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£5m development plans for former Leith cinema revealed

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The taxi rank outside the Omni/Playhouse

Number of private hire cars in Edinburgh overtake black cabs

Transport
Ken Cheng has won the 10th annual award for Dave's Funniest Joke Of The Edinburgh Fringe. Picture: PA

Funniest jokes of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe revealed

Festivals
Police are appealing for information.

Police release image of man believed to be with missing Fiona McMaster

Edinburgh

Man killed sister after leaving Royal Edinburgh hospital

Crime

Revealed: Edinburgh taxi ranks with the longest waiting times

Edinburgh

Leith Street works: new one-way system causes traffic chaos

Edinburgh

In pictures: Just one home remains in Wester Lea Newtongrange development

Edinburgh
Hosh Hardwick - senior admininstrator at the community shop in Pennywell Road

Community anger as police hunt biker after Ferry Road crash

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John McLellan: What’s really behind the 20mph roll out?

Lewis Page has been shortlisted
for the UK Plumber of the Year competition.

Lewis taps his way on to prize shortlist

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Juliana Delaney is Chief Executive of Continuum Attractions

New trustees join the Seabird Centre

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Morag Macleman celebrates her 45 years at the Jewel with colleagues

Morag Macleman marks 45 years at Edinburgh Asda store

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Pic: Carolanne Bryce and Linda Hammell Boozem Buddies
cheque presentation - Oncology Department - St. John's
Carolanne Bryce - breast and bowel cancer sufferer - as well as being deaf
Has just raised over �5,200 paragliding at Strathallan through Bosom Buddies

Cancer survivor takes a leap of faith

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Ellen Graham with Oscar, her dog and Paul Middler, with his parrot Billy perched on his shoulder

Animal lovers start dream career move

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Edinburgh is calling out for the public to share their ideas on what should be crowned as the
final object within Edinburgh's 101 Objects, a popular city attraction.

Public asked to cast votes for ‘defining’ Edinburgh object

Entertainment 6
Prize-winning law graduate Aimee Stuart

Aimee raises the bar to win award

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Meet the 90-year-old who has attended every Edinburgh Festival

Entertainment 3

Craig’s puffin was just picture perfect

News 4

Most popular Edinburgh Amazon purchases revealed

News 6

Royal Mile terror barriers get makeover

News 12
Police are appealing for information.

Police release image of man believed to be with missing Fiona McMaster

Edinburgh
The incident happened at a garage in Winchburgh. Pic; Google Maps

Police arrest 3 following West Lothian petrol station robbery

Edinburgh
Hosh Hardwick - senior admininstrator at the community shop in Pennywell Road

Community anger as police hunt biker after Ferry Road crash

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The man was Tasered by police.

Man killed sister after leaving Royal Edinburgh hospital

Crime 2

Police hunt man who lifted woman’s skirt on Edinburgh train

Crime 1

Man arrested as police continue Ferry Road enquiries

Edinburgh

Man assaulted after group confrontation on Royal Mile

Edinburgh

Property entered for vehicle keys in Prestonpans theft

Edinburgh
The longest wait time for taxis in Edinburgh has been revealed. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Revealed: Edinburgh taxi ranks with the longest waiting times

Edinburgh 1
A new one way traffic flow system at Abbeyhill.

Leith Street works: new one-way system causes traffic chaos

Edinburgh 13
Police are hunting for the man

Police hunt man who lifted woman’s skirt on Edinburgh train

Crime 1
Passengers have had their say about Edinburgh's taxi rank.

Readers have their say about Capital’s taxis

Transport
Image via @edintravel ECC

MAP: New road layout for London Road, Montrose Terrace and Easter Road

Edinburgh 5
The taxi rank outside the Omni/Playhouse

Number of private hire cars in Edinburgh overtake black cabs

Transport 4
Police on Ferry Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, after a 10-year-old boy was seriously injured in a hit and run incident after being struck by a motorbike. Picture; SWNS

Man arrested as police continue Ferry Road enquiries

Edinburgh

FAQs: What you need to know about the Queensferry Crossing opening

Edinburgh

Cyclist sues Edinburgh Council £50k for tram fall

Edinburgh

Concerns at drop in number of lollipop men and women

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Community demands end to ‘downright disgusting’ joyriders

Crime
Fettes College, Scotland's most expensive school

Fettes College in Edinburgh has highest school fees in Scotland

Education 11
The falling number of crossing guides in the Capital has sparked calls against road safety. Picture; John Birchall.

