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Soldier who claimed he mistook schoolgirl for wife guilty of sex attack

Our Region
The control tower at Edinburgh Airport.Pic: Julie Howden

Flight forced to circle Edinburgh Airport after emergency call

Edinburgh
Libbi Toledo . Picture: submitted

Concern grows for missing Kirkcaldy teen Libbi Toledo

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Council agrees business case for extending Edinburgh tram to Leith

Transport

Police officer accused of Edinburgh pub sex attack

Crime

CCTV appeal over vicious attack on nightclub worker

Crime

New Scottish £10 note featuring Robert Burns released

News

Edinburgh party flats to be probed by BBC Panorama

Politics
Leaving the council solely responsible was a good thing according to Mike Heath

Transport Scotland’s withdrawal from tram project ‘a positive’

Edinburgh

Ian Murray: SNP refuse to use resources where they’re needed most

The Johnston Carmicheal teams efforts on the Kiltwalk have helped charities for children

Accountants take steps for charities

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Liam and his mother Caroline love visiting The Yard

Charity that goes extra Yard for kids

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Sheila Sinclair has died at the age of 79

Sheila was always on the right track

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Nan and Joe Reilly are celebrating 70 years of marriage

Edinburgh couple mark 70 years together

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Emma Hudson-Brookfield has been swimming since the age of four and has set her sights on becoming a world record holder to raise money for Edinburgh Childrens Hospital Charity

Ten-year-old Edinburgh girl aims to break Firth of Forth swimming record

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Hayley Richards retrained as a Business Studies teacher at Portobello

Teachers back new recruitment drive

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Richard Demarco is the Fine Furniture Guild's honorary chairman. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Demarco takes seat at Furniture Guild

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Maths prodigy gets a first degree aged just 13

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Lothian Bus driver named one of best in Britain

Edinburgh

Spadework pays off for pensioners

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Sosiveta Nakanacagi (left) was staioned at Glencorse.

Soldier who claimed he mistook schoolgirl for wife guilty of sex attack

Our Region
The incident is said to have happened at Stramash on the Cowgate.

Police officer accused of Edinburgh pub sex attack

Crime
Police are hunting two men over the attack at the Liquid Rooms.

CCTV appeal over vicious attack on nightclub worker

Crime

Accused fought for his life in fatal sword fight

Crime

Scots teachers could face court under new Named Person plan

Education

Marina businessman sues yacht club for defamation

News

Teenager ‘told girls they could make money carrying out sex acts’

Edinburgh
The investment in cycling has left many on different sides of the fence.

Letters: Readers debate the new £12m cycle investment in Edinburgh

Edinburgh 2

Council agrees business case for extending Edinburgh tram to Leith

Transport 11
Lothian Buses are a popular aspect of Capital life.

John McLellan: Bus lovers take against tram line

Edinburgh 8
Some passengers on re-booked Ryanair flights were forced to pay again for extras they'd paid for on their original flight. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights pay again for extras

Transport
Scotrail have recorded their best performance in 2 years.

ScotRail reports best train performance in two years

Transport

Edinburgh trams inquiry: Councillors not told of price rise

Transport 8
Drivers have been urged to plan ahead.

Saughton Road North to be closed as part of major roadworks

Edinburgh

Bike group backs new £12m cycle routes in Edinburgh

Transport 17

Plans revealed for top of Leith Walk bike lanes

Edinburgh 8

Why are Morrisons charging different prices for petrol around Edinburgh?

Edinburgh 8

A dozen Edinburgh flights among thousands cancelled by Ryanair

Edinburgh
The incident happened on Wednesday at a classroom in Broughton Primary.

Classroom at Broughton Primary closes after ceiling collapses

Edinburgh
MSPs are considering fresh legislation that seeks to address issues raised in a Supreme Court legal ruling on the Named Persons policy. Picture: TSPL

Scots teachers could face court under new Named Person plan

Education
Boroughmuir High School. Picture: Jon Savage

Parents paying £122k more for house in Boroughmuir catchment area

Education 1
Liam and his mother Caroline love visiting The Yard

Charity that goes extra Yard for kids

News

Brian Monteith: As long as the Blob rules, schools will keep failing

Opinion

Boy in court over West Lothian school knife slashing

Crime

Fettes pupil expelled after taking ecstasy

News

Edinburgh Council may ‘make changes to school catchment areas’

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Ambulance took 1 hour 42 minutes to arrive.

