An expert guide to Edinburgh | Telegraph Travel  The Telegraph

Read our Telegraph Travel expert guide to Edinburgh, including the best places to stay, eat, and drink as well as the top things to do, and all of the information ...


Tributes to 'much-loved' teenage girl found dead in Edinburgh  The Telegraph

The family of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who was found dead near a tourist attraction in the centre of Edinburgh have paid tribute to the “much loved” teenager as ...


Sports club fees plan scrapped at council facilities in Edinburgh  BBC News

Councillors have agreed to scrap plans for Edinburgh sports clubs to be charged £35 an hour to use council facilities out-of-hours. In June, the city council ...


Call for council to ban fast food adverts in Edinburgh  BBC News

Fast food adverts could be banned from council-owned sites in Edinburgh as part of an effort to tackle obesity. Liberal Democrat councillor Kevin Lang is to call ...


Edinburgh hospital death: New mother dies on stairwell four days after giving birth  Evening Standard

A new mother has been found dead in a hospital stairwell after she reportedly got lost and collapsed while returning to her ward from seeing her premature son.


CCTV appeal after train conductor assault in Edinburgh  BBC News

The male attacker boarded a Kirkcaldy-bound *service* with another man at Edinburgh Haymarket on 2 December.


'Two-year backlog' for Edinburgh road repairs  BBC News

It could take two years to clear Edinburgh's road repairs backlog once a contract is signed off, a council officer has revealed. Last month it was revealed only ...


Gateway to Investment programme supports Edinburgh start-ups  The Scotsman

A group of Edinburgh-based entrepreneurs have completed a five-week programme designed to help their start-ups grow and secure investment.


Trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow and Edinburgh face HUGE disruption to services after person dies on the tracks  The Scottish Sun

ScotRail revealed a person had been struck down on the line between Montrose and the port city, services were due to be down until at least 8pm but the rail ...


Man arrested and charged with attempted murder in Edinburgh  Daily Record

Another man has been charged with assault after a 38-year-old man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.


Man stabbed outside Edinburgh pharmacy  BBC News

An area outside a pharmacy on Calder Road, Edinburgh. has been taped off following the incident.


Collapsing seats on Edinburgh’s Just Eat bikes forces major refit  Edinburgh Evening News

BOSSES of Edinburgh's first street cycle scheme have been forced into a hasty refit of their fleet after a safety flaw emerged.


McGonagall's Chronicles review at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh  The Stage

Gary McNair stars in an amusing hour of verse based on the life and work of Dundee poet, William Topaz McGonagall at the Traverse Theatre.


New mum reported missing at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary had "massive haemorrhage" in stairwell  Edinburgh Live

Missing Peebles woman Amanda Cox was found dead in a hospital stairwell on Monday after reportedly suffering a "massive haemorrhage" on her way back to ...


Woman stopped in Edinburgh 'six times over drink-drive limit'  BBC News

The 51-year-old woman is said to have driven to Edinburgh from Dalgety Bay in Fife.


Witness appeal following break in at Edinburgh newsagents  The Edinburgh Reporter

Police are appealing for witnesses following a break-in and theft at which took place at a newsagents on Lynedoch Place sometime between 5.30pm on Sunday ...


Recap: Edinburgh LIVE breaking news, traffic, weather and more on Wednesday 12 December  Edinburgh Live

Join us as we bring you all of the latest news, weather, traffic and sport from the capital.


Edinburgh’s special school workers ‘more at risk than jail wardens’  Edinburgh Evening News

SPECIAL school workers in Edinburgh are facing “more violence than wardens in a category A prison”, a union official has claimed.


VIDEO PREVIEW: Carols By Candlelight at Edinburgh's Usher Hall  Edinburgh Evening News

CAROLS by Candlelight at Edinburgh's Usher Hall looks set to be a Christmas cracker of a night out to start festivities on Wednesday, December 19.


Man, 90, reported missing in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

Police are appealing for help to trace a 90-year-old man who has been reported missing from the Chesser area of Edinburgh.


