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Sports Headlines
Afobe double downs Bradford
Benik Afobe scored both goals in MK Dons' 2-0 win over Bradford to book their first-ever appearance in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.

Reading dumped out by Derby
Derby County progressed to the fourth round of the Capital One Cup courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Sky Bet Championship rivals Reading.

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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

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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

Celtic v Heart of Midlothian

Celtic v Heart of Midlothian

Tuesday September 23rd 2014
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Scottish League Cup game between Celtic and Heart of Midlothian.
Ross County 0-2 Hibernian

Ross County 0-2 Hibernian

Tuesday September 23rd 2014
Dominique Malonga's first-half brace sets Hibernian on their way to victory against Ross County in the League Cup.
Aberdeen 4-0 Livingston

Aberdeen 4-0 Livingston

Tuesday September 23rd 2014
Adam Rooney scores a hat-trick as Scottish League Cup holders Aberdeen claim a comfortable win over Livingston.
East Fife v Queen's Park

East Fife v Queen's Park

Saturday September 20th 2014
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Scottish League Two game between East Fife and Queen's Park.
Livingston v Raith Rovers

Livingston v Raith Rovers

Saturday September 20th 2014
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Scottish Championship game between Livingston and Raith Rovers.
Queen of the South v Hibernian

Queen of the South v Hibernian

Saturday September 20th 2014
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Scottish Championship game between Queen of the South and Hibernian.

Other Edinburgh Headlines

Large numbers of gugas found dead

Large numbers of gugas found dead

Wednesday September 24th 2014
Large numbers of dead and dying young gannets have been found on the East Lothian coast.
Man fined for bird umbrella attack

Man fined for bird umbrella attack

Tuesday September 23rd 2014
A man, from Kirkcaldy in Fife, who broke a bird's leg by hitting it with an umbrella has been fined 600.
Parliament denies owning visitor bees

Parliament denies owning visitor bees

Tuesday September 23rd 2014
Officials deny owning a swarm of bees that attached to the Scottish Parliament's former visitors' entrance in Edinburgh.
Miller Homes plans market flotation

Miller Homes plans market flotation

Tuesday September 23rd 2014
Edinburgh-based housebuilder Miller Homes announces plans to float on the London Stock Exchange next month.
Dating firm signals more sell-offs

Dating firm signals more sell-offs

Tuesday September 23rd 2014
Online dating firm Cupid cuts its losses and says it will take further action to stop the company's [quot]cash burn[quot].
Man in hospital after fire in flat

Man in hospital after fire in flat

Tuesday September 23rd 2014
A man in his 60s is taken to hospital suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation following a fire in a ground floor flat in Fife.