The Edinburgh Briefing podcast: we look back at the biggest stories of 2019

The life of Tom Gilzean, the debate around tourism in the Capital and much more are among the highlights discussed in the new episode of the Edinburgh Briefing podcast.

Friday, 3rd January 2020, 3:26 pm
Updated Friday, 3rd January 2020, 3:27 pm

Out now and available to listen to wherever you normally get your podcasts, the Edinburgh Briefing’s first episode of 2020 takes a look at the year of 2019 through the lens of some of the Evening News’ biggest stories.

Host, reporter Conor Matchett, is joined by Evening News editor Euan McGrory and digital editor Joe Cawthorn, who pick their highlights of the year and discuss their significance for the city and the people in it.

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This week the Edinburgh Briefing team look back at 2019

Included in the picks for the top stories of the year are the ongoing debate about tourism including the controversy around Hogmanay and the Christmas Market, the planned departure of Jenners from Princes Street, and the loss of two major Edinburgh figures in Tom Gilzean and Bradley Welsh.

The podcast also takes a look at the biggest stories of the year from the perspective of the website, looking at the stories which grabbed readers’ attention the most over the entirety of 2019.

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