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Cameron 'officers expected to travel in March'

David Cameron confirmed that officers from the Dumfries and Galloway force have been given permission to visit Libya as part of the Lockerbie investigation.

"I am delighted that the Dumfries and Galloway Police team will be able to visit your country to look into the issues around the Lockerbie bombing.

"The officers are expected to travel to Libya in March. It will be the first time police have been allowed to visit as part of the probe.

– Prime Minister, David Cameron

Workers urged to remove tools from vehicles

Police are warning people in Dumfries and Galloway to take extra care of their tools, after a number of thefts in the region.

More than £3500 worth of tools were stolen from the Ruthwell and Clarencefield areas this week.

Workers are being urged to remove tools from their vehicles at the end of the working day:


Pair appear in court over Christmas Day death

A man and woman have appeared at Stranraer Sheriff Court following the death of 65-year-old man on Christmas Day.

Christina Biggar, 55, from Cairnryan, is charged with murdering George Potts at an address in Cairnryan. She is also charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.

James Potts, 62, from Ballantrae in Ayrshire, is charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice. He made no plea or declaration to the petition and the pair were remanded in custody until January 4 next year.

Dumfries and Galloway Police are still investigationing the incident.

Canonbie body mystery: Full report

The body of a man found in woodland two years ago still hasn't been identified, despite worldwide enquiries.

His remains were discovered near Canonbie in Dumfries and Galloway, but little more is known about him.

The police have always thought he could be Italian, or have links to Europe, but inquiries across the continent have drawn a blank.

Detectives here though haven't given up hope of solving the mystery of who he is and why he died.

Matthew Taylor reports:

Indecent exposure Dumfries

Police are investigating after a man indecently exposed himself to a 74-year-old woman in Dumfries.

The incident happened as she walked along a cycle path near the A75 overpass in the town, at around 10am on Friday 14th December.

She described the man as in his 20's, slim, wearing a navy blue hoody and tracksuit bottoms, which had red piping up the side.

The man left in the direction of Heathhall.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dumfries and Galloway Police.

Police warn drivers of black ice

Police have issued a stark warning for motorists to take extra care, after a host of accidents this morning.

Black ice has caused many problems across the region.

Sergeant Paul Dodds from Dumfries and Galloway Police attened the crash involving a livestock lorry and a car earlier today on the B723 at Longmoor.

He gave ITV Border a message to pass on to drivers:

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