08
Woman, 29, shot dead in terror attack during Brit city raid – petrol BOMBS hurled at cops
A WOMAN has been shot dead in a "terrorist incident" as violence grips the streets of Northern Ireland.
today 00:47
Northern Ireland RIOTS: Horror as violence erupts in Derry - petrol BOMBS and SHOTS FIRED
RIOTS have broken out on the streets of Derry, Northern Ireland after reports of shots being fired and petrol bombs being launched.
today 00:02
Clydebank bus horror as kids evacuated after flames engulf coach

Terrified schoolkids were left shaken after they had to be bundled off a public service bus on a busy road in rush hour traffic - because the coach caught fire.

Around a dozen secondary school children were evacuated from the First Bus coach as it passed through Clydebank, near Glasgow ,

yesterday 21:59
Boy 'tortured' for an hour and made to beg for mercy by bike gang

A group of young boys were surrounded and "tortured" by a gang of bike-riding youths in a vicious attack.

Harry Calvert was beaten, humiliated and ordered to beg for mercy on his knees in an attack that left him shaken.

The 11-year-old was playing in the park with two of

yesterday 21:59
Boy 'tortured' for an hour and made to beg for mercy by bike gang

A group of young boys were surrounded and "tortured" by a gang of bike-riding youths in a vicious attack.

Harry Calvert was beaten, humiliated and ordered to beg for mercy on his knees in an attack that left him shaken.

The 11-year-old was playing in the park with two of

yesterday 21:59
Former Jihadi bride blames BULLYING for as her reason for joining ISIS
A FORMER jihadi bride has blamed anti-Islamic bullying in her school for causing her to feel so alienated she ended up joining ISIS.
yesterday 21:56
Royal baby net worth: How much is Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s unborn tot worth?
MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry’s baby will be born into a world of wealth – but what will the net worth of the Royal baby be?
yesterday 19:32
Trainspotting star Bradley Welsh gunned down outside house as partner and daughter waited inside

The final moments of Trainspotting 2 star Bradley Welsh have been revealed.

The actor and charity worker was walking home from the Holyrood Boxing Gym in Edinburgh at around 8pm on Wednesday when he was shot dead in what police believe may have been a targeted attack.

During a

yesterday 18:50
Madeleine McCann: How Gerry suggested what 'best scenario' would be after disappearance
MADELEINE MCCANN’s disappearance remains unsolved after the three-year-old went missing in Portugal in 2007 – however her father Gerry spoke of his hopes for the “best scenario” for his missing daughter in a 2014 interview.
yesterday 18:47
Extinction Rebellion protesters to disrupt flights out of Heathrow

EXTINCTION REBELLION protesters are planning to disrupt Heathrow airport tomorrow, their fifth consecutive day of action.

The anti-climate change campaign group confirmed today that it plans to occupy runways at London’s main airport over the Easter weekend as part of an

yesterday 18:38
Family dog found 'dead' digs his way out of his grave and returns to owners

A family dog who was buried after his owners thought he was dead managed to dig himself out of his grave and make his way home.

Dik, 18, was discovered motionless on his blanket at his home in the Russian village of Novonikolsk.

His heartbroken owners, two elderly sisters, were

yesterday 17:47
Young Brit couple who plunged to their deaths in Santorini identified

A British couple killed in a buggy accident on the Greek island of Santorini have been named as teachers Milly and Toby Savill.

The couple, from Vauxhall, south London, had been driving the vehicle on the Profitis Ilias mountain when it fell into a 200-metre ravine on Sunday afternoon,

yesterday 17:47
Young Brit couple who plunged to their deaths in Santorini identified

A British couple killed in a buggy accident on the Greek island of Santorini have been named as teachers Milly and Toby Savill.