Woman injured after being hit by car in Edinburgh  BBC News

The 50-year-old was taken to hospital after being struck by the vehicle on London Road, Edinburgh.


Edinburgh boss Richard Cockerill has international ambitions - but not just yet  The Scotsman

Richard Cockerill revealed yesterday that he does have aspirations to be an international rugby coach but that it wouldn't be until he has seen out an Edinburgh ...


Frantic search for 90-year-old man with dementia in Edinburgh: police release sightings of him on CCTV  Edinburgh Live

William Scott has been missing since Tuesday; police have released CCTV footage and a timeline of his movements.


Locality committees labelled a 'nonsense'  The Edinburgh Reporter

The city council's locality committees have been labelled “a nonsense” after it emerged they don't even have the authority to put up new signposts. A call to put ...


Scotland’s biggest chippy opens in heart of Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Most recently the landmark St John's Church building in the heart of Edinburgh's tourist-land was an Indian restaurant which had lain unused after being ...


Body found in search for missing girl, 15, who disappeared in Edinburgh on Saturday  The Scottish Sun

POLICE confirmed a body has been found after a search was launched in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Man admits killing Alan Glancy in his Edinburgh flat  BBC News

The 46-year-old pleaded guilty to the culpable homicide of Alan Glancy in the Fountainbridge area of the capital.


Concerns grow for missing woman, 34, in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

AN appeal has been launched to trace a missing woman who has gone missing in Edinburgh.


CCTV appeal after Edinburgh train conductor is battered by thug who threatened passengers  Daily Record

Police say the man in the picture could help them with their investigation into the attack at city station.


10 reasons why Edinburgh is the best city in the world to live in  Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh is steeped in history and boasts some of the most beautiful architecture in the world. iStockphoto. Contributed. Buy a Photo. Need we say more?


35 Edinburgh community projects have funding axed  Edinburgh Evening News

SCOTLAND'S oldest community health project is facing imminent closure as a result of cuts by Edinburgh's heath and social care board.


Lengthy delays on Edinburgh Bypass this evening after two-car crash  Edinburgh Evening News

Motorists were caught up in heavy traffic on the City Bypass this evening following a two-car crash near Baberton.


Edinburgh relish return fixture with Newcastle at Kingston Park after bonus-point win on home patch  The Telegraph

The lesson from Edinburgh's comfortable 31-13 win over Newcastle is that we learned nothing. On a night of apocalyptic gloom, with driving rain and numbing ...


CCTV image issued over attack on two men in Edinburgh  BBC News

The incident happened at about 21:30 on Saturday 8 September outside a shop on Morrison Street in Edinburgh.


Edinburgh named best city in the world to live  The Scotsman

Edinburgh has been named the best city to live in the world thanks to its low crime rate, high levels of education and the overall health of its workforce, according ...


Two men arrested over serious street attack in Edinburgh  BBC News

A 39-year-old man is being treated in hospital for head and facial injuries after the assault in Edinburgh.


Edinburgh man jailed for raping and abusing children  BBC News

Michael Lee, 47, targeted three victims between 2003 and 2015 in Cowdenbeath, Fife, and Perthshire.


Richard Cockerill: England job 'a hiding to nothing' says Edinburgh coach  BBC Sport

Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill says he does not expect England to consider him as a replacement for Eddie Jones "anytime soon".


John Hardie added to Newcastle squad and could face Edinburgh in European showdown  The Scrum Magazine

Scotland back-row John Hardie is in line to play for Newcastle against his former club Edinburgh in the Heineken Champions Cup this weekend. Hardie has ...


Match Report - Edinburgh 31 - 13 Newcastle | 07 Dec 2018  SkySports

Edinburgh moved to the summit of Pool 5 of the Champions Cup with a comfortable 31-13 win in a scrappy encounter with Newcastle at Murrayfield.


Concerns raised as Universal Credit rolls out in Edinburgh  BBC News

The controversial Universal Credit benefit system is being rolled out across Edinburgh. Foodbanks say they are preparing for increased demand, as those being ...


