Courtney Cameron

History teacher struck off for being drunk

A TEACHER who turned up for work drunk and allegedly stashed booze in a school outbuilding has been struck off.

Dolphin sightings in Firth of Forth on the rise

Dolphin sightings in Firth of Forth on the rise

IT’S the perfect time of year for a stroll along the beach or a relaxing boat ride a long the Firth of Forth.

Mark and Shirley Graham in front of the cave before its renovation.

Edinburgh couple open guesthouse in Spanish cave

THEY are a couple from the Capital who dreamt of opening a bespoke Spanish guest house like no other.

Towerbank Primary School is one of the three schools.

Urgent work to be carried out on three city primary schools

Remedial work is needed at three city primary schools and a community centre after structural investigations reported faults.

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An artist's impression of the new hospital. Picture: contributed

More than £5m for artwork at new sick kids hospital

IT is less than a year until the city’s new children’s hospital opens its doors to the public at Little France.

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The ambulance was involved in a collision with bus on Dalkeith Road. Picture: Contributed

Ambulance taking patient to hospital in road collision

An ambulance transporting a patient to hospital has been involved in a road traffic collision.

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Hundreds of cyclists gathered to show their respects. Picture; Lisa Ferguson

Cyclist gather for minute’s silence for tram track victim

MORE than 100 cyclists gathered on Princes Street to pay tribute to a medical student who died after her bicycle got trapped in the tram tracks.

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Kalon Forrest cuts Chris' hair. Pic: Greg Macvean

Barber spends days off on street cutting hair of the homeless

He’s been cutting hair for the homeless on the Capital’s streets for almost four years.

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Alfonso Russo has owned the shop with Sam since 1970. Picture: Greg Macvean

Gorgie Road barbers closes after almost 50 years

It has been a cut above since it first opened almost 50 years ago – even if it has kept a single style the entire time.

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Lyle Cornet with his mum Lyndsay - Loanhead. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Mum’s fear as tumour op may leave child blind

a TWO-year-old boy with an incurable double brain tumour is facing a dangerous operation which could cost him his sight.


Portobello musician features in new SSPCA advert

DURING her childhood, she craved a pet but wasn’t allowed one due to her dad’s animal allergy.

Local Hero award winner Callum Skinner with Child of Achievement Cody McManus and Inspirational Young Adult winner Josh Manson. Picture: EEN

Evening News Local Hero Award winners celebrated

OLYMPIC champion Callum Skinner has been named this year’s Local Hero.

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St Mary's Primary School on East London Street. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Soldier dies after falling through primary school roof

a SOLDIER has died after falling through a primary school roof in the early hours of the morning.

Cheyne fell 50ft from a bridge in Malta.

Tributes paid to city musician who died after bridge fall

A MUSICIAN who composed the soundtrack for last year’s Pride March in the Capital has died after falling 50ft from a bridge.

Laura found parenthood hard. Picture: Ian Georgeson

New mums need to take care of mental health, says campaigner

NObodY thinks parenthood is going to be easy – but most mums-to-be will expect plenty of joy and happiness.

Simone Murphy

Edinburgh model’s run on top TV contest ends

IT’S been seven long weeks of photoshoots, catwalks, tears and laughter.

Due to branch closures Peter Gibbs nearest bank will be Wester Hailes Plaza
 which is not even wheelchair friendly. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Disabled man hits out at bank closures across Capital

A DISABLED man has accused banks of discrimination – because he can’t fit his wheelchair through their doors.

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Nelson Anthony, left, and Campbell Keating were able to help the drivers involved in the collision thanks to having first aid training. Picture: Ian Rutherford

James Gillespie’s schoolboys praised for crash scene bravery

it started out as a normal day for Nelson Anthony and Campbell Keating as they grabbed their rucksacks and headed off to school.

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Pure Gym Ocean Terminal, winners of the Gym of the Year 2017. 
The staff at Pure Gym in Ocean Terminal. Picture; Ian Rutherford.

Pure Gym at Ocean Terminal named as Gym of the Year

Regular exercise can be key to living a longer, healthier and happier life.

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Andrew and Gillian are stepping our from behind the Port OLeith bar. Picture: Toby Williams

Mixed emotions as plans unveiled for Port O’ Leith revamp

IT played a starring role in the hit film Sunshine on Leith and was a quiet spot where Irvine Welsh drafted Trainspotting.

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