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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.
A Clackmannanshire man with a “troubled upbringing” was sentenced to two years imprisonment in Edinburgh Sheriff Court this morning for armed robbery.
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John Lasseter, head of animation at Pixar and Disney, will be taking a sabbatical following a wealth of allegations building around him.
The allegations, inclusive of Mr Lasseter giving out unwanted hugs and invading personal space, have led to his deliverance of a statement apologising for his actions.
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By Rachel Mackie
A Clydebank man, described as a “despicable human being”, has been sentenced to 27 months in prison, after being found guilty of four counts of assault.
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By Charlotte Hulme and Aisling Press
Roy Greenslade, former Editor of The Mirror, delivered a lecture at the University of Edinburgh last night, during which he predicted the end of print media.
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Creative Electric launched a crowdfunder to support a community arts cafe in Leith yesterday.
The Edinburgh-based theatre company hope to raise £1,000 for the re:place community arts cafes project, a pay-it-forward scheme to help homeless and vulnerable people in the area.
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By Silja Froelich
Robert Mugabe has resigned as President of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power.
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By Matt Farnham
Elite Ice Hockey League officials have agreed to introduce a fourth official into all Elite League, Challenge Cup, and Playoff games starting 1 January 2017.
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By Matt Farnham
Four days ago, the Edinburgh Capitals snapped a 13 game losing run after a home win over Coventry Blaze. The win came on the back of three games with the Capitals allowing 21 goals and scoring only three.
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By Silja Froelich
Edinburgh these days feels like strolling through Santa Claus’ winter wonderland. Blinking trees, gift ribbon decorated houses and sparkling light chains illuminate the town. Once again, Edinburgh’s Christmas market opens its doors, adding extra glow to Scotland’s capital.
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This is today’s round up of sports news across Scotland and the world.
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.
Lothian Thistle Hutchinson Vale host Championship leaders St Mirren in hopes of another cup upset.
The Edinburgh based team hope to once again take a scalp as they host a St Mirren team winless in the last three games.
Canadian Coffee Shop ‘Tim Horton’s‘ is set to open its second Scottish location tomorrow.
The Canadian brand, which have more than 3,400 restaurants across the country, opened their first U.K. branch on Argyle St. in Glasgow last May.
Since the foundation of the Premier League in 1992, Scottish managers have been a prominent presence on the touchline of English soil.
This season has been the first year since the beginning of the league where a manager north of the border has been absent – until last week that is.
Prime Minister Theresa May has hinted that next week’s UK budget might contain a move to alleviate the […]
Australia same-sex marriage referendum result Australians in support of same-sex marriage are celebrating today after over 60% of citizens […]
AN 18-YEAR-OLD has been expelled from Fettes College after being caught in bed with another student on a […]
Former Scottish Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale, has asked the Scottish Transport Minister, Humza Yousaf, to confirm the date […]
Last night Chris McQueer announced that he will be releasing a sequel to his literary sensation Hings. Hings: […]
A 90-year-old convicted sex offender has had his sentence deferred today at Edinburgh’s High Court after it was […]
Deep within a third floor gallery on the outskirts of the city centre, hides the Grown Together Exhibition. […]
According to a press release by the Kings Theatre, “It’s just a scabby wee book, what the fuck […]
By Aisling Press and Peter Urpeth Union Unite has pledged to put BI-Fab’s yards into lock-down with no […]
Scottish Labour has been thrown into disarray just days before the announcement of the results in its leadership […]