Opening of the month: Southside Scran Michelin starred restaurant Tom Kitchin Edinburgh  BigHospitality.co.uk

The fourth restaurant in Tom Kitchin's Edinburgh-based restaurant group is a neighbourhood bistro that bridges the gap between his Michelin-starred flagship ...


Edinburgh to get new production facility | News  Broadcast

Screen Scotland opens tender for potential operators.


Eight things Glasgow does better than Edinburgh  CNN

It may not have the picture postcard charm of Edinburgh, but residents of Glasgow say it's the city in Scotland to visit. Here are eight reasons they say Glasgow is ...


Listen: European Champions Cup Newcastle Falcons v Edinburgh  BBC Sport

Build-up, stats, live radio and text coverage as Edinburgh face Newcastle in the European Champions Cup, kick-off 15:15 GMT.


Tourist tax 'would wipe £94m from Edinburgh's visitor income'  HeraldScotland

INTRODUCING a tourist tax in Edinburgh would reduce visitor spend by around £94 million a year, the hospitality industry's trade body has said.


Woman allegedly 'SIX TIMES over drink-drive limit' at 9am in Edinburgh  Daily Record

A 51-year-old driver was arrested after police responded to reports of a car being driven erratically in the Cramond area of the city on Monday.


Tapestry years in the making goes on display at Edinburgh Central Library  Edinburgh Live

The embroidery celebrates 125 years sicne Edinburgh Central library opened.


Marriott's Moxy Edinburgh to open in January  The Caterer.com

Marriott has confirmed that its new Moxy Edinburgh hotel will open in January with Fiona Mackenzie at the helm.


Game of Thrones themed bar returning to Edinburgh in time for the final season  Edinburgh Live

This will be the perfect bar to lift a glass and repeat the famous Tyrion Lannister line - "I drink, and I know things" - as you discuss the latest Game of Thrones ...


An Edinburgh publisher spotted an absolute howler of a typo at the Leith branch of Asda  Edinburgh Live

Keira O'Sullivan spotted the spelling mistake when shopping.


Joanna Blythman reviews Southside Scran in Edinburgh  HeraldScotland

Tom Kitchin and Dominic Jack have named their latest Edinburgh venture Southside Scran, which strikes me as an odd choice. Yes, Tollcross is on the…


Edinburgh king of the castle for places to live  The Times

Edinburgh has been named the world's best city in which to live.It beat the likes of London, Paris, Stockholm and Taipei in the Sustainable Cities Index compiled ...


Edinburgh Uni 0-1 Dalbeattie Star: Last gasp Sloan strike earns win  The Galloway Gazette

Dalbeattie Star picked up three vital Lowland League points in the most dramatic fashion possible as Lewis Sloan fired home a stoppage time volley to earn his ...


Old friends pitted against each other as Edinburgh face Newcastle in Champions Cup  The Telegraph

This is ostensibly the first half of a double header between the two sides at the top of their Champions Cup pool, but scratch between the surface and instead ...


Pedestrian knocked down by car seriously hurt  BBC News

The 50-year-old woman was hit by a red Vauxhall car in Edinburgh on Tuesday afternoon.


Scottish Budget must help business cope with Brexit – Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce  The Scotsman

Brexit has produced greater uncertainty for business than during the Scottish independence referendum campaign, writes Liz McAreavey, chief executive of ...


Blair Henderson rescues point for ten-man Edinburgh City against Peterhead  Edinburgh Evening News

Blair Henderson's 21st goal of the season rescued a point for ten-man Edinburgh City to preserve their two-point cushion over Peterhead at the top of Ladbrokes ...


Art centre to open on Calton Hill in Edinburgh  BBC News

A new centre for contemporary art is to open at one of Edinburgh's most iconic sites. Collective - on Calton Hill - will include a new exhibition space and ...


Mouthpiece review at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh – 'gripping and truthful'  The Stage

Following a final Edinburgh Festival Fringe run as artistic director at the Traverse during which the company's two produced plays were showered with acclaim, ...


