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Ex-Hibs boss Bobby Williamson reveals he’s cancer free

Former Hibs and Kilmarnock manager Bobby Williamson has revealed he’s beaten cancer.

Hibs
Over-60s are able to travel on buses for free. Picture: Jane Barlow

Bid for free bus travel for over-60s to be enshrined in law

Scottish Labour is calling for free bus travel to be protected by law for people aged over 60.

News
Gaucho on St Andrew Square could still be saved after its parent company went into administration

Stephen Jardine: I was wrong about the future of restaurants

Chain restaurants, not local ones, have been feeling most of the heat, writes Stephen Jardine.

Opinion
Review: Bananarama excel in first ever outdoor gig at Edinburgh Castle

Review: Bananarama excel in first ever outdoor gig at Edinburgh Castle

For their first ever outdoor gig, Bananarama could scarcely have chosen a more glorious setting.

Edinburgh
The work on the crossing will continue. Picture: Jon Savage.

Work on the Queensferry Crossing to continue for another 18 months

Work on the Queensferry Crossing will not be completed until the end of next year, ministers have admitted.

Transport
Lothian Recommends: The best dog groomers Edinburgh and beyond

Lothian Recommends: The best dog groomers Edinburgh and beyond

WHEN it comes to pampering pooches, the Lothians is top dog, it would seem.

News
Snagging work on the Queensferry Crossing won't finish until next year

Queensferry Crossing snagging work won’t finish until end of 2019

Work on the Queensferry Crossing will not be completed until the end of next year, ministers have admitted.

Transport
Matthew and Stephanie Faulds with 10 week old Jasmina.  They are crowd funding a zero waste shop.

Eco Larder aiming to stock funds for Capital’s new zero-waste store

Green entrepreneurs have launched a crowd-funding appeal in order to set up what is believed to be the Capital’s first zero-waste store.

News
The Capital is to be a 'special case' for short lets. Pic: TSPL

City to lobby for cap on Airbnb properties

The city council will lobby the Scottish Government for a “licensing regime” to potentially cap the number of Airbnb properties in Edinburgh.

Business
The security lanes at Edinburgh Airport. Picture: TSPL

Glasgow man ‘humiliated’ during body search at Edinburgh Airport

A GLASGOW businessman has made a police complaint about how he was made to feel “intimidated and humiliated” by security staff at Edinburgh Airport.

News
Muse. Picture: Contributed

Muse tour director to launch new music venue in Capital

The tour director of rock band Muse is set to open a new music venue in the Capital that aims to provide a leg-up to bands starting out in the industry.

Entertainment
Jackie Dennis returned to the former Empire Theatre stage this week. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Interview: Jackie Dennis, Scotland’s first pop star

BILLED as Scotland’s first pop star during BBC’s new Rip It Up documentary, Jackie Dennis is finally getting the recognition he so richly deserves.

Entertainment
The new garden waste tax is proving unpopular.

Fresh calls to bin garden tax as sign-ups fail to hit target

The number of households signed up to the controversial garden waste service has “fallen massively short” of the city council’s target so far, raising questions over how much revenue the policy will tally up.

News
Glen Rowe, founder of the Neko Trust

Kevin Buckle: Edinburgh venue to get its own muse

Good news hopefully on the small venue front with the announcement from Glen Rowe and his Neko Trust charity that they will be looking to launch a small venue in Edinburgh.

Opinion
Gordon was taken under the wing of bar staff at the Torfin pub. Picture: Torfin Pub

Mystery woman fails to show up despite Corstorphine poster campaign

A MAN who plastered Corstorphine with posters asking for a mystery women to meet him has been left disappointed after she failed to show up.

Edinburgh
The accused appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

£120k heroin accused appears at Edinburgh Sheriff Court

A man has appeared in court after police seized heroin worth more than £120,000 at a Moredun flat.

Crime
A class 385 at Edinburgh Waverley with new windscreens. Picture: Darren Hunt

Long-delayed new ScotRail trains to debut on Tuesday

The first of ScotRail's new Hitachi trains is to finally enter service on Tuesday - ten months late - The Scotsman has learned.
Transport
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Royston stabbing suspect hunted down by police dog

A HERO police dog chased down a suspect and helped officers make arrests after reports of a stabbing.

Edinburgh
Callum Houston (left) and Gordon Wallace (right)

Wallyford nursing home ‘treated grandad like a dog’ says family of resident

AN angry family has spoken of the shocking standards at a failing East Lothian care home.

Our Region
Have you seen Ratty?

Child makes poster in appeal to trace lost bear

A child has made a poster in a desperate bid to find her lost bear.

Edinburgh
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