What's in Edinburgh's 10 year transport masterplan?  CityMetric

Edinburgh City Council has released a draft 10-year transport plan, and put it out to public consultation. The jauntily-named Edinburgh City Centre ...


Passenger dies on Edinburgh-bound Ryanair plane  BBC News

Paramedics boarded the aircraft at Majorca's Palma Airport after the woman fell ill.


Glasgow rat problem ‘alarmingly high’ as city sees six times more callouts than Edinburgh  The Scotsman

The number of callouts for pest controllers in Glasgow because of rats has been branded “alarmingly high” as it was revealed the city saw six times as many ...


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

Affordable residences included in plans for Maybury/Barnton area.


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.


Edinburgh home to The Ivy and Gaucho sold to Germans in bumper deal  The Scotsman

A German pension fund has acquired a major office and leisure development in the heart of Edinburgh marking the biggest mixed-use investment deal in ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Woman in hospital after Edinburgh flat fire  BBC News

A woman has been taken to hospital following a fire in a flat. The fire *service* was called to the scene in Northfield Farm Avenue, Edinburgh, at 02:53 on Monday.


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.


Exhibition showcasing fashion industry’s diversity revolution unveiled in Edinburgh  The Scotsman

The first major exhibition exploring the revolution sweeping through the worldwide fashion industry has been unveiled in Edinburgh.


The Walnuts playing in Edinburgh next month  The Edinburgh Reporter

A folk supergroup are playing a gig in Edinburgh in support of the Eric Liddell Centre at Morningside. The Walnuts, who have played concerts across the UK and ...


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, ...


Man charged after attack in West Lothian nightclub that left man with serious facial injury  Edinburgh Live

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a serious assault in a nightclub in West Lothian. The attack took place in the early hours of Sunday 21 ...


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 ...


There's a huge dog-friendly outdoor cinema event at Jupiter Artland this weekend  Edinburgh Live

Back by popular demand for a second year, Jupiter Artland is inviting all well-behaved dogs to join their owners for a day out at the West Lothian sculpture park ...


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 ...


Scotland’s fintech sector buoyant shape in 2019  The Scotsman

Fintech can never be purely a numbers game, however significant big data might be to its growth, but fintech infographic arc tells an important story.


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.


Appeal following Edinburgh attack in The Meadows that saw man hit over the head with a bottle  Edinburgh Live

A 28-year-old victim was left bleeding and was taken to hospital.


Edinburgh 'garden tax' waste scheme may be ditched  BBC News

Edinburgh councillors agree in principle to halt the city's controversial £25 a year garden waste *service*.


Lloyds to create 500 jobs at new tech hub in Edinburgh  BBC News

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has announced plans to create 500 high-skilled jobs at a new digital tech hub in Edinburgh. The bank has started recruiting ...


City of Edinburgh Council criticised for 'sitting on' millions of pounds  BBC News

Money paid to City of Edinburgh Council by developers has "languished unused" for years rather than being spent, a new report has revealed. The backers of ...


The night Edinburgh let her hair down: when Hearts beat Celtic in cup final  The Scotsman

When Heart of Midlothian and Celtic play on Saturday, it will, in one of football's more curious statistical quirks, be the first time since the Edinburgh club's win in ...


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 ...


University of Edinburgh course to feed fintech skills pipeline  The Scotsman

Every seat of learning creating a new course wants to attract the brightest and best students from around the world – but the University of Edinburgh is looking for ...


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*.


Musical celebration of Muriel Spark to take centre stage at Edinburgh Festival Fringe  The Scotsman

A new musical celebration of the literary legacy of Muriel Spark will take centre stage in an official £550000 showcase of Scottish work at the Edinburgh Festival ...


You can bounce yourself fit at these intense Edinburgh trampolining exercise classes  Edinburgh Live

Ryze Edinburgh's classes promise a full body workout and are quite literally as easy as jumping up and down!


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.


