By Lynn Rusk After a seven-month journey NASA’s InSight spacecraft is due to land on Mars today. Signals […]
By Alejandro Basterrechea The Copa Libertadores final has been postponed indefinitely after violence marred the lead up to […]
By Morven McIntyre Research funded by the British Heart Foundation and the Welcome Trust shows that in a […]
By Gus Kubiak MITSUBISHI MOTOR COMPANY OUSTS GHOSN AS CHAIRMAN The Japanese automaker has ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn […]
By Gemma Stroyan Royal Mail introduce their first ever festive ‘singing’ post boxes in London and Cardiff today. […]
By Róisín Kilroy Right wing groups and men’s rights activists have waged an attack on sex workers and […]
By Lynn Rusk Edinburgh students do not welcome Theresa May’s Brexit deal, which received the thumbs up from […]
By Alejandro Basterrechea It was a tough match for the Scotland’s capital team, even after a late fight-back […]
By Gus Kubiak PM TRIES TO SELL BREXIT Theresa May is defending her Brexit plan which was backed […]
By Róisín Kilroy I’ve never been much of a foodie person. I enjoy everything about cooking, bar the […]
By Carly Bell Statistics suggest that almost 5% of students have worked in the sex industry across the […]
By Paulette Myrie
By Gemma Stroyan Innis & Gunn have released plans to open the first large scale brewery to be […]
By Alejandro Basterrechea A man who attempted to vandalise two places of worship in Leith has been sent […]
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 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.
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.
Photo Above: Fire Truck on Scene © Abdul Ezz
A fire alarm was accidentally activated at St Thomas of Aquin’s RC High School in Edinburgh last night.
Fire fighters arrived at the scene shortly after 7pm and the building had to be evacuated for around 45 minutes.
Photo Above: Sick Kids Hospital © Kim Traynor on Wikipedia
Plans for the redevelopment of the Sick Kids Hospital site are being exhibited for public feedback.
The exhibitions are being held in St. Catherine’s Argyle Church by Holder Planning, who are acting as planning consultants on the project.
Photo Above: Princes Street McDonalds © Ian Thomson on Geograph
By Aisling Press
McDonald’s on Princes Street will no longer be permitted to open around the clock. The city centre branch, which is popular with late-night revellers, will now remain open no later than 3am.
The move comes after the City of Edinburgh Council Licensing Sub-Committee withdrew their consent for the all-night opening hours.
By Silja Froelich
Photo Above: Ratko Mladić © UN Criminal Tribunal
Former Bosnian Serb commander, Ratko Mladic, known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” has been found guilty of genocide at the UN tribunal in The Hague.
The sentence comes as a result of Mladic’s perpetration of the worst atrocities of the 1990s Bosnian war.
By Indigo Stafford
Photo Above: UK Flag © Photy on Flickr
This October it was announced that levels of productivity in UK workplaces are continuing to fall.
A Glasgow based business guru says the UK’s poor productivity levels are due to our outdated “Victorian” attitude to work.
Photo Above: Jeremy Corbon © RevolutionBahrainMC on Wikipedia Commons
By Peter Urpeth
A noisy and combative PMQs ahead of the budget today was dominated by rows over Brexit, with Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn attacking the Prime Minister on issues ranging from Northern Ireland and worker’s rights to immigration and tax avoidance.
More than 1.2 million passengers used Edinburgh Airport in October, making it the busiest October on record for the terminal.
Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport, previously said: “It may have been Halloween in October but passengers weren’t scared to travel, with Edinburgh Airport recording another record month and the seventh consecutive month of more than one million people coming through the terminal.”
Today the UK Supreme Court has approved Scotland’s Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) Act, ruling against The Scotch Whisky Association’s (SWA) final chance of appeal.
Five years after the bill was backed by MSP’s at Holyrood, the new legislation is set to enforce a 50p minimum price per unit on alcohol.
A Glasgow man, who is serving a life sentence for murdering a woman while he was dressed in drag, was today found guilty of embezzlement for pretending to be his former spouse in order to steal almost £120,000.