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Edinburgh Tram Inquiry: Costs reach £7.2m

The inquiry cost has increased by £1.2m since the public hearing began under Lord Hardie on 5 September.

Man jailed for four years over rape bid in Burntisland

The 26-year-old was made subject to a lifelong restriction order with a punishment period of four years imprisonment.

Dolly the sheep health fears 'unfounded'

Concerns that Dolly the cloned sheep had early-onset arthritis were unfounded, scientists say.

Pedestrian knocked down by bus in Bonnyrigg

A man is hit on Eskbank Road, Bonnyrigg and the emergency services close the road.

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Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa to succeed Mugabe as president

Emmerson Mnangagwa is to be inaugurated, amid calls for an end to the "culture of corruption".

Manus Island: Australia confirms removal of asylum seekers

The former Australian-run detention camp is now empty after a three-week stand-off, Canberra says.

Eight 'North Korean fishermen' wash ashore in Japan

The men said their fishing boat ran into difficulties and ended up drifting into Japanese waters.

Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn's lawyers 'split from Trump'

The ex-White House aide is being investigated over alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 US election.