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 Zoo 'saddened' as Sumatran tiger Jambi dies aged 16  BBC News

Jambi, who was 16, had been at Edinburgh Zoo since 2015 after arriving from Berlin Zoo.


Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Made in Scotland  The Edinburgh Reporter

Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop joined storyteller Mara Menzies yesterday to herald the Made in Scotland showcase for 2019. Mara Menzies is pictured with Fiona ...


Dream job alert: Aldi needs new wine testers to try bottles for FREE  Edinburgh Live

Aldi's Wine Club needs members for its new panel to do some tasting and reviewing - here's how to apply.


'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 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.


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, ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


Older cars to pay Edinburgh city centre levy  BBC News

Older cars will have to pay to enter Edinburgh city centre under plans to improve air quality. Edinburgh City Council has set out proposals to introduce low ...


Bike scheme gains thousands of new users in Edinburgh  BBC News

More than 5000 trips were made using Edinburgh's new city bikes last week after Just Eat Cycles made the scheme free to use for seven days.


A mesmerising retrospective: Victoria Crowe at City Art Centre, Edinburgh, reviewed  Spectator.co.uk

This mesmerising retrospective takes up three floors of the City Art Centre, moving in distinct stages from the reedy flanks of the Pentland Hills through…


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.


Mobile only car hire firm launches in Edinburgh  Insider.co.uk

App guides customers to their car, unlocks it and gives real time fuel updates.


Unite to ballot Lothian Buses drivers in Edinburgh over strike  BBC News

The union said it was beginning a formal four-week ballot of its members at Lothian Buses in Edinburgh next Thursday.


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.


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.


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.


Edinburgh pupils' climate change school strike could bring city centre traffic to a standstill  Edinburgh Live

Thousands of pupils will march through the city demanding action on climate change.


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.


Video: Huge crowd of revellers queue amid bus chaos at Edinburgh dance festival  Edinburgh Evening News

Video footage shows large crowds of music fans struggling to board shuttle buses to the Fly Open Air Festival near Edinburgh at the weekend. It follows a huge ...


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

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


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.


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.


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.


Watch: Romantic moment man proposes with flash mob on Edinburgh’s Castle Street  The Scotsman

This is the heartwarming moment a man proposed to his girlfriend in the street where they first kissed - with a flash mob choir.


Edinburgh trams: Proposals for new city centre loop unveiled  BBC News

The 10-year city centre transformation project would see the tram extend between Haymarket and University of Edinburgh.


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.


Glasgow and Edinburgh fight to become the UK's first 'net-zero' city  BBC News

Glasgow and Edinburgh are going head-to-head to try to become the UK's first "net zero" city. Both cities have now unveiled ambitious plans to cut greenhouse ...


People power forces Edinburgh Council re-think on student flats  The Scotsman

Controversial student housing plans which sparked a public backlash have been withdrawn by developers after a storm of protest.


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.


Line-up announced for Edinburgh Comedy Gala 2019 : Other news 2019  Chortle

The line-up has been announced for this year's Edinburgh Comedy Gala in aid of Waverley Care. The annual Fringe fundraiser will be hosted by Josh ...


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 Marathon 2019: Full list of road closures and disruption  Edinburgh Evening News

The Edinburgh Marathon 2019 will take place on Sunday 26 May, with thousands of runners taking to the streets of the city to compete in the popular race.


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.


Three men seen near burning car after Edinburgh axe attack  BBC News

A red Honda CRV with false number plates was found burnt-out in Edinburgh after a man was hit with an axe.


Edinburgh city centre goes car-free to combat air pollution  The Independent

Roads in central Edinburgh closed to vehicles for the first time on Sunday as the Scottish capital joined the Open Streets movement to combat air pollution.


Concerns raised over missing Edinburgh teen last seen on Friday  Daily Record

She is described as being 5ft 8in tall, and has a slim build with long brown hair worn in various styles.


Pollution in Edinburgh puts congestion levy back on the agenda  The Times

Concerns over air quality have raised the prospect of introducing congestion charging in Edinburgh, 14 years after the move was rejected in a referendum.