The couple, from Vauxhall, south London, had been driving the vehicle on the Profitis Ilias mountain when it fell into a 200-metre ravine on Sunday afternoon,

yesterday 17:47
Rubbish bin HORROR: Cute cat that looks like much-loved Bagpuss found ABANDONED
A REAL-LIFE Bagpuss is feared to have been deliberately dumped in a rubbish bin by heartless animal abusers.
yesterday 17:44
BREAKING: Cause of Notre Dame fire REVEALED by police
THE most likely cause of the tragic Notre Dame blaze has been revealed by cops today.
yesterday 17:26
Climate-change protesters say they will target London's Heathrow Airport

LONDON (Reuters) - The Extinction Rebellion group of climate change campaigners said it planned to hold a protest at London’s Heathrow Airport on Friday, opening a new front in its demonstrations that have caused transport snarl-ups in the British capital.

Extinction Rebellion has

yesterday 17:20
Fast and Furious spin-off trailer features scenes shot in Glasgow

A new trailer has been released of the Fast And Furious spin-off film shot in Glasgow .

Some of the  action scenes  for Hobbs and Shaw were filmed last year in the Merchant City area of Glasgow and eagle-eyed Scots will be able to spot familiar streets in the just-released trailer.

yesterday 15:41
EU elections polls show Brexit SURGE - How EU could be at mercy of Brexiteers
EUROPEAN Parliament elections are coming up in May and with polling now including the UK’s participation amid Brexit delays, it looks like Eurosceptics could make inroads. Here are the latest polls on the Conservative Party, the Brexit Party, Labour and UKIP as Britain prepares for the EU elections 2019.
yesterday 15:38
Daily News
The players Rangers could target if they follow Alfredo Morelos blueprint

Jordan Jones, Greg Stewart, John Souttar, Jake Hastie.

Four names that have either already signed with Rangers or are heavily linked with moves to Ibrox. Four names that are a bit different to the signings made by Steven Gerrard and Mark Allen last summer.

Kyle Lafferty was the

today 10:35
Alexander Chepelin heads field of more than 200 in 2019 Screel Hill Race

More than 200 runners tackled Screel Hill Race on Saturday afternoon.

The event’s popularity soared this year after Scottish Athletics chose it as their West District Championship Race, runners coming from far and wide to take on the hill near Palnackie.

First home was Alexander

today 10:35
Family of missing Irvine man William Sharpe in heartfelt appeal to trace him

The family of a missing Irvine man have made a heartfelt appeal for information about his disappearance.

Father-of-one William Sharpe, 52, was last seen leaving his house in Dalmore Way, Irvine, at 3pm on Thursday on a grey push bike.

He was wearing a navy hoodie and had a black back

today 10:35
Police hunting teen who flashed at woman and daughter in Balloch Park

A teenager exposed himself to a woman and her daughter while they were walking in  Balloch Park last night.

The mother and her child  were near to the walled gardens in the country park at 5.50pm yesterday (Thursday) when they saw a young man exposing himself.

Police are now

today 10:35
Two dead in Aberdeen after late-night beach tragedy

Two people have died after being pulled from the sea off Aberdeen beach.

Emergency services were called to the Esplanade at 12.40am on Friday following a report that two females were in the water.

The two people were rescued from the water by the RNLI inshore lifeboat and were taken

today 10:35
Heartbroken mum who lost baby and husband in one week describes unbearable pain

When her son George died just a week after his first birthday, Rhian Mannings was left broken.

But her tragedy had only just begun - with husband Paul taking his own life just five days later.

Her life had been completely thrown upside down.

Now, for the first time, she writes

today 10:35
Easter Sunday loyalist march in Glasgow cancelled after council force re-route

A loyalist group have cancelled an Easter Sunday march through the streets of Glasgow after it was re-routed away from a Catholic Church .

Earlier this week councillors from Glasgow City Council took the decision to force the Apprentice Boys of Derry (Bridgeton) away from St Alphonsus

today 10:35
Lewis Capaldi offers to be 'face of Tennent's' in hilarious radio interview

Singing sensation Lewis Capaldi has answered the question every Scot gets asked - Irn-Bru or Tennent's?

The West Lothian artist went down the alcohol route and chose Tennent's as his favourite drink out of the two.

