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‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’s’ Duddingston cottage put up for sale

THE CHARMING Edinburgh home where Bonnie Prince Charlie held council before going to battle in East Lothian is on the market for at least £400,000.

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BBC Scotland plan to launch a new channel. Picture: John Devlin

Ofcom green-light new BBC Scotland channel

Plans for a new BBC Scotland channel have been given the provisional go-ahead by regulators.

Entertainment
Avicii (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)

DJ Avicii dies aged 28

Swedish DJ Avicii has died aged 28, his representative has confirmed.

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Footage released of Avengers:Infinity War battle sequence shot in Waverley Station

Extended footage of the Avengers: Infinity War blockbuster that were shot in Edinburgh have finally been released - depicting an epic battle in Waverley Station.

Edinburgh
Liam Rudden and Hard Rock Cafe legend and ambassador Rita

Liam Rudden - Lovely Rita is still rockin’ and rollin’ like a youngster

HER name is Rita and she’s lovely, but unlike her namesake made famous by The Beatles back in 1967, this Rita was never a meter maid.

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Killian Donnelly as Jean Valjean. Photo Matt Crockett

Broadway and West End favourite Killian Donnelly comes to Edinburgh to star in Les Miserables

BROADWAY and West End star Killian Donnelly, is set to reprise his acclaimed performance of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables when the smash hit musical returns to the Capital next year.

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Superheroes relax

Pop up geeks celebrate with Inifity War parties

As the release date for Avengers: Infinity War nears, The Pop Up Geeks have been hard at work creating ‘the drinks of superheroes’.

Food and Drink

Original colour scheme of Antonine Wall revealed

Cutting-edge research carried out on remnants of the Antonine Wall have revealed that parts of the Roman Empire’s most northerly frontier were originally painted in bright reds and vibrant yellows.

Entertainment
Scottish cinema launches 7 hour Disney sleepover

Scottish cinema launches 7 hour Disney sleepover

Fans of Disney should keep the night of the 2 June free, as an all night film-fest promises the best of the classics

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Harry Lauder and Charlie Chaplin made a short film together in Hollywood in 1918. Picture: Roy Export Company Limited

Footage of Charlie Chaplin and Harry Lauder together to be screened at Scotland's oldest cinema

Rarely-seen footage of the celebrated Scottish entertainer Harry Lauder performing alongside Hollywood legend Charlie Chaplin is to be screened to the public at Scotland’s oldest purpose-built cinema next month.

Entertainment
Author Lesley Kelly on The Shore, which features in her books

Interview: Lesley Kelly, a fine author from Trinity

THERE’S a key scene in one of Lesley Kelly’s Health of Strangers crime novels, in which a Leith gallery owner escapes the attentions of some heavies by escaping through a secret trap door in the ceiling of his gallery in to the vacant flat above.

Entertainment

In pictures: the history of the Dean Village

The Dean Village is arguably one of the most photogenic areas of the city, with rows of mews houses, former mills and industrial buildings and leafy outlook

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Kaiser Chiefs are set to headline a gig in Dalkeith

Kaiser Chiefs promise to ‘play all the hits’ at Dalkeith gig

The Kaiser Chiefs are excited to be returning to Scotland to headline the first ever Sunday Sessions Scotland music festival, at Dalkeith Country Park.

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The Capital's Melville Monument honours a man widely blamed for delaying the abolition of slavery.

Edinburgh's links to the slave trade set to be laid bare

Edinburgh’s little-known links to the slave trade are set to be properly highlighted for the first time under a new drive to raise greater awareness of its past history among young people.

Entertainment

Tributes paid to ‘well-loved’ Dale Winton as TV star dies aged 62

Tributes have been paid to “well-loved” Dale Winton after his death aged 62.

Entertainment
The spot where the Battle of the Braes was fought on Skye in April 1882. PIC: www.geograph.co.uk

OTD 1882: Crofters and police clash at Battle of the Braes

A violent confrontation between police and crofters broke out during a planned mass eviction on the Isle of Skye 136 years ago today.

Entertainment
Dale Winton, who has died aged 62. Picture: Ian West/PA Wire

TV star Dale Winton dies aged 62

TV presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62, his agent has said.

Entertainment
Roseanne Reid. Picture: Solas Festival

Daughter of Proclaimers star wins prestigious songwriting award

The daughter of Proclaimers star Craig Reid has won a global songwriting honour - just months before she releases her debut album.

News
Murrayfield Racers celebrate winning the Capital Foods Scottish Cup for the fifth year in a row in 1991

John McLellan: Edinburgh needs a ‘Dome of its Own’

The seemingly inevitable demise of the Edinburgh Capitals professional hockey side and the rebirth of the legendary Murrayfield Racers begs a simple question; what will the Racers do that the Capitals didn’t to make it a going concern?

Opinion
Sheridan-Smith'actress and singer

Sheridan Smith is back and on song in concert tour

FUNNY Girl was the last musical to bring Sheridan Smith to The Playhouse.

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