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Schoolgirl Molly Young reveals acid attack was ‘like blowtorch to leg’

Our Region
The Greyfriars Bobby statue at the junction of George IV Bridge and Candlemaker Row.

Lonely Planet could join Greyfriars Bobby campaign

Old Town
Neil Lennon, right, was criticised by the Rangers supporters' group for his celebrations at Ibrox. Picture: SNS

Hibs boss Neil Lennon hits out at Rangers match fall-out

Hibs

Video: Watch the Fringe show that’s so scary performances are getting cancelled

News

Man arrested over Neil Lennon comments ‘taken to hospital’

Edinburgh

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

Politics

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

Entertainment

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

Edinburgh
The incident happened in Upper Grove Place.

Police hunt two men after Fountainbridge robbery

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

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

Medical staff pay tribute to colleagues with charity walk

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

Cyber expert warns of potential security breach at Edinburgh Council

News 2

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

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
Phase 3 arrived this week.

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

Edinburgh 117

Bus diversions revealed ahead of Leith Street closure

Transport 40
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 7
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
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 calls on UK airports to enforce two-drink limit

Transport 15

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
Labour's Scott Arthur. Picture: Contributed

Labour councillor questions own party’s education priorities

Education 1
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
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

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

Edinburgh researchers discover 91 volcanoes in Antarctica

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

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

Health 2
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 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
Tram works on Leith Walk in Edinburgh
Edinburgh streets
roadworks

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

Opinion 18
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 6
Rob Lloyd puts Dr Who on trial in Who Me

Karen Koren: Hidden gems are blooming at Rose

Opinion 1

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 8

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

Opinion
Phase 3 arrived this week.

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

Edinburgh 117
Labour's Scott Arthur. Picture: Contributed

Labour councillor questions own party’s education priorities

Education 1
An audit has revealed a potential security breach at the council.

Cyber expert warns of potential security breach at Edinburgh Council

News 2
Lord Duncan. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

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

Politics 21
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 urges SNP to adopt radical change at Westminster

Politics 92

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

Opinion 8

HMS Queen Elizabeth shows ‘Britain means business’ says captain

News

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

News 78

Bus diversions revealed ahead of Leith Street closure

Transport 40
Unemployment in Scotland has risen to a record high

Scottish employment rate surges to a record high

News
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