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A guide to some of the best firework displays in the Capital

The annual fireworks display at Meadowbank Stadium has been a staple of the Capital’s bonfire night offering for more than 30 years, but this weekend’s edition takes on extra significance being probably the last time the spectacular display will take place at the stadium under its current guise.

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Duck served with parsnip puree. Contributed

The perfect seasonal food to keep you warm this winter

Winter evenings are made for warming, hearty ingredients and satisfying dishes that are bursting with seasonal flavours. Here’s how to bring your kitchen alive.

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Hopetoun House Firework display. Picture: Scott Louden

Capital’s first firework display goes off with bang

IT might only be Hallowe’en tonight, but the year’s first major fireworks display has already gone off with a bang.

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Halloween a time for tricks and treats. Party themed Halloween food

Nine great family events in the Capital this Halloween

The season of spooks and scares is almost upon us, and with so much happening in the Capital, we take a look at nine great events that you are taking place this Halloween.

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The Cafe Royal is one of the 111 attractions listed. Picture Scott Louden

Book reveals 111 unmissable places in Edinburgh

There are so many great things to celebrate about our fine city, whether it be the history, the culture or the fine wine and dining, however, a new book has made it even easier to see all the best things about the Capital.

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The Waterside Hotel

Travel: The Waterside Hotel, Inverness

It was somewhat reassuring that on a rare night away from home without the kids that the Waterside Hotel in Inverness felt just like . . . home.

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‘Beer club’ set to launch in Portobello

Book clubs have become a global phenomenon in the last 30 years, springing up everywhere from prisons to offices.

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Discount Hamleys toy store set to open in Livingston

Discount Hamleys toy store set to open in Livingston

Iconic toy retailer Hamleys is to open a branch in Livingston Designer Outlet, its first discount venture in Scotland.

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Take a family trip on The Maid of The Forth

This October break, the little ones can be entertained for less as Maid of the Forth, the family-run sightseeing cruise on the Firth of Forth, is offering 10 per cent off its tickets this half term.

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Edinburgh's Christmas Ice Rink.

Free ice rink tickets for Edinburgh pupils up for grabs

THOUSANDS of free tickets will be released to schoolchildren tomorrow for the Edinburgh’s Christmas ice rink in St Andrew Square.

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The new Wahaca restaurant in Edinburgh. Picture: Contributed

New Mexican restaurant chain traces roots back to Edinburgh

IT takes its inspiration from the streets of Mexico and its debut in this country was at London’s Covent Garden.

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Vote: what is Edinburgh’s favourite cocktail

The UK’s greatest cocktail festival - Cocktails in the City returns to Edinburgh on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th October, meaning there’s never been a better time to experience the city’s best bars and bartending talent all under one roof.

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Jacksonville Jaguars are to come to the Capital in the hunt for new talent. Picture; contributed

NFL side, Jacksonville Jaguars to come to Capital for 7s tournament

The Jacksonville Jaguars NFL franchise will be coming to Edinburgh for the regional heat of the inaugural ‘Jaguars Se7ens Cup’ at Edinburgh’s Peffermill Fields, Edinburgh on October 15.

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The Lothians Paranormal Society in the Edinburgh Vaults. Picture; contributed

Paranormal Society launch new ghost hunting tour in Capital

CROUCHED on the grubby floor of an abandoned underground chamber, we attempt to contact the restless spirit of a dead child.

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Yellowcraig beach. Picture: Martin Burns/Flickr

Five of the best coastal walks around Edinburgh and East Lothian

THE south east coast of Scotland is home to some beautiful scenery and there is no better way to see it than by getting out there and enjoying it.

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Anatomical Museum, Teviot Place.

Five unusual Edinburgh museums you should visit

From anatomy to boxing.

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A special screening will take place to mark the 10th anniversary.

Outdoor screenings of Da Vinci Code at Rosslyn Chapel

TWO outdoor screenings of The Da Vinci Code will take place this weekend to mark the 10th anniversary of the film.

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Home is set to open this weekend. Picture; contributed

Scotland’s first restaurant to help homeless set for weekend launch in Edinburgh

A restaurant aimed at combatting homelessness is to open in Edinburgh this weekend.

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Torchlight procession leaves George IV Bridge on their way to Calton Hill. Picture; Greg Macvean

Curtain-raiser for Hogmanay goes all-ticket

The curtain-raiser for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations is to be made all-ticket for the first time in order to ease crowd congestion.

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National Record of Scotland will reveal Edinburgh’s past

National Record of Scotland will reveal Edinburgh’s past

Historic Environment Scotland is throwing open the doors of the National Record of Scotland this weekend to reveal the hidden gems of Edinburgh’s past.

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