Photos reveal what life was like in Glasgow and Edinburgh 60 years ago  Daily Mail

The incredible pictures were snapped by photographer Allan Hailstone during several trips to Scotland he made in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Richard Cockerill: Edinburgh need to keep 'battling' in Pro14 play-off quest  BBC Sport

Edinburgh have to keep "battling" for points if they're to reach the Pro14 play-offs, says Richard Cockerill.

Pro14: Edinburgh 34-17 Dragons - Hosts secure crucial bonus-point win  BBC Sport

Edinburgh fight off a spirited Dragons side to secure a bonus-point win at Murrayfield and stay in the hunt for a Pro14 play-off place.

Edinburgh teen 'ruined' blind woman's life with horrific rape attack  Edinburgh Live

A court has heard how an Edinburgh teen 'ruined' a blind woman's life after subjecting her to a horrific rape attack when she asked him for help to get a taxi.

15 Edinburgh department stores that are gone but not forgotten  The Scotsman

EDINBURGH once boasted a raft of large 'shopping palaces' along its main thoroughfares, but the vast majority have bit the dust in recent decades.

Blair Henderson: Edinburgh City's trainee accountant has fine tally  BBC Sport

Edinburgh City's Blair Henderson on being the top league goalscorer in the UK, getting changed in toilets, and Saturday's Challenge Cup semi-final against ...

Edinburgh teen exposed as serial rapist who 'ruined' one blind victim's life  Daily Record

Mikey Hoc, 19, raped two women and a child with his bind victim telling the court how he hurt her during her horrific ordeal.

Scotland round-up: Plans submitted for second phase of Edinburgh brewery redevelopment; Whisky tourist attraction unveiled for capital  The Planner

Plans submitted for second phase of Edinburgh brewery redevelopment. Developer Vastint Hospitality has lodged plans with the city council for the second ...

'Frail' Edinburgh couple granted leave to stay in UK  BBC News

An elderly Iranian couple, threatened with deportation to Iran, have been granted leave to stay in the UK. Mozaffar Saberi, 83, and Rezvan Habibimarand, 73, ...

Top chefs join campaign to save Edinburgh health project  HeraldScotland

Two of Scotland's top chefs have joined a campaign to save an acclaimed Edinburgh community health scheme threatened by cuts. Martin Wishart and…

Digital valet parking plan for Edinburgh airport  BBC News

The high-tech scheme will allow more travellers to drop off or collect cars close to Edinburgh Airport.

Call for louder tram horns after pedestrian's death in Edinburgh  BBC News

Rail investigators have called for louder warning horns to be fitted to Edinburgh trams following the death of a pedestrian. Carlos Correa Palacio, 53, died in ...

Boy, 17, given four-year sentence for stabbing two people in Edinburgh  Aberdeen Evening Express

A teenager has been sentenced to four years behind bars after stabbing two people in an attempted murder and an assault. The 17-year-old boy, who cannot be ...

Plans submitted for second phase of Edinburgh brewery redevelopment  The Planner

Developer Vastint Hospitality has lodged plans with the city council for the second phase of its ambitious mixed-use redevelopment of Edinburgh's old ...

The fascinating tale behind Edinburgh's unusual Sanctuary Stone  Edinburgh Live

The copper 'S' cobblestone was a sanctuary marker for criminals in centuries past.

Diageo submits plans for Johnnie Walker centre in Edinburgh  The Drinks Business

Diageo has submitted plans to convert a building in the heart of Edinburgh's shopping district into a visitor centre for its blended Scotch whisky brand Johnnie ...

Edinburgh 'tourist tax' backed by council  BBC News

Councillors in Edinburgh have voted in favour of a "tourist tax", which could become the first of its kind in the UK. However, the new tax will not come into effect ...

Prince Philip crash: ‘REAL reason’ Duke of Edinburgh gave up his driving licence  Express

PRINCE Philip was involved in a road traffic accident last month and now, three weeks later, the Duke of Edinburgh has given up his driving licence.

Revised Edinburgh tourist tax plan unveiled by council  BBC News

Plans to introduce a £2 tourist tax in Edinburgh would be capped at seven nights, a new report has revealed. Edinburgh City Council is finalising its plans for the ...

