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Thousands to march in Capital to mark suffragette success

WAVING scarves of green, white and violet, the women of Edinburgh will parade through the city centre – creating the largest mass participation of artwork made up of women ever seen in the UK.

Politics
Liberton High School. Picture: Greg Macvean

New safety fears at Liberton High after pupil’s near miss

An angry parent has questioned the safety of her son’s school after a ceiling tile fell, narrowly missing the 12-year-old Liberton High pupil.

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Lynn Cleal pictured in her Edinburgh office with a letter informing her that she is being invited to the  wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Lifesaver Lynn overjoyed at Royal Wedding golden ticket

Her tireless work to fill Edinburgh with lifesaving defibrillators has now earned her a most regal reward – a personal invite from Harry and Meghan to their Windsor wedding.

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Edinburgh Gin launch new drink to celebrate history of Botanics

Edinburgh Gin launch new drink to celebrate history of Botanics

The fruits of the city’s iconic botanic gardens and a multi-award-winning distillery have come together to create a new gin that celebrates the history of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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Ian Carnevale has worked at Seafield since before its opening in April 1978.

Seafield worker “Mr Gardyloo” on 40 years handling city’s sewage

Meet “Mr Gardyloo” – the worker who has spent 40 years surrounded by the stench of Seafield treatment plant.

Edinburgh
Roberta Hall and Shaun McCarron.

New bijou bistro to top Leith Walk

A soupçon of French fare blended with touch of British bistro flare is set for the east end as former Castle Terrace chef Roberta Hall returns to the Capital to open a new restaurant.

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Gary Barlow in concert at the Playhouse Theatre. Picture: Contributed

Music review: Gary Barlow proves it can still be magic

Bleached blonde spike hair, black suit and questionable dance moves – it could be 1993, but the cacophony of shrieking crowds at the Edinburgh Playhouse demonstrate a career already served and a devotion already earned as Take That singer-songwriter Gary Barlow owned the boards for the opening night of his 2018 tour with a slick and dazzling showcase of boyband classics and solo crooners.

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Boxer Ken Buchanan receives his Edinburgh award from Lord Provost Donald Wilson at The Edinburgh City Chambers

Boxing legends glove up to pay homage to Ken Buchanan

Boxing legends are to headline a special dinner to boost funds for a statue of acclaimed boxer Ken Buchanan.

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Help choose the best hidden gem restaurant in Edinburgh

Help choose the best hidden gem restaurant in Edinburgh

WITH more restaurants per head than any other city in the UK and the highest number of Michelin-starred restaurants in Scotland, Edinburgh is a foodies dream.

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Life-saving Lothian bus advert a tribute to cancer victim

images of the latest blockbuster, promos for Edinburgh Zoo or a new theatre release are typically plastered across the side of city buses, but now hitting the streets of Edinburgh is an advert that might literally prove to be life saving.

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Avengers super fans attended the exclusive sneak preview. Louise Saul dressed as Scarlet Witch. Callum Macinnes dressed as Vision.

Video: Edinburgh fans marvel at Avengers: Infinity War preview

Avengers co-director Joe Russo thrilled fans with a personal introduction to an exclusive showing of footage from the latest blockbuster.

Entertainment
Members of the public are calling for the full force of the law to prevent

‘Full force of law’ demand as 16 cars wrecked in south Edinburgh

POLICE are hunting thugs who wrecked at least 16 cars in a weekend crime spree in the south side of the city – just the latest in the area.

Crime

Marvel enthusiasts to imitate Avengers scenes in Edinburgh filming locations

SUPERHERO superfans will assemble in Edinburgh to recreate scenes filmed in the Capital – the only filming location outside the US studio used to create the third Avengers blockbuster.

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Mickey Yule.

Amputee power lifter from Musselburgh joins Gold Coast Scots

A HERO soldier who lost both his legs in a bomb blast is gunning for silverware at the Commonwealth Games just four weeks after he was discharged from hospital.

Sport

Edinburgh set for weekend of celebrations to mark release of Avengers: Infinity War

In a weekend that will see Mary King’s Close become Green Lantern Way and The Assembly Rooms rebranded as The Assemble! Rooms the Capital is gearing up for a superhero takeover to celebrate its starring role in the most hotly anticipated film of the year.

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In Pictures: Stars at Avengers Infinity War fan event ahead of Edinburgh date

STARS of blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War have turned out for a fan event ahead of a special sneak peek of footage from the film in Edinburgh.

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Louise Linton

Louise Linton blames ‘low self-esteem’ for rash social media post

Ex-Fettes pupil turned actress Louise Linton blasted for flaunting her lavish lifestyle online has said her actions were down to low self-esteem.

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A collapsed wall at Oxgangs Primary School in Edinburgh

Further repairs ordered at crisis-hit Oxgangs Primary School

UNDER-FIRE council chiefs are facing angry calls to assure parents that city schools are safe after the chief executive was forced to order urgent new checks across all 17 of its privately built schools.

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AWARDS: Big night ahead

Edinburgh eateries to be praised at Evening News Restaurant Awards

From ducking into buzzing basement eateries to scaling storeys for skyline restaurant views the Capital has it all when it comes to gastronomic choice.

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