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Man jailed after planting explosive device in Edinburgh Princes Street Gardens

35-year-old Nikolas Karvounakis has been jailed, after planting an explosive in Edinburgh Princes Street Gardens. By Heather Davey | 17th Feb at 11:50 The individual, who admitted to being a part of the Mexican eco-terror group, was sentenced to eight years and four months in jail, on Wednesday 14 February. On Wednesday, Mr Karvounakis faced Edinburgh High Court and pleaded guilty. In 2018, the man planted a homemade explosive in […]

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AirBnB: Edinburgh’s most expensive stays

We've found some of Edinburgh's boujee-ist and most expensive weekend AirBnB getaways By George Icke | 3rd Feb AT 09:00 1) CRANSTOUN RIDDEL - £3,864 / night Previous Next Images by AirBnB Enjoy the entire property with this booking, which is suitable for 12 guests, 6 bedrooms, 9 beds and 3 bathrooms. Guests can enjoy wondering the 26 acres the dower house is built upon. The property is located in […]

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Edinburgh: Two men charged following robbery at shop

Officers investigating a robbery at a shop in Edinburgh have charged two men. By George Icke | 2nd Feb AT 19:55 IMAGE: Police Scotland At around 10.45pm on Thursday, 6 January 2022, a 24-year-old man was walking on Spey Street when he was approached and taken back to the store where he worked on Leven Street. Two men, aged 26 and 28, have been arrested and charged in connection with the […]

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Edinburgh Chinese New Year


Edinburgh celebrates Chinese New Year despite ongoing weather conditions

Streets across Edinburgh are going all out for Chinese New Year By George Icke | 31st Jan at 12.15 Lesley Martin is a photographer in Edinburgh who captured some of the celebrations above and shared them to Twitter. Tomorrow, 1st February, is officially the start of The Chinese New Year. Edinburgh has seen large crowds come out to mark the events over the last 2 evenings in the build up […]

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Edinburgh Arts and Culture to recieve funding and support, ahead of the 2022 festival season

Edinburgh's 'Culture Sector' hopes to maintain support and funding for 2022 events, in coming months. By Heather Davey | 28th Jan at 07:53 https://www.instagram.com/p/CXdkMo5s0R2/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Edinburgh City, famous for its Arts and Culture, has had to lie low throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic. However, as Coronavirus restrictions across the UK are easing, including Scottish rules to entertainment and hospitality business, 2022 looks promising. The culture sector of Edinburgh expects funding and support […]

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Edinburgh store targeted by thieves

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at a shop in the Tollcross area of the city. By George Icke | 11th Jan at 15:03 At around 10.45pm on Thursday, 6 January 2022, a 24-year-old man was walking on Spey Street, having finished his shift at the Scotmid store in Leven Street at 10pm.He was then approached by two men who forced him into a blue Volkswagen […]

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Police Scotland continue to look for missing Alice Byrne from Edinburgh

Police Scotland are looking for a missing Edinburgh woman who's not been seen since the 2nd January. By George Icke | 5th Jan at 08:00 Updated at 17.50 Image provided by Police Scotland Officers at Craigmillar are appealing for the assistance of the public in tracing a 28-year-old Alathea Byrne - known as Alice - who is missing from her home in Portobello, Edinburgh.Alice was last seen by her family […]

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Boxing Day in Edinburgh

We've taken a look at how the Scottish capital celebrated Boxing Day 2021. By George Icke | 26th Dec at 20:50 As many people woke feeling incredibly full after Christmas Day 2021, thousands chose to spend Boxing Day in and around Edinburgh. We've looked at how people marked the day. The traditional Boxing Day walk along Portobello Prom, this year there were new arty additions to enjoy! Not sure who […]

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