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Tributes to Paul Daniels After Veteran Magician Dies

Jade du Preez Legendary magician Paul Daniels has died at the age of 77 from an untreatable brain tumor that he was diagnosed with in February. He passed away in the early hours of this morning with his wife and assistant, Debbie McGee, in his … [Read More...]

2pm Radio Bulletin 18/11/2015

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NEWS

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Daily Mile Scheme Being Implemented In The Rest Of The UK

Jade du Preez A STIRLING Primary School Head Teacher who pioneered a Daily Mile initiative, is now in high demand. Elaine Wyllie, now retired from teaching, started the scheme at St. Ninian's Primary School, which involved the pupils taking … [Read More...]

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Prisoners Set For Work Placements In Edinburgh Hospitals

Jack Brodie PRISONERS will be given work placements in Edinburgh hospitals to boost their employment prospects. The scheme will see non-violent felons who are nearing the end of their sentences be put into work placements across hospitals in … [Read More...]

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Jade du Preez THE comedian and actor Eddie Izzard is running his 23rd marathon on Robben Island today as part of his epic challenge of 27 marathons in 27 days in South Africa, tracing the life of Nelson Mandela. Mandela spent 18 years of … [Read More...]

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Budget 2016: Sugar Tax Hits Companies and Consumers

Jamie Braidwood George Osborne's announcement to introduce a new tax on sugary drinks has already had an impact on companies and shoppers. The levy, which is set to be introduced in two years time, is targeted at soft drinks that contain a high … [Read More...]

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Oxgangs Primary School Closure

    Jack Brodie OXGANGS Primary School will remain closed to combat the damages caused by storm Gertrude in January. This comes after a survey of the building confirmed earlier this week that the site is unsafe for pupils as … [Read More...]

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High Levels of Air Pollution Forecast for Edinburgh

Jamie Braidwood High levels of air pollution have been forecast for today in Edinburgh, Fife and the Lothians, according to Air Quality Scotland. The organisation, which monitors air pollution across Scotland, has predicted that levels will … [Read More...]

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SPORTS

Edinburgh University take on Dundee in BUCS Tournament

Edinburgh University rugby team is set to play Dundee this evening at Peffermill, in the fifth round of the BUCS tournament. EN4 News reporters Emma Logan and Robyn Baillie caught up with the team to find out more. … [Read More...]

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Munster clash off after terror attacks

Munster's European Champions Cup match against French side Stade Francais has been postponed following the terror attacks which rocked Paris on Friday. The series of tragic incidents around the French capital left 129 dead and Stade Francais said … [Read More...]

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Blatter and Platini appeals rejected

Disgraced FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Vice President Michel Platini have had their respective appeals against their 90-bans from the organisation rejected. Both men were suspended last month after allegations of corruption were made against … [Read More...]

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Friendlies cancelled amid security fears

Germany's international friendly against the Netherlands was cancelled on Tuesday after police uncovered a "concrete security threat". Some fans had already taken their seats inside the HDI-Arena in Hannover, but the authorities took the decision … [Read More...]

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Spiders hit Montrose for six

There were two games in the lower divisions of the Ladbrokes SPFL on Tuesday night. In League Two, Queen's Park travelled to take on Montrose, while in League One, Stranraer faced an arduous trip to Peterhead. Queen's Park went into the match … [Read More...]

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Alli shines as England see off France

England saw off France at Wembley on Tuesday on a night when football took a back seat. Dele Alli netted a fine opener on his first England start before captain Wayne Rooney added a second after half time. In the days leading up to the game … [Read More...]

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EN4 News: Exclusive Interview With Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson

  Ruth Davidson talks to Cameron Ward about how she got into politics and her expectations ahead of the Scottish elections. Oh, and she says she's not after David Cameron's job. … [Read More...]

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Budget 2016: Chancellor Signalled his “Commitment to Edinburgh” said City Leader Andrew Burns today

Maria Gran Chancellor George Osborne has signalled his "commitment to Edinburgh" in his spring budget, City leader Andrew Burns said today. Speaking the day after the Chancellor backed proposed funding for the Edinburgh and South-East … [Read More...]

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Budget 2016: Sugar Tax Hits Companies and Consumers

Jamie Braidwood George Osborne's announcement to introduce a new tax on sugary drinks has already had an impact on companies and shoppers. The levy, which is set to be introduced in two years time, is targeted at soft drinks that contain a high … [Read More...]

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Oxgangs Primary School Closure

    Jack Brodie OXGANGS Primary School will remain closed to combat the damages caused by storm Gertrude in January. This comes after a survey of the building confirmed earlier this week that the site is unsafe for pupils as … [Read More...]

