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Travel plan alert as ScotRail improvement works begin

Rail passengers have been advised to check their travel plans as improvement works get underway.

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The growing online campaign hopes to halt the closure of Inverleith House art gallery.

5000 art lovers back online campaign to halt closure of Botanics gallery

More than 5000 people have backed a campaign calling for a long-running Edinburgh art gallery to be saved from closure.
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The 40-year-old man and 32-year-old woman will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Police in Edinburgh hold two for trafficking prostitutes

A MAN and a woman have been arrested in connection with human trafficking for prostitution.

Experts are consulting on whether the NHS could offer cancer patients the right to freeze their eggs and sperm ahead of treatment.

Scots cancer patients could get fertility help on NHS

High-level talks are due to begin over giving cancer patients the chance to freeze their eggs and sperm on the NHS, in case their fertility is damaged by treatment, The Scotsman has learned.

There will be more job opportunities at Edinburgh Airport as it continues to expand. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Gavin Barrie: The Christmas rush for jobs starts now

While Christmas may still be a couple of months away, many employers across the city are gearing up now for what is traditionally their busiest time of the year. This presents a good opportunity for those looking for work, but can also help open up other opportunities within these businesses beyond the Christmas period.

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Edinburgh South Vics

Amateurs: Edinburgh South Vics cut down Green Tree AFC

Edinburgh South Vics dug deep to secure a spot in the East of Scotland Cup third round as they defeated Green Tree AFC 3-1 at Forrester High School.

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Tessa Hartmann launched the Scottish Fashion Awards 10 years ago.

Scots fashion guru hits out over political bickering at awards ceremony

The figurehead of the Scottish Fashion Awards has complained that the country is being held back by arguments about political borders, a failure of ambition and the lack of a ‘can do’ attitude.
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The attack happened on Portland Street in Leith. Picture: Google

Elderly woman robbed in Leith after man forces way into her home

AN elderly woman’s purse was snatched after a man forced his way into her house.

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Stirling Castle was the last stronghold of resistance against Edward I in 1304. PIC Ian Rutherford/TSPL

War Wolf - the world’s biggest catapult - built to take a Scottish castle

The medieval weapon of war became an obsession of Edward I as he struggled to claim Stirling Castle.

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An OAP was attacked in Loanhead. Picture; John Devlin

Police arrest 15-year-old after OAP attacked in the street

A PENSIONER acting as a good Samaritan has been injured in an attack by a teenager in the street.

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Police in Midlothian arrested two men following a spare of breakins.

Two men arrested following Midlothian robberies

Police in Midlothian have arrested two men and two youths in connection with a number of housebreaking offences.

The red phone box at CairnGorm has been saved. PIC Contributed.

Highest phone box in UK saved following Highland protest

The highest phone box in the UK has been saved following a campaign to halt its removal by BT.

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Top nurses have warned that Scotland is heading for a "perfect storm" within the nursing and midwifery workforce.

Nursing union warns of ‘perfect storm’ in Scottish workforce

Nursing leaders have warned that a “perfect storm” caused by ageing staff, rising demand and the unknown impact of Brexit could put patient care at risk.

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A proposed 50p per unit price will 'reduce consumption', according to Court of Session judges. Picture: John Devlin

SNP wins alcohol minimum price court battle

The Scottish Government has won its legal battle to introduce alcohol minimum pricing in Scotland after the Court of Session today kicked out an objection by the drinks industry.

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

Edinburgh Military Tattoo donates £1 million to charity

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is to donate £1 million to charities across the world making it the largest donation in the history of the organisation.

Britain's Got Talent comes to Edinburgh

Britain’s Got Talent comes to Edinburgh

The nation’s favourite talent show, Britain’s Got Talent, will land in the Capital next month.

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Author Irvine Welsh has been nominated for a literary award.

Irvine Welsh in line for ‘best book’ prize

Irvine Welsh, James Kelman, Jenni Fagan and Maggie O’Farrel will all be competing for Scotland’s major literary honours this year.

William Hill Scottish Cup Final 2016 Hampden.  Rangers v Hibernian.  Police line the pitch.  Picture Robert Perry 21st May 2016

Police release images of Scottish Cup suspects as number of arrests reach 86

POLICE have released images of 13 more football fans they want to speak to after the pitch invasion at the end of the Scottish Cup final.

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Jamie Gibson whose newly bought house has problems witth mould and cracking due to humidifiers. Picture; Toby WIlliams

Couple forced out of ‘dream home’ due to mould infestation

A YOUNG couple have been forced to abandon their brand-new dream home after a mould infestation left them sick.

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