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New Edinburgh Zoo boss highlights conservation effort

SHE’S the new boss of the second most popular tourist attraction in Scotland.

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OAP left ‘badly shaken’ after walking stick robbery

OAP left ‘badly shaken’ after walking stick robbery

A vulnerable OAP was left “badly shaken” after three men robbed him of his walking stick.

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Under investigation: Lib Dem MSP for Edinburgh Western Alex Cole-Hamilton. Picture: Neil Hanna

Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton faces expenses probe

Alex Cole-Hamilton is facing calls to resign the party whip as police probe alleged ‘financial irregularities’ in the Liberal Democrat MSP’s election spending.

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Mini covered in dust parked up on Ravelston Dykes Road, Edinburgh.

Health fears after council admit to dust problem following ‘botched’ roadworks

A CHOKING snow-like dust is still causing a storm in large areas of the city two weeks after it first appeared.

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Friend reunited? Yorkshire Terrier Tom's big adventure is over at last. Picture: Contributed

Missing dog found more than 200 miles away - on Cramond Beach

It was an epic canine odyssey that has seen him described as Scotland’s answer to the Littlest Hobo.

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Edinburgh Zoo has several Pok�Stops. Picture: RZSS

Edinburgh Zoo warns Pokemon Go players not to enter animal enclosures

EDINBURGH Zoo has warned Pokémon Go hunters not to jump into animal enclosures as it prepares to host a special event for players of the hit game.

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Velu is celebrating his second birthday at Edinburgh Zoo

Rare Edinburgh chimp celebrates second birthday

The first chimpanzee to be successfully reared in Scotland for 15 years is celebrating his second birthday at Edinburgh Zoo.

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A gentoo penguin chick being weighed. Picture: Katie Paton/Edinburgh Zoo

Gentoo penguin chicks weighed at Edinburgh Zoo

A TOTAL of 22 gentoo penguin chicks have hatched at Edinburgh Zoo so far this season.

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celebrates with his award outside Spice Lounge Kitchen. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Spice Lounge Kitchen named Curry House of the Year

A RESTAURANT specialising in north Indian cuisine has been named Evening News Curry House of the Year.

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Saughton Mains Park. File picture: Google

Police investigating suspicious fires at Saughton Mains Park

POLICE in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following recent suspicious fires in the west of the city.

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The driver was trying to avoid a crash

Car ploughs into shop window

A CAR ploughed into an estate agent’s window after swerving off the road as the driver tried to avoid a crash.

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Teresa Lynch and Tony Cassar from Murraypark Nursing Home, Corstorphine. Picture: Toby Williams

Comment: Any change at Murraypark will cause great trauma

TERESA Lynch’s plea on behalf of her disabled brother Tony certainly tugs at the heart strings.

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The baby Malayan tapir was born on Thursday. Picture: Edinburgh Zoo

Malayan tapir calf joins Edinburgh Zoo fold

AN endangered Malayan tapir calf has been born at Edinburgh Zoo.

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Sub-postmaster Asif Kirmani of Drumbrae post office. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Calls for Drum Brae post office to be reopened

COMMUNITY leaders are calling for the immediate reopening of a sub-post office after it was shut down without warning.

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Teressa Lynch and Tony Cassar. Picture: Toby Williams

Murraypark Nursing Home closure fears spark anger at NHS

PEOPLE with disabilities face losing their home of almost 20 years after health chiefs drew up plans to close it.

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The injuries were found after the cat returned home to the cat returned home to Drum Brae Crescent. Picture: SSPCA

Cat injured after being caught in cruel homemade snare

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a cat was injured in a homemade snare in Edinburgh.

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The fox cub got itself tangled up in a football net. Picture: Scottish SPCA

Fox cub caught in Edinburgh football netting

A FOX cub got tangled up in a set of children’s football goals in an Edinburgh garden, prompting a warning from the Scottish SPCA.

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Phone scam victim Alan Methven. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Fake texts scam uncle into helping ‘hospitalised’ relative

A DOTING uncle has fallen victim to a cruel mobile phone scam as he tried to help a “hospitalised” relative.

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File picture: Susan Nisbet

Corstorphine Hill walled garden vandalised

A POPULAR beauty spot in the west of the city has been repeatedly vandalised in recent days.

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