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Brainstorm: You Wouldn’t Believe Who Actually Wrote THIS 1997 Hit!

Remember Natalie Imbruglia's hit 'Torn'? The song turns 20 at the end of the year and many people are still under the impression that the Australian pop star wrote the track. Two years prior, a relatively small LA band called Ednaswap released … [Read More...]

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News

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Scotland gear up for Six Nations opener

Rugby fans across the the world are eagerly anticipating the start of the 2017 RBS Six Nations Championship, which gets underway on Saturday. The prestigious tournament, which displays the best of the sport within the northern hemisphere, is now … [Read More...]

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Hearts v Rangers preview

Hearts boss Ian Cathro has his three new signings available as his side prepare to face Rangers at Tynecastle. The Jambos boss has been under pressure recently after a string of poor results and needs a morale boosting win in a game that is a must … [Read More...]

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Celtic v Aberdeen preview

Celtic are looking to take their record breaking 26 game unbeaten streak a step further this evening when they take on Aberdeen at Celtic Park. The Scottish champions will be without several of their star players when they face the dons tonight. … [Read More...]

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UK becomes first country to recognise Parkour as a sport

The UK has become the first country in the world to officially recognise parkour as a sport. Parkour, also known as freerunning or art du deplacement, involves negotiating terrain using only the natural strength of one’s body, principally through … [Read More...]

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SPORTS

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Scotland gear up for Six Nations opener

Rugby fans across the the world are eagerly anticipating the start of the 2017 RBS Six Nations Championship, which gets underway on Saturday. The prestigious tournament, which displays the best of the sport within the northern hemisphere, is now … [Read More...]

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Transfer deadline roundup

It is that time of year again where we don’t see much action in the transfer front and there is more fear of top players leaving than excitement over new faces. As usual there hasn’t been a huge amount of players coming into the Scottish league or … [Read More...]

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Hearts v Rangers preview

Hearts boss Ian Cathro has his three new signings available as his side prepare to face Rangers at Tynecastle. The Jambos boss has been under pressure recently after a string of poor results and needs a morale boosting win in a game that is a must … [Read More...]

sincalir

Celtic v Aberdeen preview

Celtic are looking to take their record breaking 26 game unbeaten streak a step further this evening when they take on Aberdeen at Celtic Park. The Scottish champions will be without several of their star players when they face the dons tonight. … [Read More...]

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How an 19th century Scotsman changed the face of combat sports

In 1826, a young 25 year old Scotsman from just outside Dumfries immigrated to Brazil in search of a new career. What he didn’t realise at the time was that in almost two centuries time, his descendants would change the face of combat sports. His … [Read More...]

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Scotland’s women in bid for Cricket World Cup

  Scotland's female Cricket squad embark on their bid to reach the ICC women's World Cup, with qualifiers against Zimbabwe, South Africa, Bangladesh, Papa New Guinea and Pakistan. Captain Abbi Aitken leads the team, with only one change, … [Read More...]

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Top Five

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Edinburgh craft beer festival

Edinburgh’s first ever craft beer festival is set to take place on the last weekend of May and will showcase some of the finest breweries world wide as representatives will travel from afar to join the festival. Edinburgh’s creative open space the … [Read More...]

Top 5 housebreaking hotspots in the city of Edinburgh

Our Reporter Peter Carson tells us the top 5  places in the city that are affected by break ins. https://youtu.be/1zkpvcWvhkg … [Read More...]

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Five of the Best Lost Venues in Edinburgh

Better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all. A phrase that could fast become an epitaph for Edinburgh's dwindling live venues. In recent years, the city's music lovers have lamented the end of several independent record stores as … [Read More...]

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Liquid gold: four Edinburgh establishments to grab a tipple

While we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Scotsman as a publication, we are also to raise a glass (or a few) towards another national fixture – Robert Burns. Championing Scottish prose, he wrote world renowned poems such as, Auld Land … [Read More...]

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International

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EN4 News – International belt

Check out our roundup of today's international news: https://youtu.be/3gRN2O3rQtA … [Read More...]