Popular Edinburgh restaurant in Morningside up for sale  The Scotsman

A well-known restaurant in one of Edinburgh's busiest suburbs has been put up for sale as its owners look to retire. The Stornaiuolo family has been a stalwart of ...

Edinburgh bus driver slapped by pedestrian after hitting him with vehicle in Leith  The Scotsman

A bus driver was slapped by a pedestrian after hitting him with his vehicle in the Leith area of Edinburgh today.

Bollywood-inspired fitness class in Edinburgh promises to make your muscles burn  Edinburgh Live

While getting fit was a New Year's resolution the world over, a lot of us hate the gym and recoil at the thought of a gruesome spin class- but there is a fun ...

Eight words that have a completely different meaning in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Live

"Messages? That means notes, surely?" - everyone else in the world.

Big Big Gin Festival returns to Edinburgh this April  Edinburgh Live

Over 100 gins from around 150 distilleries will be on offer.

Hunt for Edinburgh pervert wearing a turtleneck wanted over public indecency at busy coffee shop  The Scottish Sun

The victim was left highly distressed after the incident at a shop in George Street.

Worker dies after Edinburgh roof fall  Scottish Construction Now

A construction worker has died after falling from a roof in Edinburgh. The incident happened at Muirhouse Mansion on Marine Drive at 11am on Tuesday.

Edinburgh tourist tax debate rages on  Conference News

City's global promotion in jeopardy as Europe's top destination marketeers descend on the Capital.

Edinburgh is the only UK entry in 20 “most liveable cities” for Europeans  The HR Director Magazine

Edinburgh is the only UK city in the top 20 most liveable cities in the world for European expats, closely followed by Aberdeen at 21.

Rare white squirrel spotted just a mile from Edinburgh city centre  Edinburgh Live

The elusive animal was seen darting up a fence in Gorgie.

Tributes paid to tragic Edinburgh lad, 17, who sadly died at the weekend as crowdfunder raises £3.5k  The Scottish Sun

The boy is named locally as Mark Wilson, from Edinburgh, and devastated friends and family have paid tribute to the boy.

Edinburgh LIVE traffic and weather updates - crash on A198 in East Lothian  Edinburgh Live

Join us as we bring you all of the latest breaking news, up-to-the-minute traffic and sport from the capital.

Wetherspoon's pubs launch new gin festival in Edinburgh  Scotsman Whisky

Wetherspoon's pubs in and around Edinburgh are offering a selection of gins from across Britain to customers during a new 18-day festival.

Edinburgh man missing for more than a week feared to have travelled to Isle of Skye or Glencoe  The Scottish Sun

James Cornforth, 36, is missing from Edinburrgh after last being seen in Leith at around 3pm last Tuesday.

Standard Life Aberdeen offices in Edinburgh could sell for £130m  The National

JUST a year after they were officially opened by Princess Anne, the Standard Life Aberdeen offices at St Andrew Square in Edinburgh are reportedly…

Dragons battle with Blues to prepare for Edinburgh's physical approach  South Wales Argus

JOE Davies hopes that slugging it out with the Dragons' fiercest rivals in training will help them stand up to Edinburgh's physical approach on…

These are the most dangerous crossings in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Live

Two pedestrians have been seriously injured on Edinburgh's most dangerous crossing in recent years.

Edinburgh’s festivals at ‘real risk’ amid fears ‘less friendly’ UK will repel artists  The Scotsman

Edinburgh's festivals are at “real risk” due to artists being put off coming to the UK over fears it is becoming a less friendly country that wants to close its borders, ...

Good Dog – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh  The Reviews Hub

Writer: Arinzene Kene Director: Natalie Ibu Reviewer: Dominic Corr No good deed goes unpunished, a mantra which regrettably gains merit as we age.

ScotRail passengers evacuated from Edinburgh train after brakes catch fire  Daily Record

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Services put a stop to the line and worked through the night to ensure that the fire was completely extinguished.

