Red panda and bull among escaped Edinburgh Zoo animals

A red panda, a pelican and a massive bull are just some of the animals to have escaped their enclosures at Edinburgh Zoo in recent years, it was revealed yesterday.

St John's Road is one of the most polluted streets in Scotland. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/JP

Low-emission buses for Edinburgh’s most polluted street

Low-emission buses are being introduced for journeys along one of Scotland’s most polluted streets.

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Spice Lounge Kitchen has won the award for the second year in a row. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Corstorphine curry house wins best in Edinburgh

The curry kings of Corstorphine have done it again.

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The fire at the Kirk Loan hall broke out in October 2013.

Help re-build Corstorphine Public Hall brick by brick

Nearly four years ago a devastating fire ripped through Corstorphine Public Hall, destroying a vital asset at the heart of the community.

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Body found in search for missing Corstorphine priest

Body found in search for missing Corstorphine priest

A body has been discovered in the search for a missing priest from Edinburgh.

Mark and Shirley Graham in front of the cave before its renovation.

Edinburgh couple open guesthouse in Spanish cave

THEY are a couple from the Capital who dreamt of opening a bespoke Spanish guest house like no other.

Picture: Jon Waddell

SNP lose Edinburgh West to Liberal Democrats

CHRISTINE Jardine of the Liberal Democrats has taken the Edinburgh West seat from the SNP.

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Homes across Edinburgh are to enjoy a big boost in broadband speeds.

Broadband speeds to surge under new Edinburgh scheme

Thousands of people will have access to broadband speeds of more than 10 times the UK average as a pilot for an ultrafast network is switched on.

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Pupils from Blackhall Primary School were helping out

New campaign launched to cull ‘alien’ plantlife

AN environmental group is leading the campaign against two invasive plant species responsible for destroying native flora in one of the city’s natural beauty spots.

Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Charity boss claimed hackers put child porn on laptop

A CHARITY boss has been placed on the sex offenders register despite claiming child porn found on his computer had been put there by hackers.

A rise in air fares is among the factors likely to fuel a jump in inflation.

Plans for 1400 homes near Edinburgh Airport are rejected

Plans for 1400 new homes on land near Edinburgh Airport have been thrown out after councillors agreed the development in breach of planning rules.

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Tesco in Corstorphine

Boy, 15, charged after assault outside Tesco

A TEENAGER has been charged following an assault outside a supermarket.

Several cars hit in spate of vandal attacks in Carrick Knowe

Several cars hit in spate of vandal attacks in Carrick Knowe

Vandals have damaged a number of cars in the west of the Capital, sparking a police probe.

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Police appeal after three teens attacked in Corstorphine

Police appeal after three teens attacked in Corstorphine

THREE teenagers have been attacked in Corstorphine in an incident police say may be linked to wheelie bin fires in the area.

Woman robbed at knifepoint in her East Craigs home

Woman robbed at knifepoint in her East Craigs home

POLICE in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses after a robbery took place yesterday evening in Moreland View, East Craigs.

Three men have been injured after a car overturned onto its roof following a crash with another vehicle on South Gyle Broadway. Picture: BBC Scotland

Three injured after South Gyle collision

Three men have been taken to hospital after two cars collided this morning in west Edinburgh.

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Carol Drummond a housekeeper at the Innkeeper Lodge in Costorphine  found a wedding ring lost by a guest during their stay over Christmas.  Picture Ian Rutherford

Widow’s joy as lost wedding ring is found after appeal

A PENSIONER who lost her wedding ring of 52 years in the Capital has spoken of her delight after it was found just days after the News published her appeal for help.

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Men's Sheds offer a chance to learn new skills, such as woodwork.

Shed talk opens doors for Edinburgh male retirees

An Australian idea to give older men space to socialise has taken root in Craigmillar and Corstorphine.

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The men were stabbed yesterday evening. Picture: John Devlin

Attempted murder probe launched into Saughton Mains Park stabbing

Police have launched an attempted murder investigation after a knife attack on a teenager and a young man on a Capital street last night.

Barbara Smith, the new CEO of Edinburgh Zoo, in front of the newly opened tiger enclosure. Picture: Greg Macvean/TSPL

New Edinburgh Zoo boss highlights conservation effort

SHE’S the new boss of the second most popular tourist attraction in Scotland.

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