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Edinburgh to host Tour of Britain 2017 ‘Grand Depart’

Cycling
ScotRail passengers have already endured months of disruption during previous stages of the upgrading work.

ScotRail disruption from upgrading work to last till December

Transport
The trio were spotted on the roof on Tuesday afternoon. Picture: Contributed

‘Skateboarders’ spotted on roof of Ocean Terminal

Leith
High Spirits Drinks was targeted. Picture; Google Maps

Police appeal for witnesses after off-license robbed at knifepoint

Edinburgh

‘Speakeasy-style’ bar set for former RBS vault in St Andrew Square

New Town

ERI ‘in crisis’ as 36 patients wait up to 17 hours to be admitted

Health

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

News

Appeal launched after elderly man hit by lorry on Lanark Road

Edinburgh
A specially-branded open top bus was unveiled today to coincide with the World Fringe Day launch.

Global festivals celebration to mark Edinburgh Fringe's 70th birthday

News

Brian Monteith: Time for Nicola to wind in her brass neck

Sally Lloyd, Scottish PA of the Year

PAs play a vital role says winner Sally

News

Hearts owner Ann Budge auctions stay on her yacht to fund Tynecastle redevelopment

Hearts 83
Margot Forrest competes in London on Sunday

Margot has got her diabetes on the run

News 1
Jack Dunn, 6, is a primary two pupil at Edinburgh Academy. Picture: contributed

Jack ,6, is youngest player to get hole-in-one at Bruntsfield

Bruntsfield 2
The stars of this year's Easter Passion Play at Princes Street Gardens include window cleaning brothers Kevin, left, and Sean Edie. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

GP and window cleaners take starring roles in Passion Play

Entertainment
Aylee and Rianna feature in new NHS advert

Aylee’s keeping us in the best of health

News

Campaign launched to salute Edinburgh’s greatest women

Edinburgh 14

Sir Arnold Clark, billionaire car tycoon, dies aged 89

News 15

World authority on pollution retires

News 2

One For Arthur owner ‘can’t believe’ he won Grand National

Our Region

Deaf-blind man is hauled off Easyjet flight over ‘safety fears’

News 18
High Spirits Drinks was targeted. Picture; Google Maps

Police appeal for witnesses after off-license robbed at knifepoint

Edinburgh
Lance Corporal Trimaan Dhillon, also known as Harry, has appeared at Newcastle Crown Court. Picture: North News & Pictures Ltd

Soldier accused of murder offers to take lie detector test

Edinburgh
Police have carried out a series of drug raids. Picture;  Steven Scott Taylor/JP License

Drugs worth £500,000 seized in police property raids

Edinburgh
The caller claimed to be a police officer

Homeowner rumbles fake police officer in West Lothian

Edinburgh 5

Changes to help rape victims introduced

Politics

Bereaved family’s holiday gift to parents of missing man

Crime

Hibs striker Jamie Insall fails drugs test

Crime 19

Bogus workman jailed for defrauding elderly homeowners

Edinburgh 11
ScotRail passengers have already endured months of disruption during previous stages of the upgrading work.

ScotRail disruption from upgrading work to last till December

Transport 13
Picture; Traffic Scotland

Car break down cleared following delays on Forth Road Bridge

Edinburgh 3
The scene after an elderly pedestrian was being struck with a HGV on Lanark Road. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Appeal launched after elderly man hit by lorry on Lanark Road

Edinburgh

Video: Police to pull over Edinburgh drivers ‘too close to cyclists’

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A 48-hour strike  has been suspended. Picture: PA

Virgin Trains strike suspended after ‘progress’ in talks

Transport 1
A partial evacuation took place at Waverley.

Evacuation at Waverley confirmed as ‘false alarm’

Edinburgh 5
Drug-driving limits were introduced in England in 2015. Picture: John Giles

Drug-drive limits and new tests to be introduced in Scotland

Transport 60

Evening News joins launch of new fire engines in Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Train passenger’s reusable mug refused over ‘risk assessment’

Edinburgh 13

Scots fliers have enjoyed 13% air fares cut in the last year

Transport 8
Katherine McMahon realised she had to exercise to be healthy. Picture: Neil Hanna

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

Health 9
Heriot Watt has signed a multi-million poud deal with oil giant Total (PIC: ROB MCDOUGALL)

