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Map: Road closures revealed ahead of Fireworks Concert

Edinburgh
Leading independent developer Glencairn Properties has acquired a former iconic Art Deco cinema in Edinburgh and will submit plans next month to turn the building into a residential development comprising apartments. Contributed

£5m development plans for former Leith cinema revealed

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Edinburgh-born Louise Linton and her husband, US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Louise Linton criticised for ‘deplorable’ social media boast

Edinburgh

17-year-old female assaulted in Livingston

Edinburgh

Billy Davies withdraws from race for Hearts job amid "structure" concerns

Hearts

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

Our Region

Motorcyclist killed on A82 named as West Lothian biker

Edinburgh

Revealed: Edinburgh taxi ranks with the longest waiting times

Edinburgh
The taxi rank outside the Omni/Playhouse

Number of private hire cars in Edinburgh overtake black cabs

Transport

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

Ian Swanson
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
Matiss Grigucs left his victim scarred for life. Picture: Vic Rodrick

Knifeman taunted his victim with ‘your blood’ film

Crime
Police raided the property in Musselburgh

Father had gun and drugs in East Lothian home

Our Region
Melvin James was released from Royal Edinburgh Hospital on February 10, 2017.  He went on to murder his sister - ann-Marie James - stab his mother and then fatally stabbed himself at the family home in Wolverhampton.

Man who killed sister thought he was in Transformers movie

Crime

17-year-old female assaulted in Livingston

Edinburgh

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

Edinburgh

Police arrest 3 following West Lothian petrol station robbery

Edinburgh

Community anger as police hunt biker after Ferry Road crash

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Man killed sister after leaving Royal Edinburgh hospital

Crime 5
Waverley extended platform 12 Picture: Network Rail

Pictures of the new look Waverley station released

Edinburgh 4
The longest wait time for taxis in Edinburgh has been revealed. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Revealed: Edinburgh taxi ranks with the longest waiting times

Edinburgh 8
A new one way traffic flow system at Abbeyhill.

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

Edinburgh 19
Police are hunting for the man

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

Crime 5
Adam Johnston was killed in a crash on the A82.

Motorcyclist killed on A82 named as West Lothian biker

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

Readers have their say about Capital’s taxis

Transport 1
The taxi rank outside the Omni/Playhouse

Number of private hire cars in Edinburgh overtake black cabs

Transport 20

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

Edinburgh 2

Cyclist sues Edinburgh Council £50k for tram fall

Edinburgh

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

Edinburgh 5

Man arrested as police continue Ferry Road enquiries

Edinburgh
Fettes College, Scotland's most expensive school

Fettes College in Edinburgh has highest school fees in Scotland

Education 14
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

News 3
'Super-sized' classes are on the rise, according to new figures. Picture: TSPL

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

Education 113
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

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Melvin James was released from Royal Edinburgh Hospital on February 10, 2017.  He went on to murder his sister - ann-Marie James - stab his mother and then fatally stabbed himself at the family home in Wolverhampton.

Man who killed sister thought he was in Transformers movie

Crime
The man was Tasered by police.

Man killed sister after leaving Royal Edinburgh hospital

Crime 5
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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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
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 3
Every voting system has its drawbacks

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

Opinion 1
Councillors in Edinburgh are all getting three Apple products

Comment: iphones for all at city council

Opinion 3

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

Opinion 11

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

SNP councillor apologises over tweet criticising MP’s toddler

Politics 144
A protest against fracking at the Scottish Parliament

Alison Johnstone: The case against fracking is clear

Opinion 3
Every voting system has its drawbacks

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

Opinion 1
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 28
Hidden Door site in Kings Stables Road - the team in the 'Peely Room '

Art quarter plans dropped for affordable new homes

Politics 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

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

Opinion 11

Ash Denham: We must eradicate modern slavery

Opinion 3

Hibs boss Neil Lennon says no place for sectarianism in football

Politics 53

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

Education 113
League of Gentlemen - Perrier Award winners in 1997

League of Gentlemen return to their roots at Edinburgh Fringe

Entertainment
St Clement's Church on Harris was built by the chief of one of Scotland's most powerful clans. PIC: www.geograph.co.uk

9 lesser-known sites of Scotland’s ‘Age of Clans’

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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 19
Fettes College, Scotland's most expensive school

Fettes College in Edinburgh has highest school fees in Scotland

Education 14
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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