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 ...


Edinburgh news LIVE: Milk van link to Bypass body riddle | Capital charity shopped ransacked by thieves | Traffic and travel  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 ...


Residents evacuated after 'potentially hazardous items' found in flat  BBC News

Residents were allowed to return to their homes in Colonsay Place, Edinburgh, after specialists established the items posed no risk.


Police probe Müller dairy van link to body found on Edinburgh bypass  The Scotsman

Police investigating the death of a man whose body was found on the central reservation of the Edinburgh City Bypass are probing whether he was hit by a dairy ...


European Champions Cup: Edinburgh v Montpellier (Fri)  BBC Sport

Edinburgh go with an unchanged line-up against Montpellier at Murrayfield as they aim to land a home quarter final in the Champions Cup.


Prince Philip crash road under review after five deaths in six years  Sky News

Five fatal accidents have taken place in six years on the road where the Duke of Edinburgh crashed driving close to Sandringham Estate. Norfolk County ...


Scottish referees and Premiership managers back introduction of VAR  Edinburgh Evening News

Scottish football is to investigate the introduction of video assistant referee technology (VAR) following a summit between officials and top-flight managers.


Man hospitalised in Musselburgh bottle attack  Edinburgh Evening News

A MAN has been hospitalised following a violent bottle attack while walking home in Musselburgh.


Arrogant Edinburgh student howls as he is jailed for sex attack  Express

Felix Beck, 22, slumped to his knees, howled and banged his fists on the dock at the High Court in Aberdeen after Lord Uist jailed him for three years.


Scene after Duke of Edinburgh car crash  BBC News

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip is unhurt after his car was involved in a road collision this afternoon.


Appeal after stray dog found in Edinburgh with blade embedded in his neck  Sky News

The Johnston Bull Terrier is in a stable condition after he was found bleeding heavily from his head in Edinburgh.


'I’m just ill – respect me for who I am'  BBC News

An Edinburgh student is urging people to be more mindful when they interact with people with disabilities.


Man arrested after police car chase crash in Peebles  BBC News

A BMW being pursued by a police car hit four vehicles on the A703 in the Scottish Borders.


Edinburgh mum becomes first woman to win 268-mile ultra marathon  The Scotsman

An Edinburgh mum has made history after becoming the first woman to win the gruelling Spine Race - despite expressing milk for her baby during the 268-mile ...


Edinburgh coach urges fans to come out in force for Euro crunch  Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has called on the Capital's rugby public to come out in force for their pro team's biggest match in years at BT Murrayfield ...


Bid to shave £9m from Edinburgh’s care budget was ‘too optimistic’  Edinburgh Evening News

Promises to cut £9m from Edinburgh's health and social care services this financial year were “too optimistic” as the authority draws up plans to remove £47m ...


Edinburgh weather: When will it snow in the capital?  Edinburgh Evening News

Parts of Scotland are already being dusted in snow and now the Met Office is predicting that snowfall will hit Edinburgh next week.


Edinburgh’s weather: Severe warning for ice issued as Arctic air blasts Capital  Edinburgh Evening News

A yellow “be aware” warning for ice has been issued by the Met Office for parts of Scotland, including Edinburgh and the Lothians.


Giant 30ft-wide sinkhole appears in Midlothian  Edinburgh Evening News

A GIANT 30ft-wide sinkhole has opened up on the site of a former colliery in Midlothian.


Huge community response after Edinburgh charity shop ransacked by thieves  Edinburgh Evening News

GENEROUS locals have rallied to restock a charity shop ransacked by thieves in an overnight raid.


Scotland's papers: Get ready for IndyRef2  BBC News

Nicola Sturgeon pledges to set out plans for a second independence referendum, say the front pages.


Edinburgh LIVE breaking news, traffic, weather and more on Wednesday 16 January  Edinburgh Live

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


Game of Thrones themed pop-up bar returns to Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

A hugely popular 'Game of Thrones' themed pop-up bar is making its long-awaited return to the Capital. An archway on Edinburgh's East Market Street will be ...


Emirates to hold cabin crew recruitment day in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

Dubai-based airline Emirates is on the hunt for new Scottish candidates to join its multinational cabin crew team.


Edinburgh student stabbed his mother 30 times as he told her ‘I love you’  The Scotsman

An Edinburgh university student stabbed his mother 30 times in a frenzied murder bid at their home.


Edinburgh LIVE breaking news, sport and traffic on Friday 18 January  Edinburgh Live

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


Call for Edinburgh’s bin boss to quit after 2,500 complaints in one week  Edinburgh Evening News

Opposition councillors have called for the city's environment convener to be replaced after issuing a “hollow apology” as more than 2500 complaints over missed ...


Duke of Edinburgh involved in car crash near Sandringham estate  Channel 4 News

Buckingham Palace has said the Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a road accident while driving near the Sandringham estate. A spokesman said that ...


