Why are postcards being left at Edinburgh landmarks?

Social media has been filled with reports of postcards being found across Edinburgh, from bus stations to historic landmarks such as Holyrood Palace.

Paddy Power placed 'Welcome to Jurassic Park' ahead of their vote on female members. Picture;c ontributed

Muirfield taunted ahead of female member vote

Muirfield golf course was taunted by bookmaker Paddy Power this morning after the company attached a ‘Welcome to Jurassic Park’ sign on the entrance gate to the club.

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Aberdeen and Rangers are leading the battle for second place. Picture: SNS

Stephen McIlkenny: Why the runners-up to Celtic do matter

This week, as Rangers fans moved back to purchasing Kingsmill, there was another talking point that largely went unnoticed in Scottish football. Scotland’s Uefa coefficient slipped from 23rd to 25th meaning that the Scottish Cup winners as well as the league’s second and third-placed clubs will kick off their European campaigns at the end of June.

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Scotrail have improved their performance in the last four weeks. Picture; Michael Gillen

ScotRail performance figures show ‘improvement in last four weeks’

ScotRail have confirmed that its train performance is continuing to rise with marked improvement in services in the last four weeks.

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A petition has been launched in support of the state visit. Picture; Getty

875 Lothian signatures in petition backing Donald Trump state visit

Following a petition against Donald Trump visiting the UK attracting over a million signatures, a separate petition backing a state visit has been launched.

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Edinburgh Airport is the cheapest location to fly from when visiting Australia. Picture Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh offers cheapest flights to Australia as Glasgow named most expensive

New figures have revealed that on average, it is cheaper to fly to Australia from Edinburgh than anywhere else in the UK.

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Reports of noisy sex parties have angered residents across Edinburgh.

Noisy sex parties disturbing residents in Edinburgh

An MSP has raised concern over ‘very audible sex parties’ occurring in Edinburgh due to the number of short term holiday lets in the city.

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Video: Anti-Trump banners hung in protest in Edinburgh

Anti-Trump campaigners have hung banners over North Bridge in Edinburgh in defiance against the President-elect to mark inauguration day.

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Trains are facing significant delays. Picture; John Devlin

‘Deliberate fire’ causes disruption on Scotrail services

A deliberate fire that caused significant damage to railway equipment has caused delays on services between Edinburgh and Milngavie this morning.

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David Goodwillie playing for Aberdeen in 2015. Picture; Lisa Ferguson

David Goodwillie ready to appeal rapist ruling

David Goodwillie may appeal a ruling stating that he was a rapist.

Stranger Things has been a huge hit on Netflix. Picture; contributed

Scam warning issued for Netflix and Amazon Prime users

Netflix users in Scotland are being urged to stay vigilant after an online scam has emerged targeting users’ login and bank account details.

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Scottish swimmer David Wilkie celebrates after beating his 200 m breast stroke record during the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, July 1970.

Ex-Olympian David Wilkie quits local pool after being told off for swimming too fast

Olympic gold medallist David Wilkie has quit his local health club after he was told by a lifeguard to stop swimming so fast.

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The fans were arrested on a flight from Edinburgh. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Football fans travelling to Rangers game arrested on flight from Edinburgh

Three football fans travelling to the Rangers game in Germany were arrested in Berlin Airport following claims that they had been disruptive to cabin crew on an Easyjet flight from Edinburgh

Portobello Beach. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Scotland’s weather: Temperatures set to be hotter than Barcelona next week

While many flood warnings are still in place in the south of England after arctic winds hit the UK bringing winter weather, Scotland is to be warmer than many parts of mainland Europe in the next week.

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Replacement buses will operate in January. Picture; Getty

Buses to replace Edinburgh-Glasgow weekend Scotrail services

Scotrail have announced that a replacement bus service will be running on every weekend in January as a result of engineering works on the rail.

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Rail users face delays after a signal failure at Haymarket. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh train commuters face chaos after signal failure

Rail users are being warned to expect delays after a signal failure at Haymarket station, with a number of services facing cancellations or significant delays.

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The Hyperloop One project would connect London and Edinburgh is 45 minutes.

Edinburgh-London Hyperloop in 45 minutes ‘a step closer’

A train that will connect London to Edinburgh in 45 minutes is a step closer to reality after being shortlisted for Elon’s Musk’s Hyperloop One project.

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The world premiere of Trainspotting 2 will take place in Edinburgh. Screengrabs from the Trainspotting 2 trailer.

Details of Trainspotting 2 world premiere revealed

The world premiere of Trainspotting 2 is to be held in the Capital on January 22.

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Motorcyclist injured in collision near Glasgow Airport

A biker has been been injured in a crash with a bus near Glasgow Airport.

Operation Frankish will be conducting an operation at Ibrox. Picture; John Devlin

Plane to fly over Ibrox during Rangers v Hearts clash

A plane is to be flown over Ibrox during the league game between Rangers and Hearts by a protest group aiming to improve animal abuse sentencing.

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