Robertson begins redevelopment of historic Edinburgh sports ground  The Construction Index

Robertson has started work on the redevelopment the Edinburgh sports ground that hosted the world's first international rugby match.

Champions Cup: Edinburgh 19-10 Montpellier - Hosts secure home quarter-final  BBC Sport

Edinburgh defeat Montpellier to clinch a Champions Cup quarter-final place along with Glasgow.

Edinburgh restaurant Mono launches new menu ideal for sharing  Scotsman Whisky

Edinburgh's Italian fine dining restaurant Mono has recently launched a casual menu designed to be enjoyed at the bar, preferably with a glass of wine.

Urgent appeal to find missing autistic Edinburgh man, 20, who may be barefoot and wearing ‘blue onesie’  Edinburgh Evening News

Police in Edinburgh have launched an appeal to help trace a missing 20-year-old man with autism who may be barefoot and wearing a blue onesie.

Decision due on Edinburgh tram extension as cost rises to £207m  Rail Technology Magazine

The business case for extending Edinburgh's tram network in a £196m project has entered its final stage, with councillors in the Scottish capital scrutinising the ...

Diageo to transform former department store in Edinburgh into 'one of world's great whisky attractions'  Scotsman Whisky

Drinks giant Diageo is set to turn a former department store on Princes Street into “one of world's great whisky attractions” - a seven-storey Johnnie Walker ...

Edinburgh tram extension cost soars to £207m  BBC News

New figures reveal that the cost of extending Edinburgh's tram line out of the city centre has increased by 25%.

Barclay could miss Edinburgh's European quarter-final, says Cockerill  The Scrum Magazine

John Barclay is nearing a comeback from the Achilles injury that has kept him sidelined for the past nine months, but it may not come before Edinburgh's ...

Amey selected to deploy £100m fibre network in Edinburgh  Scottish Construction Now

CityFibre has reached an agreement with infrastructure provider Amey to extend its 150km network in Edinburgh to homes and businesses across the city.

Peterhead’s Brown and Co hoping to edge closer to Edinburgh City at League Two summit  Aberdeen Evening Express

Jason Brown hopes Peterhead can take advantage of title rivals Edinburgh City not being in league action this weekend. The Blue Toon trail the side from the ...

Peterhead boss Jim McInally eyeing chance to narrow gap on leaders Edinburgh City  Press and Journal

Peterhead boss Jim McInally has urged his side to take advantage of league-leaders Edinburgh City being out of action to close the gap at the top. City head ...

Edinburgh's academic leaders condemn proposed Convention Bureau budget cuts by City Council  Conference News

More than 75 of Edinburgh's most respected academics and researchers have united in their condemnation of the proposed 2019/20 budget cuts to Marketing ...

Unsold 16th century castle in Edinburgh makes list of UK’s most ‘unloved’ properties  The Scotsman

AN Edinburgh castle which once hosted the likes of Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Andersen and Sir Walter Scott, has been included in a list of Britain's most ...

Edinburgh sink Montpellier to qualify for quarter-finals with Glasgow  The Guardian

Edinburgh beat Montpellier 19-10 at Murrayfield to clinch a Champions Cup quarter-final spot for themselves as well as for their rivals Glasgow.

Arbery seeks EdFringe partners  All Edinburgh Theatre

Arbery Productions is offering two free, one-week slots at this year's EdFringe to Edinburgh-based companies with “exciting and contemporary” shows to ...

Plans submitted for Johnnie Walker centre in Edinburgh  The Spirits Business

Diageo has moved a step closer to building a seven-floor visitor centre for Johnnie Walker after submitting a planning application to the City of Edinburgh ...

Leyton Orient 0 Maidenhead United 1: Justin Edinburgh makes no excuses after disappointing National League defeat | Leyton Orient  East London Advertiser

The O's head coach offered his views following the 1-0 loss to Maidenhead United.

Edinburgh's Social Bite Village and Queensferry Crossing shortlisted for awards  Edinburgh Live

A total of 28 projects are competing in eight categories for the awards run by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Scotland.

Edinburgh enjoys property market boost in last quarter  BBC News

The property market in and around Edinburgh was given a boost in the last quarter of 2018 by more homes coming on to the market. The capital has seen prices ...

