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Alex Salmond: Neil Lennon should manage Hearts

Former First Minister Alex Salmond says he wants Hibs boss Neil Lennon to manage Hearts.

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

Edinburgh research to find which cancer patients need chemo

Leading charity Cancer Research UK and the Chief Scientist Office plan to invest a total of almost £3 million over the next five years in groundbreaking work at Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres (ECMCs) in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Police on the scene . Picture: Tony McGuire/ Evening News

Boy, 10, struck by motorcycle in hit-and-run in Drylaw

A ten-year-old boy has been left seriously injured after he was struck by a motorcyclist in the Drylaw area of Edinburgh.

Portobello beach, Edinburgh. Temperatures are set to rise in the aftermath of a recent storm. Picture: Toby Williams/JP

Scotland to enjoy mini heatwave after Hurricane Gert

The aftermath of Hurricane Gert is expected to blow in tropical weather to parts of the UK, with the potential for Tuesday to be the hottest day of the month, according to forecasters.

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Mikey J Asante shows Nicola Sturgeon how to make the bb hand shape for dance company Boy Blue Entertainment during her visit. Picture: PA

Castlebrae High set to shine as Edinburgh Festival venue

It was saved from closure just four years ago – but is now set for a starring role in the Edinburgh International Festival.

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Women queue at Waverley Station toilets; right, a sign apologises for delays. Picture: Jon Savage

Waverley Station panned over long queue at ladies’ toilet

Substantial queues for the ladies’ toilet at the Capital’s main station have been branded as a show of “blatant sex discrimination”.

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Christine Jardine says advice was obeyed. Picture: Contributed

Lib Dems defend Christine Jardine election campaign spending

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said his party has “nothing to apologise for” after questions were raised about campaign spending by new Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine in the general election.

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

Lost Edinburgh: Greyfriars Bobby has been the wars before

Topic of the week for anyone with one eye on Edinburgh heritage matters has been the plight of the city’s favourite dog and his fast-disappearing muzzle.

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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

Former Scotland rugby international Doddie Weir has been praised as an “absolute inspiration” to people with motor neurone disease (MND) following his revelation that he is battling the condition himself.

Flags fly half mast outside the Scottish Parliament and City Chambers in Edinburgh. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh stands with Spain after Barcelona attack

The Spanish flag was flying at half mast over the city yesterday as the Capital showed its solidarity with Spain in the wake of the terrorist attacks.

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Work is underway on an extension to the airport.

Work underway on £80 million Edinburgh Airport extension

Edinburgh airport has begun work to further extend its terminal in an effort to cut delays to passengers disembarking aircraft and waiting for their baggage.

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From street food markets to discounted cinema tickets, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a date in Edinburgh on a budget. Picture: Food + Flea/Facebook

10 date ideas for £10 or less in Edinburgh

Next time date night rolls around, try one of Edinburgh’s many cheap or free things to do for a fun date that won’t break the bank.

Princes Street. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Do you remember what these Edinburgh shops were 5 years ago?

We all remember the old shops and restaurants that once stood in Edinburgh’s streets, but can you remember what these ones were before they were replaced over the last 5 years or so?

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Commuters have revealed their biggest commuting gripes.

Revealed: The most annoying commuter habits

More than 3.7 million people across Britain commute for more than 2 hours each day.

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A man appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court today.

Man appears in court accused of threatening to kill Neil Lennon

A man has appeared in court accused of threatening to kill Hibernian manager Neil Lennon.

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

Letters: Next stop Portobello for the tram line?

instead of taking the trams to Newhaven and causing a bottleneck at Great Junction Street has no-one thought about taking the trams to Portobello?

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How can I see the total solar eclipse on Monday?

How can I see the total solar eclipse on Monday?

This coming Monday, a solar eclipse is expected, with some parts of the world seeing a total eclipse as the moon passes in between the Earth and the sun.

Paul MacDonald played for Clyde and Hearts. Picture; SNS

Former Hearts player facing jail over drug dealing operation

A FORMER Hearts footballer is facing jail after being convicted of running a £37,500 cocaine dealing operation.

20mph is about safety writes Lesley McInnes

Letters: 20mph is about safety not annoying motorists

I refer to Tory Cllr John McLellan’s column regarding, amongst other things, 20mph zones and the potential tram extension to Newhaven (News, August 17).

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Police are appealing for information.

Medication stolen in Roslin robbery

Police in Midlothian are appealing for information after a break-in to Roslin pharmacy at Penicuik Road

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