Real Lives: Something to sing about for Catriona

A mezzo soprano from the Capital is has received an honorary professorship from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

A parking warden patrols on George Street

Leader comment: Parking permit price rises stick in the craw

CaR owners often complain of being used as a cash cow by all levels of government.

The Royal College of GPs estimates well be short of more than 850 family doctors within a few years

Miles Briggs: A winter SOS for the NHS gatekeepers

Rarely does the work of a GP become more obvious and important than when the temperature plummets and the winter nights close in.

Sheepdogs are famed for their intelligence. (Picture: Getty Images)

Steve Cardownie: Dogs aren’t as clever as they think

I had cause to ponder the proverb “look before you leap“ when out walking my dog last week.

Fireworks in George Street kick off the Capital's Christmas celebrations. Picture: PA

Steve Cardownie: Christmas festivities beat Hearts for spectacle

The Christmas celebrations got off to a spectacular start on Sunday, even if the first game at the new Tynecastle Park didn’t.

While some campaign for assisted suicide, other groups oppose the liberalisation of euthanasia laws. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Steve Cardownie: Suicide over a ‘murder’ that looks like mercy

In Harper Lee’s acclaimed novel To Kill a Mockingbird, lawyer Atticus Finch, a central character, tells his two young children: “You never know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk about in them.”

The price of city centre parking permits is set to increase

Edinburgh residents face £65 hike for parking permits

THOUSANDS of city centre residents will have to pay more for their parking permits after controversial Sunday parking charges come into force.

Liz Mouat with Struan colouring in.

Edinburgh friendship project is inspiring city’s old and young

There is more than 80 years between them. But age is no barrier to a friendship between 88-year-old Mary Aitchinson and four-year-old Olivia.

John Grant cousin - who died following an accident during the construction of the Queensferry Crossing.  He is thought to have been hit by a moving boom on a crane on the deck of the north tower on 29-04-16

Worker tried to help man killed in Queensferry Crossing construction

A CONSTRUCTION worker has told how he rushed to help a colleague who was fatally injured while working on the Queensferry Crossing.

Alice Thomson and Josh Littlejohn, co founders of Social Bite, with Bethany Christian Trusts Ruth Longmuir (Care Van and Care Shelter Manager) and Cameron Black (Emergency & Resettlement Group Head).

No-one will have to sleep rough in Edinburgh all winter after funding

A MAJOR fundraising drive should ensure no-one has to sleep rough in the Capital this Christmas.

Steven Whittaker last played for Hibs in their 1-0 win at Motherwell in October

Hibs defender Steven Whittaker eyes return at Hamilton

Steven Whittaker will today take the first step towards a return to Premiership action as he joins Neil Lennon’s squad for his first full training session following an injury which has ruled him out of Hibs’ last three matches.

Aaron Hughes

Hearts’ Aaron Hughes says joy of caps record hasn’t sunk in yet

Franz Beckenbauer, Didier Deschamps, Michael Laudrup, Diego Simeone, Carles Puyol. Each one a superstar on the world stage, but none can touch Hearts defender Aaron Hughes for international caps.

Steven Whittaker

Steven Whittaker happy to dish out advice to Hibs kids

As a kid at Easter Road, Steven Whittaker was a “sponge”, soaking up every little piece of advice he could glean from Hibs’ first-team players.


Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Water polo, roller derby, badminton

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport in the Evening News, only at your newsagent on Tuesday.

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Amateur wrap: Paul Milligan continues red-hot scoring form for Rose

Bonnyrigg Rose Amateurs striker Paul Milligan continued his stunning start to the season with a hat-trick and his 20th goal of the campaign so far with a 7-1 defeat of Borders-based Leithen Rovers in the South of Scotland Cup second round.

Lower Leagues
Finn Russell, centre, has been linked with a move to Racing after announcing his Glasgow exit. Pic: Getty

Dan McFarland: We’d rather Finn Russell stays in Scotland

Scotland assistant coach Dan McFarland would have preferred that star stand-off Finn Russell had chosen to stay at Glasgow rather than leave but concedes that the 25-year-old’s decision to head for pastures new at the end of the season was an example of “the market place”.

Rugby union
Hearts boss Craig Levein and Hibs counterpart Neil Lennon will lock horns in the William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round in January

Home tie with Hibs brilliant draw for Hearts – Craig Levein

Craig Levein has given an emphatic thumbs-up to a Scottish Cup tie between Hearts and Hibs at Tynecastle for the third successive year.

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An Edinburgh Tram

Construction chief brands tram firm ‘utterly disgraceful’

The former head of a construction consortium tasked with building Edinburgh’s tram network has branded the firm which led its delivery as “lying, conniving and arrogant”.

News 1
A drone attack was set and filmed in Edinburgh by campaigners and released online to coincide a United Nations summit which heard about the looming dangers of killer robots

Killer drone attacks filmed in Edinburgh to highlight artificial intelligence fears

A drone attack was set and filmed in Edinburgh for a United Nations summit that heard stark warnings about the growing danger of killer robots.

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdales decision to take part in Im A Celebrity&Get Me Out Of Here has provoked harsh words across the political divide. Picture: Neil Hanna

Nicola Sturgeon: I don’t know what Kezia Dugdale’s motives are

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has hit out at Kezia Dugdale’s decision to appear on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here as the controversy over the ex-Labour leader’s stint on the show continues to mount.

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