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December 31, 2018 7:33 PM New Year celebrations: UK gets ready to welcome 2019

The UK is gearing up to welcome in the New Year as the countdown to 2019 begins. Fireworks will be going off on the stroke of midnight across the land as thousands celebrate. In London, Big Ben will spring back into action with its customary bongs to mark the moment, as 100,000 people are expected on the banks of the Thames. In Edinburgh, Franz Ferdinand 76

December 12, 2018 10:40 AM New mother 'bled to death after getting lost' in Edinburgh hospital

Police say Amanda Cox was found collapsed in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and died a short time later. Amanda Cox was reported missing from Edinburgh Royal Infirmary at about 5pm on Monday. The search was focused outside the hospital, but the 34-year-old was found about five hours later collapsed in a stairwell having suffered a suspected haemorrhage, according 40

November 30, 2018 2:40 PM Rangers chairman Dave King says some shareholders have links to organised crime

Rangers chairman Dave King has told a court he suspects some shareholders in the club have links to organised crime. At the Court of Session of Edinburgh, King said he is now "100% committed" to making an offer for the remainder of the club's shareholding. He was ordered to do so after being found to have worked with others when taking control of the club in 2015. But King said he could 60

November 27, 2018 1:30 PM Edinburgh Zoo panda Yang Guang has testicles removed

Edinburgh Zoo's male giant panda has had both testicles removed after tumours were discovered by keepers. Yang Guang is said to be "recovering well" from the surgery, which took place on Saturday. He had arrived at Edinburgh Zoo in 2011 with female Tian Tian as part of a conservation breeding programme, which was halted earlier this year. The zoo said the tumours 49

November 24, 2018 3:20 PM United Airlines EMERGENCY: Flight from Amsterdam to Houston in mid-air alert over UK

A UNITED Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Houston declared a mid-air emergency and was diverted to Edinburgh, Scotland. A reason is yet to be confirmed by United Airlines but reports on Twitter suggest a crew member became unwell. Back in February, a United Airlines flight travelling to Houston also was diverted to Scotland's Edinburgh after an emergency 68

November 11, 2018 11:42 AM Meghan Markle sets solemn tone in all black during Remembrance Sunday ceremony

MEGHAN Markle has attended the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph, watching from a balcony as her husband Prince Harry laid a wreath to honour the country’s war dead. Meghan, who is expecting her first child with Harry, wore an elegant coat and hat with a poppy pinned to her chest. Meghan was joined by the Countess of Wessex and Vice Admiral 46

November 10, 2018 1:09 PM Woman badly burned in doorstep 'acid attack'

A woman has been badly burned after acid was thrown in her face on a doorstep in south-east Edinburgh. The 37-year-old was attacked by a man in a dark hooded tracksuit when she answered the door of a property in Captain's Road at 20:40 on Friday. Police said she suffered serious burns to her face and neck when she was hit by the "corrosive substance" 42

November 7, 2018 1:51 PM PLANE CRASH MYSTERY: Shocking image of sunken jet off Scottish coast found on Google Earth

A dad was left stunned after noticing an “incredible” image of what appears to be an aeroplane underwater in the UK on Google Earth. Robert Morton, 55, made the discovery of the aircraft just off the coast of Edinburgh on the mapping software. The father-of-three, from Doncaster, South Yorkshire, described the picture as “very, very strange”. He said: "I was just looking 46

November 1, 2018 4:11 PM Hearts & Hibs condemn derby incidents & vow to ban culprits

One of the five people arrested at Wednesday's Edinburgh derby was identified to police by other fans, Hearts owner Ann Budge has revealed. Hibs boss Neil Lennon was struck by a coin at Tynecastle, Hearts goalkeeper Zdenek Zlamal claims he was punched by a fan, while both assistant referees were also targeted. In a joint statement, Hearts and Hibs condemned 35

October 29, 2018 7:33 PM Mystery of Italian 'amnesiac' found in St Giles in Edinburgh

AN Italian found in Scotland claiming to have lost his memory is being quizzed  by police amid reports he searched the internet to find out “how to disappear without a trace”. Two weeks later, officers issued an appeal to help identify a “man with no memory”. During the public appeal for information, they used his tattoos to help identify him. At the time, a Police 43