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REVIEW: New Worlds is ‘magnificent showcase’ for Bill Murray’s creative talents

As the lights dimmed and an evening suit-clad Bill Murray prepared to take to the stage, a couple behind began to speculate.

Scotland's historic win over England

Historic Scottish cricket stump to go under the hammer

A stump from Scotland’s historic cricket win over England is set to go under the hammer for charity.

Funeral to Jonathan Smith

Loved ones pay final farewell to ‘brother and friend’ killed in Maybury horror crash

THE FAMILY of a man killed in a horrifying car crash have paid heartfelt tributes to “a brother and a friend” at an emotional funeral service in the capital.

If you don't want to miss out on the best shows and deals, it's time to book your Fringe tickets (Photo: Shutterstock)

15 Edinburgh Fringe comedy shows you should book now to avoid disappointment

August may feel a lifetime away, but it won’t be long until Edinburgh Festival and Fringe season rolls around.

Cameron McFarlane was jailed for 9 years. Picture; contributed

Man who attempted to smuggle ‘£6m worth of heroin into Scotland’ jailed

A man responsible for smuggling £6 million worth of Class A drugs into Scotland has been jailed.

Flooding in Inverleith park

Climate change blamed for flooding at Inverleith Park

Climate change is being blamed for expensive flooding problems at one of Edinburgh’s busiest parks.

Chris Bradley

Letters: Why Scottish singer wants to ‘Put a Smile on England’s Face’

Scottish musician Chris Bradley has had a lot of grief after writing a World Cup anthem for England. Here he defends the song and calls for people to relax and go with it.


Edinburgh’s weather: Capital set for mini heatwave

The UK is set to enjoy a mini heatwave from next week, and Edinburgh is not going to miss out on the good weather if forecasts are to be believed.

Cars will be banned from parts of the city centre as part of Clean Air Day.

Map: Major routes in Edinburgh closed to traffic on Clean Air Day

Major routes throughout Edinburgh are set to close on Thursday June 21 as part of Clean Air Day.


Search underway for Curry House of the Year 2018

We are on the hunt for the best Curry House of the Year 2018.

A number of roads will be closed ahead of Let's Ride. Picture, Michael Gillen

In full: City centre roads closed ahead of Edinburgh’s Let’s Ride

A number of roads will be closed ahead of Edinburgh’s Let’s Ride.

Charlie Miller will occupy one of the new commercial units on Comely Bank Road

Award-winning hair experts Charlie Miller to open Stockbridge salon

AWARD-winning Edinburgh hair experts Charlie Miller has designs on a new city-centre salon – after announcing plans to expand.

Alan Longmuir at an awards night in Edinburgh

Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir thanks fans for support during illness battle

Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir has expressed his gratitude to fans for their love and prayers during his illness.


Police appeal after man struck by black cab in Princes Street hit and run

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was struck by a black cab in a hit and run on Princes Street.

Scott Hutchison died this year

Event to celebrate life of tragic Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison

aN ACCLAIMED Edinburgh poet is to pay homage to the late Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison with a unique night of spoken word and “Scott-shaped stories”.

Tom Megaughin, who had his bike stolen from the stair in the Easter Road tenement

Capital bike crime rockets by 50 per cent in a year

A SURGE in bicycle thefts across the Capital has seen cases shoot up 47 per cent in the last year alone, newly obtained figures reveal.

Producer Neville Raschid and guest of honour the Rev Margaret MacGregor, who provided the blessing at his wedding in 1990

Filmmaker to be reunited with minister 50 years after tragedy

a FILM producer will reunite with the Kirk minister who helped his family after tragedy struck in Bangladesh more than 50 years ago at the Edinburgh premiere of his latest production.

Jim and Sadie Allen - celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary

Platinum couple Jim and Sandie’s secret to 70 years of bliss

Trust, patience and the ability to accept each other’s “foibles” is the recipe for success that has kept Jim and Sadie Allen in wedded bliss for 70 years.

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