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6 facts you didn’t know about Edinburgh’s penguins

Edinburgh Zoo has been home to penguins for over 100 years with the animals being a popular attraction at the zoo.

The Other Record store. One of the long lost stores in the Capital.

The lost record stores of Edinburgh

There has undoubtedly been a resurgence in vinyl with popular high street music stores even stocking up on records.

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Pure Gym Ocean Terminal, winners of the Gym of the Year 2017. 
The staff at Pure Gym in Ocean Terminal. Picture; Ian Rutherford.

Pure Gym at Ocean Terminal named as Gym of the Year

Regular exercise can be key to living a longer, healthier and happier life.

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EdinburghSketcher’s WhereArtI quiz

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Play along for the chance to win a bottle of Edinburgh Gin. Do you know where this is?

EdinburghSketcher’s WhereArtI quiz

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Yvonne Fairholm is grateful for the help she received with Edie. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Mum thanks health staff for help with her ‘reluctant feeder’

The Evening News has teamed up with health chiefs to recognise the unsung heroes who help make a huge difference to the lives of people across the Lothians.

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EdinburghSketcher’s WhereArtI quiz

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Happiness is a place called Morningside. Sonya Angus, Tessa Henry, And Laura Woodham enjoy a coofee outside Maison Bleue Bistro. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Morningside tops Edinburgh happiness league

IT’S got the shops, it’s got the parks, it’s got the schools - and it’s got the buses into town.

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EdinburghSketcher’s WhereArtI quiz

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D-Type Jaguars are loaded up at the home of Ecurie Ecosse at Merchiston Mews.

When a racing team from Merchiston won Le Mans

FOR two consecutive seasons in the 1950s, a small, resourceful racing team from Merchiston swept aside the big guns to become Le Mans 24hr champions

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A birds eye view of Old Edinburgh. Contributed

Video: Experience 16th century Edinburgh

Virtual time travel has given a snippet into the history of Edinburgh and what it may have looked like 500 years ago.

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Capture Edinburgh photography competition

Snow on the way by Fiona Johnson
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Revealed: The 6 images of Capital to be displayed in ‘Capture Edinburgh’ exhibition

Six striking shots of Edinburgh have been chosen from almost 400 entries to be displayed in a major new exhibition at the City Art Centre.

There was a public outcry when the Life Association of Scotland building was demolished in 1967. Picture: TSPL

The destruction of a Princes Street palazzo

IT HAD been labelled one of Britain’s most architecturally valuable buildings, but nothing could halt the destruction of Princes Street’s magnificent “palazzo”.

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Fountainbridge is to undergo a significant revamp. Picture; contribute

Fountainbridge set for £215 million transformation

Builders will be on-site by the end of the year at the last remaining Fountainbridge gap site after a £215 million investment that will deliver bars, restaurants and shops alongside more than 500 “Friends-style” flats.

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Edinburgh Castle. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

10 facts you didn’t know about Edinburgh Castle

SCOTLAND’S leading tourist attraction towers over the capital city.

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Nirvana play in Edinburgh in 1991. Picture: Copyright Mary Boon.

Memories of Edinburgh’s most legendary gigs

THERE was a time when the city’s music aficionados didn’t have to stray too far to see their heroes.

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The interior of Drumsheugh Baths showing the 70ft pool. Picture: Kate Chandler

A trip back in time: Edinburgh’s exclusive Victorian baths

EDINBURGH’S luxurious Drumsheugh swimming baths have been a popular hotspot for well-heeled individuals for well over a century.

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David Lawson, who weighed over 30 stone has turned his life around by running. He will take part in the Great Edinburgh Run. Picture; Neil Hanna

Running is lifeline for pair who shed 23st

Running has become the salvation of a Lothian Bus driver who will now tackle a tough ten-mile run after he and his wife shed a mammoth 23 stone between them.

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Little Marcos. Picture: Contributed

10 things everyone who grew up in Edinburgh will remember

From Little Marcos to the Stingray at the Commie Pool.

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The Devil's Advocate, Advocate Close, High Street, Edinburgh. Picture; Toby Williams

The most popular pubs in Edinburgh according to Instagram

New figures have revealed the most popular pubs in Edinburgh according to images shared on Instagram.

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