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Trainspotting 2 nightclub Cav to undergo huge revamp

An iconic club used as a location in a pivotal scene in Trainspotting 2 will re-launch at the end of the month following half a million pound refurbishment.

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Gordon McLeod was earing a high visibility vest

Intruder foiled by ‘Still Game’ pensioners is jailed

A MAN who pretended to be a council worker in a callous attempt to force his way into a pensioner’s home, only to see his plans foiled by two brave OAPs, has been jailed for three years.

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David Bowie films are to be screened in Edinburgh.

David Bowie films to be shown in Capital to mark anniversary

FOUR David Bowie short films are to be screened in the Capital to commemorate a year since the star’s death.

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Exterior of the Goldbergs department store in High Riggs, Tollcross, Edinburgh - March 1968 (building now demolished)

Remembering Goldbergs department store

As a place to shop, it was years ahead of its time.

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Grant Stott gets prepared for the show

He’s behind you! Backstage at the King’s panto

Three magic beans may not stretch as far as they used to but it is payment enough for a cracking night of traditional pantomime at the King’s Theatre.

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Vanessa Braidwood - great-great-granddaughter of fire brigade pioneer James Braidwood visited the Fire Museum at Lauriston Place. Picture: Neill Hanna

MSPs of all parties combine to fight fire museum closure threat

MSPs from across the political spectrum are calling on the Scottish Government to help save Edinburgh’s Museum of Fire.

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The opening of the Fire Museum.

Fire museum campaigners win support for appeal to Sturgeon

CONSERVATIONISTS and community activists have backed a call for Nicola Sturgeon to step in and save Edinburgh’s Museum of Fire.

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Swarm of bees in Tollcross. Picture; screengrab from @mike_mcgrail

VIDEO: Thousands of bees descend on Tollcross

A swarm of bees descended on Tollcross today with locals capturing the dramatic footage as it unfolded.

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On the run. Prisoner Anthony Ferrie had been evading police following his escape.

Escaped prisoner, Anthony Ferrie, arrested in Bellshill

Police Scotland have confirmed that they have arrested missing prisoner Anthony Ferrie who escaped custody on August 4th when attending St John’s Hospital.

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Hamde Abu Rahma arriving at Edinburgh Waverly this morning. Picture; Pat Herd

Palestinian photojournalist arrives in Edinburgh

A Palestinian photojournalist who was denied a visa last year for a Fringe event has today arrived in the country.

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Younger versions of the four leads were spotted at the Cav. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Trainspotting 2 takes over Edinburgh’s Cav nightclub

THE original’s club scenes have a permanent place in movie history – presenting a hilarious and often squalid view of Edinburgh nightlife in the mid-1990s.

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Dylan Neilson alongside director Jason Connery . Picture: contributed

Edinburgh Film Festival: 12yo ready for Tommy’s Honour debut

AS far as big screen debuts go, one city schoolboy has it down to a tee.

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Scottish Parliament election 2016 constituency result: Edinburgh Southern

Parliamentary candidates listed alphabetically:

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Man wanted in connection with Hogmanay assault. Picture: supplied

Man and woman sought in connection with Hogmanay assaults

POLICE Scotland has released CCTV stills of a male and female they’d like to speak to in connection with two assaults in Edinburgh.

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Potential buyers peruse the properties on display at the ESPC shop in George Street. Picture: Jane Barlow

Edinburgh flat prices soar in rush to beat second-home tax

LANDLORDS and investors are rushing to snap up flats in the Capital ahead of the introduction of the second-home tax next month.

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Some of the arcade games that will be in the cafe. Picture: contributed

Arcade games cafe to open in Edinburgh

EDINBURGH’S first ever arcade cafe is set to throw open its doors in the early summer.

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A history of the Edinburgh accent

EDINBURGH is a city of contrasts and differences, and that extends to the dialect of its residents. Just as the Old and New Towns radically differ in style, so do the accents and vocabularies of the city’s residents.

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Young judges with prize-winners, from left, Danny Weston, Ross MacKenzie, Simon Puttock and Ali Pye. Picture: John Devlin

Danny Weston ‘thrilled’ with Children’s Book Award

A CITY author behind a series of time travel adventure novels set in the Capital has landed Scotland’s biggest children’s book award.

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