Uber charge Edinburgh woman eye-watering £129 fare for 9-mile trip  Daily Record

The fare is normally less than £35 but Kim McAllister was hit with a massive surcharge after a night out in the capital.


Mystery is surrounding this distinctive Aussie rules football print found in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Live

Police are looking to reunite the piece, which depicts a match being played in 1989, with its rightful owner.


New home for dog after five years in Edinburgh animal shelter  BBC News

A new home has been found for a dog dubbed the unluckiest in Scotland after spending five years in an animal shelter. Star, a seven-and-a-half-year-old Staffie, ...


Hibs form puts Stephane Omeonga on brink of Euros dream  Edinburgh Evening News

Stephane Omeonga is on the cusp of realising his European Under-21 Championship dream thanks to his loan spell at Easter Road.


Edinburgh police appeal following serious assault on the Meadows  Edinburgh Evening News

Police are investigating a serious assault on the Meadows, close to the junction with Melville Drive at Summerhall.


Alexandru-Dragos Filache found: Police in Edinburgh confirm that 40-year-old has been traced  Edinburgh Live

Police had issued a public appeal for information as to his whereabouts.


Edinburgh LIVE traffic and weather updates - queues in Edinburgh East  Edinburgh Live

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Why it’s been a week to forget for the people who run Edinburgh – John McLellan  The Scotsman

Last week was one to forget for Edinburgh Council's SNP-Labour coalition with first their garden tax scheme thrown out followed quickly by the Scottish ...


Braveheart sequel tops Edinburgh film festival  BBC News

A sequel to Braveheart will take top billing at next month's Edinburgh International Film Festival. Scottish actor Angus Macfadyen reprises his role from the Oscar ...


Edinburgh blaze killer Alexander Birrell shunned by family on his deathbed  The Scotsman

Notorious triple killer Alexander Birrell was shunned on his deathbed by his own family, a Fatal Accident Inquiry heard.


Police arrest man with knife in West Lothian shop  Edinburgh Evening News

A man with a knife has been arrested after police were called to a West Lothian shop.


Controversial plan for 650 new homes in Edinburgh approved  BBC News

Controversial plans to build more than 650 new homes near Edinburgh Airport have been approved. Critics say the scheme, which will be built on fields next to ...


655 homes get go ahead in Edinburgh suburb  Insider.co.uk

Affordable residences included in plans for Maybury/Barnton area.


Edinburgh woman vows never to use Uber again after being stung by eye-watering triple fare  Edinburgh Live

Kim McAllister couldn't believe that she'd been charged £129 for a journey which normally costs less than £35.


Advice for Edinburgh on workplace parking levy: Keep it simple - don’t have too many exemptions  Edinburgh Evening News

EXEMPTIONS from a workplace parking levy should be kept to a minimum, the transport boss from the only UK city to operate such a scheme has advised.


Edinburgh council refuses to rule out congestion charge  BBC News

Council bosses have refused to rule out bringing forward plans to introduce a congestion charge to help reduce traffic in Edinburgh. In 2005 more than 74% of ...


German tourist distraught after motorbike theft in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

A distraught German holidaymaker is appealing to Edinburgh residents to help him find Bertha, his beloved motorbike which was stolen in the city last week.


The LaFontaines to play Edinburgh three days after release of new album  The Scotsman

THE good news for fans of Scottish rock band The LaFontaines is that, in their words, they are 'just around the corner from the release of their new album, ...


New BBC drama Guilt begins filming in Edinburgh's New Town  The Scotsman

Acclaimed Scots actors were spotted in Charlotte Square today as filming begins in Edinburgh for a major new BBC Scotland drama.


Craft brewers Fierce Beer launch trendy new Edinburgh bar  Edinburgh Evening News

High-end brewers Fierce Beer have put faith in Edinburgh's beer lovers with the opening of their first pub outside Aberdeen set to launch on Rose Street on ...


Hearts fans plan Hampden tribute for Jambo dad, 39, who died after stroke  The Scotsman

FANS will pay a Scottish Cup Final tribute to a dad-of-three who died aged 39 after suffering a stroke while watching his son playing football.


Edinburgh LIVE traffic and weather updates  Edinburgh Live

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


Union campaign to save mothballed BiFab yards in Fife  BBC News

A union campaign has been launched to save the BiFab construction yards in Fife - which look set to lose out on work for a huge EDF wind farm project.


Congestion charging: Why Edinburgh needs to bite the bullet – Kenny MacAskill  The Scotsman

Congestion charging, it's coming to a city near you, it's just a matter of when it happens. Of course, Edinburgh was riven by this debate more than a decade ago ...


