Thousands of customers ‘at risk’ following Virgin Media hack

VIRGIN Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

An artists impression of the new centre

Muirhouse shopping centre set for revamp

PLANS to revamp Muirhouse shopping centre have taken a “major” step forward after initial proposals were given the seal of approval.

Dale Mailley and Ed Murray

Gardener’s Cottage chefs open new restaurant in Leith

THE team behind a popular Capital restaurant once dubbed “exceptional” by legendary food critic AA Gill are to open a new eatery.

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Edinburgh councillors draw lots after vote tied

THE perils of minority administration became obvious at the first city council meeting under the new SNP-Labour coalition when a tied vote ended with senior councillors having to draw lots.

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Barack Obama playing golf at St Andrews

Charity offers to pay Barack Obama policing costs

A charitable foundation has offered to reimburse the cost of policing surrounding Barack Obama’s recent trip to Scotland.

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Police were called to the hospital shortly after 9am

Balaclava-clad man sparks security alert at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary

A security alert at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary was sparked as a result of a man wearing a balaclava.

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Tesco gives 100,000 meals to Edinburgh charities

Tesco gives 100,000 meals to Edinburgh charities

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has dished out more than 100,000 meals in Edinburgh using unsold food.

Ed and Dale of Quay Commons, Leith.

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Hip Edinburgh eatery set to launch new Leith premises

EDINBURGH restaurant, Gardener’s Cottage, is expanding with the launch of a new premises – Quay Commons – in Leith.

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Man knocked unconscious in Cowgate assault

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault that occurred in the city centre.

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Police attend incident at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary

POLICE are in attendance at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (RIE) following reports of a male acting suspiciously in the hospital grounds.

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Dan Wallance won gold at the 
Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Swimming hero Dan Wallace suspended for drink driving

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Dan Wallace has been suspended by British Swimming and Scottish Swimming after pleading guilty to drink driving.

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Designs have been submitted from all over the world. Picture: Contributed.

Radio DJ wants new Ross Bandstand to be public space

BBC Radio Scotland DJ Vic Galloway today lead calls for the new concert arena planned for Princes Street Gardens to be a “people’s space” which will be open and accessible to every resident in the Capital.

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Chris Killen leaves Manchester Minshall Street where he admitted sexually assaulting a young woman as she slept in her bed. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Ex-Hibs ace Chris Killen admits sex assault on sleeping woman

FORMER Hibs player Chris Killen has admitted sexually assaulting a young woman as she slept in her bed.


Watchdog clears Standard Life’s £11bn Aberdeen Asset deal

The UK competition watchdog has given the green light to the £11 billion merger of Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM).

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Video: Exhibitors gear up for Royal Highland Show

More than 200,000 visitors are set to flock to the Royal Highland Show at Ingliston over the next four days for the annual showcase of Scotland’s farming, food and rural life.

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 Adam McVey says he only ended up in the job by accident. Picture: Ian Georgeson

City’s youngest ever council chief landed role by ‘accident’

Adam McVey, who is today due to become Edinburgh’s youngest ever council leader, says he only ended up at the City Chambers by accident.

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The plans will be discussed today at the City Chambers

Concern over plans to scrap city Petitions Committee

Local concerns could be sidelined in favour of bigger issues if plans to scrap the city’s petitions committee are given the green light, residents have warned.

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Warning to motorists as Edinburgh hit by lightning and torrential rain

MOTORISTS have been warned to take extra care after Edinburgh was hit by heavy rain, thunder and lightning.

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Hard Rock Cafe's first ever "restaurant on wheels" is launching in Edinburgh.

Hard Rock Cafe launches first ‘burger bus’ in Edinburgh

Hard Rock Cafe has announced its first “Burger Bus” for a series of tours of the Capital.

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