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Sports Headlines
Cook: No Farbrace fall-out
Alastair Cook believes there will be no animosity between England and Sri Lanka this summer following Paul Farbrace's defection.

Root return is cut short
Joe Root's return to the crease was a short-lived affair as he made just eight for Yorkshire's Second XI after seven weeks out with a broken thumb.

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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 yorkcid@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk 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

Yelp Watch out for this Scam Website!

Tuesday October 15th 2013
Review of yelp.co.ukWatch out for scam website yelp! http://www.yelp.co.uk. 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 http://theyelpscam.com/  

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
“Sunshine”...

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...
Keepon

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

Wilson in no hurry to leave Hearts

Wilson in no hurry to leave Hearts

Tuesday April 22nd 2014
Danny Wilson is not thinking about playing his football anywhere other than with Hearts in next season's Championship.
Butcher vows to do Hibs fans proud

Butcher vows to do Hibs fans proud

Tuesday April 22nd 2014
Terry Butcher vows to do the Hibernian fans proud when they face Hearts following a 2-0 defeat to St Mirren.
Heriot's beat Hawks to lift RBS Cup

Heriot's beat Hawks to lift RBS Cup

Tuesday April 22nd 2014
Heriot's lift the RBS Cup after defeating Glasgow Hawks 31-10 in the final in Cumbernauld.
Zebre 26-13 Edinburgh

Zebre 26-13 Edinburgh

Tuesday April 22nd 2014
Edinburgh pay the price for three missed penalties as they lose to the Pro 12's bottom side Zebre in Parma.
Heart of Midlothian 2-0 Ross County

Heart of Midlothian 2-0 Ross County

Tuesday April 22nd 2014
Dale Carrick's late goal ensures relegated Hearts defeat Ross County to increase the Dingwall side's drop fears.
St Mirren 2-0 Hibernian

St Mirren 2-0 Hibernian

Tuesday April 22nd 2014
Paul McLean's opener after 13 seconds sets 10-man St Mirren on their way to a win that pulls Hibs into the drop zone.

Other Edinburgh Headlines

New summer flight launched to Norway

New summer flight launched to Norway

Thursday April 24th 2014
A new service of flights between Edinburgh and Stavanger is beginning, it is announced.
VIDEO: Hopes for baby panda at Edinburgh Zoo

VIDEO: Hopes for baby panda at Edinburgh Zoo

Thursday April 24th 2014
Staff at Edinburgh Zoo are hoping it will be third time lucky after giant panda Tian Tian was artificially inseminated.
Jobs boost promised at data centres

Jobs boost promised at data centres

Thursday April 24th 2014
A creation of new [quot]Big Data[quot] centres in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow will create up to 345 new jobs and [quot]help boost firms productivity[quot]....
VIDEO: Fears over flood scheme

VIDEO: Fears over flood scheme

Wednesday April 23rd 2014
Dunfermline residents say they are worried the town's flood prevention scheme will cause them years of further disruption.
Jets scrambled over Russian planes

Jets scrambled over Russian planes

Wednesday April 23rd 2014
RAF fighter jets were scrambled to investigate two Russian military aircraft spotted approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) says.
Surf school 'to improve well-being'

Surf school 'to improve well-being'

Wednesday April 23rd 2014
A project aimed at improving vulnerable children's confidencethrough surfing launches in Scotland