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Edinburgh a city of top tippers for Uber drivers finds study

Edinburgh has been named as one of the top cities in the UK for tipping Uber drivers.

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Danish design store Flying Tiger is set to open in Edinburgh

Danish design store Flying Tiger to open second store in Edinburgh

Flying Tiger Copenhagen is set to open its second store in the Capital next month.

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The incident happened at the junction of Westfield Road and Stevenson Road

Police appeal after man hit by bus in Gorgie

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following after a man was hit by a bus in Gorgie.

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Concerns have been raised about the route around Boroughmuir High School.

Resident blasts ‘unsafe’ route to new Boroughmuir High

Councillors have ‘put aside’ concerns raised by a local resident and backed proposals to stop motorists parking along a route to a new high school.

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Pet ower Anne Ferguson was left 'distraught' after someone broke into her flat on Montgomery Street on Friday afternoon and stole some of her flock of 34 budgies. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Birds stolen from ‘distraught’ Edinburgh pet owner

A DISTRAUGHT pet owner, who was left “traumatised” after almost a dozen of her birds were stolen in a terrifying theft, has issued a heartfelt appeal for their safe return.

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Nuns from the Sisters of Nazareth in Scotland sent an 11-year-old boy to Australia

Nuns sent 11-year-old Scottish boy to Australia

A nun told a boy “your family doesn’t want you, your country doesn’t want you” as she informed him he was to be sent from Scotland to Australia.

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Do you know this man? Police are appealing for information

CCTV images released following assault in city centre nightclub

Police in Edinburgh have released CCTV images of a man they wish to trace who they believe can assist following an assault in the city centre.

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Love Actually Live tour set to return to Edinburgh

Following a sold out 2017 tour, Love Actually will once again be screened live in Edinburgh, with a full orchestra performing its enchanting score

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The Kelly Macdonald film will open the festival

Kelly Macdonald film, Puzzle, to open Edinburgh Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival has announced that the highly regarded drama Puzzle, featuring a Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald, will open the 72nd edition of the Festival on Wednesday 20th June.

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There are a number of delays on the A71 and around Edinburgh

Delays on the A71 due to breakdown at Hermiston Gait

Drivers are facing delays due to a broken down vehicle blocking the inside lane between Hermiston Gait Park and Ride and Calder Roundabout.

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Nine-year-old Hannah Borthwick with her assistance dog Bailie, a chocolate brown Labrador puppy.

Assistance dog helps turn autistic girl’s life around

The mum of a nine-year-old girl with autism has said an adorable chocolate brown Labrador puppy will help change her life.

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Delays in both directions on Niddrie Mains Road

Delays in both directions on Niddrie Mains Road

There are a number of delays on Niddrie Mains Road and the surrounding area.

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Iain McKendry says spinning is his life. Picture: Scott Louden

My disability vanishes when I’m on Spinning® bike

HIS parents were told he might never walk. Cerebral palsy, they were told. At his then tender 15 months old, with more medical jargon about the possibility of visual impairment and other issues following his diagnosis, no-one knew what the future would hold.

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Barbara Brockie receives a cheque on behalf of the hospice from Taylor Wimpey's Clair Matthews and Jacquie McAllister

Developer donates £1000 to Edinburgh hospice

St Columba’s Hospice has been awarded a £1000 boost thanks to a community charity campaign from Taylor Wimpey East Scotland.

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Stolen drain covers are a big problem at the moment in West Lothian. Picture: TSPL

Spate of drain cover thefts ‘costing taxpayers thousands’

West Lothian Council is asking local residents to be vigilant after a spate of drain cover thefts.

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School lunches: All Edinburgh primary schools to partake in Meat Free Mondays

All primary schools in Edinburgh are to partake in the Meat Free Monday campaign in a bid to improve the environment.

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Charles Cassidy has been jailed for 5 and a half years.

East Lothian man jailed after series of ‘horrifying assaults and rapes’

Charles Cassidy has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison after being found guilty of a series of horrifying assaults and rapes in East Lothian.

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The Meat Free Monday decision has divided opinion

Readers react to Edinburgh schools partaking in Meat Free Monday

It was announced today that All primary schools in Edinburgh are to partake in the Meat Free Monday campaign going forward.

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A new Brexit poll has shown Britain would narrowly vote to stay in the EU if a new referendum was held next week.. Picture: PA Wire

Survey finds Remain would win second Brexit referendum

Seven out of ten people in Edinburgh think the UK would be better off economically in Europe and want the country to stay in the Single Market.

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