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Parents face fines in new school run parking crackdown

Parents who persistently pull up on double yellow lines while dropping their children off at school face being slapped with a fine in a new crackdown.

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RBS, 72% owned by the taxpayer, has made its first profit since the third quarter of 2015. Picture: John Devlin

Royal Bank of Scotland posts first profit since 2015

Royal Bank of Scotland has swung back into the black, reporting its first quarterly profit since 2015.

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Hope for campaign to save bus service

Two “vital” bus services recently cut back could be in for six-month reprieve following crisis talks.

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Lesley Hinds launching the second phase of 20mph

20mph signs removed in Edinburgh streets after complaints

COUNCIL chiefs spent more than £300,000 installing 20mph sign poles across the city – and another £5500 taking some of them down again.

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Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh Airport ‘being fattened up for sale’, MSP claims

Controversial new flightpaths in and out of the Capital are all about “fattening up” Edinburgh Airport to be sold off, an MSP has claimed.

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A Primark voucher scam is circulating on Facebook and has nothing to do with the company.

Warning issued over Primark voucher scam

A scam regarding a £100 voucher at Primark is currently circulating on Facebook urging users to click a link to obtain the voucher.

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Scots are drowning in a debt according to a new study.

Scots drowning in debt as personal insolvencies rise

Personal insolvencies in Scotland rose by almost a fifth last year, according to new figures released by Scotland’s national insolvency service.

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Plans for housing have been revealed.

Council Elections 2017: Plans for housing in Capital revealed

THE Capital’s growing population means a constant need for more homes – and that puts the twin issues of housing and planning right at the top of many people’s concerns.

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McDonald's are offering home delivery in the next 18 months.

McDonald’s to launch home delivery service in June

McDonald’s is planning to roll out a nationwide delivery service with trials beginning at a number of restaurants in June.

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Itihaas Indian Restaurant has been voted as the best curry restaurant in Scotland.

Dalkeith restaurant voted Scotland’s best curry house

Itihaas restaurant in Dalkeith has been voted the country’s top curry restaurant

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Evening News Reporter Fiona Pringle takes delivery of her food as she tries out the new UberEats service. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Uber to launch food delivery service in Edinburgh this week

Best known for delivering people, car sharing app Uber is now pulling up a chair at the food delivery table.

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A specially-branded open top bus was unveiled today to coincide with the World Fringe Day launch.

Global festivals celebration to mark Edinburgh Fringe's 70th birthday

A global celebration of festivals is to be staged for 24 hours in the run-up to the 70th anniversary Edinburgh Fringe - in a bit to emulate the worldwide buzz generated by St Patrick’s Day and Burns Night.
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The 18th at the Old Course in St Andrews has been named the nation's favourite golf hole.

Scotland's greatest golf holes revealed

It provides one of the world's most famous sporting backdrops and has played host to some of the historic game's most thrilling encounters.
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Video: Police to pull over Edinburgh drivers ‘too close to cyclists’

Plain-clothed police will be taking to the streets of the Capital as part of a clampdown on motorists driving too close to cyclists.

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‘Speakeasy-style’ bar set for former RBS vault in St Andrew Square

The vaults of the former RBS headquarters in St Andrew Square have been bust open after a crack squad performed a ten-day inside job to break into the bank.

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Foodbank manager Kathleen Neilly. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Surge in Edinburgh foodbank use as changes to benefits bite

DESPERATE families in the Capital’s poorest areas are flocking to foodbanks for help, a charity boss has revealed.

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T in the Park boss Geoff Ellis says fans are no longer happy to "rough it" at music festivals.

T in the Park chief: music festivals have changed forever

For more than two decades it was a fixture of the summer calendar, with tens of thousands of Scots flocking to the nation’s biggest live music event.
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Edinburgh has been encouraged to embrace hen and stag parties.

Capital urged to embrace stag and hen do culture

BOOZY stag and hen dos are here to stay and should be embraced, according to the man charged with improving the Capital’s city centre.

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The new John Lewis cafe has been revealed. Picture; contributed

Revealed: First look at new John Lewis cafe

John Lewis has unveiled its brand new cafe on the fifth floor of its Edinburgh store.

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Cllr Andrew Burns expects the deal to go through this summer. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh’s City Deal set for summer signing

THE Capital’s long-awaited £1 billion-plus City Region Deal is expected to be signed by the end of June.

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