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360 tour: Edinburgh’s Real Mary King’s Close

AS A local history lover, it’s refreshing to encounter an underground tour that doesn’t resort to cheap tricks in a bid to engage the punters. By aiming for authenticity, the people behind the Real Mary King’s Close have proved they’re streets ahead.

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Elizabeth Henderson, who has sadly died. Picture: Police Scotland

Family tribute to “much loved” OAP who died in East Lothian crash

The family of an elderly woman who died following a car crash in East Lothian have paid tribute to the “much loved” wife and mum.

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A wash out at Saturday's airshow

Airshow organiser confirms “no refunds”

Organisers of Scotland’s National Airshow at East Fortune Airfield have confirmed aviation fans disappointed by the lack of airborne displays at Saturday’s show, will not receive a refund.

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Budget coffee chain EasyCoffee opens first Edinburgh store

Budget coffee chain EasyCoffee opens first Edinburgh store

Budget coffee chain EasyCoffee is set to open its first Edinburgh outlet.

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The incident happened on Waverley Bridge while walking towards Market Street. Stock picture; Ian Georgeson

Man in serious condition after Waverley Bridge assault

A man is in a serious condition following an assault in Waverley Bridge.

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The Opal Lounge, George Street which was evacuated yesterday. Picture; Malcolm McCurrach

Opal Lounge evacuated following basement fire

The Opal Lounge was evacuated on Sunday evening following a fire in its basement.

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A new 'Find My Bucky' app has launched.

‘Find my Bucky’ app launched to help Buckfast drinkers find nearest supplier

A website dedicated to the popular tonic wine brand has just announced the launch of a new app that will help Buckfast fans find their nearest supplier.

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The lucky postcode winners.

Lucky neighbours scoop £180,000 in Postcode Lottery

Five lucky next door neighbours have scooped £180,000 in the People’s Postcode Lottery.

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Adam Smith was last seen on Saturday. Picture; contributed

Appeal to trace Essex man missing since Edinburgh stag party

A man has been reported missing following a stag party in the Capital on Saturday.

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Tourists taking a picture of themselves beside a picture of Edinburgh Castle when they were standing in front of the real thing spotted by Andy Glidden. Picture; SWNS

Tourists shun Edinburgh Castle for photo with shop advert

This is the hilarious moment tourists took a photo with Edinburgh Castle in a shop window - despite the real deal being in the background.

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The old site of the ambrose tavern which is now register house

Location of vanished literary haunt Ambrose’s Tavern revealed

It’s one of the most famous hostelries in Scottish literature – but for years no-one was able to pinpoint the exact location of Ambrose’s Tavern.

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Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at court. Picture: PA

Charlie Gard’s parents back in court to decide baby’s future

Charlie Gard’s parents are preparing to return to court for a hearing at which the terminally-ill baby’s future could be decided.

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Cardboard Citizens production of homeless stage show "Cathy" at Edinburgh Fringe.

Homeless to get £1 tickets for Edinburgh Fringe show

A theatre company has teamed up with a homeless charity to offer cut price tickets to a stage production of Ken Loach’s ground breaking movie Cathy Come Home.

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Rebecca Latto is representing Edinburgh in Miss Mermaid UK. Photo Paul Dale Photography.

Meet the waitress hoping to win the UK Miss Mermaid title

It’s an unusual tail of an underwater beauty pageant with a twist.

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A wash out atSaturday's airshow
. Picture: Alistair Linforth.

Row over ticket refunds after Scotland’s National Airshow washout

Aviation enthusiasts have flown into a row with airshow organisers after their event was washed out by the weather.

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Gravity Trampoline Park. Picture: Jon Savage.

GraVity Trampoline Park at Fountain Park opens today

Five-year-old Amy Cluness enjoys a special preview bounce at the new trampoline centre in Edinburgh.

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Alex Salmond speaks to Ian Swanson ahead of his sold out Fringe show. Picture: Ian Swanson.

Salmond will tell-all about ‘buffoon’ Donald Trump at Fringe

HE’S turned down I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, but Alex Salmond all set for a 15-day run on the Fringe.

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Archie Goodburn. Picture: contributed.

Edinburgh teenager Archie Goodburn chosen as Team GB flagbearer

An Edinburgh swimmer has been selected as Team GB flagbearer at the European Youth Olympic Festival.

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TV show First Dates looking for singles to appear

TV show First Dates looking for singles to appear

Singles dating show First Dates is looking for new contestants.

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Uri Gellar when he previously visited Lamb Island. Picture: Phil Wilkinson / TSPL

Uri Gellar to renew search for treasure on Firth of Forth island

Television psychic Uri Geller has vowed to renew his search for buried treasure on a tiny island on the Firth of Forth.

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