Fettes College tops independent school ranks

TWO prominent schools in the Capital have been named among Scotland’s top independent institutions.

Lothian Buses People's Champion Raul Campos-Falgado with Evening News deputy editor Euan McGrory.

Your Lothian Buses People’s Champion is revealed

The winner of the first ever Lothian Buses People’s Champion has been named for spreading kindness throughout the Capital with his good deeds.

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A fire appliance is in attendance at a blaze in St Vincent Place.

Fire blacks out Stockbridge streets on chilly night

A FIRE has caused a power blackout in Stockbridge as temperatures plunged across the Capital tonight.

A rare chick of the closest living relative to the dodo has hatched at Edinburgh Zoo. Picture: Sian Addison.

Endangered bird related to extinct Dodo born at Edinburgh Zoo

An endangered pigeon chick has been born at Edinburgh Zoo.

The new hotel will be placed in a gap site in the Old Town

First look: New images released of £20m hotel planned for Old Town

AS work continues brick by brick, floor by floor, this computer generated image shows how one of the Old Town’s last remaining gap sites will look after it undergoes a £20m regeneration.

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Nine Edinburgh firms have won awards for their ability to battle cyber crime.

Cyber crime success sees capital gains for Edinburgh firms

Edinburgh firms are at the forefront in the battle against cyber crime – with nine of the city’s organisations among the winners at the Scottish Cyber Awards 2017.

A 31-year-old man has been arrested after allegedy using a knife to rob Coral Bookmakers in West Calder. Picture: John Devlin

Man charged after robbing West Calder bookies at knifepoint

A 31-year-old man has been charged over a robbery at a West Calder bookies.

Nine singing conifers each with different voices make up the Choir of Trees, which is a centrepiece of "Christmas at the Botanics".

Royal Botanics lights up with spectacular Christmas display

ONE OF Scotland’s most popular botanical gardens has been lit up in a spectacular night-time trail of colours, unveiled for the first time tonight.

Police have appealed for information. Do you know this man?

Woman ‘pushed from train’ in Edinburgh assault

British Transport Police has released an image of a man that officers believe may be able to assist with their enquiries into an incident that occurred on Monday 25 September.

The map shows the diversions in place

MAP: Bus diversions ahead of Scotland v Australia at Murrayfield

A number of buses are being diverted to accommodate the large crowd expected ahead of the Scotland v Australia game at Murrayfield


School merger proposed under plans to tackle rising number of Edinburgh pupils

Two Edinburgh high schools have been earmarked for a potential merger as part of a major shake-up to help tackle rising pupil numbers across the Capital.

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What is Black Friday and who has promotions in Edinburgh?

What is Black Friday and who has promotions in Edinburgh?

The US custom is very much a fixture in the UK calendar now but which stores in Edinburgh are taking part in this year’s Black Friday sales on November 24th?

Flights from Edinburgh to New York have been discounted.

Black Friday sale offers Edinburgh - New York flights for £140

It is common for shoppers to not only look on the high street for Black Friday deals, but also, to try and arrange a trip away, taking advantage of sales.

Kevin Bridges will be touring Edinburgh

Kevin Bridges adds extra date to Edinburgh tour as tickets touted for £242

Kevin Bridges has added an extra Edinburgh date to his tour due to popular demand, but tickets have already appeared on ticket selling sites for up to £242.

James McDonald was held at HMP Edinburgh

Gangland killer in jail cell heroin bust

A GANGLAND killer once given a record sentence was caught with “a large pile” of heroin in his Edinburgh prison cell.

The incident took place at a Coral bookmakers in Union Square. Picture; Google

Bookies held up at knifepoint in West Calder

A bookmakers in West Calder was held up last night by a man carrying a knife.

Traffic en route to the Capital has been distrupted.

Overturned car on M90 causing delays

An overturned car on the M90 near Duncrievie is causing delays for commuters coming into the Capital.

PJ Harvey performs on stage.

Exploring the ‘hidden’ side of the Edinburgh International Festival

Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser and Catriona Balfe as Claire Fraser in Outlander. Picture: Starz TV

‘Castle hunter’ to explore Outlander’s Edinburgh locations

Fans of Outlander will get to know the show’s Edinburgh locations thanks to the country’s ‘castle hunter’.

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