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Council bosses criticised over US trip paid for by supplier behind troubled tech revamp

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 08:02
A GROUP of senior councillors and officials are set to jet off on an all-expenses-paid trip to the United States and Canada, courtesy of the company in charge of the authority’s troubled technology revamp.
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Draw made for Betfred League Cup last 16

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 07:51
Hibs will play Ross County at home in the Second Round of the Betfred Cup, in a repeat of the 2016 final. Neil Lennon’s men were spared the group stages this year due to European qualification. Hearts travel to East End Park to face Dunfermline Athletic after qualifying with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Inverness Caledonian […]
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Getting beauty ready for the Festival

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 07:45
by Elaine Darling As we hurtle towards August and the madness of the Edinburgh Fringe and International Festivals it is perhaps prudent to take a few mins to think about skincare to be sure that you will enjoy many late nights (or early mornings!) and still look glowing! Chamomile Sanctuary at the West End is […]
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Your pictures

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 06:31
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 21 and 27 July.
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Spartans fight back to earn precious point in Lowland League opener

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 06:30
Lowland League champions Spartans fought from two goals down to salvage a 2-2 draw against Stirling University at Ainslie Park.
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Musselburgh Athletic enjoy derby win on Senior debut

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 06:30
Musselburgh Athletic bagged their first win in Senior football with an East Lothian derby victory over Preston Athletic in the first competitive meeting between the two clubs in almost 25 years.
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Bonnyrigg are forced to wait but then smash home five goals

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 06:30
SUPER LEAGUE champions Bonnyrigg almost saw their debut in the Senior ranks called off due to a lack of pitch markings at Stirling University.
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Labour demand better for young people in care

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 00:01
Scottish Labour have obtained data from the Scottish Government by a Freedom of Information request which they say shows that only 6 per cent of young people who are entitled to ‘continuing care’ after they turn 18, either ask for, or are offered the option. The report published today shows that the provision is underfunded […]
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Edinburgh Art Festival: The Travelling Gallery at 40

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 21:34
‘I believe in art calling out to the world’ (Shaun Gladwell) In 1978 Katriana Hazell became the curator of a very unusual collection. An arts graduate with an HGV licence, Hazell became the first driver of the Travelling Gallery, a former  Glasgow Corporation bus transformed by designers James Grimes and William May into art on […]
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SWPL: Hibernian win game in hand to leapfrog Glasgow City at top

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 21:07
Hibernian Ladies move to the top of the Scottish Women's Premier League with a 5-0 win over Hamilton Academical.
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Hearts Cruise Through in Betfred Cup Romp

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 19:35
Heart of Midlothian 5 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 0 Betfred Cup Section C – Sunday 29th July 2018 – Tynecastle Park Hearts progressed to the last 16 of the Betfred Cup in some style this afternoon after hammering Championship side Inverness Caledonian Thistle 5-0 at a driech Tynecastle Park. Uche Ikpeazu and Steven Naismith grabbed two […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Entropy

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 18:43
Entropy: (noun) lack of stability or predictability; gradual decline into disorder Sam, 19, with a confidence that borders on arrogance, turns up unannounced and unwelcome at Barbara’s door after an absence of many years. Barbara, 36 and living alone, is startled and unsettled as this spectre from the past demands admission. This fast paced, lyrical drama is liberally laced with […]
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Kyle Lafferty: Rangers bid 'turned Hearts striker's head' - Craig Levein

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 17:47
Kyle Lafferty's "head has been turned a little bit" by Rangers' bid to sign him, says Hearts manager Craig Levein.
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Heart of Midlothian 5-0 Inverness Caledonian Thistle

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 17:46
Hearts score three times in four minutes as they thumped Inverness Caledonian Thistle to reach the last 16 of the League Cup.
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Three all-Premiership ties in League Cup last 16

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 17:17
There will be three all Premiership ties in the second round of the Scottish League Cup, with the Old Firm both facing away ties.
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A War of Two Halves – A World Premiere at Tynecastle

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 14:27
It’s 1914. One of the bloodiest conflicts the world has seen – described at the time as the ‘war to end all wars’ – breaks out in Europe. In Scotland, football continues and is seen by many as a welcome distraction from the horrors of war in Europe. At the top of the First Division […]
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Richard Winsor To Star in Saturday Night Fever at Edinburgh Playhouse

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 13:41
The highly acclaimed dancer Richard Winsor is to star in a new stage production of Saturday Night Fever which heads to the Edinburgh Playhouse this autumn. Winsor, a trained dancer who has starred in several Matthew Bourne productions, will play the part of Tony Manero, famously depicted by John Travolta in the renowned film musical […]
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Murrayfield Ice Rink comes out of cold storage

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 12:30
Murrayfield Ice Rink re-opens on Friday (August 3) after a major summer refit. The outside and inside of the famous arena, which has showcased The Harlem Globetrotters and Britain’s Olympic ice dance gold medallists, Torvill and Dean, has been re-painted and the foyer re-designed. The ice has been re-laid and logos for the re-formed Murrayfield […]
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What’s on in August – Photography exhibition at the West End

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 09:49
Edinburgh’s West End Character Project: major exhibition project launched 1st – 31st August, Coates Crescent (Shandwick Place) Edinburgh, free of charge This August, Edinburgh’s West End will stage a brand new photography exhibition, the West End Character Project, featuring the people and places that shape Edinburgh’s West End. Photographer, Derek Anderson has visually documented the people […]
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At the National Museum of Scotland – Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 09:28
Until 4 August 2018 you can see Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft on the only Scottish venue on its UK tour. It is a real chance to get an idea of the bravery of the astronauts who have gone to space.  This is the craft used for the European Space Agency astronaut’s Principia Mission to the International Space Station. […]
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