Six Nations 2019: Scotland include uncapped hookers Kerr, Cherry & Stewart, plus centre Dean  BBC Sport

Scotland include three uncapped hookers and Edinburgh centre Chris Dean in a 39-man squad for the forthcoming Six Nations.


Hibs new boy Ryan Gauld ‘looking sharp and clever’  Edinburgh Evening News

Ryan Gauld could go straight into the Hibs side for Saturday's home William Hill Scottish Cup fourth-round clash with Elgin City and one new team-mate is ...


Edinburgh man threatened to kill neighbour’s family and pets over ‘noisy chickens’  Edinburgh Evening News

An Edinburgh delivery worker threatened to kill his neighbour's family and pets - after her noisy chickens kept waking him up early in the morning.


Bookseller bound for William Playfair building in Edinburgh  HeraldScotland

AN independent bookseller is to open a store in an Edinburgh building designed by the celebrated Scots architect William Playfair.


Nine secrets Edinburgh ghost tour guides will never, ever tell you  Edinburgh Live

Edinburgh is a tourist hotspot, which means there are some seriously unusual jobs to be had at the various tours and attractions around the Scottish capital.


Norfolk Police to investigate Duke of Edinburgh crash  News & Star

Philip was left shocked following the accident, but was unhurt.


Edinburgh scientists discover mammoth secret in ivory DNA  BBC News

Scientists based at Edinburgh Zoo are cooperating to create a genetics laboratory in Cambodia to fight the illegal ivory trade. While trying to save elephants, they ...


Edinburgh Airport sets new record  BBC News

More than 14.3 million passengers walked through the airport's doors during 2018 - a rise of 6.5% on the previous 12 months.


Edinburgh school’s hen ‘Madonna’ sent away vicious attacks on ‘Lady Gaga’ and ‘Taylor Swift’  Edinburgh Evening News

MADONNA has been booted out of her own home after a series of vicious attacks on Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift. The bad blood between the trio has reportedly ...


Gordon MacDonald: Budget benefit for Edinburgh and Scotland  Edinburgh Evening News

Amid the extraordinary chaos of Westminster and Brexit, you could be forgiven for forgetting all about the Scottish Government's Budget plans - which were laid ...


'Sponging' - Readers react to Edinburgh gran's mouse invasion  Edinburgh Evening News

Evening News readers have criticised an Edinburgh gran who said she was left with only custard to eat after a mouse invasion.


Edinburgh Council ‘doomed’ by budget cuts from Scottish Government  Edinburgh Evening News

CITY councillors have called for a complete overhaul of how the Scottish Government funds local authorities – after fears the Capital is “doomed” by cuts from ...


New theory in unsolved Union Canal murder needs investigating, says victim’s brother  Edinburgh Evening News

A NEW theory linking one of the Capital's most notorious unsolved murders to a convicted killer might need to be looked into, says the victim's brother.


Inverleith and Grange in opposite indoor hockey pools  Edinburgh Evening News

Inverleith are in a pool with Western Wildcats, Dundee Wanderers and Dunfermline Carnegie as the race for the Scottish Division One indoor hockey title hots ...


Carina Contini keeps it in the family to champion small business  Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh restaurateur Carina Contini has been selected to champion Scottish family businesses at the Great British Family Business conference in London.


Body found in search for missing Edinburgh woman Sophia Airey  BBC News

Police made the discovery near the spot in South Queensferry where Sophia Airey's car was found on Thursday.


Edinburgh’s Allan Dell to join London Irish  Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh and Scotland prop Allan Dell will join London Irish, coach Richard Cockerill has confirmed.


Kind-hearted Edinburgh chef invites homeless people to his house for a gourmet meal  Edinburgh Live

Former ITV Chef of the Year Tony Singh will ply his guests with lobster, duck and venison.


All you need to know about Edinburgh Burns Night celebrations  Edinburgh Evening News

A STELLAR line-up of Scottish talent has been confirmed as part of the Capital's Burns Night celebrations.


John Souttar ready for Hearts comeback  Edinburgh Evening News

John Souttar has resumed full training with Hearts and has an outside chance of making his injury comeback this weekend.


Locals take advantage of Edinburgh’s Christmas ticket discount  Edinburgh Evening News

A record number of locals snapped up discounted tickets for Edinburgh's Christmas celebrations with 186799 people taking advantage of the 20 per cent ...


Man in hospital and two arrested after Edinburgh 'disturbance'  BBC News

Two people are arrested following the incident in Claverhouse Drive in the south of Edinburgh.


Edinburgh torchlight procession creates giant Scotland map  BBC News

Hundreds of torch bearers have created a huge map of Scotland to mark the start of Edinburgh's three-day Hogmanay festival. Thousands of people snaked their ...