Jailed ex-Celtic Boys Club manager Frank Cairney loses bail bid  BBC News

Jailed Frank Cairney is appealing against his conviction for sexually abusing young footballers.


Controversial plans for 650 new homes to the west of Edinburgh are approved  Edinburgh Live

Plans to build more than 650 new homes to the west of Edinburgh have been approved – despite the site being labelled “the worst possible place for a major ...


Edinburgh’s bus wars heading for showdown in Royal Mile  Edinburgh Evening News

EDINBURGH'S bus wars are set to be ramped up with First Bus understood to be planning to launch open-top bus tours in the Capital.


Edinburgh crime author Ian Rankin donates archive to National Library of Scotland  Edinburgh Live

Crime novelist Ian Rankin has gifted his literary archive to the nation, donating around 50 boxes of material - taking up more than 21ft of shelving - to the ...


CCTV image released after woman sexually assaulted on Edinburgh-Stirling train  The Scotsman

British transport Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a woman was sexually assaulted on a train between Edinburgh Park ...


Edinburgh pupils allowed to skip school for climate change march through city centre  The Scotsman

Pupils will be allowed to take part in Friday's global climate crisis march after youngsters told councillors that “disruption is needed because change needs to ...


Ice cream ban near Farage Edinburgh campaign rally  BBC News

McDonald's staff in Edinburgh were told not to sell milkshakes or ice cream following a spate of throwing incidents.


Homes to be found for Edinburgh's most vulnerable youths  Edinburgh Evening News

A pioneering project that helps care experienced homeless young people into permanent accommodation will be rolled out in the Capital.


Freddie Starr ate my notes and other stories – John McLellan  The Scotsman

The pound might be slipping but you can make big savings on holidays at the end of June.


Edinburgh traffic chaos looms as up to 4000 schoolkids get ready for climate change march  Edinburgh Evening News

Schoolchildren in the Capital are set to be allowed to skip lessons to take part in a climate crisis march through the city – as officials warned the demonstration ...


Edinburgh will have a new high speed 5G mobile network from next week  Edinburgh Live

The Scottish capital is one of six UK cities set to receive the *service*.


'Distinctive print' depicting Aussie rules football found by Edinburgh police  Edinburgh Evening News

A unique and eye-catching print has been found by Edinburgh Police's search and recovery team.


More than 50 drivers stopped in Edinburgh as part of police operation to protect cyclists on the roads  Edinburgh Live

Roads police were in attendance on Duke's Walk at Holyrood Park as part of Operation Close Pass.


Edinburgh student’s ‘sex pest’ wristband to beat harassers  Edinburgh Evening News

An Edinburgh student has developed electronic wrist bands to help wearers fend off sexual harassment during nights out. Displayed at the Edinburgh Napier ...


George Haig: Edinburgh security firm boss and colleague jailed after being caught with stun guns  Edinburgh Live

George Haig and Stuart Anderson of Complete Protection Consultants provided security for George and Amal Clooney.


Kingsknowe Road North incident: Residents' fears after 'stabbing and robbery' in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Live

Police were in attendance at an incident for several hours on Saturday evening.


'Proper legends' - Local Edinburgh takeaway praised after handing out pizza to the homeless  Edinburgh Live

The team gave some of those sleeping rough in the bad weather a hot meal.


Edinburgh student documents life with MS in Napier Uni degree show film  The Scotsman

A student's honest account of how she lives with multiple sclerosis and continues to embrace her passion for running is taking centre stage at a university degree ...


Grilled steak top of the menu again at newly refurbished Edinburgh pub  Edinburgh Evening News

The Cuddie Brae on Newcraighall Road re-opened its doors following an extensive transformation this week.


Edinburgh security firm bosses caught with stun guns  The Scotsman

Two men behind a “high end” Edinburgh security firm are behind bars after they were each caught with a stun gun.


Farewell to Edinburgh-based Normandy D-Day veteran - one of Scotland’s last  The Scotsman

The life of one of Scotland's last D-Day veterans was celebrated yesterday as civic dignitaries, former comrades, and schoolchildren gathered with friends and ...


Jamie Oliver's Edinburgh restaurant closes as administrators are called in  Edinburgh Live

The restaurant chain has called in KPMG after it failed to stay afloat on its own.


Traffic-free days begin in Edinburgh city centre  BBC News

A number of Edinburgh's city centre streets were closed to traffic in an attempt to reduce air pollution.


A taste of success for the best in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

And just a year later, Scott Smith has received the accolade of the best restaurant in the Capital at the annual Edinburgh Restaurant Awards.


9 jobs on offer at Edinburgh Airport right now  Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh Airport has a multitude of exciting positions currently up for grabs, so if you are looking for a change in career, there's plenty to choose from.


