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£1bn Edinburgh City Deal set to create 21,000 jobs

EDINBURGH’S £1.1 billion City Deal will result in thousands more people in employment and thousands more with new homes, council leader Adam McVey claimed as the long-awaited agreement was signed in the Capital.

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Calum Hall started Tuesday's cup clash with Berwick. Pic: Neil Hanna

Edinburgh City sign Calum Hall and Zdravko Karadachki

Edinburgh City have announced the signings of Calum Hall and Zdravko Karadachki.

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Livingston Sheriff Court

Man escapes jail after Buckfast bottle attack on pub

A man who had been shut out of a pub terrified staff and customers by throwing a Buckfast bottle through the glass front door.

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Former champion Gary Smith lost out in the third round

Seeds continue to tumble out in West Lothian Masters

Seven of the 16 seeds in the Johnston Oils-sponsored West Lothian Masters survived the third-round action but there were three fallers on the night headed by Gary Smith (7), who was joined by Thomas Mann (8) and Sandy McDougall (15).

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Brunstane ease EBL drop fears with away victory

Brunstane produced a brilliant 7-2 win away to Maitland in Division 1 of The Alpha Trophies sponsored Edinburgh Bowling League to which greatly eased their relegation worries.

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David Goodwillie playing for Aberdeen in 2015. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

David Goodwillie appeals rape ruling in civil action

A former Scotland international footballer is set to argue that a judge who ruled he was a rapist erred on the law and in his treatment of critical evidence.

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Dylan Hughes in action in the Bahamas. Pic: Team Scotland

Dylan Hughes wins silver medal for Team Scotland

North Berwick’s Dylan Hughes remained composed in the heat of the Bahamas to win Scotland’s first-ever Commonwealth Youth Games cycling medal.

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Edinburgh burger bar offering free milkshakes for one day

FOR one day only, Deliveroo, in conjunction with Edinburgh’s Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), are offering a free milkshake with every burger order.

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Brighton Pavilion.

Travel: Relaxing vibe and shopping heaven in ‘San Francisco’ of the south coast

Bohemian Brighton has so many things going for it that it’s difficult to know where to start.
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Summer's wettest day is to coicide with the start of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe. Picture: Stephen Scott Taylor

Fringe to coincide with summer’s wettest day, study suggests

SCOTLAND’S wettest day of the year has been predicted to fall on Thursday August 10th, according to a new study.

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Cars 3 is out now.

Cinema AND TRAILER - Cars 3: Even a cartoon car can face a mid-life crisis, discovers Owen

Owen Wilson is back in the driving seat for Cars 3, but both he and Lightning McQueen are feeling their age. The actor explains why getting older isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but he’s still a big kid at heart.

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New Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker

View Screen: 13 questions for the 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker

The actor taking over as the lead character in Doctor Who made her debut this week - here she answers a few vital questions. . .

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Andrew Bow

Police criticised over vulnerable man’s death

FRESH failings have been raised at a criticised police control room over the handling of reports of concern for a vulnerable man who was later found dead.

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The incident happened in the car park of the Stirrupstane pub in Livingston. Picture: Google.

Car gutted in arson attack outside Livingston pub

POLICE in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a deliberate fire-raising incident in Livingston.

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Video: Terrifying moment Jet2 flight drops towards the sea

AN AIRLINE passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on dropped towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.

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Sketch of the butterfly-like markings discovered by chance at the 5,000-year-old Ness of Brodgar site. PIC:UHI.

Archaeologists hit jackpot after sun uncovers neolithic markings

Neolithic butterfly-like markings have been discovered by chance in Orkney after they were illuminated by the early morning sun.

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A debate is due to take place over EU withdrawal. Picture; PA

Brexit: Date set for Commons debate on EU withdrawal

MPs will debate legislation to transfer EU law into British law during their first week back after the summer recess, Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom has said.

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A new Facebook feature is angering users. Picture; John Devlin

Introducing the new Facebook feature that’s causing chaos

A new ‘Hello’ button recently added to Facebook is causing plenty of drama for users who keep accidentally sending a private virtual wave to strangers and people they intend to ‘unfriend’.

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Edinburgh Airport's new flight path plan has not proved universally popular. Picture: Andrew Stuart

Clear majority object to new Edinburgh flight path proposals

NEARLY two-thirds of Capital residents who took part in a consultation on plans for new flight paths around Edinburgh Airport have criticised the proposals.

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Grenfell Tower: Council leader rejects call to resign

The new leader of the council at the centre of the Grenfell Tower fire has rejected calls to resign, after a meeting heard traumatic accounts of survivors’ experiences since the blaze.

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