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Glasgow Film Festival to feature boxing champ Benny Lynch's rise and fall

One of Scotland’s forgotten sporting heroes is set to get top billing at the Glasgow Film Festival.
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79 Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank branches are set to close. Picture: Ian Georgeson

More than 400 jobs to go at Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank is to close 79 branches with the loss of more than 400 jobs, according to Unite.

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The new service will run between Edinburgh Airport, pictured, and Munic. Picture: Neil Hanna

Eurowings to launch direct flights from Edinburgh to Munich

German airline Eurowings is set to launch a new service offering direct flights from Edinburgh to Munich.

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Tradespeople such as locksmiths are being muscled out of Google's search results, said Craig Sibbald. Picture: Rob McDougall

Offshore firms ‘lock out’ local traders from Google ads

The boss of an Edinburgh-based digital marketing agency has hit out at overseas companies that he claims are “distorting” online competition for local tradespeople.

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Even tech-savy Gmail users are falling foul of phishing techniques. Picture: John Devlin

Gmail users being tricked by sophisticated phishing scams

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

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Record year for Edinburgh Airport as millions pass through in 2016

Edinburgh Airport has broken a new annual record for passengers at any Scottish airport after it confirmed 12,366,498 flew through the airport in 2016.

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Post Office on 265 Morningside Road. Picture; Greg Macvean

Fears as Morningside Post Office faces move

PLANS to close Morningside Post Office and move operations to a retail outlet in the area have prompted fears of longer queues and a poorer service.

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Some 93% of investment in Edinburgh's office market last year came from overseas. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Overseas buyers ‘dominate’ Edinburgh office market

The Edinburgh office market is dominated by overseas investors, with UK political uncertainty failing to deter interest, a new report out today reveals.

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Scottish Labour Party Kezia Dugdale

Kezia Dugdale in call for new dedicated cities minister

The Scottish Government needs to “ditch the timid managerialism” of the economy and adapt radical policies, according to Kezia Dugdale.

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A bus lane camera in London Road

26,000 bus lane fines in Edinburgh in 2016

MORE than 26,000 fines were issued to drivers caught in bus lanes in the Capital last year.

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Scott Findlay and Molly Shaw, seven, enjoy Christmas shopping on Princes Street. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Brexit: Cash boost for Capital as tourist spending up 24%

“BREXIT tourists” brought the Capital some extra Christmas cheer as it emerged spending over the festive season soared in 2016.

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Reese Witherspoon. Picture; contributed

Reese Witherspoon ‘quit movie’ due to terrible Scottish accent

Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon has admitted that her Scottish accent is so bad that she had to quit a movie.

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A foreman at John Dickson & Son holds a shotgun.

Edinburgh gunmaker John Dickson & Son closes after 200 years

Historic gunmaker John Dickson & Son - which has counted poet Lord Byron among its customers - is to close its Edinburgh shop after almost 200 years in the capital.

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Tim Cornelius, chief executive of Atlantis Resources. Picture: Ian Georgeson

New Edinburgh arm to open more markets for tidal developer

Atlantis Resources, the tidal energy company behind the ground-breaking MeyGen project in the Pentland Firth, has set up a new division in a bid to extend its skill-base.

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Experts warned that some office occupiers could be squeezed out of Edinburgh city centre by rising costs. Picture: Toby Williams

‘Perfect storm’ as Edinburgh office demand outstrips supply

Continued rising demand for office space across Edinburgh coupled with a lack of new developments coming on stream means a “perfect storm” is brewing in the capital’s commercial property market this year, according to property experts.

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Edinburgh's Christmas & Hogmanay festivals are said to be worth more than 240 million.

Drastic cuts looming for Edinburgh's Christmas and Hogmanay events

Edinburgh's Christmas and Hogmanay festivals face being dramatically scaled back this year after city council chiefs decided to slash their backing for the events.

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The Skyliner site, highlighted, is close to Ocean Terminal and the Scottish Government. Picture: Contributed

Rettie lands Taylor Wimpey rental brief in Edinburgh

Property group Rettie & Co has been appointed by housebuilder Taylor Wimpey to market a rental development at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour.

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Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange, gives evidence to the Commons treasury committee on the impact of Brexit. Picture: PA Wire

Brexit: Warning of 232,000 finance sector job losses

The UK’s powerhouse financial sector would face heightened risk and an exodus of 232,000 jobs without certainty over Britain’s Brexit deal, MPs have heard.

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Scotland's tourism workforce is booming.

Record number of people now employed in tourism

Growing numbers of hotels, bars and restaurants are fuelling a boom in the number of people working in Scottish tourism - which has soared by 11 per cent in the space of just 12 months.

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