Man hospitalised after crash on Edinburgh’s Queensferry Road  The Scotsman

A man has been taken to hospital after the car he was driving collided with another car in the city's Queensferry Road.


Over-stretched Edinburgh Council spends £22.5 million on agency workers  Edinburgh Evening News

over-stretched council staff are being propped up by the equivalent of more than 600 agency workers – while overtime payments have soared at City Chambers, ...


Has Stephane Omeonga dropped hint about his future amid Hibs interest?  Edinburgh Evening News

Stephane Omeonga described his time at Hibs as "wonderful" as the popular player appeared to drop a big hint about his plans for next year in the aftermath of ...


Men in court over Loanhead major gun and knife find named  Edinburgh Evening News

The names have been revealed of two men who appeared in court after five handguns and more than 40 bladed items were found in Loanhead.


A sausage dog cafe is popping up in Edinburgh over the summer  Edinburgh Evening News

With a variety of animal cafes already in Edinburgh, it was only a matter of time before we had one dedicated to sausage dogs pop up.


Apple pledges to be more upfront about battery health  Edinburgh Evening News

With complaints about battery performance plaguing their past, Apple have announced a change.


High-end Edinburgh clothes store Dick's has window smashed  The Scotsman

Pictures have emerged of a high-end clothing store in Edinburgh which has had its window smashed.


Elderly woman rushed to hospital after Edinburgh flat fire  The Scotsman

The fire *service* was called to the scene in Northfield Farm Avenue, Edinburgh, at 2.53am on Monday. The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.


New wakeboarding centre set to open in Edinburgh at former Granton Quarry  Edinburgh Live

A company aims to transform the disused site into a watersports park.


Knife attacker claimed he was victim after violent spree in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Live

Martin Innes stabbed a man in the neck and slashed another on the face.


Credit card fraudsters steal thousands in scam at Edinburgh shop  Edinburgh Live

Around £6000 was stolen as Maddie & Marks was targeted.


Edinburgh’s bus wars escalate with new express routes from West Lothian  Edinburgh Evening News

LOTHIAN buses has announced new express services between West Lothian and Edinburgh in an escalation of the “bus wars” the company is fighting with ...


Hearts boss Craig Levein to award more of his academy players with game time at Celtic  Edinburgh Evening News

The countdown clock shows there is now just one week until Hearts' Scottish Cup final showdown with Celtic.


Edinburgh Traffic: Delays after crash on Queensferry Road  Edinburgh Evening News

Motorists are facing delays in the north-west of Edinburgh after a two-car crash.


Super-slimmer from Midlothian lost 11 stone after being inspired by student she taught  Edinburgh Live

Nursing lecturer Barbara Steele used to be 21 stone – but now she is exercising six times a week.


Bradley Welsh: family invite all mourners to funeral next month  The Scotsman

A date has been set for the funeral of Edinburgh boxer Bradley Welsh who was murdered outside his West End home in April.


Over £10,000 worth of damage and two hour power cut in Edinburgh as substation targeted by thieves  Edinburgh Evening News

Some Edinburgh residents were left without electricity for two hours after thieves targeted a substation, causing £10000 worth of damage.


West Lothian street in lockdown as house fire rages  Edinburgh Evening News

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze at a family home in West Lothian this evening.


Edinburgh’s politicians have tough decision to make over congestion change – Steve Cardownie  The Scotsman

The news that a congestion charge may be reconsidered for Edinburgh has met with a pretty hostile response which was predictable to say the least, says Steve ...


This magical street in Edinburgh is the real-life Diagon Alley - according to Google maps  Edinburgh Live

Edinburgh has long been associated with Harry Potter, credited with inspiring J.K. Rowling in a number of instances, it has kept many fans flocking to the capital.


Edinburgh has been ranked the 4th worst city in UK for sexual health and STIs  Edinburgh Live

With cases of super-gonorrhoea in the UK this year- it's not surprising that sexual health is something that should be on any responsible adult's radar.


Hibs boss Paul Heckingbottom 'among favourites for Middlesbrough job'  The Scotsman

Hibs head coach Paul Heckingbottom is among the leading candidates for the Middlesbrough job, according to a prominent bookmaker - despite taking charge ...


Scottish publisher revels in International Man Booker win  BBC News

A publishing company that was started in a spare room of a house 17 years ago is basking in the success of this year's Man Booker International Prize.


Popular Edinburgh sandwich shop Hank's could be yours for £45k  Edinburgh Evening News

Freshly made flatbreads in Foutainbridge hang in the balance as Hank's Sandwich Bar goes up for sale.


