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New Fountainbridge hotel given green light

6 hours 24 min ago
Regeneration of the former Fountain Brewery site has moved a step closer after councillors approved plans for a mixed-use development.
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Ground breaking capital scientists save pigs’ bacon

9 hours 20 min ago
Scientists in Edinburgh have produced pigs that can resist one of the world’s most costly animal diseases, by changing their genetic code.
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Porty’s Fat Bob saved after city council climbdown

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 08:22
It appeared the fate of fibreglass mannequin Fat Bob at butcher Findlay’s was sealed as council officials issued a crackdown on temporary advertising structures.
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Intrepid Edinburgh granddad reaches France on rickshaw

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 06:00
An Edinburgh man aiming to smash a Guinness World Record riding a rickshaw to Istanbul is in high spirits with Paris in his sights.
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Capital mum’s fresh hope in cannabis battle

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 06:00
A LOVING mum seeking medical cannabis to help her five-year-old son’s epilepsy has said “all children” suffering with seizures should be given the oil.
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Award-winning hair experts Charlie Miller to open Stockbridge salon

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:42
AWARD-winning Edinburgh hair experts Charlie Miller has designs on a new city-centre salon – after announcing plans to expand.
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Platinum couple Jim and Sandie’s secret to 70 years of bliss

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 06:00
Trust, patience and the ability to accept each other’s “foibles” is the recipe for success that has kept Jim and Sadie Allen in wedded bliss for 70 years.
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Hibs Ladies make light work of Thistle Weir in Scottish Cup

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:04
Hibs Ladies eased through to the third round of the SSE Scottish Cup with a convincing 7-0 victory over Thistle Weir.
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Lothian patients forced to wait 45 weeks for routine referrals

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:45
Outraged patients across the Lothians are being forced to wait almost a year for an initial orthopaedic appointment.
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First look: Upmarket revamp set for Waverley Mall

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:15
It’s had more name changes than Puff Daddy. But a new vision for Waverley Mall hopes to transform the “gateway to Edinburgh” with plans for a new entrance, rooftop gardens and European piazza-style area.
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Ex-SNP councillor loses £18k to fraud then charged by TSB for loss

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:57
A FORMER SNP councillor who had £18,000 raided from his bank account by fraudsters has been refunded after a month-long ordeal.
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Hibs Ladies take Weir’s way in SSE Scottish Cup

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 06:24
Hibs Ladies are overwhelming favourites to progress to the third round of the SSE Scottish Cup when they travel to SWFL Division 1 South outfit Weir Thistle.
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Doddie Weir to be honoured with special award at Local Hero event

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:36
Rugby legend Doddie Weir will be honoured tonight during a special ceremony to salute the Capital’s community heroes.
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Parents take a stand against Currie school merger

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 07:00
Furious parents will descend on the City Chambers today to protest against council plans to close Currie Community High School and Wester Hailes Education Centre (WHEC) and move kids to a purpose-built “super” school.
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Brave Edinburgh teenager to lead Kiltwalk

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 07:00
Just four months ago Joanna Lamb underwent major cancer surgery not knowing if she would be able to walk again.
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Edinburgh songwriter pens World Cup song for England

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:40
A MUSICIAN from the Capital has attracted national attention after writing a World Cup anthem – for England.
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Brave Kira given all clear by doctors after op

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:16
Inspirational Kira Noble is “over the moon” after receiving the all clear from medical experts following her vital surgery in America.
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Woman in her 60’s ‘dragged along the ground’ in Leith handbag robbery

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:54
A woman in her 60’s was dragged along the ground by a thief who robbed her on a Leith street.
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Fort Kinnaird worth £53m to the Capital

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:55
EDINBURGH retail park Fort Kinnaird has released new data which claims it is worth £53 million to the local economy and a knock-on value of £91m across the whole of Scotland.
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Cocktails and Prosecco Pong lined up for Edinburgh Food Festival

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 07:00
Organisers of the fourth annual Assembly Edinburgh Food Festival are launching the event in style this year with a drinking game shaken up just for the Capital.
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