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By John Hislop On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Gordon Strachan insists that players have desire and hunger to do well

Scotland face Slovenia at Hampden tonight knowing that victory is essential to keep their World Cup hopes alive. The visitors are currently four points ahead of Scotland but on the positive side they have never More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Peter Houston believes Hibs “more or less guaranteed” automatic promotion

Falkirk boss Peter Houston believes that yesterday’s victory for Hibs has more or less guaranteed Neil Lennon’s men the Championship title and automatic promotion. Both team had chances to win the More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Ten arrested at Royal Mile demonstrations

Police have arrested ten people in relation to demonstrations which took place at Hunters Square and the Royal Mile this afternoon. Around 40 ‘White Pride’ demonstrators clashed with around 400 anti-fascist More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Witness appeal following Moreland View robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Moreland View which  happened around 7.50 pm  last night when two men forced their way into a property. The men presented a knife at the female occupier More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Hibs move ten points clear at top of Championship after dramatic win over Falkirk.

A sensational last minute goal from James Keatings has all but secured a return to the top flight for Hibernian after a hard fought and sometimes ill-tempered encounter with Falkirk at Easter Road this afternoon. The More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Hibs condemn use of pyrotechnics within Easter Road

Hibs have reminded supporters not to use pyrotechnics such as smoke bombs and flares within the stadium. The practise has become a common feature following goals despite repeated condemnation by the club. Most More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Neil Lennon looking for more consistency from his players

Hibs’ Head Coach Neil Lennon has called on the team to play with more consistency. Falkirk visit Easter Road this afternoon knowing that they need a victory to have any chance of catching Hibs but Lennon More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Speedway – fan comes up trumps for Monarchs with major sponsorship

Edinburgh Monarchs have a new major sponsor thanks to a loyal fan. The club will now be known as the Edinburgh Parsons Peebles Monarchs and the club’s Fans Trust Chairman and Len Jones is a senior official More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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World air pollution authority retires after glittering career

Professor Fowler retiring after more than 40 years An Edinburgh-based world authority on air pollution has retired after a 42-year career at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Professor David Fowler, who led More...

By John Hislop On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Witness appeal following Kirk Brae assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seen to be assaulted on Kirk Brae last night. The incident happened around 5.25 pm when a man approached another man at the junction with Claverhouse Drive, assaulted More...