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Sean Connery pays tribute to Roger Moore

Sir Sean Connery has paid tribute to fellow James Bond star Sir Roger Moore following his death at the age of 89.

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Kenny Fisher was on target for Tranent

Tranent Juniors make another final after shoot-out success

Tranent booked their second final in five days as they knocked out Musselburgh 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in the Fife and Lothians Cup.

Lower Leagues
New light cast on famous brothel in Edinburgh’s New Town

New light cast on famous brothel in Edinburgh’s New Town

PRIM in her sumptuous fur coat draped over the classic uniform of twinset and pearls, the well-spoken and elegant middle-aged woman’s image was that of archetypal Morningside matron.

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James Hogg produced a fine performance in the Singles

Carrick Knowe in tip-top shape after Top Ten victory

Edinburgh champions Carrick Knowe powered into the second round of the Dechmont Forklift Trucks (Broxburn)-sponsored Inter County Top Ten Championship with 6-2 home win over their Dunbartonshire counterparts, Vale of Leven.

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Inverleith Hockey Club celebrate century with tournament and dinner

Inverleith Hockey Club celebrate reaching 100 years this weekend.

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Ashley Katsande. Picture: Facebook

Jealous clubber launched glass attack at wrong woman

A CLUBBER smashed a glass over the head of a fellow reveller she wrongly thought had been kissing her boyfriend.

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The Hydro is among the venues where security is being stepped up.

Scottish concert venues increase security after Manchester attack

Security is being stepped up at concert venues in Scotland in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.

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Virgin Trains East Coast services are among those affected.

Trains halted after east coast main line power lines damaged

Trains are at a standstill on the east coast main line after serious damage to overhead power lines in East Lothian.
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The moment we've all been waiting for. Picture: Emojipedia

Twitter delights Scottish users with Saltire emoji

Good news for patriotic tweeters.

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The Diaspora tapestry piece of art went missing on Sunday 7th May.

Stolen Scottish Diaspora Tapestry recovered

POLICE are pleased to confirm that a tapestry stolen from St Giles Cathedral has been recovered, but officers are keen to further the investigation.

Edinburgh
Nicola Sturgeon said the number of armed police response vehicles on patrol had doubled since Monday night.

Sturgeon: ‘no troops on the streets’ after terror attack

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed there will be no army personnel on the streets of Scotland despite the raised terror threat.

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John McGinn shows off his award. Pic: SNS

Hibs’ John McGinn wins Ladbrokes Championship player of year award

Hibs midfielder John McGinn has won the Ladbrokes Championship Player of the Year award.

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Lynn Harter received a postcard through the letterbox earlier in the week which was sent in September 1955. Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh postcard delivered 62 years late

A WOMAN has been left puzzled after a postcard was delivered to her house intended for the home’s previous occupants - 62 YEARS after it was posted.

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Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Tax-dodging decorator escapes jail sentence

A painter and decorator who swindled the taxpayer out of tens of thousands of pounds by failing to register his VAT has escaped a jail sentence.

Edinburgh
Ian Cathro hands over the captain's armband to new signing Christophe Berra. Pic: SNS

Hearts announce Christophe Berra as new club captain

Hearts have confirmed that new signing Christophe Berra has taken over the mantle of club captain.

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Former headteacher Neal McGowan. Picture: Stian Alexander

Ex-headteacher accused of child sex offences appears in court

A FORMER city headteacher has appeared in court accused of a string of sex offences.

Edinburgh
People attend a vigil in Albert Square in Manchester the day after the attack. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Manchester arena attack: Music fans recall moment of blast

FANS described the moment the suicide bomber detonated his explosive shortly after US singer Ariana Grande had finished her performance.

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Many skilled people want to work part-time but struggle to find employers that will let them. Picture: Getty Images/amana images RF

Edinburgh start-up seeks to champion part-time workers

With almost half of skilled employees looking for flexible working arrangements and only 7 per cent of advertised jobs in Scotland offering part-time hours, an Edinburgh-based start-up has launched a service for employers to find highly-skilled people.

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Hibs are regular visitors to Shielfield Park. Pic: SNS

Hibs to play Berwick Rangers in pre-season friendly

Hibs have announced their first pre-season friendly of the 2017/18 campaign.

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Manchester attack: Armed police to patrol Scottish Cup final

Armed police will patrol the Scottish Cup final on Saturday for the first time in memory as part of Police Scotland stepping up its presence at major events to reassure the public after the Manchester attack.

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