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Roof-top gardens top plans for new Fountainbridge flats

An Edinburgh-based property developer has unveiled plans to transform a former industrial site into new canalside housing in Fountainbridge.

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Founder Elaine Wyllie, Chief Medical Officer Dr Catherine Calderwood, ScottishPowers Keith Anderson, Health Minister Aileen Campbell, Aiden Cassidy, Rachel Short and Saul Dougherty launch the Daily Mile intiative. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland aims to become first Daily Mile nation

Employers are being urged to sign up to an initiative encouraging their workforce to walk a mile a day to improve their health.

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The Edinburgh pound coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker. Picture: Johnston Press

Revealed: Edinburgh £1 coin is ‘rarest and most valuable’

THE value of an extremely rare coin featuring Edinburgh is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.

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First look: plans for cycling network at Picardy Place

First look: plans for cycling network at Picardy Place

Plans for works at Picardy Place in Edinburgh are set to go in front of the public on Saturday.

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Scotland’s oil industry is entering last decade, warn researchers

The Scottish oil industry is entering its final decade of production - Edinburgh researchers have warned.

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John Lewis Depot, Bonnington Road Lane, Edinburgh. Pic: Lisa Ferguson.

John Lewis plans for new homes on Leith depot site

John Lewis has lodged an application to build flats on the site of its Leith Warehouse after plans to relocate the distribution centre were announced at the start of the year.

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Leonardo Hotels offers the appropriate room product

Hotel becomes first in Scotland to launch ‘women friendly rooms’

It’s a move that may raise eyebrows with some.

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Work progressing at £200m New Waverley site

A 7.5 acre site at the heart of the city centre is going through a dramatic metamorphosis.

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Toys 'R' Us said its UK stores were not affected by the so-called Chapter 11 filing. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Toys ’R’ Us files for bankruptcy protection in US and Canada

Retail giant Toys ’R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after struggling amid mammoth debts and online competition.

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Footfall on Princes Street at the beginning of the year was down on last year's figures. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh continues to be most prosperous city outside London

Edinburgh continues to be the most prosperous UK city outside London with lower unemployment and higher disposable income than anywhere else.

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An artist's impression of one of the proposed new cycle lanes for west Edinburgh. Picture: contributed

£12m dedicated cycling network to be installed in Edinburgh

A £12 MILLION dedicated cycling network is set to transform travel in the Capital.

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Ryanair cancelled 50 flights a day for the next six weeks after a holiday planning error. Picture: Neil Hanna

First batch of cancelled Ryanair flights revealed

Ryanair has published details of flights cancelled up to the end of next month.

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The completion of the Queensferry Crossing has sparked widespread interest in the Forth and its bridges. Photograph: Ian Rutherford

Ministers ‘found wanting’ over Forth bridges visitor centre

Ministers have been accused of missing out on the expected Queensferry Crossing tourist boom by failing to establish a Forth bridges visitor centre in time for its opening.

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Are these the best one bedroom flats currently available in Edinburgh?

A grand home with limited sleeping accommodation has advantages, discovers Kirsty McLuckie

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has apologised for the behaviour of his agent.

Diva DJ dumped over luxury demands

A DJ has apologised for the behaviour of his agent after he threatened to “bite” a club promoter who failed to deliver on his demands.

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This is when the old £1 coin will expire in 2017

The new £1 coin has been with us for around 6 months having been introduced on March 28, 2017.

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TIE blocked tough queries

A COUNCIL official who asked “difficult or awkward” questions of senior staff running the city’s trams project was asked not to attend future meetings, the inquiry heard yesterday.

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Skyscanner owner rings up 200 new jobs for Edinburgh

Skyscanner parent group Ctrip is to open a customer service call centre in Edinburgh, creating up to 200 jobs in the process.

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Ctrip is planning to open a new call centre in Edinburgh

Skyscanner owner to bring 200 call centre jobs to Edinburgh

SKYSCANNER owner Ctrip has announced plans to open a customer service call centre in Edinburgh, creating up to 200 new jobs.

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