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ERI ‘in crisis’ as 36 patients wait 17 hours to be admitted

Health
The scene after an elderly pedestrian was being struck with a HGV on Lanark Road. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Elderly pedestrian hit by lorry on Lanark Road

Edinburgh
Police have carried out a series of drug raids. Picture;  Steven Scott Taylor/JP License

Drugs worth £500,000 seized in police property raids

Edinburgh
Three topiary heads created by Michael Kaplan in his garden. Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh man spends 2,000 hours sculpting ‘head’ hedges

Edinburgh

Police to pull over Edinburgh drivers ‘too close to cyclists’

Edinburgh

Capital urged to embrace stag and hen do culture

Edinburgh

Homeowner rumbles fake police officer in West Lothian

Edinburgh

Scotland's weather: “Shock” cold snap on the way

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Portobello Pier was first discussed in 1869.

Lost Edinburgh: Looking back at Portobello Pier

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Brian Monteith: Time for Nicola to wind in her brass neck

Sally Lloyd, Scottish PA of the Year

PAs play a vital role says winner Sally

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Hearts owner Ann Budge auctions stay on her yacht to fund Tynecastle redevelopment

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Margot Forrest competes in London on Sunday

Margot has got her diabetes on the run

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Jack Dunn, 6, is a primary two pupil at Edinburgh Academy. Picture: contributed

Jack ,6, is youngest player to get hole-in-one at Bruntsfield

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The stars of this year's Easter Passion Play at Princes Street Gardens include window cleaning brothers Kevin, left, and Sean Edie. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

GP and window cleaners take starring roles in Passion Play

Entertainment
Aylee and Rianna feature in new NHS advert

Aylee’s keeping us in the best of health

News

Campaign launched to salute Edinburgh’s greatest women

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Sir Arnold Clark, billionaire car tycoon, dies aged 89

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World authority on pollution retires

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One For Arthur owner ‘can’t believe’ he won Grand National

Our Region

Deaf-blind man is hauled off Easyjet flight over ‘safety fears’

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Lance Corporal Trimaan Dhillon, also known as Harry, has appeared at Newcastle Crown Court. Picture: North News & Pictures Ltd

Soldier accused of murder offers to take lie detector test

Edinburgh
Police have carried out a series of drug raids. Picture;  Steven Scott Taylor/JP License

Drugs worth £500,000 seized in police property raids

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The caller claimed to be a police officer

Homeowner rumbles fake police officer in West Lothian

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has praised new laws aimed at tackling prejudice faced by rape victims.

Changes to help rape victims introduced

Politics

Bereaved family’s holiday gift to parents of missing man

Crime

Hibs striker Jamie Insall fails drugs test

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Bogus workman jailed for defrauding elderly homeowners

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Life sentence for Bonnyrigg man who slit victim’s throat

Edinburgh
A 48-hour strike  has been suspended. Picture: PA

Virgin Trains strike suspended after ‘progress’ in talks

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The scene after an elderly pedestrian was being struck with a HGV on Lanark Road. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Elderly pedestrian hit by lorry on Lanark Road

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A partial evacuation took place at Waverley.

Evacuation at Waverley confirmed as ‘false alarm’

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Operation Close Pass will see motorists who pass unmarked cars too cloesly pulled over. Picture: contributed.

Police to pull over Edinburgh drivers ‘too close to cyclists’

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Drug-driving limits were introduced in England in 2015. Picture: John Giles

Drug-drive limits and new tests to be introduced in Scotland

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Evening News joins launch of new fire engines in Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Train passenger’s reusable mug refused over ‘risk assessment’

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Scots fliers have enjoyed 13% air fares cut in the last year

Transport 8

Dalmeny Station renamed for World Heritage Day

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Virgin Trains will run full east coast service despite RMT strike

Transport 3
Katherine McMahon realised she had to exercise to be healthy. Picture: Neil Hanna

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

Health 8
Heriot Watt has signed a multi-million poud deal with oil giant Total (PIC: ROB MCDOUGALL)

