Celtic’s Moussa Dembele fast becoming £50m man – Cristian Gamboa

There was practically a scoff from Cristian Gamboa when, post-match on Saturday, he was asked if Moussa Dembele could cut it at a top-six club in the English Premier League.

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Grillgasse railway station in Vienna. Picture: Wikicommons

Edinburgh man dies after being struck by train in Austria

A MAN from the Capital has died tragically after being struck by a train in Austria.


Grange to face Kelburne in hockey final

GRANGE hockey coach Andrew Brogdon praised his squad after they cruised into the Scottish Cup Final with an 8-1 demolition of Dundee side Grove Menzieshill.

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Sarah Inglis battles through the mud to secure bronze

On a day better suited for ducks Sarah Inglis (Lothian AC) made a brave bid for glory at the Scottish National Cross Country Championships at mud-strewn Callendar Park, Falkirk on Saturday.

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Mouat satisfied with runners-up spot at national curling championships

Murrayfield curler Bruce Mouat was unable to land his third major title in the past 12 months after claiming some big scalps on his way to his first national men’s final at the Scottish Championships in Perth.

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Drivers fined £100 after speeding crackdown in Grangemouth

Drivers fined £100 after speeding crackdown in Grangemouth

Four drivers have been fined £100 after a police crackdown on speeding in the Grangemouth area.

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The 20mph speed limit has already been rolled out in parts of Edinburgh.  Picture Ian Rutherford

‘Massive surge in support’ for 20mph zones in Edinburgh

What do you think about the Capital’s plan for rolling out 20mph schemes?

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Game Of Thrones star Neil Fingleton, who has died at the age of 36. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Game of Thrones star Neil Fingleton dies age 36

Game Of Thrones star Neil Fingleton has died at the age of 36, it has been reported.

The new version of the Nokia 3310 which has been unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Picture: Martin Landi/PA Wire

Nokia relaunches 3310 mobile phone - with snake

Nokia is to relaunch its 3310 mobile phone as the technology firm revealed a new line-up of smartphones in an attempted revamp of the company.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking on the third day of the Scottish Labour Party Conference at Perth Concert Hall. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn: ‘SNP should clear up its mess and forget indryref2’

Embattled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told Nicola Sturgeon to forget a second independence referendum and clear up the “shameful” mess she has made in governing Scotland.

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Michael Jamieson won the silver medal in the 200m breast stroke at the London Olympics. Picture: Robert Perry The Scotsman.

Michael Jamieson retires after opening up on depression battle

Olympic silver-medallist Michael Jamieson has retired from competitive swimming.

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Sex attacker avoids prison sentence

A DIVING coach who sexually assaulted a sleeping woman has escaped a jail term.

JK Rowling. Picture: AP

JK Rowling sprinkles a touch of magic on Lego Batman film

Harry Potter author JK Rowling helped producers make the new Lego Batman movie, its director has revealed.

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Puffins on the Isle of May in the Firth of Forth. Picture: Jane Barlow / TSPL

Volunteers needed to work and live on tiny Scottish island

Bird-loving volunteers are being hunted for a “chance of a lifetime opportunity” to work and live on a tiny Scottish island,

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A double decker bus at New Gunter station. Picture: Wikicommons

Double decker trains ‘could ease Edinburgh to Glasgow travel crisis’

Using double decker trains to transport passengers between Edinburgh and Glasgow could help solve the country’s rail crisis, according to Scotland’s former transport minister.

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Richard Gadd in a scene from Amazonia

Comedian sees the funny side of Amazon reviews

He has already picked up the most prestigious prize at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Kezia Dugdale tried to defuse the row this morning. Picture: John Devlin

Kezia Dugdale defends Sadiq Khan in SNP ‘racism’ row

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has sought to defuse a row over claims of racism directed at the SNP by the London mayor Sadiq Khan.

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Researchers Andy Mitchell and John Hutchison have uncovered new information about how Edinburgh gave the world its first football club.

How Edinburgh gave the world its first football club

It occupies a proud yet forgotten place in the pantheon of sport, but now a treasure trove of information has cast fresh light on the legacy of the world’s first football club.


Scotland 29 - 13 Wales: Watch as Scots overpower Welsh

Scotland made light of numerous injured players and recent history to claim their first victory over Wales in a decade, and they did it the hard way, bouncing back after trailing 10-3 at the end of the first quarter. The home team grew arms and legs throughout the second half and ended up dominating the only thing that matters, the scoreboard.

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Gary O'Connor is setting up a coaching academy. Picture: Toby Williams

Ex-Hibs striker Garry O’Connor to start football school

Former Hibs star Garry O’Connor is set to launch his own coaching academy.

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