BBC news for Fife

Two women charged after Edinburgh armed robbery

The raid took place in Edinburgh's Princes Street at about 06:00 on Sunday.

Three men steal safe from Broxburn snooker club

The men escaped with a four-figure sum after raiding the club in Broxburn, West Lothian.

Birdwatcher snaps surprise whale shot in front of castle

A birdwatcher captures a unique image of a humpback whale with Edinburgh Castle as a backdrop.

Man charged after armed robbery at Kinglassie post office

A female member of staff was threatened with a hammer during the robbery at Kinglassie post office in Fife.

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'America First' tariffs on imports spark Asia outcry

Tariffs of up to 50% on imported goods will affect the two countries more than any other.

Alaska tsunami fears prompt evacuation

A magnitude 7.9 quake off Alaska prompted a tsunami alert, which was lifted hours later.

US shutdown: Trump hails 'big win' and says Democrats caved in

The president hails a "big win" for Republicans after the end of a three-day government shutdown.

UN flag no longer offers 'natural protection' to peacekeepers

The organisation's flag and blue helmets no longer offer "natural protection", a new report says.