Heriot-Watt signs £2.5m research deal with oil giant Total

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Miss McGregor with her P3 class

Primary pupils set boat alight in tribute to Viking festival

Edinburgh
Malala Yousafzai (centre) with Kainat Riaz (left) and Shazia Ramzan, pictured in 2013. Picture: Jane Barlow

Malala Yousafzai friends set to attend Edinburgh University

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Edinburgh science festival looks forward to 30th birthday

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Vandals cause £18,000 of damage to two primary schools

Education

Checks at 70 schools after city crisis uncover similar defects

Education 4

Keane Wallis-Bennett’s family ‘don’t need to be represented at FAI’ court hears

Edinburgh
New study suggests a combination of exercise  at least 45 minutes a few times a week could boost brain power in the over-50s.

Exercise ‘prescription’ boosts brain power in the over 50s

Health
36 patients waited in the ERI for up to 17 hours in the midst of the crisis last Friday. Picture: Greg Macvean

ERI ‘in crisis’ as 36 patients wait 17 hours to be admitted

Health
Fears have been raised over bed blocking in Edinburgh hospitals. Picture; Greg Macvean

Fears over bed blocking as delayed discharges double

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The Hemp Eyewear brand has five styles, which can be fitted with prescription lenses. The hemp frames are formed in a compression moulding process then coated in eco-friendly resin.

High hopes for sunglasses made from cannabis plants

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Katherine McMahon realised she had to exercise to be healthy. Picture: Neil Hanna

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

Health 8

Petition to save Inverleith GP surgery launched

News

Liberton Hospital reduces available beds to the elderly

Health 13

Zero tolerance demand by Tories over drug-driving

News 4

Cash from Sick Kids sale will go to government - not NHS

Health 5
Grant Stott

Karen Koren: Grant’s one-man show proves a hit

Opinion
No its not a crime scene, its just Pc Colin Spence helping out on the Leith litter pick. Picture: Toby Williams

Susan Morrison: I picked my moment to tackle Leith’s litter

Opinion
Ruth Davidson believes the general election is a two-horse race between the SNP the Tories. Picture: Getty

Ruth Davidson: Forget tactical voting. The choice on June 8 is clear

Opinion

Fiona Henderson: Patronising the locals ends in tears

Opinion 7

Melanie Main: Green City Deal addresses real needs of the Capital

Opinion

Helen Martin: Food for thought in battle for our health

Opinion

Comment: Is marina plan a new dawn for Granton?

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Ruth Davidson believes the general election is a two-horse race between the SNP the Tories. Picture: Getty

Ruth Davidson: Forget tactical voting. The choice on June 8 is clear

Opinion
36 patients waited in the ERI for up to 17 hours in the midst of the crisis last Friday. Picture: Greg Macvean

ERI ‘in crisis’ as 36 patients wait 17 hours to be admitted

Health
Foodbank manager Kathleen Neilly. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Surge in Edinburgh foodbank use as changes to benefits bite

News

Sturgeon: PM called election before fraud probe ‘catches up with her’

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Poll shows no rise in support for Scottish independence

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Full Ribbish Binns in The Leith Walk Area, Edinburgh. Buchanan Street.

Rubbish row spills over into election in Edinburgh

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Jim Eadie is tipped to fight Ian Murray for his seat. Picture: Ian Rutherford

SNP’s Jim Eadie set to take on Ian Murray in Edinburgh South

Politics

Nicola Sturgeon rules out coalitions after council elections

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Melanie Main: Green City Deal addresses real needs of the Capital

Opinion

School pupils get chance of seat at Barack Obama dinner

Politics 13

Changes to help rape victims introduced

Politics
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the Addams Family - on stage at the Playhouse
Les Dennis as Uncle Fester

Review: The Addams Family return in all their ghoulish glory

Entertainment
Foodbank manager Kathleen Neilly. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Surge in Edinburgh foodbank use as changes to benefits bite

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Operation Close Pass will see motorists who pass unmarked cars too cloesly pulled over. Picture: contributed.

Police to pull over Edinburgh drivers ‘too close to cyclists’

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