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Video: Edinburgh Airport hit by major power cut

A power outage has left Edinburgh Airport without lighting and affected the computer system and air bridges.

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Rob Kirkwood at the Seafield sewage works. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Stink over self-monitoring at Seafield sewage works

CAMPAIGNERS against the “Seafield stench” claim the community will be left “defenceless” when the watchdog responsible for policing sewage works moves to a system of self-monitoring.

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Inverleith Medical Centre. Picture:

 Neil Hanna

4000 patients to lose medical centre as pressure grows on service

A MEDICAL practice with 4000 patients under its charge is to close its doors for the final time this week after its partners resigned amid an on-going struggle to recruit new staff.

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New charter to tackle hate crime on Edinburgh public transport

More than half of passengers have witnessed a hate crime on public transport in the Capital, a new survey has found.

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Andy Murray has revealed that playing at SW19 means he has more household chores to get done. Picture: Contributed

Andy Murray: Playing at Wimbledon means I do more chores

Andy Murray has revealed how playing at Wimbledon means he has to do more household chores including washing up dishes and taking the bins out.

Designs submitted in the competition to design a replacement for the ross Bandstand in Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens

Ross Pavilion: The roof is a stage in Flanagan Lawrence design

Grass covers the roof of the pavilion to create an additional performance space in a design by London architects Flanagan Lawrence which puts greenery at the heart of their vision.

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St John's Hospital, Livingston. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

St John’s rota suggests ‘cover available’ to keep ward open

HEALTH bosses are facing new questions over the temporary closure of the children’s ward at St John’s Hospital in Livingston after both West Lothian’s MPs were sent a rota showing there were enough doctors to keep it open round the clock.

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Four have been arrested after posing as 'plain clothed' officers

Four arrested after fake police gang target tourists

Four men have been arrested after visitors to the Capital were targeted by bogus police.

SGN employees helped out for the day at Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Animal charity is cooking with gas

Animal-loving volunteers from SGN have given up their time to help out at The Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.

Chief Inspector Jimmy Jones is local area commander for North Edinburgh

Jimmy Jones: We’ll apply brakes to motorbike crime

Earlier this week, we relaunched Stronger North for 2017 to tackle a range of ongoing issues affecting the communities within North Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh Napier building ‘features same cladding as Grenfell’

A student halls of residence in Edinburgh is the first building in Scotland confirmed to have the same cladding as London’s Grenfell Tower, where more than 70 people died in an inferno earlier this month.

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New look for historic Edinburgh University student union

New look for historic Edinburgh University student union

It has a proud history as the world’s oldest purpose-built student union building.
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Russell Brand has been handed one of the key slots at the annual Edinburgh TV Festival in August.

Russell Brand to get key slot at Edinburgh TV Festival

Outspoken comic Russell Brand is to be given one of the main platforms at the Edinburgh International Television Festival this summer.
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Nicola Sturgeon makes her announcement at Holyrood. Picture: PA

Ian Swanson: Sturgeon presses reset button on Indyref dream

NICOLA Sturgeon was never going to ditch her plans for another independence referendum altogether. That would have been asking the First Minister to surrender any chance of securing her top political objective.

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Nicola Sturgeon ‘resets’ indyref2 plans

Nicola Sturgeon said today the Scottish government will “reset” the plan on indyref2.

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Couple conned out of more than £25,000

Couple conned out of more than £25,000

A COUPLE have been conned out of more than £25,000 by cruel telephone scammers.

Annemarie McNamara, McNamara's cake shop in Lothian Road

New cafe is haven for lovers of all things sweet

A TASTE of Harvey Nicks has come to Lothian Road with the opening of McNamaras cafe at 37 Lothian Road.

One homeless person is dying every three weeks in Edinburgh.

One homeless person ‘dying every 3 weeks’ in Edinburgh

Figures released by a city council have revealed that homeless people are dying at a rate of more than one every three weeks.

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Does Edinburgh have a curry hotspot?

Is Corstorphine the curry house hotspot in Edinburgh?

A good curry house is hard to find, however, it would appear that your chances of finding a good curry house are pretty decent in one area of the Capital.

Isaac Paulos, 5 has been named as a victim of the Grenfell Tower fire. Picture; PA

Tributes paid to 5-year-old named as latest Grenfell victim

The family of a five-year-old killed in the Grenfell Tower blaze have said they will forever miss their “kind, energetic, generous little boy”.

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