RBS profit milestone overshadowed by potential massive US fine

Royal Bank of Scotland is braced for potential renewed losses in 2018 due to an impending mammoth settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) despite the bank reporting its first annual pre-tax profit in a decade.


12 of the most dog-friendly places in Edinburgh

Our dogs are our best friends, so why leave them at home in a pooch-friendly city like Edinburgh?

Work is to begin on 75 new homes

Work begins on 75 affordable homes in Craigmillar

Work has begun on 75 much needed new affordable homes at Greendykes in Craigmillar.


Award-winning restaurant to introduce £50 charge for no-show diners

It is one of Scotland’s most prestigious restaurants which has been garlanded with awards since opening at the turn of the decade.

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Ben Thomson and Janet Archer were called to Holyrood to explain Creative Scotland's recent controversial funding cuts to MSPs.

Creative Scotland admits cover-up over controversial funding cuts

Creative Scotland has admitted a cover-up over how controversial funding cuts were made - as its chief executive admitted she was “profoundly sorry” over how they were handled.
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Oxgangs Primary School has previously been in the news when an outdoor wall facade gave way, Picture: Ian Georgeson

Urgent safety review after Edinburgh school’s ceiling collapses

A MAJOR safety review has been ordered at all 17 PFI-built city primary schools after a roof tile collapsed at scandal-hit Oxgangs Primary where an outdoor wall facade previously gave way.

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Staff members Keith Baxter and Jennifer Houston welcome McKenzie Grace, Adah Barenburg and Caroline Ross, from Naples as The Real Mary King's Close's 250,000th guests

Real Mary King’s Close celebrates busiest year in its history

AN OLD Town attraction that reveals the Capital’s hidden past is celebrating its busiest year yet.

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Total value of Edinburgh property revealed

The total value of Edinburgh property has been revealed in a new study.

Iain Banks was a hugely successful sci-fi author as well as a best-selling mainstream fiction writer.

Amazon to turn Iain Banks' sci-fi work into new TV series

The science fiction world created by the late Scottish author Iain Banks is set to be turned into a major TV series.
Sheffield may have a tram network, not just a single line like Edinburgh, but John McLellan know where he'd rather live

John McLellan: A world-class city needs decent roads – or hover-buses

Hats off to Edinburgh, we’ve topped another league table of good places to be, the latest being for the best British cities in which to invest.

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A homeless taskforce will address rough sleeping in Edinburgh

Edinburgh facing ‘homeless crisis’ as £2m taskforce set for work

EDINBURGH Council will pump £2 million into its new homelessness task force to try to reduce the number of homeless people being placed in emergency B&B accommodation.

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TSC chair Nicky Morgan. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

RBS slammed for poor treatment of small businesses

An influential group of MPs has branded the findings of a report into the Royal Bank of Scotland’s mistreatment of small businesses “disgraceful” after wielding parliamentary privilege to publish the controversial dossier.

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Liz McAreavey is CEO of Edinburgh Chamber Of Commerce. Picture: Scott Louden

Liz McAreavey: Give something back and we will all profit

Tempus Fugit – February is almost at an end and the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards are over for another year.

Homes now on sale CALA Homes development "The Crescent" in the grounds of former Donaldson's College.

First look: luxury flats in the ground’s of former Donaldson’s school now on sale

Locals on the hunt for a swanky new pad in one of the Capital’s most hotly anticipated spots can now reserve at flat overlooking the famous Donaldson’s College for nearly £2 million.

Manager James Brown says the award is down to the hotel's hard-working staff. Picture: Jane Barlow

Customers are lords of the Kings Manor hotel

THE hotel itself is 20 minutes from Edinburgh city centre. Its fabric is 160 years old, and some could argue that Musselburgh is as easy to reach as the Scottish capital.


Whisky Distillery Tester wanted - Is this Scotland’s best job?

A Scottish stag party experts site is offering a dream job to whisky lovers.


Edinburgh named as UK’s top city for inward investment

Edinburgh is the most attractive city in the UK for inward investment but will need to invest heavily in areas such as affordable housing to avoid being overtaken by other major centres, according to a new report published today.

The infamous pledge on the pro-Brexit campaign bus (Picture: Getty Images)

Susan Dalgety: The bus that tells the truth about Brexit

At the risk of upsetting my friends and family who voted to leave the European Union, I am going to shout loudly, again, about the madness that is Brexit.


Warnings over toy after girl ends up in Edinburgh hospital

A Scottish mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to an Edinburgh hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

Network Rail say 2500 staff will be working around the clock to complete the works. Picture: Contributed

Network Rail ‘will work around clock’ to finish £23m upgrades

Network Rail has announced that engineers will be working around the clock over the Easter period to complete 23 million pounds worth of Scottish railway upgrades.

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