Heriot-Watt signs £2.5m research deal with oil giant Total

Edinburgh 3
Miss McGregor with her P3 class

Primary pupils set boat alight in tribute to Viking festival

Edinburgh 1
Malala Yousafzai (centre) with Kainat Riaz (left) and Shazia Ramzan, pictured in 2013. Picture: Jane Barlow

Malala Yousafzai friends set to attend Edinburgh University

Edinburgh 6

Edinburgh science festival looks forward to 30th birthday

News 3

Vandals cause £18,000 of damage to two primary schools

Education

Checks at 70 schools after city crisis uncover similar defects

Education 4

Keane Wallis-Bennett’s family ‘don’t need to be represented at FAI’ court hears

Edinburgh
36 patients waited in the ERI for up to 17 hours in the midst of the crisis last Friday. Picture: Greg Macvean

ERI ‘in crisis’ as 36 patients wait up to 17 hours to be admitted

Health 31
New study suggests a combination of exercise  at least 45 minutes a few times a week could boost brain power in the over-50s.

Exercise ‘prescription’ boosts brain power in the over 50s

Health 2
Fears have been raised over bed blocking in Edinburgh hospitals. Picture; Greg Macvean

Fears over bed blocking as delayed discharges double

Edinburgh 4
The Hemp Eyewear brand has five styles, which can be fitted with prescription lenses. The hemp frames are formed in a compression moulding process then coated in eco-friendly resin.

High hopes for sunglasses made from cannabis plants

News 7
Katherine McMahon realised she had to exercise to be healthy. Picture: Neil Hanna

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

Health 9

Petition to save Inverleith GP surgery launched

News

Liberton Hospital reduces available beds to the elderly

Health 13

Zero tolerance demand by Tories over drug-driving

News 4

Cash from Sick Kids sale will go to government - not NHS

Health 5
The next city council will decided on whether or not to extend the city's tram line

Comment: Capital vote has to come first

Opinion 5
Grant Stott

Karen Koren: Grant’s one-man show proves a hit

Opinion 2
No its not a crime scene, its just Pc Colin Spence helping out on the Leith litter pick. Picture: Toby Williams

Susan Morrison: I picked my moment to tackle Leith’s litter

Opinion 2
Ruth Davidson believes the general election is a two-horse race between the SNP the Tories. Picture: Getty

Ruth Davidson: Forget tactical voting. The choice on June 8 is clear

Opinion 12

Fiona Henderson: Patronising the locals ends in tears

Opinion 7

Melanie Main: Green City Deal addresses real needs of the Capital

Opinion 1

Helen Martin: Food for thought in battle for our health

Opinion
36 patients waited in the ERI for up to 17 hours in the midst of the crisis last Friday. Picture: Greg Macvean

ERI ‘in crisis’ as 36 patients wait up to 17 hours to be admitted

Health 31
Ruth Davidson believes the general election is a two-horse race between the SNP the Tories. Picture: Getty

Ruth Davidson: Forget tactical voting. The choice on June 8 is clear

Opinion 12
Foodbank manager Kathleen Neilly. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Surge in Edinburgh foodbank use as changes to benefits bite

News 9

New poll shows drop in support for Scottish independence

Politics 532

Sturgeon: PM called election before fraud probe ‘catches up with her’

Politics 501
Councillors have had their say on how they would boost the economy in Edinburgh

Council Election 2017: How would politicians improve jobs and investment in Edinburgh?

Edinburgh 2

Poll shows Scottish independence support remains at 49%

Politics 615

Rubbish row spills over into election in Edinburgh

Edinburgh 52

SNP’s Jim Eadie set to take on Ian Murray in Edinburgh South

Politics 2

Nicola Sturgeon rules out coalitions after council elections

News 51
A specially-branded open top bus was unveiled today to coincide with the World Fringe Day launch.

Global festivals celebration to mark Edinburgh Fringe's 70th birthday

News 4
A specially-branded open top bus was unveiled today to coincide with the World Fringe Day launch.

Global festivals celebration to mark Edinburgh Fringe's 70th birthday

News 4
The 18th at the Old Course in St Andrews has been named the nation's favourite golf hole.

Scotland's greatest golf holes revealed

Golf 3

Video: Police to pull over Edinburgh drivers ‘too close to cyclists’

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Foodbank manager Kathleen Neilly. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Surge in Edinburgh foodbank use as changes to benefits bite

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