THE death of a woman found in a communal tenement garden in Edinburgh’s Marchmont area is being treated as ‘unexplained’ by police.
NIGEL Farage’s UK Independence Party has entered the contest for a city council seat just a day after the controversial leader was locked in a Capital pub for his own safety as protesters demonstrated outside.48 comments
CRISIS-HIT Lothian accident and emergency departments are set to be radically overhauled, with scaled back services expected to lead to an increase in pressure on the already over-stretched Royal Infirmary.7 comments
CLOSING Haddington Sheriff Court and switching its work to Edinburgh will cost the public more than £500,000, campaigners claimed today.2 comments
A CITY publisher has landed the licence to print books featuring the fictional detective Sexton Blake.
EDINBURGH Zoo will hold its first after-hours “adults only” event – featuring a beer garden and silent disco.1 comment
AN audacious photographer took snaps of a stark-naked, blonde model on the steps of the Freemasons’ Scottish HQ in George Street.13 comments
HE’S been a familiar site on Leith Walk come rain, wind or snow for upwards of 30 years. And scores of tributes and good wishes have now been left for Arthur Thompson – fondly nicknamed “Rastatramp” for his distinctive dreadlocks – after it emerged he had been taken to hospital.5 comments
A WEEK-long gardening festival is taking place in the Lothians to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the renowned Chelsea Flower Show.
FOR the Hibs manager Pat Fenlon and maybe even his players, the focus really was on three points and the chance to finish the league season in seventh place. Everyone else’s minds have long since wandered along the M8 to Hampden.41 comments
IT WAS a day for fond farewells. Gavin Rae, one of many who have been told that they have no future at Aberdeen, was given a standing ovation when he was substituted with six minutes left.28 comments
THE unclear wording of the Scottish Premier League’s rule book combined with Hearts’ unique ownership structure leaves the Edinburgh club’s long-term future open to interpretation. Specifically, the SPL’s interpretation.9 comments
Hearts 2 - 0 Hibs; May 12, 2007
St Johnstone 0 - 1 Hibs; May 12, 2002
One of Scottish rugby’s most exciting young talents is due to end a seven-month injury nightmare.1 comment
VERN COTTER has been offered the chance to lead Scotland’s rugby team as head coach.2 comments
Scotland’s hunt for a new rugby coach led across the channel today after Todd Blackadder ruled himself out saying he really wanted to take charge of the All Blacks one day.4 comments
Just as one high-profile prop forward from East Lothian prepares for rugby retirement, so a younger version looms on the horizon.1 comment
Former player Andrew Skeen put a dent in Watsonians’ Kings of the Sevens hopes when he scored an extra-time try to knock them out of the Selkirk Sevens at the semi-final stage on Saturday.
IT may look like an innocent pharmacy from the outside, but when you peel back the faux facade, you will be transported back in time to 1920s New York.
You will be greeted by Lindy Hoppers dancing as though their lives depend on it, musicians plucking away on the double bass, and illicit Manhattans being served as quick as the bartenders can mix them.
AS it’s Coeliac Awareness Week, nutritionist Christine Bailey has pulled together some great gluten-free recipes from Nairn’s. Visit www.nairns-oatcakes.com for even more recipes.
ALWAYS on the look out for new sushi restaurants, I was thrilled when a friend suggested Bonsai Bar Bistro for supper. Set between Holyrood and South Clerk Street, it is a small, unassuming restaurant.
STUART McMorrow answers your veterinary questions
AS she marks her 60th anniversary berthed on the shores of Leith, few would argue the Royal Yacht Britannia hasn’t fulfilled her duties.
Chart-topping boyband One Direction are to play at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium next year, it has been announced.11 comments
FIRST performed in 2007, under a Labour government, it is no doubt a grave disappointment to Lee Hall that his most recent play has acquired greater relevance in the intervening years.
JACKSON Brodie returns to make the streets of the Capital a safer place on Sunday, when a new series of Case Histories finds him approached by Hope McMaster, who asks for his help in finding her birth parents.
IT might still be more than two months away, but the Fringe is already looming large - you might not believe this, but I received my first Fringe press release last December. That’s how keen companies are to make their mark - after all, in August more than 3000 shows a day vie to put your bum on their seats.
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