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 have charged a man for stealing a charity tin.

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.

Police are appealing for information. Picture; stock image

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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OAP left ‘badly shaken’ after walking stick robbery

OAP left ‘badly shaken’ after walking stick robbery

A vulnerable OAP was left “badly shaken” after three men robbed him of his walking stick.

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Under investigation: Lib Dem MSP for Edinburgh Western Alex Cole-Hamilton. Picture: Neil Hanna

Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton faces expenses probe

Alex Cole-Hamilton is facing calls to resign the party whip as police probe alleged ‘financial irregularities’ in the Liberal Democrat MSP’s election spending.

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Mini covered in dust parked up on Ravelston Dykes Road, Edinburgh.

Health fears after council admit to dust problem following ‘botched’ roadworks

A CHOKING snow-like dust is still causing a storm in large areas of the city two weeks after it first appeared.

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Friend reunited? Yorkshire Terrier Tom's big adventure is over at last. Picture: Contributed

Missing dog found more than 200 miles away - on Cramond Beach

It was an epic canine odyssey that has seen him described as Scotland’s answer to the Littlest Hobo.

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Edinburgh Zoo has several Pok�Stops. Picture: RZSS

Edinburgh Zoo warns Pokemon Go players not to enter animal enclosures

EDINBURGH Zoo has warned Pokémon Go hunters not to jump into animal enclosures as it prepares to host a special event for players of the hit game.

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Velu is celebrating his second birthday at Edinburgh Zoo

Rare Edinburgh chimp celebrates second birthday

The first chimpanzee to be successfully reared in Scotland for 15 years is celebrating his second birthday at Edinburgh Zoo.

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A gentoo penguin chick being weighed. Picture: Katie Paton/Edinburgh Zoo

Gentoo penguin chicks weighed at Edinburgh Zoo

A TOTAL of 22 gentoo penguin chicks have hatched at Edinburgh Zoo so far this season.

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celebrates with his award outside Spice Lounge Kitchen. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Spice Lounge Kitchen named Curry House of the Year

A RESTAURANT specialising in north Indian cuisine has been named Evening News Curry House of the Year.

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Saughton Mains Park. File picture: Google

Police investigating suspicious fires at Saughton Mains Park

POLICE in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following recent suspicious fires in the west of the city.

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