Edinburgh

Glasgow Warriors: Dave Rennie to make changes for Edinburgh

<b>Glasgow Warriors will make changes for next weekend's showdown with Edinburgh after a disappointing loss at Ulster, says head coach Dave Rennie.</b><p>Warriors had already secured top spot in Pro14 Conference A before Saturday's 36-15 defeat at Kingspan Stadium.<p>The visitors were overpowered by an Ulster …

Glasgow Warriors

Man arrested in connection with armed robbery in Edinburgh

A three-figure sum of cash was said to have been taken, during the robbery at the Scotmid store on Walter Scot Avenue in Edinburgh.<p>Staff were …

Crime

Marvel-lous! Edinburgh set for blockbuster secret party as Avengers Infinity War cast return to the capital

The superhero film will premiere tomorrow in LA but a Scots celebration is also in the pipeline.<p>Avengers cast and crew will assemble for a secret …

Avengers: Infinity War

Flying Scotsman sweeps through Yorkshire countryside en route to Edinburgh

The Flying Scotsman has returned to her home county as the locomotive's summer tour schedule gathers pace.<p>She was seen hauling a heritage special …

Trains

Coach Richard Cockerill extends contract with Edinburgh Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby head coach Richard Cockerill has extended his contract until the summer of 2021.<p>The former Leicester and Toulon coach is on course to …

Scottish Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby: Richard Cockerill signs contract extension until 2021

<b>Richard Cockerill has signed a two-year contract extension with Edinburgh, committing to the club until 2021.</b><p>The Englishman arrived as head coach in the summer of 2017 on a two-year deal and has overseen a significant upturn in the team's fortunes this season.<p>After several disappointing campaigns, …

Scottish Rugby

70 Amazing Color Snaps That Capture Street Scenes of Edinburgh, Scotland in the Early 1960s

These color snaps from doveson2002 show what Edinburgh looked like from the early 1960s.<br>Princes Street looking west, Edinburgh, circa 1960 <br>Castle …

Scotland

You could be breaking these 11 little-known driving rules (and face big fines)

Some of the rules of the road are pretty obvious – don’t break the speed limits, don’t drink and drive, don’t use your mobile phone. But others are a …

Scotland

Penguin love at Edinburgh Zoo

A video shared online by the Edinburgh Zoo in England shows the popular penguin colony's mating ritual.

Animals

Edinburgh Zoo’s penguins gather pebbles in cute courtship displays

<b>Highlights:</b> It’s mating season for Gentoo penguins at the Edinburgh Zoo, where males have already begun their annual courtship ritual on April 18, …

News (China)

Popular Morningside cafe set to close this week

Popular Morningside establishment Salt Cafe is set to close its doors this week.

Scotland

Edinburgh's links to the slave trade set to be laid bare

Edinburgh’s little-known links to the slave trade are set to be properly highlighted for the first time under a new drive to raise greater awareness …

Scotland

Map: Final designs for top of Leith Walk revealed

Final designs for the road layout and kerb lines on Picardy Place have now been agreed by the Council following further discussions with cycling and …

Scotland

Quiz: Can you identify these Edinburgh streets?

You have probably walked these streets a hundred times - but can you name them under pressure?<p>From the Royal Mile to Princes Street, Edinburgh is …

Scotland

Animal rights group calls for plaque for cows at 19th Century Edinburgh slaughterhouse

An animal rights group has called for a plaque to be installed in memory of cows killed at a newly-discovered 19th century slaughterhouse.<p>The …

Rights & Freedoms

Teenager robbed Edinburgh shop 'to go back to jail'

<b>A teenager tried to rob an Edinburgh shop before later telling police: "I want to go back to jail."</b><p>Jordan McNaughton carried out the raid at the Day -Today store in Edinburgh's Drumbrae last October.<p>The 18-year-old brandished a large knife at worker Akmal Ran, who tried to protect himself by …

Crime

Tributes to young Edinburgh dad killed on bike trip

SHOCKED workmates have been left devastated by the tragic death of biker Jamie Paterson at the weekend.<p>Dad-of-one Jamie, 30, was killed when his …

Scotland

MOT changes are coming next month - is your car ready?

The MOT test is changing from May 20, with new classifications, tougher emissions controls and new items examined.<p>Any motorist caught driving a car …

Scotland

Police warning over fake parking scam in Edinburgh

Police have issued a warning over a fake parking scam in the Firrhill area.<p>As part of the scam, a note entitled ‘Message from Police Scotland’ is …

Scotland

Police ‘pile in’ to West End hotel to arrest man

A 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of theft at an Edinburgh hotel.

Scotland

Model fights off mugger who attempted to steal her £1,000 handbag

A THUG who attacked a former model in a bid to steal her designer handbag has been jailed.<p>America Singh Bhai followed victim Claire Pentony as she …

Scotland

‘Bring him home’: Hearts fans react to news of Lee Wallace suspension

Hearts are on the lookout for a left-back this summer and the club’s supporters believe a preferable candidate for the role has just dropped into …

Scotland

Tour a converted bus which is now a luxury holiday home in East Lothian

For a busman’s holiday that puts you in the driving seat, head for Gifford in East Lothian.<p>For a unique getaway, this is one stop you don’t want to …

Scotland

Women Take the Reins at Edinburgh’s Biggest Art Festival This Year

Red Independent Heart #3, 2008, © Joana Vasconcelos, | 'In Focus: Scottish Photography', Terpsichore, © Maud Sulter, Courtesy of Street Level …

Art

‘Decriminalised parking’ comes into force in Midlothian

A new system for parking has come into force across Midlothian today.<p>The new system will see penalty charge notices (real parking tickets) issued to …

Scotland

Edinburgh woman showed ex-girlfriends naked pictures of each other

A WOMAN who showed her former lesbian girlfriends naked pictures of each other has escaped being placed on the sex register.<p>Fay Ritchie, from …

Scotland

Westworld season 2 is brutal, ambitious and completely absurd

<b>*This is a spoiler-free review of Westworld’s forthcoming second season, based on the first five episodes provided by HBO. There will of course be</b> …

TV Series

Clubbers in ‘jockstraps’ and ‘harnesses’ forced to evacuate nightclub

A fire alarm at a popular nightclub saw clubbers dressed in ‘jockstraps’ and ‘harnesses’ forced to evacuate onto an Edinburgh street last night.<p>LGBT+ …

Scotland

Three of the best garden flats for sale in Edinburgh

Warm summer days are (hopefully) around the corner, meaning a garden is a prized commodity in the centre of Edinburgh.<p>A city flat with a private …

Scotland

Investors raise £5.8m for whisky distillery in Edinburgh

<b>Construction work is due to start next month on Edinburgh's first single malt whisky distillery for 90 years after the company behind the development raised nearly £6m from investors.</b><p>Holyrood Distillery plans to renovate a former engine shed to create a distillery and visitor centre.<p>It raised £5.8m …

Single Malt Whisky