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First Man Direction: Damien Chazelle Screenplay: Josh Singer Cast: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy Length: 141 minutes Rating: PG 13 It is 1961 and Neil Armstrong (Gosling) has just landed a test flight, with difficulty, in the Mojave Desert, California. He has just piloted the hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft to the edge of the atmosphere and its own technological capabilities. Despite his dangerous endeavours and awful family tragedy,...
Pentlands Book Festival: tickets now released As detailed in the October print issue of The Edinburgh Reporter the Pentlands Book Festival has another strong programme this year: ranging from poetry with Jackie Kay, via the rebel Thomas Muir, to the crimes and mysteries of Val McDermid and Josephine Tay.  There are talks on whisky, rucksacks, bosons, and botanical illustration; a walk...
A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after his bike collided with a tree on Harthill Road Blackridge earlier this afternoon. The scene has been cordoned off to facilitate an investigation by police. Paramedics also attended the incident which took place around 2.30pm. A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "We were called at 2.30pm to reports that a motorbike had collided with a tree. "One...
After days of rumour and speculation Greek international Charalampos Mavrias has joined Hibs until January 2019, with options to extend the deal. The 24-year-old, known as Harry, has played for Panathinaikos in his native Greece, Sunderland, Fortuna Dusseldorf, Karlsruher SC and Rijeka, as well as amassing seven senior caps for his country. He can play anywhere on the right-hand side of the pitch,...
A further arrest has been made as part of an ongoing inquiry into the theft of motorcross bikes and riding equipment in East Lothian, West Lothian and Fife. On Tuesday 16th October, officers from the Community Investigation Unit in Musselburgh carried out a search of an address in Allan Terrace, Dalkeith, where a number of evidential items were seized from...
Police have confirmed that a woman has died following a road collision in the South East of the city. The 92-year-old was a pedestrian when she was involved in a collision with a Mercedes GL car at around 8am on Tuesday 16th October in Southhouse Avenue. She sustained a number of serious injuries and was taken to the Royal Infirmary of...
Hibs’ European adventure finished with a defeat against Molde in Norway in August in the third qualifying round of the Europa League and now, The Edinburgh Reporter looks back at the club’s European campaign from 50 years ago. European qualification was a regular occurrence for Hibs in the 1960s when an absence of seeding meant that some of the best...
by Liz Beevers, committee member of Pentlands Book Festival There are huge treats in store for book lovers this Autumn in venues from Colinton to Balerno when  Pentlands Book Festival will welcome Val McDermid and Jackie Kay in November at locations in Juniper Green and Currie respectively.  Our schoolchildren from P7 to S3 will be challenged to write a poem on...
Tired of worrying about GDPR? Take this opportunity to learn what you can do to protect your business. Thorntons Solicitors are organising an event in Edinburgh to offer practical guidance to businesses and public authorities about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 Experts from Thorntons’ GDPR and Employment Law teams will be joined by David Freeland...
Scotland’s Under-21s complete their UEFA Under-21 Championship qualification campaign by hosting England this evening at Tynecastle Park. Hibs' defender Ryan Porteous was a stand-out for Scotland in Ukraine last week and he is now looking forward to testing himself against England alongside team-mates Stevie Mallan and Oli Shaw. He said: “Facing England with Scotland is like a derby when Hibs play Hearts....