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Two Edinburgh streets among the most polluted in Scotland

TWO Edinburgh streets have been found to be among the most polluted in Scotland, prompting calls for the council to accelerate plans for a Low Emission Zone for the capital.

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Works begins on huge expansion of Forth Douglas at Dalkeith Country Park

Works begins on huge expansion of Forth Douglas at Dalkeith Country Park

Work has officially started on the expansion of one of the region’s most-loved play destinations, Fort Douglas, at Dalkeith Country Park.

Edinburgh
Alan Cumming and Nicola Sturgeon at a flash mob meeting outside the Yes Campaign office in Finnieston , Glasgow in 2014. Picture: TSPL

Alan Cumming makes £64K profit on ‘Indyref flat’ he bought in Edinburgh

Scottish actor Alan Cumming has made a £64,000 profit on a flat in Polwarth he bought in the hope it would let him vote in the Scottish referendum.

Entertainment
Kirsty Maxwell with husband Adam Maxwell.

Kirsty Maxwell’s dad hires top criminologist in his fight for truth

THE father of Kirsty Maxwell, who tragically fell to her death from a Benidorm hotel balcony, says he hopes a top criminologist can solve her death riddle.

Edinburgh
Airbnb is ruining neighbourhoods claim angry residents

Airbnb is ruining neighbourhoods claim angry residents

When Nick Cumming moved into his flat in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket area 16 years ago, he was delighted to find himself in the midst of a close-knit community.

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Kezia Dugdale addressed a Scottish Women's Convention conference. Picture: John Devlin

Kezia Dugdale calls on Holyrood to tackle sexual harassment

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has called for a national government-led campaign to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Tracy Simpson.

Missing diabetic patient Tracy Simpson is found

POLICE in Edinburgh have confirmed that missing person Tracy Simpson has been found.

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In pictures: Edinburgh’s lost railway stations

It’s hard to imagine now but Edinburgh was once bound together by more than fifty railway stations in a way that would no longer be possible.

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The broadcasters original package is being renamed Sky Entertainment. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Sky TV upgrade: how to get 80 extra channels for free

Sky TV customers are being offered upgrades that will give them 80 more channels for free.

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A sign appeared along the walkway labelling the path 'Dogs***e Lane'. Picture: Google

Angry Leith residents show displeasure at dog fouling with rude sign

Disgruntled residents in Edinburgh have displayed their displeasure at the amount of dog fouling along the Water of Leith footpath by renaming the walkway.

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Overnight ice causes delays and accidents on Scotland’s roads

Treacherous conditions on some of Scotland’s major roads have led to several accidents and delays this morning.

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Edinburgh Castle  from every possible angle  is a magnet for tourists taking holiday snaps. Picture: Craig Stephen

Kevin Buckle: The missed opportunities Edinburgh will regret

Last week when discussing the refusal of advertising drums for Castle Terrace and St Andrew Square, I mentioned that I had read the Grassmarket drum had been approved. It was pointed out to me that was not the case so I decided to watch the Development Management sub-committee meeting held on January 10 to see what had happened.

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Debbie McKinnon says she tried every diet going before taking up swimming

Swimming slimmer takes to the pool to drop 7 stone

A FORMER nurse has swum her way to an incredible new waistline after losing more than a third of her body weight thanks to her hard work in the pool.

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Protest over closed St John's children's ward

Protest over continued closure of children’s ward

Parents and carers held a protest outside St John’s Hospital in Livingston yesterday over the continued closure of a children’s ward to in-patients who have to be seen out of hours.

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RENOWNED: Haggis firm Macsween was established in the 1950s as a butchers shop in the south of Edinburgh

Four sacked after Macsween’s haggis factory blunder

FOUR workers employed by a world famous haggis firm have been sacked just days before Burns Night following a blunder on the factory floor.

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Dugald Campbell with granddaughter Caris Wraight

Grandfather’s charity beard trim is a cut above the rest

IT BEGAN as an attempt to confound a Beatles song about one of the most recognisable signs of aging.

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The SNP denied claims for opposition MSPs that it had mocked respected journalist David Torrance in a party political boradcast. Picture:  TSPL

SNP rejects claims of ‘Trump-like’ mocking of David Torrance

The SNP has been accused of “Trumpian tactics” amid claims it has lampooned Nicola Sturgeon’s biographer and journalist David Torrance in a party political broadcast.

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William McKay was jailed at Edinburgh Sherfiff Court

Man who filmed schoolgirl undressing and beat up former parter jailed

A PERVERT who was caught filming a young schoolgirl as she showered in her bathroom has been jailed.

Edinburgh

Scotland’s weather: Drivers told to stay off the roads

Police and ministers told motorists to stay off the roads across a swathe of central and southern Scotland today after a new amber warning for heavy snow was issued.

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Police are investigating after the teenager was found distressed on Milton Road.

Teenage girl found distressed in Capital

Police are investigating after a teenage girl was found distressed at a bus stop in the early hours of this morning.

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