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Edinburgh Festivals should be run ‘from June to September’ says city MP

News

Video: Bid to save Greyfriars Bobby from ‘lucky’ nose rub gains support

Entertainment
Tram works on Leith Walk in Edinburgh
Edinburgh streets
roadworks

John McLellan: Bus fares will ‘inevitably’ go up to fund tram extension

Opinion
Lord Duncan. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Scots firms ‘named and shamed’ for not paying minimum wage

Politics

Tommy Sheppard: Changing festival dates could be beneficial

Opinion

Bus diversions revealed ahead of Leith Street closure

Transport

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

News

John McLellan: What’s really behind the 20mph roll out?

Edinburgh
The snake was found in a pineapple from a local store.

Edinburgh shopper finds snake on pineapple

Edinburgh

John McLellan: What’s really behind the 20mph roll out?

Pic: Carolanne Bryce and Linda Hammell Boozem Buddies
cheque presentation - Oncology Department - St. John's
Carolanne Bryce - breast and bowel cancer sufferer - as well as being deaf
Has just raised over �5,200 paragliding at Strathallan through Bosom Buddies

Cancer survivor takes a leap of faith

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Ellen Graham with Oscar, her dog and Paul Middler, with his parrot Billy perched on his shoulder

Animal lovers start dream career move

News
Edinburgh is calling out for the public to share their ideas on what should be crowned as the
final object within Edinburgh's 101 Objects, a popular city attraction.

Public asked to cast votes for ‘defining’ Edinburgh object

Entertainment 5
Prize-winning law graduate Aimee Stuart

Aimee raises the bar to win award

News 1
90-year-old Dr Pamela Epps has been attending the Festival every year since it started in 1947. Picture:

 Neil Hanna

Meet the 90-year-old who has attended every Edinburgh Festival

Entertainment 2
Craig Newton from Willowbrae, impressed the judge for an online photography competition, securing a first-place win

Craig’s puffin was just picture perfect

News 4

Most popular Edinburgh Amazon purchases revealed

News 6

Royal Mile terror barriers get makeover

News 11

Top QMU student Marta is honoured

News 1

15,000 flock to sniff world’s smelliest plant in Edinburgh

News

Medical staff pay tribute to colleagues with charity walk

Edinburgh
Police found she was nine times over the limit

Hospital worker was nine times over drink drive limit

Crime 2
The 82-year-old fell when the First Bus she was on braked suddenly. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Woman dies in fall on bus in Linlithgow

Edinburgh
Robbie Huxtable was told to stay away from Leith Academy at the start of term today. Picture: TSPL

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

News 7
Police are appealing for information,

Three figure sum taken in Niddrie store robbery

Edinburgh

Teacher faces sack after ‘taking unhealthy interest’ in teens

News

DJ who sexually assaulted 3 teens at birthday party jailed

Our Region

Ex-Celtic and Hibs player Chris Killen avoids jail over assault

News

Police appeal after high-value theft from Hibs store

Edinburgh
Virgin Azuma 800101 arrives in Dunbar today on the first of a series of test runs north of the Border. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Virgin Trains Azuma crosses Border for first time

Transport 6
ScotRail off-peak fares will increase less than other train operators'. Picture: John Devlin

Rail fares to increase by 3.6 per cent from January

Transport 19

Bus diversions revealed ahead of Leith Street closure

Transport 39
The 82-year-old fell when the First Bus she was on braked suddenly. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Woman dies in fall on bus in Linlithgow

Edinburgh
Rush-hour travellers using ScotRail face a hike to pay for railway investment. Picture: PA

ScotRail commuters face highest fare rise in 5 years

Transport
Ryanair is pushing for airports to limit the sale of alcohol. Picture: AP

Ryanair calls on UK airports to enforce two-drink limit

Transport 14

Disbelief as pavements blocked by new 20mph signage

Edinburgh 43

Cyclist hit by tour bus in Blackhall crash

Transport

Edinburgh-Venice plane lands safely after declaring emergency

Edinburgh 2

Leith businesses express concern over tram extension

Edinburgh 48
Robbie Huxtable was told to stay away from Leith Academy at the start of term today. Picture: TSPL

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

News 7
Michelle Ballantyne wants 2013 guidance overhauled. Photo: Rex/Shutterstock

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 32
Children across Edinburgh are going back to school. Picture: Contributed

8 ways you know it’s back to school tomorrow

Edinburgh 1
Hundreds of positions remain unfilled at the start of the new term. Picture (posed by models): John Devlin

500 teaching vacancies across Scotland as new term starts

Education 22

Parents ‘most worried’ about bullying at school

Health

Edinburgh researchers discover 91 volcanoes in Antarctica

Education

Latest plans for schools unveiled in bid to tackle rising demand

Edinburgh 8

Edinburgh exam results show improvement across the board

Edinburgh 5
Drug related deaths rose to their highest level last year.