European Rugby Champions Cup: Edinburgh 31-13 Newcastle Falcons  BBC Sport

Edinburgh beat Newcastle Falcons in European competition for the first time to go top of Champions Cup Pool 5 with a bonus-point victory.


Edinburgh social care 'crisis could cause harm to people'  BBC News

Edinburgh's poor social care performance could cause "direct harm to people", according to a risk report. The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership has ...


Edinburgh's Christmas generates £113m for economy  BBC News

Edinburgh's Christmas generated £113m for the economy last year, according to research. BOP Consulting said the Christmas events attracted 919,344 visitors ...


Plans submitted for Edinburgh’s Omni Centre revamp  Edinburgh Evening News

PROPOSALS to revamp and extend a popular city centre leisure complex have been submitted to council planning chiefs. The Omni Centre would benefit from a ...


Edinburgh voted Britain’s best city to visit for fifth year running  The Scotsman

The annual Telegraph's Top 20 Travel Destinations is voted for by members of the public, who have opted for the Capital once again.


Pro14: Munster 44-14 Edinburgh - Hosts gain on Conference A leaders Glasgow  BBC Sport

Munster score eight tries to thrash Edinburgh 44-14 in a one-sided Pro14 contest at Musgrave Park, Cork.


Edinburgh trams strike called off after deal reached  BBC News

An agreement with the Unite trade union "overhauls" sickness and capability policies.


CCTV images released over attacks in Edinburgh  BBC News

The incidents happened on North Bridge at about 02:00 on Sunday 9 September.


Arrest over vandalism at Ruth Davidson's Edinburgh office  BBC News

Ruth Davidson, who is on maternity leave until next spring, was not in the building when rocks were thrown.


Edinburgh landlord who dumped family’s belongings in garden wins £1250 on Judge Rinder show  The Scotsman

AN Edinburgh landlord who dumped a devastated family's belongings in a garden has won £1250 from the former tenant on TV show Judge Rinder.


Edinburgh shop boss won’t hire rail travellers due to Scotrail disruption  Edinburgh Evening News

An Edinburgh businessman has vowed to never employ another rail commuter because a key member of his staff has been repeatedly delayed by ScotRail ...


First driverless Edinburgh to Fife bus trial announced  BBC News

The project between Edinburgh and Fife across the Forth Road Bridge aims to be operational in 2021.


Manic Street Preachers share their truth in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

TWO decades after it's initial release, Manic Street Preachers' fifth album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours has been given a new spin with the release of a 20th ...


Plans for Edinburgh resilience hub and new CCTV network  BBC News

The new hub would allow Edinburgh City Council to monitor its CCTV coverage across the city.


Edinburgh concert hall should be set in stone, not concrete – John McLellan  The Scotsman

Cost concerns cannot override history in central Edinburgh when it comes to the debate over stone or concrete for the planned concert hall, writes John ...


Linlithgow Rose hit six past Edinburgh United  Linlithgow Journal & Gazette

Linlithgow Rose moved clear at the top of their East of Scotland Conference table with a comprehensive victory at Prestonfield on Saturday.


People in Edinburgh and the Lothians are fuming about these botched Hermes parcel deliveries  Edinburgh Live

The courier firm's drivers seem to be leaving parcels outside the wrong houses, or in really strange places.


Edinburgh Council in talks over future of hacked road signs  BBC News

City of Edinburgh Council is in talks over the future of road signs that have been altered by art works in Edinburgh. The signs were hacked by French artist Clet ...


Appeal to trace Edinburgh teen missing for three days  Edinburgh Evening News

AN appeal has been launched in a bid to trace an Edinburgh teenager who went missing three days ago.


Speedway – five Bandits return for 2019  The Edinburgh Reporter

Berwick Bandits bring back five riders from the side which narrowly missed out on the SGB Championship play-offs last season. Aaron Summers, Kevin Doolan, ...


Emergency operator heard woman begging Edinburgh man to stop raping her  The Scotsman

A MAN whose victim dialled 999 as he raped her and who could be heard begging him “Stop it. Please, don't do it” by the emergency operator has been jailed ...


