Large crowd demonstrate at Holyrood tonight

A large crowd of demonstrators gathered outside the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday evening to protest against the European Referendum result and show support for Scotland to remain within the EU. Those attending the event heard from several speakers, including Green MSP Alison Johnstone, spokespersons from Friends of the Earth and the Young European More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Scottish Government get a warm welcome in Brussels

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was in Brussels today garnering support for Scotland in the aftermath of the EU Referendum. She had an early start: 4.15am on day 1 of fight to protect Scotland’s place in Europe More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Witness appeal after man robbed in Pennywell Gardens

An investigation is underway after a 50-year-old man was robbed by two teenagers on BMX bicycles as he walked home from work in Pennywell Gardens around 1.10am this morning. One of the youths made aggressive More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Edinburgh MP supports WASPi rally at Westminster

Deidre Brock MP for Edinburgh North and Leith met with women from across the UK, including Edinburgh, who attended a mass rally outside Westminster for the WASPI (women against state pension inequality) campaign More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Sacrifice of Edinburgh battalions remembered at services in city and Contalmaison

The sacrifice of two Edinburgh battalions which were among the hardest hit at the start of the Battle of the Somme will be remembered at two special services, one in the city and one in France, on Friday. It More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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New information uncovered by detectives investigating death of Saima Ahmed

Detectives investigating the death of a London woman whose body was found in the Gogar area of Edinburgh earlier this year have uncovered new information. Saima Ahmed’s exact movements as she journeyed to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

Edinburgh Pride Alyn Smith MEP gets standing ovation in Brussels Hooray for the Dean and Cauvin Trust!  Scottish Edge funding will make all the difference School holidays begin tomorrow Edinburgh Pride takes More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Man falls from second floor window in Hillside Crescent

A man is in serious condition in hospital after falling from a second floor window in Hillside Crescent this morning. Emergency services were called to the scene at 07.10am. A police spokesman said: “Police More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Greens to support rally at Holyrood to support EU citizens

The Scottish Greens will today speak up for EU citizens living in Scotland, and urge the Scottish Government to keep all options open in an effort to keep Scotland in Europe. A petition launched by the Scottish More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Five things you need to know today

` Innovation Fund for school projects doubled Last chance to be in our Summer newspaper!  Wicked Women Michel Faber at Waterstones Ecelctrc Panoptic at Talbot Rice Gallery Funding for innovative school projects More...