Drug-related deaths in Lothians increase by 28% to highest level

News
The number of complaints regarding litter has fallen following new waste policies from the Council.

Drop in complaints on bins and litter after changes by council

Politics 14
Luke with some of his friends.

Brave Luke returns home after tumour treatment in Mexico

Health 1
Bullying is an issue that many parents worry about.

Parents ‘most worried’ about bullying at school

Health
Dr Morit Boot made a series of videos on various procedures to help children become more aware of what is involved. Picture: Scott Louden

A million views for children at hospital videos made by mum

Health
Dr Marit Boot has made a series of videos on various hospital procedures to help children understand what is involved when they go into hospital. Picture: Scott Louden

Edinburgh mum makes videos to help children cope with hospital

Edinburgh
Baby boxes are being sent out from this week. Picture: PA

Baby boxes to be sent to new parents in Scotland from this week

News 54

Scotland ‘can become world leader in tackling period poverty’

News 39

NHS Lothian sends mental health patients to England for treatment

Health 1

West Lothian doctor found dead in hospital changing rooms

News

Concerns as Ravelston dust cloud returns amid resurfacing works

News 16
Tram works on Leith Walk in Edinburgh
Edinburgh streets
roadworks

John McLellan: Bus fares will ‘inevitably’ go up to fund tram extension

Opinion 3
Closing the attainment gap is priority for Edinburgh's education leader

Aiming high as schools return

Opinion
Could a change of dates ease the congestion on the likes of the High Street in August? Picture:  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Tommy Sheppard: Changing festival dates could be beneficial

Opinion 2
Rob Lloyd puts Dr Who on trial in Who Me

Karen Koren: Hidden gems are blooming at Rose

Opinion

John Spalding: Edinburgh kids shock family with act of kindness

Opinion 4

Gerry Farrell: The wildest night out since the 21st of Gray

Opinion 1

Brian Monteith: Hollow laughter at Alex’s end of the career show

Opinion 5

Liz McAreavey: Let’s establish city as a major global trader

Opinion
Lord Duncan. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Scots firms ‘named and shamed’ for not paying minimum wage

Politics 13
ScotRail off-peak fares will increase less than other train operators'. Picture: John Devlin

Rail fares to increase by 3.6 per cent from January

Transport 19
Alex Salmond made the call during his Fringe show. Picture: TSPL

Alex Salmond urges SNP to adopt radical change at Westminster

Politics 90
Alex Salmond unleashes his comedy Fringe show. Picture: Alistair Linford

Brian Monteith: Hollow laughter at Alex’s end of the career show

Opinion 5
HMS Queen Elizabeth, the UK's newest aircraft carrier, arrives in Portsmouth. Picture: PA

HMS Queen Elizabeth shows ‘Britain means business’ says captain

News

Nicola Sturgeon: ‘Alex Salmond is not sexist’ after Fringe joke

News 78

500 teaching vacancies across Scotland as new term starts

Education 22

Drop in complaints on bins and litter after changes by council

Politics 14
A street entertainer performs on the Royal Mile during the Fringe. Picture: Getty

Edinburgh Festivals should be run ‘from June to September’ says city MP

News 3
Could a change of dates ease the congestion on the likes of the High Street in August? Picture:  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Tommy Sheppard: Changing festival dates could be beneficial

Opinion 2
Rob Lloyd puts Dr Who on trial in Who Me

Karen Koren: Hidden gems are blooming at Rose

Opinion

Bus diversions revealed ahead of Leith Street closure

Transport 39
Edinburgh is ranked as the best city in the UK to start a business

Liz McAreavey: Let’s establish city as a major global trader

Opinion
Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Picture: Contributed

EICC claims Scottish first with carbon-neutral event

Business 1