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Community demands end to ‘downright disgusting’ joyriders

Crime
The incident happened outside the Marchbrae shop.

Man assaulted after group confrontation on Royal Mile

Edinburgh
Jim Orr. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Ex-councillor Jim Orr censured over ‘demeaning’ blog

Politics
Pics of Inland Revenue employee Fiona Lynch who taught fellow workers about tax credits. Picture: Vic Rodrick.

HMRC worker from West Lothian cons taxpayers out of £15,000

Our Region

Edinburgh research to find which cancer patients need chemo

Health

Edinburgh gym teacher charged with sexual offence against teen

Edinburgh

Council ‘spends £180,000’ on new tech for councillors

Politics

Concerns at drop in number of lollipop men and women

News
Police on Ferry Road, Edinburgh, Scotland. Picture: SWNS

Mum praises “brave” son after Drylaw motorbike hit-and-run

Edinburgh

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

Juliana Delaney is Chief Executive of Continuum Attractions

New trustees join the Seabird Centre

News
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 6
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 3

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
The incident happened outside the Marchbrae shop.

Man assaulted after group confrontation on Royal Mile

Edinburgh
Omni Centre - Greenside Row. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Bag containing phones and cans caused Leith Street incident

Crime 1
Anne Jackson, 25. Picture: Cascade News.

Edinburgh gym teacher charged with sexual offence against teen

Edinburgh
Police on Ferry Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, after a 10-year-old boy was seriously injured in a hit and run incident after being struck by a motorbike outside Drylaw Police Station.

Community demands end to ‘downright disgusting’ joyriders

Crime

Mum praises “brave” son after Drylaw motorbike hit-and-run

Edinburgh 35

Man appears in court accused of threatening to kill Neil Lennon

Edinburgh

Former Hearts player facing jail over drug dealing operation

Edinburgh

Community Payback Order for man who abused anti-racism campaigner

Crime
The falling number of crossing guides in the Capital has sparked calls against road safety. Picture; John Birchall.

Concerns at drop in number of lollipop men and women

News
Police on Ferry Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, after a 10-year-old boy was seriously injured in a hit and run incident after being struck by a motorbike outside Drylaw Police Station.

Community demands end to ‘downright disgusting’ joyriders

Crime
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 20
Work is underway on an extension to the airport.

Work underway on £80 million Edinburgh Airport extension

Edinburgh 19
Satisfaction with Edinburgh Trams improved by two points on 2015. Picture: Lesley Martin

Letters: Next stop Portobello for the tram line?

Edinburgh 5

Letters: 20mph is about safety not annoying motorists

Edinburgh 10

Letters: Cyclists should gear up for a crackdown

News 3

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

Edinburgh

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

Edinburgh 124
The falling number of crossing guides in the Capital has sparked calls against road safety. Picture; John Birchall.

Concerns at drop in number of lollipop men and women

News
'Super-sized' classes are on the rise, according to new figures. Picture: TSPL

‘Super-sized’ Scottish primary school classes soar by third

Education 101
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 3

Closing attainment gap named ‘top priority’ for education boss

Edinburgh 1

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
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

Edinburgh research to find which cancer patients need chemo

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 7
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

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 55

Scotland ‘can become world leader in tackling period poverty’

News 40
Councillors in Edinburgh are all getting three Apple products

Comment: iphones for all at city council

Opinion
Council mascot The Reducer launches the next phase of the 20mph roll-out with children from the Murrayfield Nursery. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Robert Aldridge: Let’s put the brakes on this 20mph zone fiasco

Opinion 2
Scotland was said to be home to 150 potential trafficking victims in 2016, a 3.4 per cent increase from the previous year. Picture: Getty

Ash Denham: We must eradicate modern slavery

Opinion

Helen Martin: We’re asleep at the wheel over elderly drivers

Opinion 1

Comment: Waverley Station loo queues are no laughing matter

Opinion 2

Kevin Buckle: Dan takes outfit on to Withering heights

Opinion

Comment: Time for Edinburgh’s Festival to spread out

Opinion
Council mascot The Reducer launches the next phase of the 20mph roll-out with children from the Murrayfield Nursery. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Robert Aldridge: Let’s put the brakes on this 20mph zone fiasco

Opinion 2
Scotland was said to be home to 150 potential trafficking victims in 2016, a 3.4 per cent increase from the previous year. Picture: Getty

Ash Denham: We must eradicate modern slavery

Opinion
Hibernian manager Neil Lennon has said there is no place for sectarianism in football or politics. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Hibs boss Neil Lennon says no place for sectarianism in football

Politics 48
Jim Orr. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Ex-councillor Jim Orr censured over ‘demeaning’ blog

Politics
City Chambers on the Royal Mile. Picture: Alistair Linford

Council ‘spends £180,000’ on new tech for councillors

Politics 6
'Super-sized' classes are on the rise, according to new figures. Picture: TSPL

‘Super-sized’ Scottish primary school classes soar by third

Education 101
Christine Jardine says advice was obeyed. Picture: Contributed

Lib Dems defend Christine Jardine election campaign spending

Politics 6

Edinburgh stands with Spain after Barcelona attack

Edinburgh 13

Questions raised over Christine Jardine election costs

Politics 79

Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

News 129

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

Edinburgh 124
The proposed Rosewood hotel on Calton Hill has promoted warnings over Edinburgh's World Heritage status.

'Red line' warning over hotel bid for Edinburgh's old Royal High School

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

Lost Edinburgh: Greyfriars Bobby has been in the wars before

Edinburgh 2
The Royal High School building which could become an independent music school.

In full: Open letter to Lord Provost concerning Royal High

Edinburgh
An annual health check found that more than two thirds of British businesses not prepared for cyber attacks.

Majority of big British firms not prepared for cyber attack

News
Humza Yousaf unveiling a plaque to commemorate the awarding of World Heritage Status to the Forth Bridge. Picture; PA

Unveiled: Unesco status of Forth Bridge recognised

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 13
Unemployment in Scotland has risen to a record high

Scottish employment rate surges to a record high

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