Witness appeal after 65-year-old man robbed in Craigmount Hill

Police are investigating following a robbery in Craigmount Hill. The incident happened around 8.30pm last night when a 65-year-old man was approached by three men, who walked towards him from the direction of North Bughtlin Gate. They demanded money from the man and subsequently searched him resulting in the theft of his keys and his walking stick.  More...

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By John Hislop On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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SFA judicial panel dismiss cup final complaint against Hibs

An independent judicial panel convened by the Scottish FA has dismissed the case against Hibs and Rangers following the disturbance after this year’s Scottish Cup final, finding no provision in the current More...

By Mike Smith On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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From the Chair of the Hypnotherapist – Don’t Get Stuck in a Rut!

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Mike Smith is a qualified hypnotherapist. In the latest of his series of articles on how hypnotherapy can help address unwanted habits or disorders, Mike looks at how this can help change More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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13-year-old boy attacked in suspected hate crime in East Craigs

A 13-year-old boy was  taken to hospital after being attacked in a suspected hate crime in the East Craigs area on 13th September. Two 13-year-old boys have been charged in connection with this incident and More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Police release CCTV image of missing Stuart Hamilton

Police have released an image of Stuart Hamilton at Edinburgh’s Haymarket Station. The 37-year-old has not seen his family and friends in the last two weeks and this image is his last confirmed sighting. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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#Edinburgh2050 Edinburgh – sustainable city?

The conversation around a vision for the capital city has begun with the publication of the Sustainable Cities Index 2016 by Arcadis. You can read the whole report at the end of this article, but the basis of the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Five things you need to know today

Balerno Music Festival 2016 Oktoberfest Sale of Designer Clothes Buzzing around George IV Bridge At the Traverse Theatre The ninth Balerno Music Festival is already underway and it runs till 9 October 2016. More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Police response to Scottish Government report on recorded crime

In response to the Scottish Governments report on Recorded Crime in Scotland 2015/2016, published today Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone said: “The overall recorded crime picture remains largely positive More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Recorded crime in Scotland at its lowest level since 1974

Recorded crime in Scotland is at its lowest level since 1974 according to new figures released today. In total, 246,243 crimes were recorded in 2015-16, compared to 256,350 in the previous year. Key highlights More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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What will Edinburgh look like in 2050?

  You are invited to get involved in the latest conversation in Edinburgh all about the City Vision 2050. This clear idea of what we all want for our city will form the backbone for all policy decisions made More...