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Hard Rock Cafe to offer quiet autism friendly hour

A RESTAURANT will offer a quieter autism-friendly hour this weekend.

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The development of the new Edinburgh St James as of October 2017.

First look: Edinburgh St James site one year on

It is the development which is set to change the face of the east end.

The Bavarian celebration is returning next week.

Look out the lederhosen, Oktoberfest is back in Edinburgh

OKTOBERFEST is set to return to Edinburgh’s Princes Street next week.

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Is this the office with the best view in Edinburgh?

Is this the office with the best view in Edinburgh?

A historic four storey building on Princes Street has been transformed into modern offices, boasting stunning castle views.

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Shona Eadie was convicted of stealing 5,000 pounds from Lord Bodo's bar. Picture: contributed

Edinburgh bar boss stole £5,000 with fake band scam

AN EMBEZZLING bar manager swindled £5,000 from a New Town pub by booking bands that never appeared and pocketing the cash.

Gaucho will open mid November

First look inside the newest restaurant on St Andrew Square

Argentinian steak restaurant Gaucho is the latest to sign-up for Edinburgh’s growing “cuisine quarter” in St Andrew Square,

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St Andrew Square is being billed as the city's cuisine quarter. Picture: Neil Hanna

Another new restaurant for St Andrew Square ‘cuisine quarter’

ANOTHER top restaurant is set to move into St Andrew Square.

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Workmen accidentally start fire at Edinburgh New Town hotel

Bungling workmen are believed to have caused a major fire scare after setting alight the roof of a luxury New Town hotel.

Ashley Hawkins, inset, died in Scotland Street flat

Scotland Street killer jailed for life

A KILLER who bludgeoned his former best friend to death in a flat in the New Town has been jailed for life.

The New Town is the most expensive area in Edinburgh. Picture: TSPL

How much do you need to earn an hour to buy in each Edinburgh postcode?

A survey of Edinburgh postcodes has revealed how much you would have to earn per hour to afford a mortgage in each area of the capital.

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Gareth Edwards can be seen raiding the pawn shop in CCTV images. Picture: contributed

Edinburgh pawn shop armed robber jailed for 8 years

An armed robber who took part in a raid targeting high value watches and jewellery was jailed for eight years yesterday.

Max Polyakov, inset, wants the indoor pool at his  Belgrave Crescent home. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Dating site boss wins battle with neighbours to install pool at New Town home

AN internet dating multi-millionaire has won a bitter row with neighbours to build a swimming pool at his historic property.

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Vapiano is set to open in Edinburgh in St Andrew Square.

New Italian restaurant Vapiano set to open in St Andrew Square

AN upmarket Italian restaurant chain is to open its first Scottish eatery on the Capital’s St Andrew Square.

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Ashley Hawkins, inset, died in the Scotland Street flat.

Killer facing life in prison for Scotland Street murder

A killer who bludgeoned a man to death in a flat in the Capital’s New Town is facing a life sentence.

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Franco, Pino & Nino. Picture: Contributed

Stockbridge waves farewell as ‘Franco’s’ brothers call it a day

A CORNER of Stockbridge has ushered in the end of an era as the community said a fond farewell to brothers Ernesto (Nino) and Franco Alonzi of Franco’s Fish & Chips after 46 years.

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Hard Rock Cafe's first ever "restaurant on wheels" is launching in Edinburgh.

Hard Rock Cafe launches first ‘burger bus’ in Edinburgh

Hard Rock Cafe has announced its first “Burger Bus” for a series of tours of the Capital.

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Ashley Katsande. Picture: Facebook

Jealous clubber launched glass attack at wrong woman

A CLUBBER smashed a glass over the head of a fellow reveller she wrongly thought had been kissing her boyfriend.

An artist's impression of the university Quartermile development. Picture: contributed

Royal Infirmary to become top learning hub for Edinburgh Uni

New plans to transform the former Royal Infirmary into a major educational hub for students have been submitted by Edinburgh University.


‘Speakeasy-style’ bar set for former RBS vault in St Andrew Square

The vaults of the former RBS headquarters in St Andrew Square have been bust open after a crack squad performed a ten-day inside job to break into the bank.

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Edinburgh Sketcher tour

Edinburgh Sketcher exhibition to take place in Assembly Rooms

Join the city’s resident sketcher to capture the iconic beauty of the Assembly Rooms as he embarks on a one-off new tour to mark the venue’s 230th anniversary tomorrow.

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