News

Edinburgh man arrested for the murder of his mother 17 years after her disappearance

A 36-year-old man has been charged for the murder of his mother, Louise Tiffney. Sean Flynn was arrested Friday morning and appeared at the Edinburgh Sheriff Court. Louise Tiffney disappeared after being last seen near her home in Dean Village, … [Read More...]

Carlaw and Ballantyne to contest Scottish Conservative leadership race

Jackson Carlaw and Michelle Ballantyne will vie for the position of Scottish Conservative party leader after nominations for the contest closed at noon . Carlaw, the acting interim leader, said in Parliament on Thursday that he has shown what it’s … [Read More...]

Edinburgh councillor explains why Christmas trees remain on streets three weeks after Christmas

An Edinburgh Councillor has said that the city's Christmas tree collection issues will continue unless a new system is put in place. As more and more people opt to display natural Christmas trees as the centrepiece of their home, the struggle for … [Read More...]

Surge in UK pub numbers “more down to food than drink”

A supervisor in an Edinburgh pub has said the rise of the number of pubs in the UK is because they are selling more food than drink. The number of pubs and bars is on the rise in the UK for the first time in ten years, and according to the Office … [Read More...]

Elderly Edinburgh woman, 83, living with dementia, climbs to No. 8 in the charts

An Edinburgh pensioner has made headlines after her cover of Frank Sinatra’s ‘My Way’ broke into the iTunes chart, so far peaking at No. 8. Margaret Mackie, originally from Linlithgow, suffers from dementia and often struggles to remember one day … [Read More...]

Video: Friday’s top stories with EN4 News presenter Owen Garner

EN4 Newss presenter Owen Garner takes us through today's newspapers, including the Edinburgh Evening News and The National. … [Read More...]

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Features

News Quiz of the week!

Test your knowledge of the weeks events with our weekly news quiz, with questions from a range of subjects, including the Oscars and Brexit: … [Read More...]

Meet the contenders vying to become the new Scottish Conservative party leader

As the nominations for the 2020 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party leadership contest close at noon today, with votes taking place shortly after - EN4News takes an in-depth look at the two candidates vying for the position. Jackson … [Read More...]

Blue Monday: Survival Guide

How to get through the lowest day of the year  This coming Monday (January 20th) marks the annual date observed by some as Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year. The term was first coined back in 2005 by a holiday company called Sky … [Read More...]

New Year, New You? Why 19% of us are likely to have given up on our New Year’s resolution by today

January 17 has been coined “Ditch your New Year’s resolution” day after studies showed it is the day people are most likely to have given up their January 1 self-improvement vow. Most people tend to look towards improving themselves in traditional … [Read More...]

“A city transformed” Edinburgh Council unveils radical mobility plan

Edinburgh Council has announced a 2030 vision for Edinburgh, as its new City Mobility Plan (CMP) looks to shake up transport in a quest to make the capital carbon neutral by 2030. A three-stage plan released by the council reveals that the city … [Read More...]

Students open up Edinburgh’s first sustainable club night

Students from Edinburgh University are set to launch a new club night for the city. The night, called ‘Zero Chill’, will be Scotland’s first-ever sustainable night club. The students are part of the social enterprise group “Conscious Change” and … [Read More...]

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Arts and Culture

Film Review: ‘1917’ ★★★★★

A war drama of extraordinary technical and emotional achievement. Often the simplest plots are the best for epic staging. Two young British soldiers, Lance (George MacKay) and Tom (Dean-Charles Chapman) have been charged by General Erinmore … [Read More...]

Billie Eilish shakes (and stirs) Bond fans

Billie Eilish has been recruited as the voice of the latest Bond film. Could this be to ensure the film franchise will exceed box office figures for its 25thanniversary? On Tuesday, Billie Eilish announced on her social media that she is the latest … [Read More...]

Tracks of the week reviewed: Selena Gomez, Shimmer, Soccer Mommy and The 1975

This week we've got husky come-backs, young protégés and a blast from the past. Rare (Album) - Selena Gomez https://www.instagram.com/p/B7IGiAJDKqS/ Selena Gomez released her third album this week. This is her first bit of music since … [Read More...]