Sample 'the best scran' in Edinburgh at this vegan and veggie street food festival on Sunday  Edinburgh Live

This is a call to Edinburgh's foodies, there is a festival taking place this Sunday that you will not want to miss. Kerbside 139 brings the "best scran in the city" to ...


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.


Getaway car used by axe attackers recovered in Edinburgh  BBC News

Police have recovered the stolen getaway car used by two men who attacked a man with an axe in his Edinburgh home. The 45-year-old was in his Duddingston ...


M90 heavy delays after four-car crash on approach to Queensferry Crossing  Edinburgh Live

Commuters heading into Edinburgh from across the bridge are experiencing long delays after a four-car crash on the M90 heading southbound. The incident ...


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.


Bross Bagel bake-up perfect partnership for Edinburgh Festival Fringe  Edinburgh Evening News

Ravenous Edinburgh Festival goers look no further - the Capital's bagel queen has teamed up with festival venue Gilded Balloon to ensure Bross Bagel are on ...


Edinburgh Investment Trust Appoints BoE Executive...  Morningstar

LONDON (Alliance News) - Edinburgh Investment Trust PLC on Thursday said Elisabeth Stheeman as non-executive director of the company with immediate ...


Marks and Spencer set to shut another 110 stores as revenue drops  Edinburgh Live

The chain is also going to be cutting back on its clothing range as part of its 'transformation programme'


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.


Six Edinburgh and five Glasgow players shortlisted for PRO14 Dream Team  The Offside Line

SIX Edinburgh players and five Glasgow Warriors players have made the 45-man short-list for the 2018-19 Guinness PRO14 Dream Team, with the final line-up ...


Bullet-shaped pendant containing dog remains taken from owner at Edinburgh Airport  Edinburgh Evening News

A MAN was left distraught after airport security forced him to leave his dogs remains behind because he kept them in a pendant shaped like a bullet.


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.


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

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


Stone mosaics will not be returned to Rose Street in Edinburgh  BBC News

Stone mosaics removed from an Edinburgh street undergoing a £1m resurfacing project will not be returned. Eight rose motifs were installed along Rose Street, ...


New 360-degree image shows stunning aerial views of Edinburgh  The Scotsman

A new 360-degree aerial view of the Capital has been captured by a drone above Edinburgh Castle.


Man arrested over house knife attack in Edinburgh  BBC News

Two men were wounded by men in balaclavas in an attack being treated as attempted murder.


West Lothian street closed off by police after man with knife seen at post office  Edinburgh Live

A man has been arrested following an incident at a convenience store in Boghall.


Edinburgh Connections to champion nation’s entrepreneurs  scotsman.com

Two businessmen have joined forces to launch a new membership group for entrepreneurs.


Hit musical The Bodyguard is coming to Edinburgh: here's what you need to know  Edinburgh Live

The hit West End musical is based on the 1992 Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston movie - and it's heading here.


Miller Mausoleum – Edinburgh, Scotland  Atlas Obscura

Discover Miller Mausoleum in Edinburgh, Scotland: This enormous, elaborate tomb looks oddly out of place next to a suburban Edinburgh bowling club.


Scottish government rejects plan to reshape Edinburgh over decade  The Scotsman

A 400-page report who laid out a vision for the future of Edinburgh and south-east Scotland has been rejected.


SNP’s plan for Edinburgh’s future is as shambolic as Brexit – John McLellan  The Scotsman

Without a joined-up plan for the South-East Scotland region, planning consultants will now be telling their developer clients to pile in, writes John McLellan.


Stop The Rot: Edinburgh's planning convener on how communities can help save our heritage  Edinburgh Live

We spoke to councillor Neil Gardiner about the challenges of Airbnb lets and preserving the capital's historic buildings.


Why one Edinburgh schoolboy was the only fan allowed at a French football match  Edinburgh Evening News

Schoolboy Louie Curti had long dreamed of seeing his favourite French football team play in their home stadium on the last day of the season. And the ...


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.