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Opinion: Stephen McIlkenny on why SFA review is necessary for real change

For years, Scottish football has been belittled, with media across the world (and dare I say it, in our own country) often scornful about the state of our game.

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Demolition work continues at Tynecastle park stadium as they knock down the old stand and construct the new home stand. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Hearts fans ‘troll Tesco’ with Tynecastle tweet

A Tesco at Tynecastle was once a jibe aimed at Hearts fans during their financial difficulties, but a cheeky tweet to Tesco from a Hearts fan has poked fun at those who used to revel in their misfortune.

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There have been calls for a memorial for workers that died on the Queensferry Crossing. Picture; contributed

Calls for memorial to dead Queensferry Crossing workers

A petition has been launched to have a memorial placed on the Queensferry Crossing.

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Grenfell Tower in west London was engulfed in a devastating fire. Picture; PA

Edinburgh company collecting items for Grenfell fire victims

An Edinburgh company is collecting items to help those affected by the Grenfell blaze in London.

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Cyclist dies after falling into path of bus when bike hit tram tracks

A cyclist has died after coming off her bike and being hit by a tour company minibus on Princes Street.

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Star Wars Day: Edinburgh’s links with the galaxy far, far away

Firstly, May the 4th be with you. Star Wars Day has become even more popular in recent years thanks to the growth of social media and Disneys ownership of the franchise.

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Avengers stars Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth spotted in Edinburgh

Fans of the Avengers were left stunned after bumping into Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo in Edinburgh yesterday.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers. Picture: John Devlin

Why Brendan Rodgers should be recognised for his success

The Celtic boss must not be punished for being the obvious Manager of the Year candidate, writes Stephen Mcilkenny

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Celtic's trip to Partick Thistle will be screened live by Sky Sports. Picture: SNS

Dear Sky Sports, does relegation no longer matter?

Stephen Mcilkenny wonders why Celtic are appearing on TV four times over their last five games, while the entire bottom six only features twice.

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Barack Obama to visit Edinburgh

Former-President Barack Obama is to visit Edinburgh in his first trip to Europe since his time in office.

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A walk of the Forth Bridge could become a reality. Picture; Lisa Ferguson

‘Bridge walk’ permission sought for Forth Bridge

Network Rail is hoping to offer tourists and residents the opportunity to climb the Forth Bridge to visit a viewing platform 330ft above the Firth of the Forth.

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Celtic's Leigh Griffiths celebrates at full time. Picture; SNS

Watch: Leigh Griffiths ties green and white scarf to Tynecastle goalposts

Leigh Griffiths wated no time in celebrating Celtic’s title triumph at Tynecastle by tying his colours to the post. Literally.

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Tesco are unlocking their trolleys. Picture; getty

Why are Tesco unlocking their trolleys?

From Tuesday, shoppers at Tesco will be able to get a free trolly at Tesco rather than put in a token or a pound coin.

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Products from Cadbury could be getting smaller after Brexit. Picture; Getty

Chocolate bars could get smaller after Brexit warns Cadbury

Cadbury has warned that its products may become smaller post Brexit with the company stating they may adopt ‘shrinkflation’ to offset cost of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.

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Video: Chance to spot Northern Lights in Edinburgh tonight

Stargazers have said that there is a chance of spotting the Northern Lights across Edinburgh and the Lothians tonight following sightings last night.

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New Netflix button proves hit with binge watchers

A new button on Netflix is proving exceptionally popular with viewers and changing the way many shows are watched.

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Parents warned over dangerous ‘eraser challenge’ sweeping UK

Parents have been warned about the resurgence of a dangerous trend in schools across the UK that can leave children with horrific scars on their arms and hands.

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Twitter users have been warned to check their settings.

Twitter users warned to check settings after global hack

A large-scale Twitter hack of third-party apps has led to industry experts warning users to check their security settings and permissions.

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The post of the page criticised the stance of Labour and Ian Murray. Picture; Lisa Ferguson

Spoof Facebook page claims Labour backs independence

A Facebook post claiming Labour activists in the Capital had converted to supporting independence has been exposed as a spoof.

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