The schools were initially closed by the City of Edinburgh Council on Friday as a precautionary measure.Read the full story ›
The council said the move is 'a precautionary measure' but it cannot say when the 17 schools affected will be allowed to reopen.Read the full story ›
Kate, who was carrying out her first solo set of official engagements north of the border, was also given a tennis lesson by Judy Murray.Read the full story ›
A woman who donated her wedding dress to be turned into tiny burial outfits for stillborn babies said she is "overwhelmed" by the response.Read the full story ›
An 'ongoing issue' with air traffic control over Scotland is causing delays to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Prestwick airports.Read the full story ›
A man has been freed and taken to hospital after becoming impaled through the head on metal railings in Edinburgh.Read the full story ›
A pensioner was found dead in his flat after lying there undiscovered for around three years, it has emerged.Read the full story ›
The remains of the child, who was never identified, were found wrapped in a blanket on a railway path in the Seafield area of Edinburgh.Read the full story ›
A patient is being tested for Ebola at an Edinburgh hospital after returning from west Africa, NHS Lothian has said.
The patient was admitted to the regional infectious diseases unit at the city's Western General Hospital.
Melanie Johnson, director of unscheduled care for the health board, said: "A patient who recently returned to Scotland from west Africa has been admitted to our regional infectious diseases unit (RIDU) at the Western General Hospital after reporting a raised temperature.
"The patient will be screened for possible infections and as a precaution will be kept in isolation.
"We have robust systems in place to manage patients with suspected infectious diseases and follow agreed and tested national guidelines."
A driver had a lucky escape as his car skidded in icy conditions and ended up nose down at basement level.Read the full story ›