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Are you reading this on your phone? Did you click through to the article via a social media platform? Can you imagine life for even an hour or two without the internet? But did you ever stop to wonder where this magical network, which invades, shapes and fuels our lives on a...
This is what happened in 1961. The first blocks of the Berlin Wall were laid. The USA attempted to invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. John F Kennedy became the 35th President of America. The Beatles appeared at the Cavern Club. And on 24 January, a certain Bob Dylan...

Letter from Scotland

So, the “Festival” is almost over and the Old Town can return to its quiet ways - and count the cash. The various festivals over the last three weeks  have brought around half a million people to the city and pumped  some £300m into the economy.  It’s been a great show, as...
Hibs have signed 23-year-old Swedish midfielder Melker Hallberg on a three-year deal. Melker started his career in the youth ranks at Kalmar FF and made his first-team debut at just 16 years old before moving to Serie A side Udinese at 18 where he enjoyed loan spells with Norwegian...
Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following an assault and attempted robbery which took place around 6pm on Wednesday 21st August in Shandwick Place. A 22-year-old man was walking near to the Armed Forces Career premises when a group of around two or three males, possibly in...
Yet again there is a massive wide selection of music at The Queen's Hall which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. 7 September doors 7.00pm Last Podcast on the Left Hosts Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski talk about all sorts of dark subjects like Jeffrey Dahmer, werewolves and iconic hauntings....
Easter Road Stadium, Edinburgh, home of Hibernian FC
Betfred Scottish League Cup - Hibernian v Alloa. Easter Road Stadium, Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK. 20/07/2019. Pic shows: during the second half as Hibs play host to Alloa in the Betfred League Cup at Easter Road Stadium, Edinburgh Credit: Alamy/Ian Jacobs Hibs have announced Beep Beep! as Official Shorts Sponsor for the 2019/20 season.
David Guy is the new men's hockey coach for ESM and he will also play for the club and helping out with under-16 matches. He started his career with Inverleith as a five-year-old before joining MIM/Cala and then Grange and David won youth and senior trophies with all three clubs. David has also played international hockey at several age-groups and he...
Medals won by Hibs’ legendary forward Lawrie Reilly have been purchased by the Hibernian Historical Trust for £12,000 and will be displayed inside Easter Road Stadium. The Trust appealed for and received donations from supporters in order to bid for the lot which included two championship medals won in 1951 and 1952.
The Birmingham Brummies are a historic club dating back to 1946, but they have only come north to race the Monarchs on 11 occasions, and not since 2010. Therefore their visit on Friday to race the Staggs Bar Monarchs in the Championship will be a continuation of the series which began in 1948. Star men for the Brummies are Adam Ellis,...
Despite Councillor Callum Laidlaw's best efforts today to get more funding for a unique club in Craigmillar which helps children get to school, the council agreed to allow it only £10,000 to last until the end of the year. Cllr Laidlaw explained that The Venchie is a unique referred breakfast club which...
Alan Forsyth urged his Scotland team-mates to put in another big performance when they face England in a crucial EuroHockey Championship clash on Saturday in Antwerp. The former Kelburne striker said he was proud of his colleagues after their 4-2 victory over Wales as Scotland, ranked No 21 in the world, four places above Wales, recorded their first victory of...
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