Aviva insurance apologises to William Scott’s grieving family over payment  The Scotsman

Insurance giant Aviva has apologised to the family of tragic William Scott over their handling of a claim on his life insurance policy after being publicly criticised ...


Poll: Should Edinburgh have a directly-elected mayor?  Edinburgh Evening News

THE Capital should consider having a directly-elected mayor to promote the city to the world, according to economist Andrew Wilson. He told the Edinburgh ...


Man attacked and robbed by group of teens in Edinburgh  BBC News

The 48-year-old was knocked to the ground after getting out of a taxi in the Restalrig area of Edinburgh.


Missing Dumbiedykes man Paul Lynch found safe and well  Edinburgh Evening News

Police in Edinburgh have confirmed that missing man Paul Lynch from the Dumbiedykes area has been found safe and well.


Edinburgh's Hogmanay: New Year revellers warned off using drones  BBC News

Edinburgh Hogmanay revellers have been warned by police not to use drones to film the street celebrations. Officers will be patrolling "known locations" where ...


Edinburgh's trams see passenger numbers jump 10%  BBC News

Passenger numbers rise to 7.3 million over 2018 after extra trams are added at peak times in Edinburgh.


Edinburgh’s Gary Tank Commander gangster hit with super-asbo  The Scotsman

A notorious Capital gangster has been slapped with a so-called super ASBO to curb his activity once released from prison.


50mph zipline ride among plans to boost Hillend leisure facilities  The Scotsman

Thrill seekers will get the chance to ride the UK's highest zipline in ambitious plans to turn Hillend into one of Scotland's leading leisure attractions.


Recap: Edinburgh LIVE breaking news, traffic, weather and more on Tuesday 15 January  Edinburgh Live

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


Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, involved in car crash near Sandringham  NEWS.com.au

Prince Philip has narrowly avoided injury after the car he was driving overturned in a traffic accident near the royal family's Sandringham Estate.


Edinburgh City chairman Jim Brown: This season has been just unbelievable  Edinburgh Evening News

It is often said that honesty is the best policy. That's why you won't find Edinburgh City chairman Jim Brown playing down what has been a quite remarkable six ...


Shakin’ Stevens is still rockin’ and rollin’ at 70  Edinburgh Evening News

HE IS the UK's biggest-selling artist of a decade with 33 hit singles and four No 1s to his name as well as chart-toppers around the world.


‘Fuming’ Edinburgh charity shop donor claims items were binned straight away  Edinburgh Evening News

A GENEROUS charity shop donor was livid when she discovered bags of goods she had dropped off at Cancer Research UK had been ditched straight into the ...


Broken down car causes delays on A702 near Hillend  Edinburgh Evening News

Commuters are being warned to expect delays after a car broke down on the A702.


These are 12 of the oldest pubs in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

World-famous as a city steeped in history and boasting a rich heritage in the arts of brewing and whisky production, it should be of little surprise to learn that ...


George Clooney to return to Edinburgh for award  BBC News

The Hollywood actor is to return to Edinburgh on 14 March with his wife Amal Clooney.


Edinburgh Council re-advertise nearly 100 planning applications after IT glitch  Edinburgh Evening News

The city council has been forced to re-advertise almost 100 planning applications after an IT upgrade led to computer systems grinding to a halt.


Alex Salmond affair could sink the SNP – John McLellan  Edinburgh Evening News

It's hard to think of a political year getting off to as dramatic a start as the events of the past week, with Prime Minister Theresa May humiliated by a Brexit defeat ...


Demolition of Edinburgh’s Meadowbank begins  Edinburgh Evening News

BULLDOZERS will begin tearing down Meadowbank stadium today to make way for a new £45 million facility. Demolition of the grandstand marks the start of ...


Inmates at HMP Edinburgh ‘packed in like sardines’  Edinburgh Evening News

The majority of Scotland's prisons - including HMP Edinburgh - were at or beyond their maximum capacity last month, figures show.


Edinburgh chippy fined for dumping waste in residential bin  Edinburgh Evening News

A POPULAR capital chippy has been fined more than £1700 for dumping waste including till receipts in a residential bin just yards from the shop.


Hearts manager Craig Levein reveals his thoughts on Charlie Adam link  Edinburgh Evening News

Craig Levein is *content* with Hearts' midfield options and is not planning a move for the Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam.


Shane Lowry thanks Edinburgh coach after he equals course record in Abu Dhabi  Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh man Neil Manchip helped Shane Lowry get his bid to make Padraig Harrington's Ryder Cup team in 2020 off to a sensational start.


'Happiest Day of my life' - Hibs and Celtic fans react to return of Scott Allan  The Scotsman

Hibs supporters are ecstatic at the news that attacking midfielder Scott Allan is returning to the club.