Asked which iconic brand he'd rather be the face

today 10:35
Someone is leaving golden eggs stuffed with cash in Scots town

Someone has been hiding golden eggs around Blantyre – and children and adults are going crazy for it.

A Facebook page called ‘A Smile To Your Day’ has been  giving away clues to where the eggs are located, and they are stuffed with cash.

Youngsters and adults alike have been

today 10:35
David Attenborough Climate Change TV show a 'call to arms'
Sir David Attenborough's new BBC documentary on climate change has been praised by TV critics.
today 10:32
When should you give Easter eggs and why do we give them?

One thing that many people will look forward to this Easter weekend will be the giving and receiving of chocolate eggs.

Some people will also be painting regular eggs, making them look like chicks, bunnies, and other things synonymous with the holiday.

But where do these images and

today 10:32
Murdered journalist Lyra McKee’s final tweet described riots as ‘madness’

A journalist shot dead while covering riots in Londonderry referred to them as ‘absolute madness’ in her final tweet.

Lyra McKee, 29, was shot in the head during disturbances in the Creggan area of Derry yesterday evening and died later in hospital.

She was hit by a stray bullet

today 10:32
Two British people dead after having yellow fever jab sparked deadly disease

Two people in the UK have died after receiving a vaccination against yellow fever.

The jab, which is recommended for travellers planning visits to Africa, South America and the Caribbean, can trigger viscerotropic disease (YEL-AVD) in around one in 1,000,000 cases.

Around 60 per cent

today 10:32
Student raped in front of boyfriend after being stalked through city centre

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A smirking rapist has been jailed for life for launching an attack on a student he stalked through the streets.

Samuel Fortes, 27, attacked the woman, 19,

today 10:32
Heartbreaking moment orangutan takes on digger in David Attenborough’s new documentary

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An orangutan’s desperate attempt to fight a bulldozer on Sir David Attenborough’s new BBC documentary has laid bare the heartbreaking reality of

today 10:32
Prince Philip becomes third oldest royal in history

The Duke of Edinburgh has today become the third oldest royal in British history.

Philip, 97, has overtaken Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone who lived for 35,741 days and was 97 years and 10 months when she died in 1981.

