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Music review: Celebrate ‘67 Live

THE Hollywood script-worthy achievements of Celtic’s 1967 European Cup winning team, the so-called Lisbon Lions, demand to be admired by football fans of any persuasion even half a century on. Which was fortunate if you were a non-partisan attendee at th

today, 18:57 in Lifestyle
 

Borders Railway set for unique steam experience

It’s full steam ahead for Scotland’s newest scenic rail route thanks to the Scottish Railway Preservation Society. For the first time passengers can board a steam train, hauled by a Black Five steam locomotive, in West Lothian and Fife to cross the Forth

today, 18:09 in Lifestyle
 

General Election: Edinburgh South ‘most gambled on’ Scottish constituency

Ian Murray’s seat has seen the most amount of bets placed on it. Bookmakers have revealed that the Edinburgh seat previously held by Labour’s Ian Murray has seen the most amount of betting activity of any Scottish constituency for the upcoming General El

today, 16:59 in Politics
 

Tory councillor axed from board amid sectarian row

A Conservative councillor has been removed from one of his first posts after sharing material from Protestant pride groups. Renfrewshire councillor Neill Graham was ousted from his new role on the authority’s Joint Consultative Board for non-teaching sta

today, 16:40 in Politics
 

SNP supporters turning away from party over push for indyref2

Voters in two of Scotland’s key battleground constituencies are turning away from the SNP over its “dogged pursuit” of a second independence referendum, according to new research. Lord Ashcroft, the Tory peer and independent pollster, said focus groups i

today, 16:32 in Politics
 

What does Labour’s poll revival mean for Scotland?

Could a surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn change the plans of the three main parties in the 2017 General Election? After being understandably postponed in the wake of the terrorist attack in Manchester, campaigning for the General Election on June 8 has

today, 15:36 in Politics
 

Barack Obama tries Irn-Bru while playing golf in St Andrews

Former US president Barack Obama enjoyed some of Scotland’s famous Irn-Bru while playing golf in St Andrews. DOWNLOAD THE EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS APP ON ITUNES OR GOOGLE PLAY Former US President Barack Obama was enjoying a round of golf before giving a ma

today, 15:22 in Lifestyle
 

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

Twitter is awash with politics as the general election campaign enters its final two weeks. But social media need not always be serious - even when debating who should be next prime minister. For those looking for current affairs with a large dash of lig

today, 14:55 in Politics
 

Supreme Court refuses to hear Indy campers appeal

The UK’s highest court has refused to hear an appeal by independence campaigners evicted from a camp in the grounds of the Scottish Parliament. A panel of three Supreme Court justices in London have ruled that the case does not raise “an arguable point o

today, 14:55 in Politics
 

Campaign aims to help blind Aberdeenshire woman regain sight

THE family of a blind woman from the fishing village of Sandhaven has launched a campaign to raise £11,000 to fund the purchase of a pair of electronic glasses which will help her win her sight. Diane Ralph, 50, was diagnosed with Stargardt disease in 20

today, 14:51 in Health
 

New tees shrink the links at Royal Dornoch Golf Course

One of the world’s most prestigious golf courses is being made more accessible to a wider range of players by shortening the course. The Championship Course at the internationally-renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Club – ranked No.5 in the world and No 1 in Sc

today, 13:56 in Lifestyle
 

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

Twitter is awash with politics as the general election campaign enters its final two weeks. But social media need not always be serious - even when debating who should be next prime minister. For those looking for current affairs with a large dash of lig

today, 13:43 in Politics
 

Holyrood and Westminster must "put politics aside" say industry chiefs

The Scottish and UK Governments have been urged to "put politics to one side" and work together to breathe new life into the nation's flagging economy by business leaders. The Scottish Chambers of Commerce has raised concerns that Scotland...

today, 13:23 in Politics
 

Scotland set for heavy rain amid soaring temperatures

Scots planning to spend the weekend basking in the glorious sunshine are set for a rude awakening after the Met Office issued a weather warning for heavy rain throughout Saturday. A Yellow warning is in place for the whole of Scotland, the North of Engla

today, 13:07 in Environment
 

Craig Houston: There’s green gold on them thar beaches

Pass the seaweed please. The avocado, mango and spinach breakfast smoothie, with added bee pollen, flax seeds and maca root, just isn’t cutting it. Make that to go, thanks. No time to hang around, what with an 8am call, then a 10.30 meeting followed by a

today, 12:37 in Business
 


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