Sophia Airey: Police continue search for missing Leith woman  Edinburgh Evening News

Police in Edinburgh are growing increasingly concerned for a woman reported missing from Leith.


Elderly couple killed in horror Bathgate crash named  The Scotsman

A couple who died in a horror crash in Bathgate have been named by police as Ian and Helen McKay.


Plans submitted for 91-bed student flat scheme in Canongate  Edinburgh Evening News

PLANS have been submitted for a new student flat development in the heart of the Old Town.


Edinburgh v Glasgow: Richard Cockerill - 'If they don't get it right, we'll beat them'  BBC Sport

Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill says Glasgow Warriors cannot afford to under-estimate his side in Saturday's Pro14 derby.


Hibs hand trial to Tottenham goalkeeper Tom Glover  Edinburgh Evening News

Hibs have handed Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Tom Glover a trial, taking the 21-year-old to their winter training camp in Dubai.


Edinburgh reveller’s jaw broken in attack at Three Sisters pub  The Scotsman

A CHRISTMAS reveller had his jaw broken by a burly attacker at a city centre bar.


UK’s first battery powered hotel comes to Edinburgh  The Scotsman

AN Edinburgh hotel has become the first in the UK to be operated by battery power.


Highs streets in Edinburgh and the Lothians need our help  Edinburgh Evening News

SHOPs across the Lothians and beyond have faced one of their toughest years ever, with headlines dominated by uncertainty, job losses and closures.


Hearts v Celtic fixture moved for a second time  The Scotsman

Hearts' Ladbrokes Premiership clash with Celtic at the end of February has been scheduled for a third date.


Hibs defender Lewis Stevenson set to remain on sidelines  Edinburgh Evening News

Lewis Stevenson is set to remain on the sidelines as Hibs begin their Scottish Cup campaign against Elgin City on Saturday.


Home Office refuses to let great-grandparents remain in UK  The Guardian

The Home Office is trying to separate a couple from their four British children, 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild by forcing them to return to Iran.


Man, 32, dies after falling ill in Edinburgh police station cell  Edinburgh Evening News

An investigation has been launched after a 32-year-old man died after being taken into custody at an Edinburgh police station.


Former Hibee Calum Hall: I’ve come on leaps and bounds with Edinburgh City  Edinburgh Evening News

Teenager Calum Hall is lapping up every second of this season's journey with Edinburgh City.


Search begins for Edinburgh’s Chinese Restaurant of the Year 2019  Edinburgh Evening News

We are on the lookout to find the best Chinese restaurant or takeaway of 2019.


Disney’s The Lion King is returning to Edinburgh Playhouse  Edinburgh Evening News

HAKUNA matata! Disney's The Lion King, the most successful musical ever to visit The Playhouse is set to return to the Greenside Place venue later this year.


Local couple spot rare albino squirrel in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Evening News

A local couple got more than they'd bargained for on a recent shopping trip when they spotted an extremely rare albino squirrel scurrying up a tree in ...


These are the 20 most expensive streets in Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Edinburgh's most expensive streets have been revealed in new research.


Thousands of new homes are going to be built in a West Lothian village near Edinburgh  Edinburgh Live

Winchburgh will see over 3000 new homes built, plus new schools - and even a marina.


Richard Cockerill not crowing despite impressive derby win  Edinburgh Evening News

The winning of the tactical battle was self evident but the 23-7 victory over Glasgow Warriors was also a psychological triumph for Edinburgh coach Richard ...


Janey Godley's hilarious response as she's quoted £25K for Edinburgh Fringe stay  Edinburgh Live

Accommodation prices skyrocket during the Edinburgh festival, but comedian Janey Godley seems to have found a flat which would break the bank of the ...


3500 West Lothian homes to be built in £1bn Winchburgh development  The Scotsman

ALMOST 3500 new homes are to be built in West Lothian, along with new schools, a marina and employment land, in a £1 billion project, one of the UK's largest ...


Third teenager charged following OAP handbag robbery in Gilmerton  Edinburgh Evening News

A third teenager has been charged following a robbery in Gilmerton in which an elderly woman had her handbag stolen.


Edinburgh Waverley Station staff to strike in accommodation row  The Scotsman

Railway staff at Edinburgh Waverley are going on strike after accusing a contractor of breaking promises about improving their “lousy” accommodation.


Kezia Dugdale: Two votes in one day could break deadlock  The Scotsman

Unless the Prime Minister can buy off around 100 MPs with peerages and pork barrel politics by 7pm tonight, her Brexit deal is going to be voted down in the ...


Edinburgh Uber driver boasts about £58 fare from Queen Street to Mortonhall  Edinburgh Evening News

An Edinburgh Uber driver boasted about charging a customer £58 for a journey between Queen Street and Mortonhall in a WhatsApp group chat.