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Katie Hopkins Causes Stir Over Trump’s Foreign Policy

Outspoken right-wing columnist Katie Hopkins has caused yet another effortless storm on Twitter, shortly after Donald Trump announced plans for National Security to build a wall across the Mexican border. "Big day planned on NATIONAL SECURITY … [Read More...]

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5.3 magnitude earthquake hits central Italy

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake has struck the central Italy with tremors felt throughout regions of of Abruzzo, Marche and Lazio at 10:25 local time. @LastQuake Any other historical events similar to the IT seq of quakes seen before? So many 5+ EQ in a … [Read More...]

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Chelsea Manning to be released from prison

One of President Obama's final acts before leaving the White House was to successfully release convicted whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Manning was sentenced to a 35 year prison sentence, after leaking over 700,000 documents, videos, diplomatic … [Read More...]

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Jan. 25, 2008) Former President George H. W. Bush looks down the flight deck of the Precommissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the shipÕs catapult testing ceremony. Bush was the ceremonyÕs honorary guest who signaled the launch of a Òdead loadÓ off the deck of (PCU) Bush. ÒDead LoadÓ launches test the shipÕs catapult systems ability to launch aircraft. The ship is under construction at Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard. U.S. Navy photo By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Narina Reynoso (Released)

Former US President George Bush Sr. Admitted to Hospital

George Bush Senior was taken to hospital today, reports have said. The former president of the United States suffers from a form of Parkinson's Disease, rendering him unable to walk unaided. In 2015, his health was in danger once again when he was … [Read More...]

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UK becomes first country to recognise Parkour as a sport

The UK has become the first country in the world to officially recognise parkour as a sport. Parkour, also known as freerunning or art du deplacement, involves negotiating terrain using only the natural strength of one’s body, principally through … [Read More...]

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Local

A council investigation into the deaths of six dogs has so far found no link to the Forthquarter Park in Granton, Edinburgh. A spokesperson for the council said that while they were still investigating, the park would not be closing. The … [Read More...]

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Scottish Ministers have released funding plans for a governmental scheme in a bid to raise attainment. The Scottish government is set to provide schools across the country with additional funding in 2018. Ministers are planning to divide £120m … [Read More...]

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Scotland's 16,000 crofters are being urged to vote in the Crofting Commission elections this March. The Crofting Commission, based in Inverness, is the statutory regulator for crofting in Scotland. As a public body of the Scottish Government the … [Read More...]

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A new £45,000 fund has been created to support Edinburgh-based artists as part of the city's new culture plan. Convener of the culture and sport committee, Richard Lewis explained more about the fund and the benefits it may reap. … [Read More...]

Our Reporter Peter Carson tells us the top 5  places in the city that are affected by break ins. https://youtu.be/1zkpvcWvhkg … [Read More...]

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With annual and traditional celebrations being almost here, we are having a look at some different approaches to commemorate the life and art of Scottish biggest poet Robert Burns. They are all free and taking place in Rose Street in Edinburgh. Happy … [Read More...]

Features

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Last night Evita arrived at Edinburgh Playhouse following a smash hit run at London’s Dominion Theatre. Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentinian dictator Juan Peron, the show follows Eva’s journey from struggle to … [Read More...]

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아버지 (Father) The first few minutes of Reflection are a test of your patience. As a reward for seeking out new and exciting electronic music, you are treated to 10 minutes of what sounds like a computer lab full of Windows 98 computers crashing into … [Read More...]

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Before reading on, I want you to think of a few pieces of music from films. Got some? Now tell me about them. Congratulations, you are now shouting at a computer and everyone thinks you are weird. More importantly though, just how many of those … [Read More...]

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It’s hard to believe the songs that we grew up listening to are now considered classics. You may not remember all of 1997, but it was a good year for music, so let us take you down memory lane to rediscover your love for our top five favourite songs … [Read More...]

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Years ago, Edinburgh was arguably one of the most iconic cities in Europe, in terms of its opportunities for music artists, with a vast number of venues across Scotland’s capital, suitable for a variety of styles. Over the years, the city has … [Read More...]

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It has been 25 years since the 1992 Brit Awards when electronica pioneers The KLF were given the honour of kickstarting proceedings at the award ceremony. The duo performed '3.a.m. Eternal' with grindcore act Extreme Noise Terror in front of many … [Read More...]

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