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Bomb squad called out to ‘suspicious package’ in Morningside area

Edinburgh
Danny Swanson paid tribute to Shaun Woodburn after he scored his first goal for Hibs. Picture; SNS

Danny Swanson dedicates his first Hibs goal to Shaun Woodburn

Edinburgh
Richard Jeffrey walked out out of a meeting according to the Tram Inquiry today.

Tram boss ‘walked out of meeting with council’ over contract termination plans

Edinburgh
Fergus Hamilton

Cat had 15cm grass blade up his nose

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Marina businessman sues yacht club for defamation

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

Edinburgh

Plans revealed for top of Leith Walk bike lanes

Edinburgh

Saughton Road North to be closed as part of major roadworks

Edinburgh
Dale Lush owns one of the rare mispressed vinyls. Pictures via Dale Lush.

Edinburgh DJ offered £500 for rare mispressed Beyonce vinyl

Edinburgh

Kevin Buckle: Rag’n’Bone Man leaves Scots on the scrapheap

Kevin Buckle
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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Pok Lo from Queensferry High School who is 13-year-old and has just got a First from the Open University.

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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Top teaching gong for musical Grace

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Alex Forbes

Accused fought for his life in fatal sword fight

Crime
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
Commodore Adrian Shield of the Royal Forth Yacht Club

Marina businessman sues yacht club for defamation

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

Edinburgh

Chief Inspector Kevin McLean: Beware of those bogus workmen

Opinion

Boy in court over West Lothian school knife slashing

Crime

Edinburgh man accused of assaulting two babies

Crime

Edinburgh robbers shouted ‘it’s the police’ before barging into house

Edinburgh
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

Edinburgh trams inquiry: Councillors not told of price rise

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Drivers have been urged to plan ahead.

Saughton Road North to be closed as part of major roadworks

Edinburgh
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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Plans revealed for top of Leith Walk bike lanes

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Morrisons are charging different prices at different stores in the Capital, leaving some readers to comment that they feel they're being punished for where they live.

Why are Morrisons charging different prices for petrol around Edinburgh?

Edinburgh 6
Ryanair flights between the Capital and several European destinations have been cancelled.

A dozen Edinburgh flights among thousands cancelled by Ryanair

Edinburgh

Tram boss ‘walked out of meeting with council’ over contract termination plans

Edinburgh 4

Crash on Ferry Road adds to early morning congestion

Edinburgh

Readers react to ‘cheapest airport bus link’ being scrapped

Edinburgh 5

Lothian Buses scraps ‘cheapest airport’ bus link with 35 rebrand

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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

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Liam and his mother Caroline love visiting The Yard

Charity that goes extra Yard for kids

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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

Boy in court over West Lothian school knife slashing

Crime

Fettes pupil expelled after taking ecstasy

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Edinburgh Council may ‘make changes to school catchment areas’

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Scottish teacher writes furious open letter to Nicola Sturgeon

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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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Neil Findlay with his wife Fiona.

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

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

Health

Edinburgh Sick Kids hospital sold to developers

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Liz McAreavey, chief executive of Edinburgh Chamber Of Commerce. Picture: Scott Louden

Liz McAreavey: A bright future is there for the taking

Opinion
Bogus workmen target the most vulnerable members of our communities

Chief Inspector Kevin McLean: Beware of those bogus workmen

Opinion
Playing Rocket will teach you how to create, build and deliver a successful business in a day

Gerry Farrell: Running a business is Rocket science

Opinion
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

Steve Cardownie: Battle lines are drawn over Newhaven trams

Opinion 3

Ash Denham: No more going round the houses

Opinion

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

Opinion

Cycle lanes need a balancing act

Opinion
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

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Building more houses is a priority for the Scottish government

Ash Denham: No more going round the houses

Opinion
Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones have shown a willingness to co-operate. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

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

Opinion

Scottish teacher writes furious open letter to Nicola Sturgeon

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Cammy Day: We must come together to battle homelessness

Opinion 2

Labour peer Tessa Jowell diagnosed with brain cancer

News 1

Poll: Scots’ support for remaining in EU up since January

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A new 'frozen museum' attraction will be installed on George Street in the run-up to Christmas.

Edinburgh unveils plans for festive celebrations in New Town

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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?

News

Video: A pictorial history of Edinburgh’s floral clock

News
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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Plans revealed for top of Leith Walk bike lanes

Edinburgh 7
Ryanair flights between the Capital and several European destinations have been cancelled.

A dozen Edinburgh flights among thousands cancelled by Ryanair

Edinburgh