Date for Harry Potter pop-up bar in Edinburgh revealed

MUGGLES keen for a taste of Harry Potter will soon be able to sample a butterbeer in a new pop-up bar on East Market Street.

An earthy staff member with some of the store's locally sourced organic produce

Customers rally to support staff after Earthy liquidation

A community is rallying to raise cash for “wages” after a court order putting organic food store Earthy into liquidation left staff without jobs just before Christmas.

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Edina Hibs coach Brian Gunn at the Jack Kane Centre pitches

Football coaches demand action to protect players from ‘dangerous’ yobs

FOOTBALL coaches have called for immediate protection from “dangerous” yobs on motorbikes who are tearing through a park in Niddrie at speeds of up to 70mph.

It's not all doom and gloom on Blue Monday

Ten reasons to be cheerful on Blue Monday

It’s dark in the mornings and gloomy by home time, Christmas is but a distant memory and most are feeling the considerable “pinch” from weeks of gift giving and pricey frivolity.

Harry Henriksen en route to victory in the under 13 boys race at the Great Edinburgh International Cross Country, Saturday 7 January 2017.

Budget cuts put an end to world class race in the Capital

The cash-strapped city council has pulled the plug on the Great Edinburgh international cross-country run, one of the few world-class sporting events staged annually in Scotland, as part of a budget saving measure.

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Meadowbank Stadium. Picture: Jane Barlow

Anger over ‘lack of work’ at Meadowbank Stadium revamp

One of Scotland’s top athletics clubs has hit out in frustration at the lack of work going on at the now vacant Meadowbank Stadium.

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David McGarvey was killed on Boxing Day

Motorbike chaos which left two injured linked to David McGarvey tribute

Bikers who caused havoc riding recklessly across the city have been linked to a tribute “ride out” to dead biker David McGarvey.

Staff member Beth Fisher at Earthy Food Stores, Canonmills. 
Pic Neil Hanna

Future of Earthy in doubt after business is sold

One of the Capital’s best known organic retailers will close after ten years serving the city.

Alasdair Allan with Gareth Morrison as Robert Burns and Stephanie Humpreys on the Clarsach and Lucy Ruuskanen on the fiddle

Burns Night: Edinburgh set for Red, Red Rose Street celebration

“MY love is like a red, red rose,” crooned Scotland’s most famous bard.

Red Massey Ferguson tractors from different eras line up for inspection

Vintage machinery set for first Edinburgh Tractor World Show

few motorists will have escaped the painstaking chug stuck crawling behind a gleefully bouncing tractor.

Interest in Scottish housing is on the up. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh house prices soar 9.5% in final months of 2017

A SHORTAGE of homes for sale fuelled a house price surge of more than nine per cent across the Capital in the final three months of last year compared to the same period in 2016, new figures have revealed.

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Tailor Ed Charity - which has had it's Big Lottery funding withdrawn

the charity Project Workers

Lifeline Edinburgh charity faces closure as funding falls through

The future of a lifeline city charity is in serious jeopardy after hopes for a funding injection of nearly half a million pounds has fallen through.

Dr Hermione Cockburn, the scientific director at Synamic Earth, in the dome which will become a planetarium

Dynamic Earth wins funding to turn 360 cinema into planetarium

Edinburgh is one giant leap closer to installing its first planetarium after a Dynamic Earth received a funding boost of £80,000.

Joseph Mendy.

Battle for a better life brings Gambian to Sighthill fire station

A SUPER-fit Gambian dad travelled 4000 miles to start a new life as a firefighter in the city’s Sighthill fire station.

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Shock VR video to warn Edinburgh kids against joyriding

Shock VR video to warn Edinburgh kids against joyriding

The wonders of virtual reality can now transport users to far flung corners of the world with just the flick of a switch.


Edinburgh on alert for 80mph Storm Dylan

STORM Dylan is expected to cut a path through Edinburgh and the Lothians with locals being warned to batten down the hatches for one of the fiercest weather fronts of the winter so far.

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The number of rapes reported to police is on the rise.

Victims’ bravery sees number of Edinburgh rape reports soar

A LITTLE over a week ago the Lord Advocate James Wolffe and charity Rape Crisis met to sign an accord looking to make the prosecution of sex attacks in Scotland less traumatic for those who have suffered.

David McGarvey was hospitalised last December. Pictures: Facebook

Motorbike dad had cheated death in previous accident

A MOTORBIKE enthusiast who died in Duddingston on Boxing Day had been seriously injured in a previous crash.

28-year-old David McGarvey was killed in a collision

Young dad killed in horror Boxing Day bike crash

A young father has died after his motorbike slammed into a Saab car parked on a Duddingston road in a horror Boxing Day crash.

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Game of Thrones proved a big hit for Edinburgh Amazon shoppers

Amazon shares Edinburgh’s most popular buys of 2017

Living in the vibrant Capital means access to a year-long calendar of lively events.

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