I'm a Celeb

I’m a Celebrity Round-Up: Caitlyn Jenner, Ian Wright and other stars tackle Australian jungle

It’s the time of year when it begins to feel like Christmas is on its way. And what gets us more in the Christmas spirit than watching a number of celebrities tackle critter-filled tasks in the middle of the Australian Jungle. We are almost a week … [Read More...]

Film Review: ‘Le Mans ’66’ ★★★★

Director: James Mangold Screenplay: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Jason Keller Cast: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Caitriona Balfe, Noah Jupe, Tracy Letts, Josh Lucas Length: 152 minutes Rating: 12A You hear the race cars before you … [Read More...]

What’s on in Edinburgh this Christmas?

SANTA FUN RUN & WALK West Princes Gardens will play host to the 15th anniversary of the Santa Fun Run & Walk, a fundraising event that sees a horde of Santas taking on a 2.5km circuit in order to raise funds for When You Wish Upon A … [Read More...]

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Sport

Bonnyrigg Rose manager dreaming of Scottish Cup upset against Clyde

Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic manager Robbie Horn says it would be like a "dream come true" if his Lowland League side were to beat Clyde in the Scottish Cup on Saturday and reach the fifth round of the competition for the first time. The "Rose" host … [Read More...]

Will Manchester United end Liverpool’s unbeaten run? Premier League preview podcast!

Kris Gourlay is joined on the sofa by Gregor Kerr this week as they look ahead to some mouth-watering Premier League fixtures, including Liverpool vs Manchester United at Anfield, with Jurgen Klopp's team looking to extend their unbeaten run in the … [Read More...]

Rangers and Celtic to breeze past lower league opposition? Scottish Cup preview podcast

Kris Gourlay is joined this time by Fergus Robb, Darren McConachie and Aaron Purewal as they look towards what should be an eventful weekend of Scottish Cup action. The main topic of discussion in the podcast is Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic's tie … [Read More...]

Hearts name Steven Naismith as new club captain

Heart of Midlothian manager Daniel Stendel has announced Steven Naismith as the new club captain. The Scotland striker joined Hearts on loan from Norwich City in January 2018 before committing his long-term future to the club in the summer of … [Read More...]

Edinburgh rotate starting team for Agen ahead of final Challenge Cup pool match

Saturday marks the final pool stage match of Edinburgh's 2019/20 Challenge Cup campaign as they face Agen at BT Murrayfield, with a win putting them through to the competition's quarter final stage. Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill has … [Read More...]

Scotland coach Townsend names six uncapped players in Six Nations squad

Scotland international head coach Gregor Townsend named his wider training squad for the Guinness Six Nations on Wednesday and among the bulk of Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh players, Townsend named six uncapped players to his side. Head … [Read More...]

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International

Edinburgh brothers break world record by rowing across the Atlantic in 35 days

Three Edinburgh brothers have become the fastest trio to row across the Atlantic Ocean, beating the previous record by six days. Lachlan, Ewan and Jamie MacLean completed the row from La Gomera to Antigua in 35 days, nine hours and nine minutes, … [Read More...]

How has Khamenei responsed to Iran plane crash?

Owen Garner gives us a rundown of Iran's plane crash after their armed forces admitted to shooting down a flight from Tehran to Kyiv. … [Read More...]

US Senate passes Hong Kong human rights bills

The US Senate passed two bills on Wednesday that will support human rights in Hong Kong prompted by the ongoing siege of Polytechnic University. President Donald Trump has eight days left, excluding Sundays, to sign the bill or use his … [Read More...]

Trump’s Impeachment: How Does Impeachment Work?

Listen to Neil McGlashan and Elise Kennedy talking through the impeachment process in America. With Trump's inquiry just starting and the first vote on how the inquiry should proceed getting underway, they discuss Trump's ongoing inquiry while … [Read More...]

EN4News International Bulletin: 31/10/19

International Correspondent Christopher Lamb shares the latest International Headlines! … [Read More...]

Body of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge found at sea, say Cambodian Police.

The body of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge has been found at sea, Cambodian police say.   The 21-year old Worthing student’s body was discovered by fishermen near the Thai border over 60 miles away from where she went missing. … [Read More...]

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