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.

Keith Downie, left, saw his car towed after a trip to Edinburgh

Sky Sports reporter blames Edinburgh roads for destroying car tyres

A Sky Sports News reporter has blamed Edinburgh’s roads for destroying the tyres and wheels of his car.

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Cameo cinema, Tollcross, Edinburgh. Picture: Malcolm McCurrach

Edinburgh cinema will host dog-friendly film screening

AN Edinburgh cinema will host a special dog friendly screening.


In pictures: 17 reasons why Edinburgh is the greatest city in Scotland

Edinburgh welcomes millions of visitors every year with people travelling from around the wander our city’s streets.

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Two men in court over Edinburgh house robberies

TWO men have appeared separately at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on two charges of assault and robbery.

There were huge hold-ups on the bypass. Picture: Traffic Scotland

Hunt for motorist who abandoned car on bypass causing traffic chaos

THE HUNT is on for a motorist who abandoned their car on a busy city by-pass following a road crash.


10 Edinburgh landmarks even some locals won’t know about

It’s difficult to walk around Edinburgh without stumbling upon a hidden gem that you haven’t spied before – here are some of the city’s best kept and beautiful secrets.

Police say inquiries continuing.

Second man charged by detectives over double home robberies

POLICE say a second man quizzed by detectives over a series of robberies in Edinburgh has been charged.


Lesley Macinnes: We know potholes are frustrating

Edinburgh Council’s transport convener explains how the city’s budget will be spent.

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Gunpowder store to be revived as part of £500m marina project

A derelict 19th century 
gunpowder store is to be brought back to life as part 
of a £500 million marina development in Edinburgh.


Woman arrested after leaving abusive note on ambulance during 999 call

A woman has been arrested after an abusive note was left on an ambulance demanding it be moved from the space where it had been parked.

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Game of Thrones and Ghostbusters’ stars set to appear at Edinburgh comic con

On the big screen, they have battled supernatural forces and armies of the undead.


Irvine Welsh: ‘I had a criminal record aged 8’

Irvine Welsh has revealed his first encounter with the police came at the age of just eight, when he and a group of friends were charged for playing football on a grass verge on the then new Muirhouse estate.

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Aldi is set to open a new store in Whitburn, West Lothian.

Aldi announces opening month for new West Lothian store

Aldi has announced that its new store in West Lothian is on track to open by October 2018 and will create up to 20 new jobs.

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Fountainbridge is poised to lead way on sewage energy

THE only thing of interest that flowed through the pipes for years was beer at the old Tartan Club.


Cops seek help from pupils over explosion of Portobello graffiti

COMMUNITY police are set to seek help from high school pupils over an explosion of “horrible” graffiti on the Capital’s historic seafront.

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Mervyn Miller (age 70)
. Edinburgh charity Birthlink help people affected by adoption.

Edinburgh pensioner mourns loss of funding for Birthlink charity

Without Edinburgh-based charity Birthlink, Mervyn Miller’s experience of searching for his birth mother might have been very different.

Kevin Gore plans to donate the sales from his CD towards a statue. Pic: Bill Henry

Edinburgh singer Kevin Gore in fundraise drive for boxer statue

A LOCAL musician has lent his voice to a campaign to honour ring legend Ken Buchanan with a tribute song.

Alex Cole-Hamilton (right) celebrates becoming an MSP in 2016 at his office in Corstorphine with Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie, then Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron and former party leader Menzies Campbell. Picture: Greg Macvean

Lib Dems investigated over Holyrood election spending

The Liberal Democrats are being investigated by Scottish electoral authorities over an allegation the party failed to accurately report its spending during the last Holyrood election.


Edinburgh’s General Assembly Hall set to be venue for theatre

The former home of the Scottish Parliament is set to be transformed into a year-round theatre venue.

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