EDINBURGH, UK:  Campaigners from Friends of the Earth Scotland gather on Nicolson Street to demand clean air (Photograph: MAVERICK PHOTO AGENCY)

High Levels of Air Pollution Forecast for Edinburgh

Jamie Braidwood High levels of air pollution have been forecast for today in Edinburgh, Fife and the Lothians, according to Air Quality Scotland. The organisation, which monitors air pollution across Scotland, has predicted that levels will … [Read More...]

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Scottish College Lecturers Striking Over Pay

Maria Gran Scottish college lecturers walked out on strike today in protest over pay levels. Members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) have started their first of potential 32 dates of action over a long-running pay … [Read More...]

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International

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China told to stop land reclamation

President Barack Obama has spoken out against China, saying they must stop reclaiming land which they see as theirs in disputed waters in the South China Sea. Mr Obama spoke on the sidelines of an economic summit of Asia Pacific nations, also … [Read More...]

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McDonalds accused of breaching heritage site

McDonald’s have come under global criticism after they built a new restaurant on the home of former Taiwanese leader, Chiang Ching-kuo, in Hangzou, China. Conservationists had called for the villa, listed as a cultural heritage site, to be made into … [Read More...]

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Saint Denis raid- update

  Raids carried out by French Police in the Parisian district of Saint Denis are said to have ended. The French government said the raid lasted seven hours, and was based on information that Abelhamid Abaaoud, the alleged mastermind behind … [Read More...]

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Kosovo opposition MP’s flat raided

  Police from Kosovo have raided the flat of opposition MP Albin Kurti, a day after he pepper sprayed MP’s in parliament.  The raid took place in the early hours of this morning, although Mr Kurti is said to have not been in the premises at the … [Read More...]

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Western nations bomb ISIS stronghold

French led airstrikes have killed 33 suspected militants in the Syrian province of Raqqa, which is said to be an ISIS (also known as ISIL, IS and Daesh) stronghold in the war torn nation. The airstrikes intensified on Sunday following Friday’s fatal … [Read More...]

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Terrorists bomb Nigeria

  Over 30 people have been killed by an explosion in a busy market in the Northern Nigerian city of Yola, in the latest of a string of attacks by the Islamist group Boko Haram. This is the second time this year that Yola has been the … [Read More...]

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Local

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    Jack Brodie OXGANGS Primary School will remain closed to combat the damages caused by storm Gertrude in January. This comes after a survey of the building confirmed earlier this week that the site is unsafe for pupils as … [Read More...]

EDINBURGH, UK:  Campaigners from Friends of the Earth Scotland gather on Nicolson Street to demand clean air (Photograph: MAVERICK PHOTO AGENCY)

Jamie Braidwood High levels of air pollution have been forecast for today in Edinburgh, Fife and the Lothians, according to Air Quality Scotland. The organisation, which monitors air pollution across Scotland, has predicted that levels will … [Read More...]

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Amazon Prime members living in the central belt of Scotland will benefit from the retail giant’s same-day delivery service. This development comes after the success of initial trials in London and parts of Berkshire and Hertfordshire at the beginning … [Read More...]

Police Scotland has announced an appeal today for information following an assault and attempted robbery in Sighthill.  Edinburgh police are asking for any witnesses to come forward. The attack took place on Monday on Calder Road Gardens towards … [Read More...]

SNP councillors carried out a dramatic walkout yesterday during council discussions on a local housing development plan. East Lothian Council approved the local development plan despite widespread opposition. It is understood that current plans … [Read More...]

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The SNP Deputy Leader has given his backing to a ‘shoot-to-kill’ policy. Stewart Hosie has said that he stands by the right of the police to ‘shoot-to-kill’ if someone was posing a “real and immediate risk” to life. As news filtered … [Read More...]

Features

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David Beckham has been voted People Magazines sexiest man alive 2015. The 40 year-old former Manchester United and England player joked on the Jimmy Kimmel show  that it was: "the best moment of my career." He added: "I would obviously like … [Read More...]

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The countdown to Christmas has begun. Whether you think it’s premature or not, Edinburgh is gearing up for the festive season. This Sunday, the city’s Christmas lights will be turned on by no other than Scotland’s Susan Boyle. Light Night, as it … [Read More...]

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        Adele’s new album 25 is about to be released this Friday, though reports of a premature album leak have surfaced. The Guardian reported today that 2 minute clips of the unreleased songs were available on … [Read More...]

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Although Christmas is still 36 days away the festive spirit is already descending on the city. With a plethora of events to choose in the capital from you’ll have a merry time indeed. Here are our top five you should be sure not to miss: 1. … [Read More...]

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  Are you sick of drinking in the same bars day in, day out? EN4 News has you covered for some cool new watering holes where you can sample some of the finest alcoholic cocktails Edinburgh has to offer (or alcoholic ice cream, if you're so … [Read More...]

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  1. The Museum of Childhood Hiding right in plain sight on the High Street, is the Museum of Childhood. As the first museum in the world dedicated to childhood, it hosts a collection of games and toys from across the generations. It … [Read More...]

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