'Frail' Edinburgh couple face removal to Iran  BBC News

A lawyer for an elderly Iranian couple fighting removal from the UK has said they face spending "living the rest of their days without their family". Mozaffar Saberi ...

Male contraceptive gel to be trialled on couples in Edinburgh  BBC News

A "ground-breaking" trial of a new form of male contraception which uses a gel to stop sperm flow is to be carried out on couples in Edinburgh. Researchers are ...

Edinburgh bound FlyBe flight declares mid-air general emergency from Manchester route  The Scottish Sun

THE flight into Edinburgh from Manchester departed at 8.45pm and was due to land at 9.45pm. However it was forced to land 20 minutes ahead of schedule due ...

Tributes to Mark Wilson - 'loved and respected' youth footballer found dead  Edinburgh Live

Youth clubs in Edinburgh have paid tribute following his tragic death.

Tributes paid to tragic young man who died after falling from Edinburgh mansion  Daily Record

Nathan Craig, 21, died after falling from the roof of Muirhouse Mansions when he was installing wifi yesterdy.

Woman sexually assaulted in Edinburgh's Royal Terrace Gardens  BBC News

The 30-year-old was attacked in Edinburgh's Royal Terrace Gardens in the early hours.

Edinburgh & Glasgow Warriors: Times to savour as Scottish duo tackle Euro stars  BBC Sport

Edinburgh and Glasgow seek to take the next step in the Champions Cup against two of the competition's big hitters.

Prince Philip crash: Duke of Edinburgh will not be prosecuted over Sandringham collision that left two women injured  Evening Standard

Prince Philip will not be prosecuted after he crashed his car at Sandringham. The Crown Prosecution *Service* has decided that no further action will be taken ...

Rock Lives: Doctor Alistair MacGowan on the stones of Edinburgh and the stories they tell  The National

HALFWAY up the Scotsman Steps in Edinburgh, geologist and paleobiologist Doctor Alistair McGowan is on his belly with a magnifying glass in hand…

Duke of Edinburgh won't be prosecuted over Sandringham car crash  Wales Online

Prosecuting Prince Philip is 'not in the public interest'

Meadows Share: insight into Edinburgh's online free-cycling community  The Student

The old ideal of the tight-knit neighbourhood, with the whole block coming together to build a house, sharing tools and resources, seems to have died with mass ...

Edinburgh pays top share of property tax  BBC News

One third of revenue from the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax is raised in the capital.

Edinburgh venue all at C : News 2019  Chortle

Edinburgh venue all at C - Gilded Balloon takes over flagship building following pay row.

Travel Review: So much to explore in Edinburgh - Scotland's enchanting capital city  Nottinghamshire Live

It was while living in Edinburgh the novelist JK Rowling put pen to paper and created Harry Potter, Hogwarts and the wonders of the wizarding world. Numerous ...

Tourist tax could help Edinburgh ‘dream big again’  The Scotsman

Money raised by the proposed tourist tax in Edinburgh could be used to help build a performance arena at Ingliston, create a new home for the film festival or ...

Wealth firm triggers buy spree with key Edinburgh deal  Citywire Financial Publishers

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Decision made on Duke of Edinburgh driving case  Belfast Newsletter

The Duke of Edinburgh will face no further action over the collision on the A149 near Sandringham last month, the Crown Prosecution *Service* said.

Edinburgh coffee shop named in European top 50 list  The Scotsman

A poll among online coffee fans has named a popular coffee shop in Edinburgh as one of the top 50 in Europe.

Edinburgh is home to the happiest homeowners

Edinburgh is not only home to the speediest regional property market, it's also where the UK's happiest homeowners live – according to a new study.

'Large quantity' of tyres alight in Edinburgh's Leith  BBC News

The fire *service* says a large quantity of tyres are alight in Leith but there are no reports of injuries.

Hamilton can't cope with rampant Hibs as Edinburgh side run out comfortable winners  Daily Record

Accies tried to have a go at Easter Road but were just no match for their opponents.

