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Questions raised over Christine Jardine election costs

Politics
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
Meadowbank Stadium. Picture: JANE BARLOW

Fraud probe into ‘phantom’ Meadowbank fitness event

News
Work is underway on an extension to the airport.

Work underway on £80 million Edinburgh Airport extension

Edinburgh

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

Football

Bid to ‘spread out’ Edinburgh festivals wins backing

News

Appeal after lost urn found in Edinburgh taxi

Edinburgh

First glimpse of Saoirse Ronan as Mary Queen of Scots

Entertainment
Leithers Don't Litter. Picture: contributed

Leithers Don’t Litter launch ‘humorous attack’ over rubbish collections

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

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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
Meadowbank Stadium. Picture: JANE BARLOW

Fraud probe into ‘phantom’ Meadowbank fitness event

News 1
The incident happened on Duke Street on February 6.

Man stabbed 40 times in Duke Street murder bid

Crime
Truman Christ and Richard Crawford outside Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

Man locked in cupboard after Grindr drug deal goes wrong

Crime
Grant Love sent a string of text messages to a married mother who told him she was not interested.
 Picture: Vic Rodrick

Electrician bombarded married mother with unwanted sexts

Crime

Cyber expert warns of potential security breach at Edinburgh Council

News 4

Hospital worker was nine times over drink drive limit

Crime 3

Woman dies in fall on bus in Linlithgow

Edinburgh

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

News 7
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 2
Phase 3 arrived this week.

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

Edinburgh 121

Bus diversions revealed ahead of Leith Street closure

Transport 41
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

Woman dies in fall on bus in Linlithgow

Edinburgh

ScotRail commuters face highest fare rise in 5 years

Transport

Ryanair calls on UK airports to enforce two-drink limit

Transport 16

Disbelief as pavements blocked by new 20mph signage

Edinburgh 43
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 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
Michelle Ballantyne wants 2013 guidance overhauled. Photo: Rex/Shutterstock

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 32

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 15
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 18

Aiming high as schools return

Opinion

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 3

Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

News 91
Phase 3 arrived this week.

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

Edinburgh 121
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 4
Lord Duncan. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

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

HMS Queen Elizabeth shows ‘Britain means business’ says captain

News

Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

News 91

Bus diversions revealed ahead of Leith Street closure

Transport 41
Unemployment in Scotland has risen to a record high

Scottish employment rate surges to a record high

News
Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Picture: Contributed

EICC claims Scottish first with carbon-neutral event

Business 1