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Cannabis plants worth £10,000 found in home

Police have charged two men after cannabis plants worth £10,000 were found at a Fife home.

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Appeal after cyclist assaulted

Appeal after cyclist assaulted

Police have appealed for information as part of an ongoing investigation in Glenrothes.

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Police have condemned the 'appalling and violent' attack. Picture: John Devlin

Man robbed in cattle prod attack

A man was assaulted with a cattle prod-type device by two men who robbed him in an “appalling and violent” attack.

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Margaret Thomson

Public thanked as missing woman found

A woman reported missing in Fife has been traced safe and well

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Police Scotland were in attendance at Forfar town centre.

Police alert after spate of bike thefts

Police are warning the public after an increase in bike thefts across St Andrews, night and day

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Armed police respond to incident in Fife town.

Armed police in Fife swoop on vehicle seizing imitation firearm

Armed Police in Fife swooped on a vehicle at the weekend seizing an imitation firearm and a baseball bat.

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Neil Ireland

‘Monster’ behind bars after years of abuse

A serial rapist described by one of his victims as “a complete monster” is finally behind bars.

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Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson.

New curbs against drug-driving

Drug-driving limits and roadside testing will be introduced in Scotland, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson has announced.

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Dunfermline Sheriff Court

Predator who raped four women is found guilty

A man who raped and sexually assaulted four women at addresses across Fife has been convicted at the High Court in Dunfermline today, Friday 21st April.

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

I meet the chief constable of Police Scotland as he is preparing to head to London for a colleague’s funeral.

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Getting the basics right...is a top priority for Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan.

SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan discusses Policing 2026

Criminals are becoming ever more sophisticated and Police Scotland needs to rise to meet that challenge.

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Conversation and consultation...is vital to ensuring the success of the 2026 vision, according to Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick.

DCC Rose Fitzpatrick on Police Scotland’s 2026 vision

As policing beats go, they don’t get much more interesting than the whole of Scotland.

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Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan with Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley at the 2026 strategy launch.

Police Scotland 2026: ten year strategy consultation

The public is being asked for its views on the ten year strategy for Police Scotland. Julie Currie finds out more about the force’s vision for 2026.

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Balaclava gang jailed for 21 years

Balaclava gang jailed for 21 years

An armed gang who staged a terrifying gunpoint raid after forcing their way into a Kirkcaldy flat have been jailed for a total of 21 years.

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Dunfermline Sheriff Court

Fife man admits reluctantly taking part in ‘fantasy rape’

A Fife man has told a court that four women making rape allegations against him were all lying.

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Stuart Blair

Fife men jailed for drugs offences

Three men have today been sentenced at Edinburgh High Court for their involvement in the supply of Class B drugs.

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Dunfermline Sheriff Court

Woman tells court she was raped when she was eight months pregnant

A woman has told a jury she was raped when she was eight months pregnant, but admitted she had previously made false allegations against the accused.

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Freddie Band.

Bus terror as baby showered with glass

A Kennoway mum has spoken of her horror at a brick coming through a bus window and showering her baby with glass.

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Jury delivers guilty verdict on serial rapist

Jury delivers guilty verdict on serial rapist

A vile rapist who refused to sit in court for his trial has been convicted of a near three decade- long catalogue of violence against a number of women.

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PC Ross Masterton and Sergeant Jimmy Adamson. Pics by George McLuskie

More police, less antisocial behaviour in Kirkcaldy park

An increased police presence resulted in a reduction in antisocial behaviour in a Kirkcaldy park over the Easter weekend.

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