Concerns at drop in number of lollipop men and women

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'Super-sized' classes are on the rise, according to new figures. Picture: TSPL

‘Super-sized’ Scottish primary school classes soar by third

Education 112
Ibrahim Faisal (The High School of Glasgow), James Griffith (Loretto School) and Aidan Davis (George Watson's College) show off their medals. Picture: contributed

Edinburgh whizz kids claim triple medal win at World Math Olympiad

Education

Labour councillor questions own party’s education priorities

Education 3

Closing attainment gap named ‘top priority’ for education boss

Edinburgh 2

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 33

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

News 9
The man was Tasered by police.

Man killed sister after leaving Royal Edinburgh hospital

Crime 2
Thomas was borned via emergency c-section weighing 4lb 10oz

Couple aim to raise awareness after having ‘to let twins go to save their brother’

Our Region
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

Edinburgh research to find which cancer patients need chemo

Health
Doddie Weir and Scott Hastings join MND Scotlands chairman Lawrence Cowan to promote the charitys Holyrood Fun Run. Picture: Greg Macvean

Doddie Weir and Scott Hastings set for MND run

Health
NHS Lothian saw its bill for the heroin substitute rise. Picture: TSPL

Methadone treatment costs in Lothians rise to more than £3m

Health 7
Drug related deaths rose to their highest level last year.

Drug-related deaths in Lothians increase by 28% to highest level

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The number of complaints regarding litter has fallen following new waste policies from the Council.

Drop in complaints on bins and litter after changes by council

Politics 17

Brave Luke returns home after tumour treatment in Mexico

Health 1

Parents ‘most worried’ about bullying at school

Health

A million views for children at hospital videos made by mum

Health

Edinburgh mum makes videos to help children cope with hospital

Edinburgh
Nordoff Robbins music therapy sessions can help children with a variety of health conditions

Steve Cardownie: Music therapy strikes a chord with so many

Opinion
A protest against fracking at the Scottish Parliament

Alison Johnstone: The case against fracking is clear

Opinion 1
Every voting system has its drawbacks

Ian Swanson: We’re still searching for perfect electoral system

Opinion
Councillors in Edinburgh are all getting three Apple products

Comment: iphones for all at city council

Opinion 2

Robert Aldridge: Let’s put the brakes on this 20mph zone fiasco

Opinion 9

Ash Denham: We must eradicate modern slavery

Opinion 3

Helen Martin: We’re asleep at the wheel over elderly drivers

Opinion 6

Comment: Waverley Station loo queues are no laughing matter

Opinion 2
A protest against fracking at the Scottish Parliament

Alison Johnstone: The case against fracking is clear

Opinion 1
Every voting system has its drawbacks

Ian Swanson: We’re still searching for perfect electoral system

Opinion
She spoke as the partys UK leader, Jeremy Corbyn, prepares for a tour of Scotland beginning tomorrow. Picture Greg Macvean

Kezia Dugdale: Scotland ‘crucial’ in next election

Politics 7
Council mascot The Reducer launches the next phase of the 20mph roll-out with children from the Murrayfield Nursery. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Robert Aldridge: Let’s put the brakes on this 20mph zone fiasco

Opinion 9
Scotland was said to be home to 150 potential trafficking victims in 2016, a 3.4 per cent increase from the previous year. Picture: Getty

Ash Denham: We must eradicate modern slavery

Opinion 3
Jim Orr. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Ex-councillor Jim Orr censured over ‘demeaning’ blog

Politics
City Chambers on the Royal Mile. Picture: Alistair Linford

Council ‘spends £180,000’ on new tech for councillors

Politics 15

Hibs boss Neil Lennon says no place for sectarianism in football

Politics 53

‘Super-sized’ Scottish primary school classes soar by third

Education 112

Lib Dems defend Christine Jardine election campaign spending

Politics 6

Edinburgh stands with Spain after Barcelona attack

Edinburgh 13
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

Edinburgh
Tom, 29, from Edinburgh will be aiming to win this year's Great British Bake Off. Picture: PA

Edinburgh architect hoping for Great British Bake Off success

Edinburgh
Ed Bartlam with son Alfie and his family.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe promoter relives son’s cancer battle

Festivals
One home remains at the Wester Lea Newtongrange development. Picture; contributed

In pictures: Just one home remains in Wester Lea Newtongrange development

Edinburgh
A new one way traffic flow system at Abbeyhill.

Leith Street works: new one-way system causes traffic chaos

Edinburgh 13
Fettes College, Scotland's most expensive school

Fettes College in Edinburgh has highest school fees in Scotland

Education 11
An annual health check found that more than two thirds of British businesses not prepared for cyber attacks.

Majority of big British firms not prepared for cyber attack

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