Roofer dies after horror plunge at historic Edinburgh estate Muirhouse Mansion  The Scottish Sun

COPS were called to the scene at Muirhouse Mansion on Marine Drive after the alarm was raised around 11.10am this morning. Emergency services were ...

Edinburgh v Dragons: Cockerill backs Bradbury for Scotland call-up  The Offside Line

Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill says Magnus Bradbury can prove readiness for Scotland call-up with big performance against Dragons.

Edinburgh University principal admits lowering entry grades for poor could mean others miss out

Lowering university entry grades for poor pupils could mean other youngsters missing out on a place, Edinburgh's principal has admitted as independent school ...

'Brosserinos' pizza bagel is launched in Edinburgh  Scottish Field

In celebration of 'National Pizza Bagel Day', renowned Bross Bagels have teamed up with award-winning Civerinos to launch Edinburgh's finest pizza and ...

Edinburgh Science Festival reveals Moon landing theme  Access All Areas

Edinburgh Science Festival has launched its 31st programme today, presenting 270 family and adult events at 31 venues between 6-21 April. 'Powered by EDF ...

'We are ready for three cup finals in three weeks,' says Edinburgh's Fraser McKenzie  The Offside Line

Edinburgh second-row Fraser McKenzie believes back-to-back matches against Dragons, the Blues and Benetton will be season-defining.

Graham runs away with £39m Edinburgh sports centre prize  Building

New complex at Meadowbank set to open next year.

Edinburgh City Council could cut 300 jobs to save £41m  BBC News

Up to 300 jobs could go at City of Edinburgh Council this year in a bid to save £41m. Closing the posts is part of a range of measures designed to save the ...

5 iconic BYOB restaurants in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

Cut down the cost of a meal out by bringing your own bottle.

HGV breakdown on busy Edinburgh road causes major rush hour delays  Edinburgh Evening News

A broken down lorry on the city's Ferry Road is causing major tailbacks this evening.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds to perform at Edinburgh Playhouse, tickets info  The List

It's been announced that Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will perform at Edinburgh Playhouse on Tue 7 May as part of a short UK tour that is set for spring.

Weatherbys hires three as Edinburgh expansion continues  Spear's WMS

Weatherbys Private Bank has made three hires as it prepares to move into a larger Edinburgh base, writes Emelia Hamilton-Russell. Weatherbys have made ...

Stolen JCB digger crashes into Edinburgh newsagents  BBC News

Police are treating the incident on Gorgie Road on Thursday morning as an attempted break-in.

Edinburgh eyes UK’s first overnight tourist tax  Financial Times

Edinburgh city council is to press ahead with plans for the UK's first overnight tourist tax following a Scottish government budget deal with the Greens that opens ...

Fully let sign hoisted at Edinburgh offices  The Scotsman

A key office development in Edinburgh is now fully occupied after the completion of two new lettings.

Man found dead in burning Mercedes stolen from Edinburgh named by police  Edinburgh Live

A man whose body was found inside a burning car that had been stolen from Edinburgh has been identified as a Polish national who had been visiting Scotland.

Renowned Edinburgh psychiatrist ‘fabricated’ patient claims, tribunal finds  The Scotsman

A RENOWNED Psychiatrist produced an “inaccurate and misleading” report on a patient who went on to lose an unfair dismissal claim against the Ministry of ...

Why Edinburgh, Scotland, Wants a Tourist Tax  CityLab

Scotland's capital could charge travelers £2 per day—and don't be surprised if other U.K. cities follow its lead.

Tower block blaze tackled by firefighters in Edinburgh

Fire crews have tackled a blaze at a block of flats in Edinburgh. The Scottish Fire and Rescue *Service* (SFRS) was called to the scene in Heron Place, Granton, ...

Edinburgh’s St James Centre site evacuated after fire breaks out  Edinburgh Evening News

EDINBURGH'S billion pound St James development was evacuated for the second time in the space of a month after a fire caused by an 'exploding' gas ...

Duke of Edinburgh's appearances and health since retirement

The Duke of Edinburgh was unhurt when the Land Rover Freelander he was driving flipped over after being hit by another car near the Queen's Sandringham ...