Basement find up for auction

A collection of 16th century Spanish tiles have been found in an Edinburgh basement. Some of the ceramic tiles match important pieces originally uncovered in a Spanish church in the 19th century. Over 200 pieces were discovered by specialists during a routine valuation of the Edinburgh house and are valued at between £10,000 and £15,000. They will More...

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By Mike Smith On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Get Rid of Your Nicotine Addiction

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Mike Smith is a fully qualified hypnotherapist. Following a report this week from NHS Scotland on e-cigarettes, Mike gives advice on how hypnotherapy can help rid an addiction to nicotine. A More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Police release CCTV following serious assault at front door of Liquid Rooms

Police have released CCTV images in order to trace two men in connection with a serious assault at the front door of the Liquid Rooms in Victoria Street. The incident happened around 11.25pm on Friday, August More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Residents evacuated after suspicious package found in Abbotsford Park

Residents were evacuated during a bomb alert after a suspicious package was discovered in Abbotsford Park in Morningside last night. The bomb squad were called following the alert at 9pm and the package was examined More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Police advice to avoid becoming victim of housebreaking this autumn

Police Scotland have issued advice to the pubic to help avoid becoming a victim of housebreaking with the darker nights setting in. A statement on the website states: “Take a few simple steps to avoid becoming More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Witness appeal following theft of overhead electrical cable

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of electrical cable from a property on Newbattle Road. The theft took place between 4.30pm on Friday 15th September and 8.30am on Tuesday 19th September from More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Scottish SPCA joins Battersea and Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home to call for increase in maximum jail sentence

  Scotland’s animal welfare charity will be joining Battersea and Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home at the Scottish Parliament today (20 September) as the charities are joined by MSPs to call for tougher sentences for More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Police Scotland introduces dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

Police Scotland has today (Tuesday 19 September) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic. The branding will be introduced on the service’s website and intranet. It will also be carried More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Woman left badly shaken after robbery attempt on cycle path

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery on a cycle path near Mearenside, between Bughtlin and Maybury Drive which took place around 7am on Monday morning. A 48-year-old woman was walking More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Bus driver charged with dangerous driving after Western General crash

A 21-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving after a double decker bus collided with a walkway at the Western General Hospital on Sunday afternoon and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal. A More...