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Thousands gather for Meadows Festival

THOUSANDS have been basking in the sunshine at the annual Meadows Festival.

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Homes across Edinburgh are to enjoy a big boost in broadband speeds.

Broadband speeds to surge under new Edinburgh scheme

Thousands of people will have access to broadband speeds of more than 10 times the UK average as a pilot for an ultrafast network is switched on.

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A maquette of a memorial statue of General Stanislaw Maczek, planned for the Meadows. Picture: Jon Savage

Statue plan for Polish WW2 general who worked in Capital

A MODEL has been unveiled of a proposed statue to honour a wartime Polish general who worked in the Capital as a barman while in exile.

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Police have issued a warning.

Police appeal after 3 assaults in 15 minutes on the Meadows

Police are appealing for witnesses after a spate of assaults on the Meadows over the weekend.

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Mark McInnes

City councillor Mark McInnes joins House of Lords

A CITY councillor has taken his seat in the House of Lords following former prime minister David Cameron’s controversial resignation honours list.

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Missing man Graham O'Malley  Picture; contributed

Police release new images of missing Meadowbank man

Police in Edinburgh have released new images of missing man Graham O’Malley as they issue a fresh appeal for information as to his whereabouts.

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The Nawroz restaurant on Potterrow. Picture: TSPL

Former restaurant owner hit with £40k bill for tax scam

A FORMER restaurant owner who pocketed almost £40,000 as part of a tax scam has been ordered to repay every penny.

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Mark McInnes

Councillor Mark McInnes made peer by David Cameron

A CITY councillor has been awarded a peerage in David Cameron’s controversial resignation honours list.

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A previous 'naked bike ride' in Edinburgh. Picture: Cate Gillon

Naked bike ride planned for Edinburgh

EDINBURGH is preparing to host a “naked” bike ride on Saturday with cyclists urged to go as “bare as you dare” in the event on the Meadows.

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Creator Alex Winters on The Thriller. Picture: supplied

Gung-Ho at the Meadows: tickets selling fast

AROUND 4000 thrill-seekers will take on “Europe’s tallest inflatable slide” and “the world’s biggest bouncy inflatable” when Gung-Ho! arrives in the Capital for the first time.

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Daniel Pospiech, seven, joins in the fun with Ivan Harper and Imogen Ross from The Yard. Picture: Greg Macvean

Meadows Festival enjoys record-breaking turnout

THE Meadows Festival enjoyed a record-breaking turnout, according to community leaders.

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Alex Winters on the Thriller. Picture: contributed

Gung-Ho obstacle course heading for Edinburgh

IT’S the attraction that’s guaranteed to have city residents slip sliding away.

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