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Cinema AND TRAILER - Cars 3: Even a cartoon car can face a mid-life crisis, discovers Owen

Owen Wilson is back in the driving seat for Cars 3, but both he and Lightning McQueen are feeling their age. The actor explains why getting older isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but he’s still a big kid at heart.

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New Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker

View Screen: 13 questions for the 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker

The actor taking over as the lead character in Doctor Who made her debut this week - here she answers a few vital questions. . .

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Sketch of the butterfly-like markings discovered by chance at the 5,000-year-old Ness of Brodgar site. PIC:UHI.

Archaeologists hit jackpot after sun uncovers neolithic markings

Neolithic butterfly-like markings have been discovered by chance in Orkney after they were illuminated by the early morning sun.

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The food hall at Restoration Yard, Dalkieth Country Park.

Meet your makers on luxury shopping trip

As its first anniversary approaches, retail destination Restoration Yard is offering visitors the chance to “meet the makers” at a special showcase event.

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Neill Hope, owner of the Electric Cycle Company in Granton Road, Edinburgh.

Life should be an easy ride and not an uphill struggle

For commuters in the Capital, the time has come to see their bikes as they see their washing machines – as labour-saving devices.

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The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the Queen's official residence in Scotland

Andy Wightman on land reform: Who owns the Palace of Holyroodhouse?

The question of who runs and pays for Edinburgh’s royal palace is complicated, writes Andy Wightman

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The Amazing Bubble Man will be appearing at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

Best Edinburgh Fringe shows to keep the kids interested

As the number of families attending the Edinburgh Fringe Festival increases each year, so too grows the number of shows and events which are aimed at children.

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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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Olly Murs Performs At Edinburgh Castle. Picture: Calum Buchan Photography

Review: Olly Murs wows Edinburgh Castle

Murs fans couldn’t have asked for a better backdrop for the return of the most successful performer ever to come from The X Factor as a sun drenched Castle loomed behind the 33-year-old star.

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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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BBC will reveal salaries for their top earning stars today.

BBC stars ‘paid at a discount on market’ claims boss

Big BBC stars are paid at “discount” rates compared to the rest of the market, the corporation’s director general has insisted, as he prepared to publish the salaries of top-earning talent.

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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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When was the last time a phone box was used for an actual phone call? Picture: TSPL

10 things that have all but vanished from Scotland

We take a look at 10 things that have all but vanished from Scotland, including video rental stores, dedicated sports newspapers and viewing galleries at airports.

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BATTLER: Stand-up Lucy is ready for another Fringe

Lucy picks her battles

LUCY Porter has some advice to share, Choose Your Battles.

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Edinburgh Dungeon's not so (n)ice lollies.

Blood & bile ice lollies launch summer show, Escape the Plague

AS the summer sun finally seems to have broken through the rain it’s time to terrify your taste buds with a not so (n)ice lolly, courtesy of The Edinburgh Dungeon.

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Jarvis Cocker brings Room 29 at the legendary Chateau Marmont Hotel to Edinburgh next month Picture: Peter H�nnemann

Jarvis Cocker on bringing Room 29 to the Edinburgh Festival

The Pulp frontman on bringing Hollywood to Edinburgh, his first guitar, and why he never called it Britpop

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Hogmanay celebrations on Princes Street. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Plans revealed for major shake-up of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay party

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay party is to be turned into a six-hour street carnival after new organisers called in one of the key figures involved in the spectacular ceremonies at the London Olympics.

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Heverlee Transforms Disused Edinburgh Arches into Belgian Style Micro-Festival

Belgian micro-fest brings cheer to arches

a BELGIAN micro-festival is set to give a new lease of life to the disused New Waverley arches this weekend.

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Silence In Court

Liam Rudden: Guilty or Not Guilty? You, the audience must decide

IT must be close on a decade since my long-time theatrical collaborator Edward Cory and I sat in the bar of the Mount Royal Hotel on Princes Street, wracking our brains for an idea to fill a evening slot in a newly opened cafe in Leith.

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and lululemon launch new yoga breakfast classes

Breakfast in the Botanics and a yoga class too

Where better to indulge in a yoga breakfast class than the tranquil surroundings of the Capital’s Royal Botanic Garden. Edinburgh and lululemon launch new yoga breakfast classes.

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