Christmas News
Hibs star helps Capital’s homeless at Christmas

Hibs star helps Capital’s homeless at Christmas

FOOTBALLERS are usually forced to spend Christmas Day on the training pitch – with games normally scheduled for Boxing Day.

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Can Edinburgh claim the world’s first Santa’s Grotto?

Can Edinburgh claim the world’s first Santa’s Grotto?

ACCORDING to numerous sources the “world’s first Santa’s Grotto” appeared at Lewis’s Bon Marche department store in Liverpool, laying the foundations for a cherished Christmas tradition which would be copied around the globe – but is this really accurate?

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Saint Nicked: Santa warned by police on High Street

Saint Nicked: Santa warned by police on High Street

Santa’s sleigh may be delayed this year after he was cautioned by police officers on the High Street.

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Queues brought in to tackle ‘crush’ at Christmas celebrations

Queues brought in to tackle ‘crush’ at Christmas celebrations

CROWD control measures have been put in place to deal with record numbers of revellers at Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations.

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When are buses running in Edinburgh at Christmas & New Year?

When are buses running in Edinburgh at Christmas & New Year?

With cancelled services, new timetables and different routes, we take a look at when buses are running in the Capital over the Festive Period.

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Council apologises for lack of Christmas lights

Council apologises for lack of Christmas lights

CITY bosses have offered their “sincere apologies” after quietly revealing scores of high streets across the Capital will not get festive lights this year.

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How an Edinburgh gravestone inspired Ebenezer Scrooge

How an Edinburgh gravestone inspired Ebenezer Scrooge

EBENEZER Scrooge: the quintessential miserly, old curmudgeon. How appropriate then to have been inspired by a Scot.

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Edinburgh’s Street of Light hit by technical faults

Edinburgh’s Street of Light hit by technical faults

REVELLERS have criticised George Street’s festive Street of Light after the display was marred by technical faults.

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Festive lights axed from city high streets to save cash

Festive lights axed from city high streets to save cash

HE’S the furry recluse created by Dr Seuss and famous for his dastardly scheming and simmering hatred of the festive season.

People
Festive seasons gets off to a sparkling start in the Capital

Festive seasons gets off to a sparkling start in the Capital

IT might only be November – but yesterday Christmas well and truly got underway in the Capital.

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Give the gift of gin this Christmas with these fantastic festive treats

Gin Advent CalendarPicture: John LewisCount down the days to Christmas one mini bottle of Edinburgh Gin at a time thanks to this cute advent

Tesco's latest release could see them win the war for weirdest Christmas crisp flavour

Rightly hailed for their usual Christmas release - Pigs in Blankets flavoured crisps - this winter's limited edition flavour has left many

2017's comfiest clothes to lounge around in on Christmas morning

Onsies, jammies, slippers and socks and slippers: tear open the wrapping paper in style with comfy lounge wear for the big day.Tartan

Britain's booziest advent calendar launched - that includes 25 full size bottles of gin

Britain's booziest advent calendar has been launched - containing 25 full size bottles of gin. They are encased in a custom-made wooden cabinet