Sean Connery named ‘most handsome’ James Bond

He was the lad from Fountainbridge that grew up to become the most famous man on the planet. Sean Connery will forever be linked with the role of James Bond, the suave British spy who became a cinematic phenomenon.

The body of 47-year-old Alan Glancy was found in Edinburgh. Picture: Police Scotland

Police launch murder investigation after man found dead in Edinburgh

Police Scotland have confirmed the death of a man in Edinburgh is being treated as murder.

Public comment will be sought next year after the release of a 'long overdue' report on a state-owned Scottish energy company.

Engineers restore power after outage in EH3

A blackout in the EH3 postcode left many businesses and homes without power but power has since been restored.

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An artist's impresion of how the development at Fountainbridge will look at India Quay. Picture: Contributed

Leak reveals £80m Fountainbridge flats deal is in doubt

The city stands to lose out on millions of pounds if it pulls the plug on major development plans for Fountainbridge.


Watch: The creepy new Asylum-themed game coming to Edinburgh’s new escape room

With escape rooms in Dubai and Las Vegas, one of the world’s leading puzzle experiences has broken onto the Capital’s live game scene.

An artist's impression of the proposed canalside homes at Fountainbridge. Picture: contributed

Roof-top gardens top plans for new Fountainbridge flats

An Edinburgh-based property developer has unveiled plans to transform a former industrial site into new canalside housing in Fountainbridge.

The old rubber factory site will be transformed into a Centre of Excellence for Printmaking and a creative hub, hosting a gallery, bar/restaurant and more. Picture: Jon Savage

Work starts at Fountainbridge for new Edinburgh Printmakers

Builders have begun work to transform the last remnant of Edinburgh’s industrial past into a £12.3 million hub for artists in Fountainbridge.

Mural on a building on Horne Terrace, Edinburgh is at risk.

New flats to spell end for much-loved seaside mural

A MURAL that has graced the wall of a building for almost 50 years is set to be wiped off the city’s arts map.

Strawberry the corn snake. Picture: Contributed

Fountainbridge shop stunned by discovery of 3ft long snake

shop staff in the Capital were left shocked when they discovered a 3ft long snake slithering across the store’s loos.

Two charged after nine cars damaged in Edinburgh street

Two charged after nine cars damaged in Edinburgh street

Two men have been charged after nine cars were damaged in Fountainbridge in the early hours of the morning.

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Woman charged with murder of Colin Skilbeck

A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with murder following the death of a man.

Drivers parking illegally in a private residents cap park, mostly parking on the pavement

Calls for crackdown on ‘selfish’ drivers parking on pavements

They stand accused of causing distress to pedestrians and motorists across the Capital.

Police are appealing for witnesses in assault case.

Three detained following death in Fountainbridge flat

Police have confirmed that three people have been detained following the death of a man in Fountainbridge.

Fountainbridge is to undergo a significant revamp. Picture; contribute

Fountainbridge set for £215 million transformation

Builders will be on-site by the end of the year at the last remaining Fountainbridge gap site after a £215 million investment that will deliver bars, restaurants and shops alongside more than 500 “Friends-style” flats.

Ewan McGregor and Kelly Macdonald arriving at the world premiere of Trainspotting 2 at Cineworld in Fountainbridge. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Stars descend on Edinburgh for T2 Trainspotting premiere

The stars of Trainspotting reunited in Edinburgh for the world premiere of its long-awaited sequel - as director Danny Boyle hinted a third film could be on the cards.

CSA's innovative 'rolling' scaffold" in use at the Boroughmuir site. Picture: Contributed.

Innovative city scaffolding firm save man hours and materials at new Boroughmuir

AN Edinburgh-based scaffolding firm has used an unusual “rolling” design on the £35 million Boroughmuir High School project.

The Reggie Harkins Formation Dancers at the Palais de Danse, Edinburgh for the "Come Dancing" television programming

End of an era as the Palais is demolished

In its glorious heyday hundreds of people danced the night away and its famous revolving stage hosted some of the era’s biggest bands.

Jacob Hunter who was threatened with a cleaver at the Angle Park Terrace shop. Picture: Jon Savage

Shopkeeper threatened with a meat cleaver ‘thought he was going to die’

A SHOPKEEPER feared for his life when a cleaver-wielding raider burst into the store during a terrifying robbery.

Edinburgh UK Feb 25 2016; Dr Ed Trevillion, Chair of PRS Working Party and Alex Neil MSP at India Quay, Fountainbridge to unveil plans that could deliver thousands of purpose-built homes for private rent. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

Letters to the Editor: Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative call for India Quay plan to include more for the community

Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative (FCI) is pleased that the India Quay site will include more housing, including 112 affordable homes.

An artist's impression of the India Quay development. Picture: contributed

India Quay development to boost local economy by £30m

DEVELOPERS behind the transformation of a former city brewery site insist their plans will boost the local economy by more than £30 million over the next three years.

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