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Quiz: Can you identify these Edinburgh streets?

You have probably walked these streets a hundred times - but can you name them under pressure?

Edinburgh
Comic Con 2018

Annual Comic Con set to prove a huge draw for superhero fans

STAR names, life-size props, and some of the best comic book artists in the world head to Edinburgh this weekend for the fifth Edinburgh Comic Con, which runs Saturday and Sunday at the EICC, on Morrison Street.

Entertainment

Video: Behind the scenes at Edinburgh Airport’s iconic tower

Up to 450 flights a day are guided by air traffic controllers at Scotland’s busiest airport.

Transport

Revealed: The cafes/delis shortlisted at the finals of the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards

The finalists for the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards have been revealed.

Edinburgh
A variation of Scotland's Royal Arms featuring two unicorns found in Edinburgh Castle.  Picture: TSPL

Why is the unicorn Scotland’s national animal?

AN American historian has uncovered the roots of how the Unicorn became Scotland’s national animal in the late 1300s.

Edinburgh

Edinburgh Dungeon Asylum VR event follows infamous killer’s dissection

Guests are given virtual reality headsets to immerse themselves in a heinous 19th Century Edinburgh crime.

News

Video: On the trail of Harry Potter in Edinburgh

Did you know, the names of at least three Harry Potter characters were inspired by souls laid to rest in an Edinburgh paranormal hotspot?

Entertainment

Video: The Best of Edinburgh according to Trip Advisor

We looked at the top bars, restaurants, hotels and things to do around Edinburgh, according to ratings app Trip Advisor.

Business
Four years on, we still love to complain about Edinburgh's trams

5 things locals love to hate about Edinburgh

There’s nothing more therapeutic than a good moan.

Edinburgh

Video: What is the proposed Edinburgh tourist tax?

Edinburgh would be the first place in the UK to introduce such a levy, but they are common in major European cities.

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Honeyblood's Stina Tweeddale and Cat Myers

Kevin Buckle: £500k for Scottish music may go to waste

In all the fuss over who did and didn’t get regular funding from Creative Scotland it went without comment that the SMIA (Scottish Music Industry Association) was given a cool half a million pounds.

News

In pictures: Incredible costumes at Sci Fi Con in Edinburgh

EDINBURGH is hosting Sci Fi Con this weekend, with fans turning up in weird and wonderful creations.

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What is it that makes Edinburgh such a great city to live in. Picture: JP

Quiz: Which Edinburgh neighbourhood should you live in?

With just eight questions we can determine exactly where you should be living to get the most out of the city.
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See Edinburgh flourish through time in photos taken then and now

The photographs of Edinburgh stretching back more than 100 years show how much the city has grown.

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Edinburgh's women played a crucial role in the city's brewing industry.

How women pioneered Edinburgh's brewing industry

Since the 1500s beer has been a part of Edinburgh's DNA. The role of Auld Reekie's women brewers, however, has been largely forgotten.

Edinburgh

Video: Scotch Whisky Experience begins sign language tours in Edinburgh

The Castlehill attraction has invested more than £50,000 into digital companions suitable for ASL and BSL signers.

News

Video: Edinburgh transforms under a blanket of snow with more on the way

With heavy snow causing disruption around Scotland, take just a moment to appreciate the beauty of the winter landscape.

News

Video: On the trail of Robert Burns in Edinburgh

Robert Burns first moved to Edinburgh in 1786 and his time in the capital did not pass without incident.

News

Video: Why is Edinburgh the best city in the world to live in?

The Scottish capital consistently earns top marks as both a holiday destination and a place to live.

Edinburgh
British athlete David Bedford in the 5000 metres during the British International Games at Meadowbank stadium in June 1971.

Bill Lothian: Why Meadowbank will always be much more than a ‘venue’

Driving past Meadowbank Sports Centre this week the message on a giant billboard rang out: “VENUE CLOSED”.

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