Two men held in custody for daytime Dalry rape

Charlotte Morgenthal

It was Monday the 16th February at 3pm when two men snatched a 24-year-old Australian woman from the Dalry area of Edinburgh and subjected her to a seven-hour sexual attack.

A noxious substance was sprayed in her face, and she was taken to a makeshift shelter in an industrial wasteland close to the Telfer Subway connecting the Fountainbridge area with Dalry. Continue reading


Sentencing of Edinburgh’s “Spiderman” sparks discussion


Charlotte Morgenthal

You’re a young plumber, recently made redundant, with a drinking problem.  You’ve been drowning your sorrows and it’s almost chucking out time. What ‘s a man to do? Well, you could climb almost 400 feet up the Forth Road Bridge. And you could end up in jail.

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