Princess Alice was a granddaughter of Queen

today 10:32
Winds of Winter release date FINALLY coming? George RR Martin's new Game of Thrones hint
GEORGE RR MARTIN has issued another hint that the next Game of Thrones book is en route very soon.
today 10:32
Spain and Portugal flight strikes latest: Update on travel chaos as fuel strikes hit
FLIGHTS into Spain and Portugal from the UK face severe disruption due to strikes today and through the Easter weekend. The industrial action has already impacted Ryanair and easyJet routes during the week, yet what is the current situation?
today 10:32
Latest news from Great Britain
today 10:35 The players Rangers could target if they follow Alfredo Morelos blueprint
today 10:35 Alexander Chepelin heads field of more than 200 in 2019 Screel Hill Race
today 10:35 Family of missing Irvine man William Sharpe in heartfelt appeal to trace him
today 10:35 Police hunting teen who flashed at woman and daughter in Balloch Park
today 10:35 Two dead in Aberdeen after late-night beach tragedy
today 10:35 Heartbroken mum who lost baby and husband in one week describes unbearable pain
today 10:35 Easter Sunday loyalist march in Glasgow cancelled after council force re-route
today 10:35 Lewis Capaldi offers to be 'face of Tennent's' in hilarious radio interview
today 10:35 Someone is leaving golden eggs stuffed with cash in Scots town
today 10:35 Arrest after Scot falls to death climbing from high-rise flat using knotted bed sheets
today 10:32 David Attenborough Climate Change TV show a 'call to arms'
today 10:32 When should you give Easter eggs and why do we give them?
today 10:32 Murdered journalist Lyra McKee’s final tweet described riots as ‘madness’
today 10:32 Two British people dead after having yellow fever jab sparked deadly disease
today 10:32 Student raped in front of boyfriend after being stalked through city centre
today 10:32 Heartbreaking moment orangutan takes on digger in David Attenborough’s new documentary
today 10:32 Prince Philip becomes third oldest royal in history
today 10:32 Winds of Winter release date FINALLY coming? George RR Martin's new Game of Thrones hint
today 10:32 Spain and Portugal flight strikes latest: Update on travel chaos as fuel strikes hit
today 10:32 Farage's Brexit Party DECIMATING 'vulnerable' Tories ahead of European elections
today 10:32 UK weather forecast: Easter Day could be hottest EVER as Britain BOILS in Spring heatwave
today 10:32 Meghan Markle BACKED by another Princess - ‘People will just TALK BAD about you!’
today 10:32 Emmerdale: Where is Adam Barton? What happened to him?
today 10:32 Nigel Farage in blast at Ukip's 'thugs and extremists'
today 10:32 Danny Walters: 'I'd like to apologise' EastEnders' Keanu Taylor addresses offensive tweets
today 10:32 May risks INFURIATING Brexiteers demanding her resignation with Queen's Speech plans
today 10:32 London BLOODBATH: Teenager left with serious injuries after shooting in Wandsworth
today 10:32 Brexit LIVE: Theresa May SHUNNED by own party in election campaign - 'She's TOXIC!'
today 10:29 Dove House's five mile muddy obstacle course Get Caked! is coming soon
today 10:29 More than a quarter of Hull's small pubs have disappeared since 2010
today 10:29 What TGI Fridays say about coming to Hull after residents name it most wanted
today 10:14 Queen 'to devolve power' to Prince Charles ‘ANY DAY now’ in shock prediction
today 10:14 Prince Philip reaches HISTORIC milestone ahead of 98th birthday
today 10:14 Tributes paid to ‘passionate’ female journalist killed in Derry ‘terror incident’
today 10:14 Brave dad rescues baby son, 1, from jaws of hungry wild dog
today 10:14 Furious customer SHOOTS phone shop worker in head over bill being too high
today 09:32 Dalbeattie Star's unbeaten run ends with 3-2 defeat at Gala Fairydean Rovers
today 09:32 South of Scotland League round-up for Saturday, April 13 2019
today 09:32 Ten Stewartry community councils to share in £6.5 million cash bonanza from Blackcraig Wind Farm
today 09:32 Principals for 2019 Gatehouse of Fleet Riding of the Marches announced
today 09:32 Dumfries environmental activist convinces insurance company to stop using balloons after discovery on Stewartry beach
today 09:32 Castle Douglas businesses have their say on how to bring more tourists to the area
today 09:32 Balmaghie Kirk back in action with special Easter service
today 09:32 Trainspotting star Bradley Welsh given chilling death warning by cops as gangland links revealed
today 09:32 Pink Moon visible in Scotland today - this is the best time to see it
today 09:29 Huge increase in Public Spaces Protection Order fines
today 09:29 Lyra McKee murder: Dissident republican activity on increase
today 09:29 Tributes to murdered journalist Lyra McKee shot dead in Londonderry riot
today 09:29 Amateur treasure hunters stumble across £150,000 hoard of 14th century gold coins
today 09:29 Avengers Endgame: Major spoiler leaked by Chris Evans? 'CONFIRMS huge theory'
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As a Europhile movement grows in strength and resolve, the Remainers' cause no longer seems hopeless.
today 06:20
I feel hopelessly out of my depth judging the chocolate industry's academy awards.
today 06:20
Over 450 long-awaited pages, the Special Counsel says he can neither indict nor exonerate the president.
today 01:05
Mueller didn't clear Trump of obstruction. He referred the matter to Congress. AG William Barr is spinning for the president.
yesterday 19:50
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yesterday 16:41
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yesterday 16:41
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yesterday 16:41
The sell-off of UK land is the largest privatisation in European history. So why don’t more people know about it?
yesterday 16:41
From Judas to the Brick Lane mural, how the malicious libel about Jewish greed gripped the global imagination.
yesterday 16:41
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