By Gemma Stroyan Innis & Gunn have released plans to open the first large scale brewery to be […]
by Róisín Kilroy An Edinburgh Council Leader has praised the crackdown on fireworks during Halloween and Bonfire Night […]
by Morven McIntyre Visitors and tourists alike have welcomed Edinburgh Councils plans to introduce a tourist tax in […]
By Andrea Triunfo After crushing Fiji, Scotland fell short against the Springboks with a 26-20 defeat at Murrayfield. […]
By Alejandro Basterrechea A man who attempted to vandalise two places of worship in Leith has been sent […]
By Róisín Kilroy The lack of knowledge surrounding International men’s day highlights the issues facing men in 2018. […]
By Louise Wylie
Florence Welch is shy, she says. It might not seem like it with the ferocious singing and even bolder dancing, but, she explains, it’s the talking that’s hard.
It’s understandable when you’re playing for a packed venue of 13,000 people, but it doesn’t feel that large from the other side of the stage. Even from the gods at the Hydro in Glasgow, a Florence and the Machine gig never feels remote. Instead it feels uniquely human.
By Louise Wylie
A bar in Morningside has been left relieved as thieves return a stolen painting of Christopher Walken.
by – Alejandro Basterrechea
A man was arrested at Steve Bannon’s talk in Edinburgh last Thursday.
By Lynn Rusk
Book Week Scotland 2018 begins today and will run until November 25th, with events occurring across the country celebrating books and reading.
By Ròisìn Kilroy
A new play that seeks to highlight and humanise food bank users, opens this week amidst growing concern about huge rise in use of food banks.
By Gemma Stroyan
A medical bag was stolen from an ambulance on call in Dalry at 9.20pm on Saturday night.
Scotland dominated Albania to keep alive their Euro 2020 playoff hopes, with James Forrest scoring his first goals […]
By Louise Wylie
Alcohol Awareness Week begins in the south west of Edinburgh as part of Police Scotland’s strategy to reduce youth alcohol abuse.
Starting today, the Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) in the area will attempt to highlight the dangers of underage drinking and problematic drinking behaviour.
By Louise Wylie
Saughton Park Walled Gardens Glasshouse is due to reopen at the beginning of January as funding for the key micro-hydro project is secured.
The SPEN Community Energy Fund has awarded the energy scheme the money necessary to produce electricity for community facilities and the Walled Gardens glasshouse.
by Peter Urpeth
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Damian Green, deputising for Theresa May at PMQs, has accused the SNP of ‘‘moaning in the House of Commons.”
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Podcast: Daily round-up of global sports
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Glasgow Warriors scrum-half Ali Price has extended his contract at the Scotstoun Stadium.
The Scotland international has signed a further two year deal with the Warriors, keeping him with the Rugby Union side until at least 2020.
By Indigo Stafford
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A delivery driver, who had been working two jobs back to back, killed a fellow motorist after falling asleep at the wheel.
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NHS Lothian figures show that over 3000 people’s waiting time has exceeded six-weeks. This figure is inclusive of diagnostic tests to detect cancer.
The Scottish government’s targeted time has dropped from 78.6 per cent to 69.7 per cent in a year, and in September an estimated 3583 patients did not meet the referral target. This makes Lothian figures the worst in Scotland.
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By Ian McNally and Philip Wegmann
An Edinburgh church was transformed into a football sanctuary yesterday, as it played host to the launch of a new book about the Homeless World Cup.
“Home Game” by Mel Young and Peter Barr was unveiled in Augustine United Church on George IV Bridge and featured a Q&A with the authors followed by a book sale and signing session.
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Users submitted their book-related questions to the First Minister using the hashtag #FMBookChat, who then spent an hour tweeting about her favourite books.
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Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale caused a massive stir in the press and generated mixed public opinion when she entered “I’m A Celebrity“. Since then she has failed to generate much interest at all.
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Today’s Round-up of international news including: North Korea, Brexit, Germany, and The Hague.
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Celtic players earn eight times more than those playing for Hibernian and Hearts as the gulf widens in Scottish football.
The Global Sports Salaries Survey published by Sporting Intelligence revealed the huge financial gap separating Celtic – the upper echelon of Scottish football – and the rest of the division.
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Former SNP MSP says that news of a financial settlement to the EU of around £44bn (€50bn) shows that the UK Government cannot handle the negotiations.
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Pantomime Season? Oh no it isn’t! Oh yes it is!
As the festive season approaches, we round-up what local families can expect from this season’s pantomime offerings.
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A public consultation on the bill to give an automatic pardon to gay men convicted of same-sex consensual sex crimes, has been launched in the Scottish Parliament.
By Lindsay Thomson
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The stage musical adaptation of the 2001 Reese Witherspoon comedy follows the fortunes of the idealistic Elle Woods (Lucie Jones) as she seeks to earn a law degree and the heart of her beloved Warner Huntington III (Liam Doyle).
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Clarence House announced that next spring Prince Harry is to marry his current girlfriend Meghan Markle.
Harry is fifth in line to the throne but many news outlets, including The Express, have been speculating on whether Britain should recognise the occasion with a bank holiday.