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Castlebrae High set to shine as Edinburgh Festival venue

Festivals
Nicola Sturgeon wants Edinburgh Festival venues to be in the "vanguard" of paying the Living Wage to staff.

Nicola Sturgeon backs bid to ensure Edinburgh Festival staff are paid Living Wage

Entertainment
Paul MacDonald played for Clyde and Hearts. Picture; SNS

Former Hearts player facing jail over drug dealing operation

Edinburgh
From street food markets to discounted cinema tickets, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a date in Edinburgh on a budget. Picture: Food + Flea/Facebook

10 date ideas for £10 or less in Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Man appears in court accused of threatening to kill Neil Lennon

Edinburgh

TV legend Sir Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89

News

Edinburgh stands with Spain after Barcelona attack

Edinburgh

Nicola Sturgeon explains “nippy sweetie” nickname

News
Meadowbank Stadium. Picture: JANE BARLOW

Fraud probe into ‘phantom’ Meadowbank fitness event

News

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

Morag Macleman celebrates her 45 years at the Jewel with colleagues

Morag Macleman marks 45 years at Edinburgh Asda store

News
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

News
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
Paul MacDonald played for Clyde and Hearts. Picture; SNS

Former Hearts player facing jail over drug dealing operation

Edinburgh
Andrew Jenkinson was found guilty at the Sheriff Court. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Community Payback Order for man who abused anti-racism campaigner

Crime
Meadowbank Stadium. Picture: JANE BARLOW

Fraud probe into ‘phantom’ Meadowbank fitness event

News 3
A man appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court today.

Man appears in court accused of threatening to kill Neil Lennon

Edinburgh

Man stabbed 40 times in Duke Street murder bid

Crime

Man locked in cupboard after Grindr drug deal goes wrong

Crime

Electrician bombarded married mother with unwanted sexts

Crime

Cyber expert warns of potential security breach at Edinburgh Council

News 4
Women queue at Waverley Station toilets; right, a sign apologises for delays. Picture: Jon Savage

Waverley Station panned over long queue at ladies’ toilet

News
Parts of the A90 have been closed due to flooding

Traffic Alert: A90 closed in both directions

Transport
20mph is about safety writes Lesley McInnes

Letters: 20mph is about safety not annoying motorists

Edinburgh 4
Work is underway on an extension to the airport.

Work underway on £80 million Edinburgh Airport extension

Edinburgh 9
The family of Wullie McColm will be one of the first to cross the  Queensferry Crossing bridge. Picture; Greg Macvean

Family of tragic Queensferry Crossing worker ‘will cross bridge first’

Edinburgh
Satisfaction with Edinburgh Trams improved by two points on 2015. Picture: Lesley Martin

Letters: Next stop Portobello for the tram line?

Edinburgh

Letters: Cyclists should gear up for a crackdown

News

All you need to know about 20mph zones in Edinburgh as phase 3 arrives

Edinburgh 123

Bus diversions revealed ahead of Leith Street closure

Transport 41
Ibrahim Faisal (The High School of Glasgow), James Griffith (Loretto School) and Aidan Davis (George Watson's College) show off their medals. Picture: contributed

Edinburgh whizz kids claim triple medal win at World Math Olympiad

Education
Labour's Scott Arthur. Picture: Contributed

Labour councillor questions own party’s education priorities

Education 2
Chair and vice chair of education, Ian Perry and Alison Dickie. Picture: Alistair Linford

Closing attainment gap named ‘top priority’ for education boss

Edinburgh 1
Michelle Ballantyne wants 2013 guidance overhauled. Photo: Rex/Shutterstock

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 33

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

News 8

8 ways you know it’s back to school tomorrow

Edinburgh 1

500 teaching vacancies across Scotland as new term starts

Education 22

Parents ‘most worried’ about bullying at school

Health
Doddie Weir and Scott Hastings join MND Scotlands chairman Lawrence Cowan to promote the charitys Holyrood Fun Run. Picture: Greg Macvean

Doddie Weir and Scott Hastings set for MND run

Health
NHS Lothian saw its bill for the heroin substitute rise. Picture: TSPL

Methadone treatment costs in Lothians rise to more than £3m

Health 6
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 17
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

Edinburgh mum makes videos to help children cope with hospital

Edinburgh

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 40

NHS Lothian sends mental health patients to England for treatment

Health 1
Women queue at Waverley Station toilets; right, a sign apologises for delays. Picture: Jon Savage

Comment: Waverley Station loo queues are no laughing matter

Opinion
A Withered Hand would have sold out already at any other time of the year

Kevin Buckle: Dan takes outfit on to Withering heights

Opinion
Edinburgh Festival Fringe madness on the Royal Mile. Picture: Alex Hewitt

Comment: Time for Edinburgh’s Festival to spread out

Opinion

Fiona Duff: A slice of Sri Lanka on the Southside

Opinion

Hayley Matthews: Spa-ring match for pals turns out to be a Thriller

Opinion

Susan Morrison: If Captain America hates the Nazis why doesn’t Trump?

Opinion

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

Opinion 20
Christine Jardine says advice was obeyed. Picture: Contributed

Lib Dems defend Christine Jardine election campaign spending

Politics
Flags fly half mast outside the Scottish Parliament and City Chambers in Edinburgh. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh stands with Spain after Barcelona attack

Edinburgh 5
Christine Jardine won the Edinburgh West seat in June's general election - but now faces questions on her election costs. Picture: TSPL

Questions raised over Christine Jardine election costs

Politics 75

Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

News 127
Phase 3 arrived this week.

All you need to know about 20mph zones in Edinburgh as phase 3 arrives

Edinburgh 123
Labour's Scott Arthur. Picture: Contributed

Labour councillor questions own party’s education priorities

Education 2
An audit has revealed a potential security breach at the council.

Cyber expert warns of potential security breach at Edinburgh Council

News 4

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

Politics 25

Rail fares to increase by 3.6 per cent from January

Transport 19
A workman cleans Bobby after vandals threw paint over him in April 1979. Picture: TSPL

Lost Edinburgh: Greyfriars Bobby has been the wars before

Edinburgh
Nicola Sturgeon wants Edinburgh Festival venues to be in the "vanguard" of paying the Living Wage to staff.

Nicola Sturgeon backs bid to ensure Edinburgh Festival staff are paid Living Wage

Entertainment 1
Nicola Sturgeon wants Edinburgh Festival venues to be in the "vanguard" of paying the Living Wage to staff.

Nicola Sturgeon backs bid to ensure Edinburgh Festival staff are paid Living Wage

Entertainment 1
Unemployment in Scotland has risen to a record high

Scottish employment rate surges to a record high

News

Bus diversions revealed ahead of Leith Street closure

Transport 41