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Capital museum could remove ‘offensive’ golliwog display

Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood could be set to remove their collection of golliwog dolls amid complaints from tourists, according to The Times.

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Waverley Mall

The rest is history for Waverley shoppers

Waverley Mall is inviting families to travel through time on Saturday during a day of Easter “edutainment”.

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Ceremonies were held in Edinburgh Castle. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Ceremonies held 100 years on from Arras

Descendants of soldiers killed in the Battle of Arras gathered at events in Edinburgh and France to mark the centenary of the Battle of Arras, in which 18,000 Scots died.

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The Ross Fountain is in danger of collapse. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh’s Ross Fountain to be removed for year-long repair

It is the exotic-looking landmark which has had pride of place in the historic heart of Scotland’s capital for 145 years.

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John Lewis is set tos pend �24m on its Edinburgh store. Picture: Neil Hanna

John Lewis cafe to move in £24 million revamp of Edinburgh store

John Lewis is set to pump £24 million into improvements at its flagship Edinburgh store including moving the restaurant up a floor.

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Video: ‘Auntie Moira’ recalls her Ross Bandstand glory days

THERE was a time when Moira Hepburn entertained more nieces and nephews than anyone else in Edinburgh.

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The former Royal High School building.

Ministers refuse to call in Royal High revamp bids

Plans to turn the old Royal High School (RHS) into a luxury hotel will not be called in by the Scottish Government, it has emerged.

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Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Thief who robbed man in graveyard is jailed

A THUG who attacked and robbed a man after losing all his cash at a casino has been jailed.

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The House will open its doors on Castle Street for a special three-day event from tomorrow-Saturday

Pop-up Peroni bar set for Edinburgh

Italians have always sought to push the boundaries to create something unique – from the Renaissance art movement that placed Italy as the capital of the world’s art scene, through to Carlo Peroni, who in 1963 was inspired to craft the first premium Italian beer.

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Video: ‘White Pride’ marchers make Nazi salutes in Edinburgh

FOOTAGE has emerged of ‘White Pride’ protesters making pro-Nazi salutes in central Edinburgh, while a crowd of people vocally condemn their presence.

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Police made a total of ten arrests during today's demonstrations in Edinburgh. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Ten arrested during Edinburgh fascist rally

POLICE Scotland have arrested ten people following a fascist protest in central Edinburgh today

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Video: Nazi salute marcher bundled into police van

A ‘White Pride’ protester who made pro-Nazi salutes on Edinburgh’s High Street was later filmed being escorted into a police van.

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Hamleys will open in jenners next week.

World famous Hamleys toy store set to return to Edinburgh

WORLD famous toy store Hamleys is set for a return to the Capital when it opens a department in Jenners next week.

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Unique Events has been running Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations since 1993. Picture: TSPL

War of words as Hogmanay organisers ditched for Underbelly

The organisers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations since their inception have hit out after losing the right to stage the world-famous festival.

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Filming for the new Avengers film is underway in Cockburn Street Edinburgh. Picture: W Marr/Deadline News

Avengers stars show off stunts on Cockburn Street

PICTURES from on location filming of the new Avengers movie in Edinburgh show a stuntwoman flying through the air and into a shop window.

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Rents are set to soar in Edinburgh as house prices rise.

Rents in Edinburgh set to soar 20% in five years

EDINBURGH has been named the most expensive place to rent in Scotland as new figures suggest the cost is set to soar by 20 per cent in the next five years.

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Brian Pickering, assistant manager at The Tiles Bar in St Andrew Square. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Video: Pub boss behind ‘A German Team’ sign stars in football video

A PUB boss who shot to fame with his “A German Team” sign has starred in a German football league video after enjoying watching a game at the home of his adopted team.

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Views of the Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens.
site of the proposed cafe and hospitality centre

‘Underground’ arts complex planned for Princes Street Gardens

A CHUNK of Princes Street Gardens would be carved out to create a new viewing platform, cafe-bar and indoor events space overlooking Edinburgh Castle under plans to overhaul the historic park.

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Edinburgh Council 20mph mascot with PC Ben Wray to launch the new zones on Tuesday.

Police issue warnings on first day of Edinburgh’s new 20mph zones

Police issued “several” warnings to drivers on the first day of Edinburgh’s new 20mph zones as readers flooded social media to share their experiences of the latest stage of the city-wide scheme.

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