Man arrested at Steve Bannon protest in Edinburgh  BBC News

About 100 protesters gathered outside a media conference in Edinburgh where Steve Bannon was being interviewed. Police say a 56-year-old demonstrator ...


Sports injury pervert fondled six men at treatment sessions in his Edinburgh home  Daily Record

Shamed sports therapist Matthew Priest admitted sexually assaulting his victims while giving them massages.


Here's the case for reopening Edinburgh's lost circle line  CityMetric

What if I told you there was a perfectly good railway line that circled your city and was not open to passengers? Most cities would jump at the chance to use such ...


Edinburgh festivals safety action call  BBC News

Edinburgh's roads chief is "kept awake" festival-goers will be hit by a bus if nothing is done to tackle its crowded pavements.


Scottish League Two: Edinburgh maintain lead as Peterhead continue chase  BBC Sport

Leaders Edinburgh City and second-top Peterhead continue their winning ways as third-top Clyde slip up again in Scottish League Two.


Edinburgh football as it happened: Wins for Hearts, Hibs and Edinburgh City  Edinburgh Evening News

Relive the victories for Hearts over Motherwell, Hibs at Hamilton and Edinburgh at Annan.


Edinburgh Named Best City To Visit In Britain  LADbible

Edinburgh has retained the title of Britain's best city to visit for the fifth year running. The annual Telegraph's Top 20 Travel Destinations is voted for by members ...


Buzzcocks singer Shelley found inspiration in Edinburgh guest house  The Scotsman

Pete Shelley's seminal song Ever Fallen in Love (with Someone you Shouldn't've) is revered as an anthem of the punk generation, a forlorn cry from the heart of ...


Fast food adverts could be banned on Edinburgh’s bus and tram stops  The Scotsman

Fast food adverts could be banned from council-owned sites in the Capital as part of an effort to tackle obesity.


Edinburgh news LIVE: the latest news traffic and weather from the Capital  Edinburgh Evening News

Welcome to the Edinburgh Evening News live blog providing the latest news, travel and weather updates as well as ongoing reaction to the biggest stories in the ...


Hilarious moment Edinburgh man drops C-BOMB on Saturday Kitchen Live call-in  Daily Record

Viewers were left stunned at what 'Dan' said - and hosts of the BBC show struggled to contain their laughter.


In pictures: 'Unseen' Edinburgh archive from the 50s and 60s  BBC News

One man's hidden passion for street photography is revealed in a unique archive from the past.


‘Jinxed’ Edinburgh pedestrian crossing is delayed yet again  Edinburgh Evening News

RESIDENTS breathed a sigh of relief when work finally started on a pedestrian crossing which had been repeatedly promised for six years – but now it has ...


Here’s why Edinburgh Castle might easily have looked like this today  Edinburgh Evening News

It would have dramatically altered the Edinburgh skyline as we know it - but the plans never got off the ground. This new digitally-rendered image shows how ...


Doddie Weir gets the Edinburgh Award  The Edinburgh Reporter

Scottish rugby legend George “Doddie” Weir was presented with the prestigious Edinburgh Award 2018 just at the end of last month. Surrounded by friends ...


Why Edinburgh’s bin collections are in chaos - by an insider  Edinburgh Evening News

UNREALISTIC workloads, over-hyped technology and use of agency staff are key factors behind the chaos over the Capital's bin collections, it was claimed ...


New restaurant Gautam's brings a taste of the Himalayas to Edinburgh's city centre  Scotsman Whisky

Gautam's is located in Meadowbank and offers a range of Nepalese and Indian dishes created by chefs who have over 50 years of experience collectively ...


Emergency bag stolen from Edinburgh ambulance  BBC News

The rucksack containing potentially dangerous drugs was taken in the Dalry area of Edinburgh.


Kevin Buckle: Edinburgh’s lost railway could be restored  Edinburgh Evening News

A renewed call to look at reviving the Edinburgh Suburban & Southside Railway (ESSR) that used to circle the city, but hasn't been in use since 1962, proved ...