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Four talking points ahead of Hearts v Hibs

Hearts host Hibs in yet another Scottish Cup tie - the third consecutive season the Easter Road side will make the short trip to face their city rivals. Patrick McPartlin looks at the biggest talking points ahead of the cup derby

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Where can you find unicorn emblems in Edinburgh?

There are several tributes to Scotland's national animal, the unicorn, around Edinburgh. How many have you spotted?

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The star of the party political broadcast. Picture: SNP.

SNP rejects claims of ‘Trump-like’ party political broadcast

The SNP has been accused of “Trumpian tactics” amid claims it has lampooned Nicola Sturgeon’s biographer and journalist David Torrance in a party political broadcast.

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William McKay was jailed at Edinburgh Sherfiff Court

Man who filmed schoolgirl undressing and beat up former parter jailed

A PERVERT who was caught filming a young schoolgirl as she showered in her bathroom has been jailed.

Edinburgh

Scotland’s weather: Drivers told to stay off the roads

Police and ministers told motorists to stay off the roads across a swathe of central and southern Scotland today after a new amber warning for heavy snow was issued.

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Police are investigating after the teenager was found distressed on Milton Road.

Teenage girl found distressed in Capital

Police are investigating after a teenage girl was found distressed at a bus stop in the early hours of this morning.

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Plans for development at Picardy Place at the top of Leith Walk. Picture: contributed

Top of Leith Walk to become ‘landmark’ public space in revised plans

A “LANDMARK” public space with the potential to house a pavillion complete with cafe, trees and public seating would be built in the centre of Picardy Place should revised designs get the thumbs up.

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A Facebook post alleging children kicked a dog has been rubbished by police

Police confirm dog was ‘not attacked’ by schoolchildren in Musselburgh

POLICE have confirmed a dog at the centre of a viral Facebook appeal was “not attacked” by schoolchildren.

Edinburgh

A journey through Robert Burns’s Edinburgh

Burns moved to Edinburgh in 1786 and, although he only lived there for just over a year, he left a memorable mark on the city

Entertainment
Gavin Scoular appeared at The High Court, Glasgow

Man in court charged with 132 sexual offences against 99 girls

A MAN has appeared in court accused of sex offences against 99 girls.

Edinburgh
Vulnerable Tracy Simpson has been missing for nearly 24 hours

Concern grows for patient missing without insulin from hospital

FRANTIC family are in a race against time to find a vulnerable diabetic patient who vanished from a Capital hospital.

Edinburgh
Leith Walk has a great mix of bars and pubs. Picture: TSPL

5 of the best bars on Leith Walk

As one of the capital’s most vibrant up and coming areas, Leith is a great place to go for a drink or two.

Edinburgh
Darren Greenfield served with the Royal Tank Regiment but found himself homeless after leaving the military

Phil Cox: We must save soldiers from fate of Waverley Steps veteran

The death of Darren Greenfield at 47 shows homeless ex-service personnel need our help, writes Phil Cox.

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Shaun Woodburn

Minute’s applause for tragic Shaun at Edinburgh derby

A minute’s applause is to take place during tomorrow’s Edinburgh derby in support of the campaign for justice by tragic Shaun Woodburn’s family.

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Richie Ramsay on his way to a second-round 70 in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Picture: Getty Images

Richie Ramsay ‘already thinking of a win’ in 2018

Just two rounds into the new season, Richie Ramsay is already feeling confident about returning to the winner’s circle this year on the European Tour.

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The snow-covered pitch at Forthbank. Pic: Stirling Albion FC

Edinburgh City’s match at Stirling postponed due to snow

Edinburgh City’s League Two trip to Stirling Albion on Saturday has been postponed due to snow.

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Rafal Grzelak has left Hearts by mutual consent. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Hearts confirm departure of Rafal Grzelak

Hearts have confirmed that Rafal Grzelak has left the club by mutual consent.

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The Wilkhouse inn as depicted in John Kirk's 1772 map of the old Kintradwell Estate, Sutherland. PIC: Map courtesy of National Library of Scotland.

18th Century inn abandoned during Clearances is unearthed

The remains of an 18th Century inn that was abandoned during the Highland Clearances have been unearthed by archaeologists.

Entertainment
A search and rescue helicopter was used in the search

Why was a helicopter flying over South Edinburgh last night?

Police have confirmed that a helicopter was in use last night over South Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
Darren Greenfield  was ex Army, but was homeless on the streets of Edinburgh for years and had a regular pitch at the top of Waverley steps.

Heartbroken sister of homeless soldier felt ‘helpless’

The sister of a homeless ex-soldier who died in hospital days before Christmas said she felt ‘helpless’ after he routinely turned down her offer of assistance.

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