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RBS court case adjourned to allow settlement talks

Legal action at the High Court by 9000 shareholders against Royal Bank of Scotland has been delayed for settlement talks.

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The Competition & Markets Authority is looking into Standard Life's tie-up with Aberdeen Asset Management. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Watchdog probes Standard Life-Aberdeen Asset deal

Competition watchdogs have launched a review to look at whether Standard Life’s planned £11 billion merger deal with Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM) could hit competition in the UK financial services market.

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Greg Wells and Daniel Sylvester are launching the new Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival this weekend.

Biscuit-flavoured pints face crunch test at new craft beer festival

It has a biscuit-making heritage going back more than two centuries - when William Crawford started a baking business in a small shop in Leith which grew to become a household name throughout Britain.

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Traffic in Corstorphine where the air quality continues to be of poor quality. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

Capital business owners react to Low Emission Zone plans

TALK of charges for lorries, vans and buses using the most polluted streets in a bid to reduce emissions has received a mixed reaction.

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Taxi driver Ryan Walls who has taken pictures of people he has picked up in his taxi and is having an exhibition. Picture; Greg Macvean

Taxi driver’s snaps become centre of new exhibition

this cabbie no longer has to ask fares to guess who he had in the back of his taxi.

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More investment planned for Edinburgh after St James

THE head of the company behind the massive St James redevelopment says he is ready to bring further new investment to Edinburgh – creating jobs and boosting the Capital’s economy.

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Edinburgh train changes on Marathon day

Edinburgh train changes on Marathon day

Extra train services will help Edinburgh Marathon runners and spectators get back to the Capital.

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The Canonmills Garden development on Warriston Road has been designed by architect's Sheppard Robson.

Approval for 180 new homes at Canonmills

A FORMER B&Q site is to be turned into nearly 200 new homes in an effort to reinvigorate an abandoned site overlooking the Water of Leith.

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Johnston Press, led by CEO Ashley Highfield, said total revenues were up on a year ago. Picture: Malcolm Irving

Johnston Press ‘encouraged’ by improving sales trends

Media group Johnston Press today said it was “encouraged” by improving revenue trends in the face of “challenging” conditions for the regional newspaper market.

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Andy Wightman said he had written to McEwan Frasern on the issue. Picture: Julie Bull

Greens MSP challenges estate agent over ‘buyer’s premium’

A Green MSP has challenged a leading Scottish estate agents over claims it is levying additional costs of up to £10,000 on home buyers.

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The supermarket of the year has been revealed.

‘Surprising’ winner as Supermarket of the Year 2017 named

Which have revealed their supermarket of the year, and the news hasn’t been too popular.

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Gorgie Farm will be a living wage employer. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

Gorgie Farm named as living wage employer

Gorgie Farm has become the 800th organisation in Scotland to be accredited as a living wage employer.

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Innis and Gunn will be giving away free pint glasses. Picture; contributed

Innis and Gunn to give away free pint glasses from midday

From noon today, Innis & Gunn will be turning a blind eye to passers-by who help themselves to a free lager pint glass from the brewer’s van parked in the centre of the Grassmarket.

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Uber are launching gift cards in the UK. Picture; AP

Uber launches gift cards for UK users

Car-hailing service Uber has launched gift cards for journeys in the UK.

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Amy Macdonald will be among the artists appearing at the Freemasons Hall on George Street during this year's Fringe.

Amy Macdonald, Judy Murray and David Mach lined up for Fringe venue

They are set to be unlikely bedfellows - even by the typical standards of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. Picture: John Devlin.

Opening date for Gyle Krispy Kreme shop revealed

The opening date for the new Krispy Kreme store in Edinburgh has been revealed.

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Innis & Gunn sales director Crawford Sinclair. Picture: Contributed

Innis & Gunn sales team looks to make it a double

Craft brewer Innis & Gunn has bolstered its UK sales team as the firm seeks to double its turnover to £25 million over the next three years.

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The Canonmills Garden project for Artisan REI will feature four blocks set around a garden square. Picture: Contributed

Consent secured for Water of Leith brownfield project

Architectural practice Sheppard Robson has secured planning permission for a 180-unit residential project that it said will “reinvigorate” a prominent brownfield site on banks of the Water of Leith in the north of Edinburgh.

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Rugby fans descend on Edinburgh for European Champions Cup

Thousands of French and English rugby fans have descended on Edinburgh for the weekend’s European Champions Cup double-header at Murrayfield, generating a multi-million pound windfall for the capital.

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