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Christmas music video shot in Edinburgh becomes viral hit in Lebanon

A CHRISTMAS music video shot in Edinburgh has become an unexpected viral Lebanon.

The Sick Kids site, opened in 1895, is expected to sell for tens of millions. Picture: Jon Savage

For sale: Edinburgh’s historic Sick Kids hospital put on market

EDINBURGH’S historic Royal Hospital for Sick Children has been put up for sale.

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Laura Vesterinen-Maury.

Antoine Maury’s mother thanks searchers as body is found

THE devastated mother of student Antoine Maury has thanked those who helped in the search after a body was discovered.

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The Street of Light is being staged on George Street.

Edinburgh’s Street of Light hit by technical faults

REVELLERS have criticised George Street’s festive Street of Light after the display was marred by technical faults.

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Electric Circus on Market St.

Electric Circus forced to close as gallery expands

EDINBURGH’S Electric Circus nightclub is set to close to make way for an extension to one of Scotland’s leading art galleries.

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Police officers were rewarded for their heroics on Princes Street

Princes Street knife attack police duo get bravery award

TWO police officers have spoken for the first time of the terrifying moment they were attacked by a drug-fuelled, knife-wielding maniac on Princes Street.

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Sir Chris Hoy during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Picture, Getty

Sir Chris Hoy sleeps out for Social Bite village

Sir Chris Hoy is to join 250 people sleeping rough for a night to raise money for a new village for the homeless.

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Petra McLaughlin (P7 Longstone Primary), Eilidh Armstrong (P4/5 Braidburn School) and Klaudia Gorazdowska (S1 Broughton High) with their winning christmas card designs on Princes Street.

Edinburgh pupils Christmas card designs brighten up Princes Street

Christmas cards designed by Edinburgh school pupils are set to brighten up Princes Street by being displayed on digital advertising screens on bus shelters.

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A preview of Hotel Indigo on Princes Street

Takeover of Princes Street’s Royal British Hotel

A HOTEL chain is to open another branch site in the Capital – taking over the old Royal British Hotel on Princes Street.

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Grassmarket residents have been accused of acting worse than the Grinch, pictured

‘Grinch’ claims after residents object to Grassmarket Christmas

Residents in the Capital’s Grassmarket area have been accused of acting “worse than the Grinch” following a failed bid to prevent a Christmas event from going ahead.

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How the new shop will look

Princes Street store to be sole stockist of luxury watches

Turn back the hands of time of prestigious Swiss watch brands and find fans in notable historic figures Napoleon, Churchill and Queen Victoria.

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Edinburgh Christmas lights

Edinburgh’s Christmas is busier than ever

Two weeks into the city’s winter festival and figures show Edinburgh’s Christmas to be more popular than ever before.

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The WiFi is up and running for Hogmanay

Free WiFi goes live in Edinburgh city centre

FREE WiFi has gone live in the city centre ahead of the Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations.

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The police grotto

Police to team up with academics for festive policing

POLICE are set to team up with a university academic to find out whether more officers in the city centre makes festive revellers feel safer.

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Christmas lights in the East End of Princes Street.

Public call for Christmas lights to be more spread out across City

CHRISTMAS may be just around the corner – but would you really know it from walking down Princes Street?

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Central Library could see its opening hours reduce while other libraries could close for good.  Picture: Ian Rutherford

Libraries in Capital could face closures as £6.4m cuts announced

LIBRARIES in the Capital face closures, reduced opening hours and mergers as part of a £6.4 million cuts package, union leaders have warned.

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One of the sights set to transform Edinburgh Unis George Square Gardens

‘Ghosts’ to take over George Square Gardens

Ghostly presences, supernatural sounds and other gloomy figures are set to take over Edinburgh University’s George Square Gardens, which attract thousands of festival fans during the summer.

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The Jam House in Queen Street

Police called to ‘massive fracas’ in Edinburgh city centre

A major Edinburgh road was temporarily closed to traffic this evening after police were called to deal with “a massive fracas” at a city centre venue.

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Artist's impression of the St James Quarter.

Luxury cinema and Next superstore among first for £1bn St James Quarter

IT’s a cinema experience like no other.

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Lost Edinburgh: Princes Street then and now

A series of ‘then and now’ photographs depicting the many changes throughout the years along Edinburgh’s main drag.

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