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Man struck in head by debris on Nicolson Street due to storm winds

A MAN was struck in the head by falling debris on Nicolson Street in Edinburgh today.

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What is the big steel structure that has appeared in Leith?

What is the big steel structure that has appeared in Leith?

A mysterious black and yellow structure appeared in the Port of Leith over the past few days before the winds of Storm Ophelia hit the Edinburgh area.

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Two men have been charged following the incident.

Two men charged after 18 properties targeted in crime spree

Police in Edinburgh have charged two men following a number of housebreakings, thefts and attempted housebreakings in the city

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Terrifying virtual reality zombie experience coming to Edinburgh

Terrifying virtual reality zombie experience coming to Edinburgh

Halloween is just around the corner and so it is the Edinburgh Horror Festival which starts on October 27.

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Travel advice has been issued for fans travelling to Hampden.

Travel advice issued ahead of Hibs Betfred Cup semi-final

Scotrail have issued travel advice ahead of the Betfred Cup Semi Finals this weekend, with Hibs featuring in the first semi on Saturday October 21.

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The apartments at Ramsay Garden are now some of the most desirable properties in Edinburgh. Picture: Tony Hisgett / Wikimedia Commons

Ramsay Garden: From student halls to million pound property

The flats at Ramsay Garden are an iconic part of central Edinburgh‘s skyline.

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Edinburgh woman’s desperate bid to rescue street cat

Edinburgh woman’s desperate bid to rescue street cat

AN EDINBURGH woman is in a desperate race against time to bring home a rescue kitten from her family holiday.

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Pictured in Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh, is Jane Park . Picture: Jane Barlow

Jane Park: £50k on plastic surgery bagged me football boyfriend

Britain’s youngest Euromillions winner Jane Park says spending £50,000 on cosmetic enhancements has brought her happiness.

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The White Horse Bar has been serving drinkers in the Royal Mile since the 17th century

Oldest pub on the Royal Mile to become oyster bar

It has served thirsty drinkers in Edinburgh’s Old Town since the 17th century.

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Terry Butcher was England captain and managed Hibs and Inverness.

Son of Rangers legend Terry Butcher, dies aged 35

The son of former professional footballer Terry Butcher has died, his family have confirmed.

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The sea crashes against the promenade at Saltcoats in Ayrshire as the hurricane-force gales blast the west coast of Scotland in 2015. Picture: Donald MacLeod

Hurricane Bawbag and five of the worst storms to hit Scotland

As Storm Ophelia wreaks havoc on Scotland, we look back at some of the worst storms endured by Scotland in the modern era.

News
Cyclists have been an issue for some of our contributors in our letters section

Letters; Social care should come before cyclists

Our esteemed council leader Adam McVey does not think that there is a problem with social care in Edinburgh, despite the Evening News report that over 2000 people are either waiting on a package of care or an assessment of care needs.

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The plane is set to continue on from Glasgow Airport

Plane lands in Glasgow after declaring emergency over Edinburgh

A plane that declared an emergency flying over Edinburgh has now safely landed in Glasgow.

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Scottish Conservatives leader, Ruth Davidson is to appear on the Great British Off.

Ruth Davidson to appear on celebrity episode of Great British Bake Off

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is to appear on a celebrity episode of the Great British Bake Off.

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Students are launching a naked calendar.

Veterinary students launch naked calendar for homeless pet charity

A group of students from the Royal School of Veterinary Studies is to launch a naked calendar to support homeless pets in need

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Primark is selling adult Halloween costumes

Primark selling Disney Halloween costumes for adults

For those worried about last minute planning as Halloween nears, help is at hand.

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Stock image of traffic

Storm Ophelia: Travel disruption as yellow wind warning in place

There are significant delays on the roads and railway this morning as Storm Ophelia arrived overnight in Edinburgh.

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Irish actor, writer and comedian Sean Hughes won the Perrier Award (or Perrier Prize) at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 1990.

Tributes paid to ‘first rock star comic’ Sean Hughes

Comedian Sean Hughes who became the youngest winner of what are now the Edinburgh Comedy Awards has been hailed “one of a kind” following his death aged 51.

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HBO'S Headquarters Museum on the Mound

Petition launched against closure of Museum on the Mound

CAMPAIGNERS have launched a bid to persuade a bank to halt the planned closure of a historic museum.

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Derek Russell manager of Barnardo's Book Shop on Clerk Street who have records for sale after an increase in popularity of vinyl again. Picture; Greg Macvean

Vintage vinyl to go on sale at local charity store

A CHARITY is hoping to take advantage of the resurgence of vinyl records by targeting nostalgic music lovers with a bargain.

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