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Budget coffee chain EasyCoffee opens first Edinburgh store

Budget coffee chain EasyCoffee is set to open its first Edinburgh outlet.

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A wash out atSaturday's airshow
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Row over ticket refunds after Scotland’s National Airshow washout

Aviation enthusiasts have flown into a row with airshow organisers after their event was washed out by the weather.

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There have been 9 cyber attacks on Council HQ in the last three years.

Nine cyber attacks on Edinburgh Council in last 3 years

HACKERS launched nine cyber attacks on Edinburgh City Council computers over the last three years, figures reveal.

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The number of zero hour contracts in Scotland has fallen. Picture; PA

Number of zero hour contracts in Scotland falls

The number of Scots on zero-hours contracts has fallen, despite an overall increase across the UK.

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Extra rail services are to be laid on for the Edinburgh Festival. Picture Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

ScotRail announces extra services for Edinburgh Festival

EXTRA train services and more carriages are to run on many of Scotland’s busiest routes in an effort to manage demand over the festival season.

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Travel disruption is expected following the Kos earthquake. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Brits face flights disruption after Kos earthquake

BRITISH holidaymakers are facing travel disruption at the busiest time of the year after a powerful earthquake off the Greek islands and Turkey killed two people, the Government has warned.

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The note will feature the same design but will be plastic. Picture; PA

Clydesdale bank sets date for new plastic £10 note launch

Clydesdale Bank’s new £10 polymer bank note will enter circulation in two months’ time.

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The UK's first National Robotarium will be built in Edinburgh. Picture: Stewart Attwood

City Deal to help fund £35m Edinburgh Robotarium

THE UK’s first National Robotarium is to be built on the Heriot-Watt University campus as part of the City Deal.

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Lloyds Banking Group has made more than �10 million of compensation offers and hardship payments to customers affected by the HBOS fraud scandal.  Picture; PA

Lloyds makes compensation offer over HBOS fraud scandal

Lloyds Banking Group has made more than £10 million of compensation offers and hardship payments to customers affected by the HBOS fraud scandal.

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The Capital is set to benefit in many different areas. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

£1bn Edinburgh City Deal set to create 21,000 jobs

EDINBURGH’S £1.1 billion City Deal will result in thousands more people in employment and thousands more with new homes, council leader Adam McVey claimed as the long-awaited agreement was signed in the Capital.

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Edinburgh Airport's new flight path plan has not proved universally popular. Picture: Andrew Stuart

Clear majority object to new Edinburgh flight path proposals

NEARLY two-thirds of Capital residents who took part in a consultation on plans for new flight paths around Edinburgh Airport have criticised the proposals.

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Bus passengers to stay connected

Passengers travelling on a major public transport route in the Capital will be able to stay connected thanks to a new fleet of eco-friendly buses fitted with USB charging points.

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Services were subject to delay and cancellation this morning. Picture: John Devlin

Bishopbriggs and Lenzie train fault causes delays

THOUSANDS of commuters across Scotland’s central belt were left stranded this morning as rail disruption caused major delays and a string of cancellations.

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The sports club claims it owns the ground beneath the demolished wall. Picture: Greg Macvean

Calls for end to legal action over Edinburgh Accies site

TRUSTEES of a city sports club have been urged to call off any further legal action over the £1 million “ransom strip” at the controversial Edinburgh Accies development.

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Chris Evans. Picture: BBC

BBC release wages of staff earning over £150,000

The salaries of the BBC’s highest-paid sports commentators, presenters and pundits have been revealed for the first time, with Match of the Day host Gary Lineker earning more than £1.75million.

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Gabby Logan, Gary Lineker and Clare Balding. Picture: BBC

In full: the salaries paid by the BBC to top stars

The BBC has published the salaries of its top-earning talent, by disclosing the details of anyone earning more than £150,000 a year for the first time.

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The tax payer-funded BBC was compelled by the government to publish the salaries of on-air talent, which had previously been secret

BBC star salaries revealed: two-thirds of top earners are men

BBC chief Tony Hall has warned that comparing pay “is not straightforward” as the broadcaster prepares to publish the salaries of stars earning over £150,000 - of which two thirds are men.

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The investment package was said to be waiting for Philip Hammonds signature. Picture: Getty Images

Delayed Edinburgh City Deal could be agreed ‘imminently’

COUNCIL chiefs hope to give their endorsement to Edinburgh’s long-awaited City Deal on Wednesday afternoon.

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Savills said Edinburgh is the UK's most sought-after hotel market outside London. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Edinburgh leads the way amid surge in hotel investments

Scotland’s hotel sector has been boosted with investment of about £118 million in the first half of this year, according to new data from Savills.

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Building homes not only helps to meet housing needs, but injects cash and jobs into the local economy too. Picture: Anna Henly Photography

Edinburgh waits for City Deal amid fears it may never happen

Q How does a City Deal work?

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