Family in emotional appeal to find missing Finnish teacher

CONCERN is growing for the welfare of a Finnish teacher who vanished a week ago from a tram stop in the city centre.

Leith Walk has undergone a transformation over the last few years, Picture: Jon Savage

Changing face of Leith: Has ‘gentrification’ meant improvement?

BUILT on the route of a defensive rampart to repel Cromwell in 1650, the history of Leith Walk is steeped in conflict.

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Princes Street gardens shut off in shoe box bomb ‘hoax’ hunt

Princes Street gardens shut off in shoe box bomb ‘hoax’ hunt

A MAJOR police operation remains under way after a suspect bomb was discovered in the heart of the Capital during the evening rush hour.

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Lesley Sinclair

Hero who saved man’s life at Edinburgh bus stop is found

A MYSTERY hero credited with saving the life of a desperately ill man has been tracked down by the Evening News.

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Tree protester who fought Cowgate hotel landed with £50,000 legal bill

AN ACTIVIST who camped in a tree in a bid to stop an Old Town hotel development is facing a crippling legal bill after losing his appeal against a court ruling.

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Cameron House on Prestonfield Avenue.. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

Cost of council community centre ran £1 million over initial budget

A BOTCHED original estimate of costs led to a controversial council-funded community centre over-running by £1 million, it has emerged.

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The scene of the Cowgate. Picture;  Ian Georgeson

Bar remains closed after devastating Old Town fire

A BLAZE-hit bar is shut indefinitely after an inferno ripped through the building.

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Josh Dow is a British Champion gardener and has just found out that he is to travel to Russia next year to compete in the World Championships.

Meet the Liberton gardener set to take on the best at the world landscaping championships

A TEENAGE gardener’s reputation is blooming - after he made the UK squad for the world landscaping championships.

Richard Clowes and his partner Shirley Connolly are looking for the person who found Richard in a state of confusion at a bus stop. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Patient in plea to trace city bus driver who saved his life

A GRATEFUL patient is pleading for help in finding the unsung hero credited with saving his life.

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Leisure centre gym forced to close when it gets too windy

Leisure centre gym forced to close when it gets too windy

DEFECTS have been found in Capital leisure centres as a botched works scandal spreads to more municipal buildings, the Evening News can reveal.

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Door staff share details of potential troublemakers.

Edinburgh nightclubs share rogues’ gallery of troublemakers

A ROGUE’S gallery of troublemakers has been hailed a success after helping prevent mayhem in the city centre over Christmas and New Year.

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The car was spotted in Elm Row and then again in York Place

‘Bogus’ Hogmanay private hire car driver confronted by cabbie

A SUSPECTED bogus private hire car has been filmed touring the city trying to pick up Hogmanay revellers – sparking safety fears.

Danilo Argano, supervisor, and Martino Lupoli, head chef,
 with their Italian Restaurant of the year certificate. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Evening News Italian Restaurant of the Year winner revealed

PROUD staff at a Capital restaurant are celebrating this week after being crowned winners of the inaugural Evening News Italian Restaurant of the Year competition.

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Jess James wowed the audience with her speed knitting on Kirstie's Handmade Christmas

‘Usain Bolt of knitting’ wows audience on TV debut

A NIFTY knitter from the Capital has been hailed “the Usain Bolt of knitting” after wowing audiences on her TV debut.

The parkrun is held in Figgate park but some runners who are caught short have been peeing in a nearby alleyway

Portobello Parkrun under threat as athletes urinate in street

RAGING residents are getting peed off with park runners – for relieving themselves in a lane by their homes.

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Denise Syme and daughter Lauren

Leith locals replace trashed tribute to Shaun Woodburn

A CARING community has rallied round the family of Shaun Woodburn to replace a wrecked tribute to the tragic young dad.

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Lilly had ponytails of 11.5 inches chopped off so that she can help children with cancer. Picture: contributed

Edinburgh schoolgirl inspired by TV show donates hair to aid cancer patients

LITTLE Lilly Diamond has proven herself a cut above – by shaving off her foot-long locks to make wigs for young cancer patients.

Community officers chatting with the Street Pastors team before they hit the streets

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Meet the Street Pastors on the frontline during the Edinburgh party season

FLAT out on his back on a freezing pavement, the passed-out party-goer is the very embodiment of Christmas excess.

A memorial for Shaun Woodburn outside the old cinema in Great Junction St. Picture: Al Linford.

Mindless yob trashed memorial to tragic Shaun Woodburn

A MINDLESS yob has been caught on CCTV trashing a tribute to tragic Shaun Woodburn just hours after it was unveiled.

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The 'former' Conan Doyle pub on Broughton Street.
 Pictures: Alan Jenkins

Edinburgh’s Conan Doyle pub is rebranded the JK Rowling

IN a mystery befitting his greatest character, the pub named after Sherlock Holmes writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has been dramatically renamed.

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