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NHL: Kunitz brace sinks Kings
Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves while Chris Kunitz scored two goals to the lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.

Turf glory in sight for Telescope
Views from connections ahead of Saturday's Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita, including Sir Michael Stoute's Telescope.

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Margaret DJ'ing like a mad ****

Margaret Thatcher's Death Switches up UK Music Charts

Wednesday April 10th 2013
Margaret Thatcher’s Death is set to put The Wizard of Oz music track “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” to the top of the UK charts. A number of online petitions and groups which were set up a few years back to get the song to number 1 upon the former prime minister’s death; one Facebook group already had 664 members before her passing and was set up back in July 2007. In addition to this another song has hit the iTunes chart attacking Thatcher, “Tramp The Dirt Down” by Elvis Costello, which is 79th on the chart at the time of writing. There have also been a number of cash-grab attempts upon her death, such as T-Shirts featuring her portrait and the word DEAD underneath. Margaret Thatcher died at the London Ritz...
This didn't really happen.

Man found dead in London actually fell from the sky

Thursday April 25th 2013
The body of a young man was found on a pavement in west London on 9th September last year. Josė Matada died on his 26th Birthday with £1 in his pocket. He had originally come from Mozambique and had also had Botswana currency on his person. He was found at 7.45am just as the BA76 flight from Luanda had passed overhead.Matada had stowed away on the plane and most likely died from lack of oxygen or frostbite, as he had been in the undercarriage with the landing gear, and apparently fell out as the undercarriage had opened to prepare for landing. His body was identified through use of the SIM card in his phone and subsequent contact of a former employer’s number stored on the phone. The wheel recess of the Boeing 777 he stowed away in...
Ken claims to have slept with OVER 9000 women

Ken Barlow arrested on suspicion of Rape

Wednesday May 1st 2013
Actor William Roache has been arrested this morning at his home in Wimslow, Cheshire, for allegedly raping a 15 year old girl from Lancashire. Roache, who has spent the last 53 years playing Ken Barlow on Coronation Street supposedly raped the girl between April and July 1967. Roache recently made his opinions clear on cases such as Jimmy Savile’s Sex abuse alegations, claiming that the victims are being punished for what they have done in their previous lives, but also commented “Paedophilia is absolutely horrendous. Paedophiles should be sought out, rooted out and dealt with”There has no official comment on the allegation from ITV, but they have said that the broadcaster will not be appearing in the soap whilst investigations are...
Real Life She-hulk looked fatter and grumpier.

She-Hulk on the loose at Mcdonalds in York

Wednesday May 8th 2013
Yorkshire Police are currently on the lookout for a woman Dressed like the Incredible Hulk after a 17 year old girl was assaulted and left with a bruised face and black eye outside a McDonald’s restaurant.The Incident happened on Black Street at around 3am on April 26, and the woman suspected of the assault was covered in Green Body Paint and had dyed Red Hair. It is believed she is Caucasian in her late teens/ early 20’s. The victim’s injuries weren’t too severe and she is set to make a full recovery over time.The assault is believed to be unprovoked, if anyone has any information about the incident it can be reported by sending an e-mail to or by calling 101. If anyone does see her, don’t...
Skycig NRG

Are "Energy Cigarettes" the next big thing?

Monday July 8th 2013
The Electronic Cigarette is the latest new craze that's sweeped the nation, an odorless, tobacco free cigarette that uses a battery to create water vapour and give the user the same effects as a run-of-the-mill cigarette. Many people are using at as a way to quit smoking or as a safer alternative. However, a new "E-cig" product has just hit the market with a completely new twist that may see even non-smokers using them on a regular basis.This new product, "NRG" by SKYCIG doesn't contain any ingredients found in traditional cigarettes but instead adds Taurine into the mix, which is often found in energy drinks, known to boost athletic performance and keep you going when you need the energy. Besides being easy to store and use, the NRG...

Yelp Watch out for this Scam Website!

Tuesday October 15th 2013
Review of out for scam website yelp! They post bad reviews about local businesses and then try and get you to pay to get them removed. They added my company to their website and refuse to take the review down even though the review is fake does anyone know what I can do it is really affecting my business? I have found this site dedicated to trying to act against this scam company  

More Edinburgh News

This didn't really happen.

Drum and Bass Mayhem in Bristol

Friday April 5th 2013
A van driver in Bristol has been banned from driving for a year after driving erratically around the city and being spotted by the police. He wasn’t...

Cameron’s Minimum Alcohol price still in talks

Wednesday March 13th 2013
The prime Minister David Cameron has pledged that he will
put a stop to cheap alcohol being sold in supermarkets, but as of yet has not
commited to...