Kirkliston councillor blasts school ‘ransom’ pledge by housing developers  Edinburgh Evening News

A councillor has warned that a village “will not be held to ransom for their children's education” over claims house-builders are pledging to hand over land for ...


CCTV image released after woman sexually assaulted on train between Edinburgh Park and Stirling  Edinburgh Live

Police are keen to speak to the man shown in the image.


The fascinating letter by Sherlock author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which remains in Edinburgh to this day  Edinburgh Live

The National Library of Scotland still holds a note which was sent by the famous writer to a well-known publication.


Edinburgh council accused of discrimination over ending of cash payments  Edinburgh Evening News

THE city council has been accused of discriminating against poorer and elderly people by announcing it will no longer accept cash over the counter for rent, ...


Edinburgh LIVE traffic and weather updates - M8 road closures and new ScotRail timetable  Edinburgh Live

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Paul Heckingbottom reveals Hibs plans for Fraser Murray next season  Edinburgh Evening News

Paul Heckingbottom has told Hibs kid Fraser Murray he's already been “bumped up” to next season's first-team squad following his performances in the final two ...


Come Dine With Me are looking for Edinburgh couples to star in new series  Edinburgh Live

Filming for the show will start this summer - so you need to act fast.


Beltane Fire Festival marks May Day in Edinburgh  BBC News

Thousands gathered to watch a fire festival at Edinburgh's Calton Hill for the city's May Day celebration. Hundreds of volunteers at Beltane Fire Festival ...


Kane O'Connor leaves Hibs for English Championship side  Edinburgh Evening News

Hibs have confirmed the departure of Academy graduate Kane O'Connor, who has joined English Championship side Brentford following the expiry of his Easter ...


Fire crews tackle blaze at Edinburgh building site  The Scotsman

Emergency services are in attendance in Gorgie Road after a fire broke out in a portable cabin on a building site.


Edinburgh police deal with incident at Granton Harbour  The Scotsman

Emergency services were at the scene of an 'ongoing incident' at Granton Harbour.


Former Scotland boss Gordon Strachan takes football foundation to Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

For the past eight years former Scotland boss Gordon Strachan's football foundation has helped turn around the lives of hundreds of youngsters.


Chart-toppers The Hoosiers to make their comedy debut at Edinburgh Fringe  Edinburgh Evening News

MORE than a decade after their chart-topping first album The Hoosiers return to Edinburgh this August, but don't expect to hear them rattling through their back ...


Dog walker 'attacked with CS spray' in Edinburgh  BBC News

A dog walker needed hospital treatment after a man sprayed a substance in her face during a "frightening" attack in Edinburgh. The 45-year-old woman is said to ...


Edinburgh ready to vote in elections that were never meant to happen  Edinburgh Evening News

VOTERS go to the polls tomorrow in possibly the UK's most hotly contested European Parliament elections ever.


Warning to homeowners after spate of break-ins across East Lothian  Edinburgh Live

Officers say properties in Musselburgh and Prestonpans have been targeted in particular.


VIDEO: Watch as firefighters tackle bus fire on Gorgie Road  Edinburgh Evening News

A fire *service* spokeswoman said two crews from Sighthill were called to the single decker Lothian Bus which caught fire close to the Polish Shop, not far from the ...


Portobello eatery introduces 'chatter and natter' table for lonely diners  Edinburgh Live

Co-owner Keith hopes that the table will become a place to go for people who have no one to speak to.


Craig Beattie on that Hearts celebration, Hibs ‘canter’ and Paulo Sergio’s cigar  Edinburgh Evening News

In 145 years of Heart of Midlothian history, nobody has celebrated beating Celtic quite like Craig Beattie.


The clothing items banned under Edinburgh Council’s dress code for taxi drivers  The Scotsman

A dress code for Edinburgh's taxi and private hire drivers has emerged after seven drivers were sent home for wearing 'inappropriate clothing' during a police ...


Charity seeks volunteer in Edinburgh to help poorly owner walk dogs Cody and Jess  Edinburgh Live

Their owner relies on the dogs for 'company, security and cuddles' but has become too ill to take them out.


Edinburgh property market at its hottest since credit crunch  The Scotsman

THE Capital's property market is at its hottest since the credit crunch, a new report claims.


Pet dog stolen in 'appalling' attack on man in Edinburgh  BBC News

Police have condemned an "appalling" attack by thieves who assaulted a 20-year-old man and stole his dog. The victim was attacked by a man while walking ...


These are all the winners from the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards 2019  Edinburgh Evening News

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Bradley Welsh: Man appears in court over Edinburgh murder and Greenbank attempted murder  The Scotsman

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering Bradley Welsh outside his West End home last month.