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‘Majestic pull’ of Edinburgh is attracting tech start-ups

Capital’s historic attractions can help attract cutting edge start-ups to the city in a competitive marketplace, writes Chris McCall

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John Peebles gave job reassurance to staff. Picture: Colin Hattersley

City residents confident in job prospects despite Brexit fears

Below the cloak of uncertainty covering the future landscape of the country in the wake of Britain’s commitment to leave the European Union, the Capital’s non-UK citizens remain confident in what the city has to offer.

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The House will open its doors on Castle Street for a special three-day event from tomorrow-Saturday

Pop-up Peroni bar set for Edinburgh

Italians have always sought to push the boundaries to create something unique – from the Renaissance art movement that placed Italy as the capital of the world’s art scene, through to Carlo Peroni, who in 1963 was inspired to craft the first premium Italian beer.

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Edinburgh's economy will be boosted to the tune of 10m by filming on Avengers: Infinity War.

Edinburgh set for £10m boost from Avengers blockbuster

Filming on the new Avengers: Infinity War blockbuster in Edinburgh is set to spark a £10 million boost for the capital's economy - more than is usually generated from a whole year's worth of productions.
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The City Deal could be delayed until after the elections. PIcture Steven Scott Taylor

Edinburgh City Deal delayed until after May elections

COUNCIL chiefs have admitted Edinburgh’s City Deal – due to bring £1 billion of investment and new powers to the Capital – has been delayed.

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Edinburgh Castle was one of three Scottish attractions in the UK top 20 last year.

Top Scots attractions outperforming rest of UK

Scotland’s leading visitor attractions are outperforming the rest of the UK, according to new figures which showed they attracted more than 15 million visitors last year.

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Tesco are unlocking their trolleys. Picture; getty

Why are Tesco unlocking their trolleys?

From Tuesday, shoppers at Tesco will be able to get a free trolly at Tesco rather than put in a token or a pound coin.

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Which? has warned of the need for an enforcement strategy on food hygiene. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Glasgow and Edinburgh worst offenders in food hygiene standards

Authorities in Scotland’s two biggest cities have been singled out by a leading consumers’ association as among the worst offenders in the UK for monitoring food hygiene standards.

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Hamleys will open in jenners next week.

World famous Hamleys toy store set to return to Edinburgh

WORLD famous toy store Hamleys is set for a return to the Capital when it opens a department in Jenners next week.

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Premier Indian restaurant brand Ronaq

New Indian restaurant opens in heart of New Waverley

Indian restaurant brand Ronaq has opened a spectacular new venture in the heart of the £150 million New Waverley development.

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Candles offered by Aldi have proved very popular.

Shoppers turn to Ebay to purchase Aldi’s ‘Jo Malone’ knock off candles

Shoppers have been turning to Ebay to purchase knock off candles that smell just like Jo Malone designer candles from Aldi.

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East Coast Buses will run two new routes from April 23.

East Coast Buses to roll out two new routes in East Lothian

TWO new bus routes are set to be rolled out across East Lothian in a bid to boost journeys to the Capital.

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Scott Miller and son Lewis Miller both directors of Compass Roofing who have donated money to replace the lost kids costumes stolen from a car for an upcoming show. Picture; Greg Macvean

Roofer to the rescue after costumes stolen from dance show

A BIG-hearted business owner has stepped in to help young dancers after their costumes for an upcoming show were stolen.

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RBS has been accused of 'turning its back' on Scotland with more branch closures

RBS announces 30 branch closures across Scotland

Royal Bank of Scotland has been accused of “turning its back” on communities across Scotland after dropping the axe on dozens more branches throughout the country.

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Jabil announces closure

Job cuts at Jabil electronics plant in Livingston

Hundreds of jobs could be cut at Jabil electronics plant in Livingston after they announced plans to close today.

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Filming for the new Avengers film is underway in Cockburn Street Edinburgh. Picture: W Marr/Deadline News

Avengers stars show off stunts on Cockburn Street

PICTURES from on location filming of the new Avengers movie in Edinburgh show a stuntwoman flying through the air and into a shop window.

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Davie Bain, director of Calton Athletic, in Renton's bedroom. More than 300 items from T2 Trainspotting will go under the hammer to raise money for two charities, including Calton. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

T2 Trainspotting sets and props up for charity auction

It’s a unique opportunity to own a part of one of the biggest films ever produced in Scotland.

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The new pop-up Fringe venue will be unveiled at the Pleasance this summer.

New Meccano-style venue created for Edinburgh Fringe

A new “flat-pack” pop-up theatre venue is to make its debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer.

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Primark has recalled an item over safety concerns.

Primark recalls children’s clothing over safety fears

Clothing giant Primark has recalled a line of children’s clothing over safety fears.

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Emma Philips who is unhappy is among those opposing the decision. Picture: Greg Macvean

Lothian Buses faces local backlash over route changes

RESIDENTS and traders have blasted Lothian Buses after plans were unveiled to reduce a service linking north Edinburgh to the rest of the city.

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