Two Men convicted for boiling water torture and murder

Thursday February 28th 2013
Two men have been found guilty of the murder of a 70 year old man, torturing  him using boiling water. 25 year old Rocky Curtis, 24 year old Robert...

Unemployment Figures Fall to 2.5M

Wednesday February 20th 2013
The Unemployment total for the UK has fallen to 2.5 million, according to the Office for National Statistics. Over half a million more people are employed...

Edinburgh Pandas may breed soon

Monday February 18th 2013
The Two Giant Pandas at Edinburgh Zoo may be ready to mate
within a month, according to experts. The two pandas, “Sweetie” (Tian Tian) and

Major changes proposed to combat UK obesity

Monday February 18th 2013
Fizzy Drinks should be heavily taxed and adverts for junk
food banished until after 9pm in order to combat obesity, according to The
Academy of Medical...

Edinburgh Features, Competitions & Videos

Fast Forward Your Business - UK Tour (London & Manchester)

Thursday August 16th 2012
Fast Forward Your Business - UK Tour
Roger James Hamilton
September 2012
London & Manchester
What would you give to be amongst a select...
Children's Safety Education Foundation Logo

A child dies every hour of every day in the EU as a result of an injury...

Wednesday June 20th 2012
A child dies every hour of every day in the EU as a result of an injury... Accidents remain one of the biggest single causes of death in the UK for...

Music Video of the week

Friday June 15th 2012
This weeks Music video of the week is My Keepon - Yellow Dancing Toy Robot
A portion of every My Keepon purchase will be used to expand the Keepon Pro...
Rasheda Ali

An evening with Frank Bruno and Muhammad Ali's daughter Rasheda Ali Dinner Event

Monday May 21st 2012
Want to treat your employees/ clients?Well on Monday 4th June Rasheda Ali the daughter of the great Muhammad Ali is flying over to join one of Britain's...
The Prizes!

Featured Competition: Win a Signed Preston North End Shirt!

Wednesday April 25th 2012
Brite-matmousemat are running a superb competition!All you need to do is like their Facebook page, which can be found here, for a chance to win a Preston...
Lionel Richie - Hello

Featured Music Video: Lionel Richie - Hello

Tuesday February 14th 2012
Music Video Of The Week (For Valentines Day)

Edinburgh Sport

Hibernian 3-3 Dundee United (6-7 pens)

Hibernian 3-3 Dundee United (6-7 pens)

Thursday October 30th 2014
Dundee United reach the League Cup semi-finals on penalties after sharing six goals in a thriller with Hibernian.
Stubbs heartened by Hibs' upturn

Stubbs heartened by Hibs' upturn

Thursday October 30th 2014
Manager Alan Stubbs thinks Hibernian are making significant progress after a challenging start to the season.
Hearts 'will adopt living wage'

Hearts 'will adopt living wage'

Thursday October 30th 2014
Hearts vow to become the first football club in Scotland - and biggest in the UK - to adopt the living wage.
Stubbs praises improved Hibernian

Stubbs praises improved Hibernian

Sunday October 26th 2014
Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs refused to criticise his players after their 1-1 draw with Hearts at Easter Road.
Neilson praises resilient Hearts

Neilson praises resilient Hearts

Sunday October 26th 2014
Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson insists his side deserved a point following the 1-1 draw against Hibs.
Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian

Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian

Sunday October 26th 2014
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Scottish Championship game between Hibernian and Heart of Midlothian.

Other Edinburgh Headlines

Parliament denies owning visitor bees

Parliament denies owning visitor bees

Friday October 31st 2014
Officials deny owning a swarm of bees that attached to the Scottish Parliament's former visitors' entrance in Edinburgh.
Show to light up botanic garden

Show to light up botanic garden

Friday October 31st 2014
Visitors to Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden are being allowed in after dark for a light event
WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS

WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS

Friday October 31st 2014
Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.
VIDEO: Remembering first WWII air raid

VIDEO: Remembering first WWII air raid

Friday October 31st 2014
Seventy five years after the first German air raid on the UK during World War Two, one of the last survivors recalls the attack.
Dozens of journalists to lose jobs

Dozens of journalists to lose jobs

Friday October 31st 2014
Up to 45 journalists are to lose their jobs as The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday and the Edinburgh Evening News merge operations.
Peak offending age for men up to 23

Peak offending age for men up to 23

Friday October 31st 2014
The peak age of offending for men has risen from 18 to 23 in the space of a generation, according to the latest conviction figures.