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Police investigate suspicious death in Wester Hailes

Edinburgh
Barack Obama has revealed he may never wear the kilt he was given as a gift. Picture: PA

Barack Obama gifted kilt on Scots visit but says he won’t wear it

Edinburgh
Leven East beach in Fife. The Scottish Beach Awards take into account facilities, such as toilets, as well as water quality and absence of litter. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Revealed: The 60 best beaches in Scotland for swimming

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Sophy Ridge introduced the Scottish Labour leader incorrectly in an embarrassing gaffe live on air this morning. Picture: Sky News

Video: Sky News presenter makes embarrassing gaffe live on TV

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Police investigate frightening robbery at Edinburgh shop

Edinburgh

Student invents rocking chair that soothes autistic children

Health

Scotland weather: Thunderstorms set to disrupt sunny spell

News

Garden of peace to be created to honour war poet Wilfred Owen

Entertainment
North Berwick has topped the list of Scotlands most expensive seaside towns.

North Berwick tops list of Scotland’s most expensive seaside towns

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Helen Martin: Prisoners must not get special treatment

Helen Martin
Fiona with her daughter Rosa ahead of tomorrows marathon. Picture: Contributed

Mum who nearly died in labour to run marathon

Edinburgh
The Big Hearts Supporters Movement encourages fans to volunteer in ther communities

Big Hearts targets awards night glory

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Edinburgh scientist Dr Tijana Mitic

Beat goes on for city scientist Tijana

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Alan Dickso is head chef at No 10 Restaurant

Capital chef Alan has the recipe for success

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Hibs legend Eric loses cancer battle

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Students Catriona MacLellan, Laurie Bowman, Louis Clark, Cirstyn Brown,and Jade Cofor with Napier University staff members Lindsay Morgan, Mary Ann Kennedy and Dr Ann Schwan

Young offenders seen through students’ lenses

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Edinburgh climber who scaled Everest relives “the hardest week of my life”

News

Mark takes over as Royal Blind chief

News

News columnist Sandy Strang dies

News

Last run for Edinburgh marathon man Stuart Christie

News

Lesley wins award for her three charities

News

Police investigate suspicious death in Wester Hailes

Edinburgh

Police investigate frightening robbery at Edinburgh shop

Edinburgh
Crime in the city was down by over 6%. Picture: John Devlin

Crime rate in Edinburgh drops 6.5% in last year

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The woman was raped in Greyfriar's Kirkyard. Picture: Jon Savage

Man convicted 7 years after rape in Greyfriars Churchyard

Edinburgh

Supreme Court refuses to hear Indy campers appeal

Edinburgh

Man arrested over Gorebridge fire

Edinburgh

Police keen to trace 6 following Bonyrigg assault

Edinburgh

Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot found guilty of sex offences

Crime

British Airways grounds flights amid ‘major IT failure’

News 12
A petition has been launched to allow bus drivers to remove their ties. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Petition launched to allow bus drivers to remove their ties

Edinburgh 7
Barack Obama is to deliver a speech in Edinburgh. Picture; Getty

Barack Obama touches down at Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh 4
Lothian Buses drivers have been told to keep their ties on. File photo.

Bus drivers ‘have to wait for permission’ to remove ties in hot weather

Transport 49

Motorcyclist fighting for life after Lothian crash

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Cycling to school is is on the increase but fewer pupils are walking. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Walking to school at its lowest for at least eight years

Transport 8
Norwegian will start flights from Edinburgh to a range of US destinations in June.

Edinburgh-US flights go on sale for less than £100

Edinburgh 7

Trains halted after east coast main line power lines damaged

Transport 7

Manchester attack: Armed police to patrol Scottish Cup final

Transport 7

Drone comes within 30m of plane landing at Edinburgh Airport

Crime
Cycling to school is is on the increase but fewer pupils are walking. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Walking to school at its lowest for at least eight years

Transport 8
Parents and PTA members have came together to raise money for iPads which have been stolen from Canal View Primary School. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Anger after ‘callous’ thieves steal 60 primary school iPads

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St Mary's Primary School on East London Street. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Edinburgh school evacuated after plaster falls from ceiling

Edinburgh 7
Keane Wallis-Bennett

Keane Wallis Bennett’s family to get Legal Aid, court told

Education

Andrew Hall: Digital delivers in our classrooms

Opinion 1

Edinburgh college students told to attend class despite strike

Edinburgh 2

Nicola Sturgeon says changes must be made to improve education

Education 21

Head quitting after 33 years hits out at education cuts

Edinburgh 32
Callum Hunter helps Cammy Lamont try out the calming chair he designed for children with autism.

