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Fireworks concert to bring 70th Festival to an explosive close


Game of Thrones’ star narrates at Usher Hall


10 date ideas for £10 or less in Edinburgh

Dominic with his son Tom in Edinburgh. Picture: Liam Rudden.

Dominic Holland surprised by Fringe visit by superstar son

Edinburgh Comedy Awards director says it is "unprecedented" for four women to be nominated for the main prize for best show.

Record number of women in running for Fringe's top comedy award

Channel Four news anchor Jon Snow opened the Edinburgh International Television Festival.

Jon Snow: Broadcasters should have been more 'robust' over Brexit

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Comedian Steve Coogan as his alter-ego Alan Partridge. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The League of Gentlemen and Alan Partridge set for TV return

Staff working at Fringe venues across the city are being exploited claim the Fair Fringe campaign

Edinburgh City Council to back ‘Fair Fringe’ pay campaign

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Video: Funniest jokes of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe revealed

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe promoter relives son’s cancer battle


'Red line' warning over Edinburgh's Royal High School hotel plan

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Castlebrae High set to shine as Edinburgh Festival venue

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One of the luxury lodges.

Travel: No complaints to lodge after great Lakes break that ticks all the boxes

A review by Nicola Sturgeon's government has called for an end to the arrangement that sees private schools excused from the levy courtesy of their charitable status. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon backs bid to ensure Edinburgh Festival staff are paid Living Wage

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The popularity of Outlander, and its use of Gaelic, has helped spark a tourism boom in Scotland. Picture: Starz

Scotland enjoys tourism boost thanks to interest in Gaelic

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This year 19 new international routes have launched from the airport, including Ryanair flights to Porto. Picture: TSPL

Edinburgh Airport sets Scottish record with busiest month

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Cathedral Cove in New Zealand.

Travel: Why a trip to New Zealand can be anything you want it to be

The introduction of more stringent checks on travellers entering and leaving the Schengen area has caused the issues. Picture: JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images

Scots urged to arrive early at Euro airports amid travel chaos

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Alan travelled aboard the Sir Winston.

Travel: Sampling the beautiful sights of Holland by barge and bike


Walking tourism boosts Scots economy by £1.3bn

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Travel: Our perfect escape to tranquil haven of 315 Bar and Restaurant...


Festival offers sneak preview of St Andrew Square spectacular

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The Opal Lounge, George Street which was evacuated yesterday. Picture; Malcolm McCurrach

Opal Lounge evacuated following basement fire

Brewhemia sign goes up in Market Street. Picture:

 Neil Hanna

Superclub undergoes ‘decadent’ revamp

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Nick Stewart at Sneaky Pete's. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Nine years of excellence at venue that sets the bar


Black Bottle’s eclectic entertainment set to bring The Caves alive

Paul Hollywood with new Bake Off presenters Sandi Toksvig, Noel Fielding and Prue Leith. Picture: Channel 4

Great British Bake Off: Paul Holywood insists new show won’t be different

Chetna Makan

Food and drink: Bake-Off star Chetna Makan talks about the tasty world of Indian food

The vegan toast at Caffeine Drip.

Caffeine Drip in Edinburgh praised for vegan french toast


Aldi takes on the high street

An artist's impression of the homes planned for Salamander Place in Leith. Picture: contributed

200 homes to be built as Leith Links plan moves forward

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The Scottish Government's baby box. Picture: Scottish Government /PA Wire

Registration for Scotland’s baby box will open in June

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Knockhill offers high octane thrills. Picture: Contributed.

7 great family days out in Scotland

Margot Robbie is virtually unrecognisable in character as Queen Elizabeth I. Picture: Twitter/badpostsmargot

New images show Margot Robbie in Mary Queen of Scots film

Talitha Bateman as Janice.

Cinema: Annabelle: Creation - 'horror is a great example of why we all love to go to the movies...’