Patient waits one hour 42 minutes for an ambulance

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Fergus Hamilton

Cat had 15cm grass blade up his nose

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Team Jak launches its crowdfunding campaign on Jak's 18th birthday. Picture: contributed

Second retreat will honour Jak’s memory

Health
Founder Elaine Wyllie, Chief Medical Officer Dr Catherine Calderwood, ScottishPowers Keith Anderson, Health Minister Aileen Campbell, Aiden Cassidy, Rachel Short and Saul Dougherty launch the Daily Mile intiative. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland aims to become first Daily Mile nation

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Anna Burnett who had  a liver transplant aged 10 has died aged 32. Anna was a transplant athlete and art teacher.

Tributes paid to ‘remarkable’ transplant patient Anna Burnett

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Hugo was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia aged just two

Stacy Rowan: Help us to help more children like Hugo

Opinion
Labour peer Tessa Jowell who has been diagnosed with brain cancer, her family has announced.  Pictture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Labour peer Tessa Jowell diagnosed with brain cancer

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Labour’s Neil Findlay tells of wife’s battle with breast cancer

Politics

Occupational therapist will ‘grasp life opportunities’ after cancer

Our Region

How a routine eye check saved an Edinburgh teenager’s life

Edinburgh 1

Chief medical officer reveals ‘untold story’ over invasive treatment for terminally ill

Health
The Edinburgh by Numbers information pack suggests the city is faring pretty well in turbulent times. Picture: Scott Taylor

John McLellan: A ra-ra read, but the UK is still our best customer

Opinion
Lothian Buses are a popular aspect of Capital life.

John McLellan: Bus lovers take against tram line

Edinburgh 8
The Scottish Ambulance Service has apologised for delays in getting to a call outside the Scottish Parliament

Comment: Ambulance service is feeling the strain too

Opinion
Ian Murray is the Labour MP for Edinburgh South. Picture: Scott Taylor

Ian Murray: SNP refuse to use resources where they’re needed most

Opinion 2

Karen Koren: Kara brings out the best in Cilla

Opinion

Liz McAreavey: A bright future is there for the taking

Opinion

Chief Inspector Kevin McLean: Beware of those bogus workmen

Opinion

Gerry Farrell: Running a business is Rocket science

Opinion
The party flats in Edinburgh are being probed. Picture; Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh party flats to be probed by BBC Panorama

Politics 3
Ian Murray is the Labour MP for Edinburgh South. Picture: Scott Taylor

Ian Murray: SNP refuse to use resources where they’re needed most

Opinion 2
Glasgow-born Sir John A Macdonald,  former Prime Minister of Canada. PIC: Creative Commons.

Why does Canada want to remove symbols of its Scottish settler past?

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Surveys in literacy and numeracy reveal a decline in standards in our schools. Picture: John Devlin

Brian Monteith: As long as the Blob rules, schools will keep failing

Opinion
An artist's impression of the proposed canalside homes at Fountainbridge. Picture: contributed

Roof-top gardens top plans for new Fountainbridge flats

Business 4
Land reform campaigner Andy Wightman has called for a tax on vacant land

Scottish Greens call for levy on ‘vacant’ Scottish land

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Harry Potter author JK Rowling. Picture: PA

JK Rowling compares Brexit ‘media bias’ claims to Yes campaign

News

Ash Denham: No more going round the houses

Opinion

Ian Swanson: Is a Labour-SNP coalition really so unthinkable?

Opinion

Scottish teacher writes furious open letter to Nicola Sturgeon

News 8

Cammy Day: We must come together to battle homelessness

Opinion 2

House “older than Stonehenge” found in East Ayrshire field

News
The statue of Wojtek the bear is showing signs of wear around its nose and ears. Picture: Jon Savage

Tourists damaging Wojtek the bear statue with ‘lucky’ nose rub

Entertainment 4
Canadian Governor General Designate Julie Payette meets Queen Elizabeth II during a private audience at Balmoral Castle, Scotland. PIC: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire.

Sneak peak at Queen’s private room at Balmoral Castle

Entertainment
Scotrail have recorded their best performance in 2 years.

ScotRail reports best train performance in two years

Transport
Commodore Adrian Shield of the Royal Forth Yacht Club

Marina businessman sues yacht club for defamation

News
An artist's impression of one of the proposed new cycle lanes for west Edinburgh. Picture: contributed

Bike group backs new £12m cycle routes in Edinburgh

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