Student invents rocking chair that soothes autistic children

Health
Edinburgh faces a tough time amid healthcare crisis.

Care in Crisis: Summit aims to tackle Capital’s healthcare crisis

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An international medics panel has released new evidence which suggests that cheese might be better for you than previously thought. Picture: Shutterstock

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought, says medics panel

Edinburgh
Gareth was speaking as The Mental Welfare Commission launched a new guide. Picture: Jon Savage

Being in the Royal Edinburgh Hospital ‘scarier than illness’

Health
The researchers found that even drinking decaf coffee seemed to have a protective effect. Picture: Getty Images

Drinking more coffee could reduce risk of liver cancer

Health 1
The new Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity logo

Roslyn Neely: Why we took the ‘sick’ out of Sick Kids

Opinion 2
The Marchmont and Sciennes Development Trust must now submit two revised bids for the Sick Kids site.

Community bid for Edinburgh Sick Kids hospital at risk

Health 9

Half a glass of wine a day ‘raises breast cancer risk’

Health 1

Care in crisis: Concerns raised over care home standards

Edinburgh 5

Billy Watson: Our kids can’t wait any longer to get the help they need

Opinion 2
Mumford & Sons are among the top bands to have appeared recently in the Capital

Music matters on our minds

Opinion
Mahatma Gandhi's words of peace still resonate. Picture: Getty

Hayley Matthews: Finger of blame must not follow the hand of horror

Opinion 3
Members of the public queue to lay flowers in St Ann's Square in memory of those who lost their lives in the Manchester Arena attack. Picture: Getty

Brian Monteith: Muslims must expose jihadis in their midst

Opinion 8

Ewan Aitken: Tiny steps make journey for homeless a success

Opinion 2

Kevin Buckle: We must take a cold, hard look at decline

Opinion 1

JoJo Fraser: Make time for cake in your life

Opinion

Ian Swanson: Weak and wobbly May shows she is for turning

Politics 6
Nicola Sturgeon was interviewed the BBC's Andrew Neil on Sunday. Picture: BBC

Sturgeon to seek ‘progressive alliance’ in event of hung parliament

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Sophy Ridge introduced the Scottish Labour leader incorrectly in an embarrassing gaffe live on air this morning. Picture: Sky News

Video: Sky News presenter makes embarrassing gaffe live on TV

News 6
Barack Obama has revealed he may never wear the kilt he was given as a gift. Picture: PA

Barack Obama gifted kilt on Scots visit but says he won’t wear it

Edinburgh 6
Conservative party leader Theresa May and Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson during the Scottish Conservatives manifesto launch. Pic: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Poll showing Theresa May’s lead slipping will ‘focus minds’

Politics 69
West Lothian Labour group leader, Lawrence Fitzpatrick. Picture: Contributd

Labour denies minority deal with Tories in West Lothian

Politics 3
Residents are angy at overflowing bins around the Capital. Picture: Jon Savage/TSPL

Bin Watch: Edinburgh residents’ anger over at overflowing bins

Edinburgh 17

Supreme Court refuses to hear Indy campers appeal

Edinburgh

General Election: Linlithgow and East Falkirk constituency profile

News 1

General Election Poll: Conservatives’ lead over Labour falls

Politics 154
Rob Bewick and partner Laura France plan to open an ice cream parlour in Stockbridge. Picture: Neil Hanna

Bagels and ice cream on the menu at new Stockbridge parlour

Edinburgh 1

Standard Life boss confident of AAM merger approval

Business
Many skilled people want to work part-time but struggle to find employers that will let them. Picture: Getty Images/amana images RF

Edinburgh start-up seeks to champion part-time workers

Business 1
Customers are advised to stop using the products and return them to the store for a full refund. Picture: Contributed.

Tesco issue urgent recall for lipstick and lollipop pens

Edinburgh