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Former Hearts player facing jail over drug dealing operation

Edinburgh
Meadowbank Stadium. Picture: JANE BARLOW

Fraud probe into ‘phantom’ Meadowbank fitness event

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

Community Payback Order for man who abused anti-racism campaigner

Crime
A man appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court today.

Man appears in court accused of threatening Neil Lennon

Edinburgh

‘Too expensive and long enough’: Readers thoughts on the Edinburgh Festival

Festivals

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

Edinburgh

Questions raised over Christine Jardine election costs

Politics

Row over Edinburgh amateur club ‘copying’ badge of Gala Fairydean

Football
There have been calls to extend the Festival period to ease hotel demand and ease congestion.

Bid to ‘spread out’ Edinburgh festivals wins backing

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

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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 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
20mph is about safety writes Lesley McInnes

Letters: 20mph is about safety not annoying motorists

Edinburgh
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
Work is underway on an extension to the airport.

Work underway on £80 million Edinburgh Airport extension

Edinburgh 7
Satisfaction with Edinburgh Trams improved by two points on 2015. Picture: Lesley Martin

Letters: Next stop Portobello for the tram line?

Edinburgh
Cyclists need to behave on the roads writes one contributor.

Letters: Cyclists should gear up for a crackdown

News
Phase 3 arrived this week.

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

Virgin Trains Azuma crosses Border for first time

Transport 7

Rail fares to increase by 3.6 per cent from January

Transport 19
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 7

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

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

Health 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 16
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 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

West Lothian doctor found dead in hospital changing rooms

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

Comment: Time for Edinburgh’s Festival to spread out

Opinion
A Sri Lankan cocktail should go down very nicely

Fiona Duff: A slice of Sri Lanka on the Southside

Opinion
Music legend Michael Jackson. Picture: Getty

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

Opinion
Captain America gives Hitler a bloody nose in the first issue of his comic in 1941. Picture: AP

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

Tommy Sheppard: Changing festival dates could be beneficial

Opinion 9

Karen Koren: Hidden gems are blooming at Rose

Opinion 2
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 61

Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

News 109
Flags fly half mast outside the Scottish Parliament and City Chambers in Edinburgh. Picture; Ian Georgeson

City Chamber flags lowered following Barcelona attack

Edinburgh
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

Alex Salmond urges SNP to adopt radical change at Westminster

Politics 92
Comedian Ian Smith - the Scotsman with the Yorkshire accent

Yorkshire Scotsman Ian is no Snowflake as audiences discover

Entertainment