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Kaiser Chiefs to headline Dalkeith music festival

POPULAR noughties indie outfit Kaiser Chiefs have been announced as the headlining act at a summer music festival being held at Dalkeith Country Park.

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Toni McNelis. Picture: Police handout

Missing mum and baby daughter found safe and well

A missing Edinburgh mother and her five-month-old daughter have been found safe and well.

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A police handout image of Toni McNelis. Picture: Handout

Growing concern over missing Edinburgh mum and daughter

Edinburgh cops have launched a public appeal for a missing mother and daughter.

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Archeologist Scott McCreadie, Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Industrial history unearthed at Portobello archaeological dig

An excavation open day will reveal remnants of Portobello’s industrial past after archaeologists dug up 19th and 20th century artefacts.

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North Bridge, Edinburgh

Bus ban on North Bridge unless £22m repairs carried out

BUSES and heavy lorries will have to be banned from Edinburgh's historic North Bridge unless millions of pounds of vital repairs are carried out, councillors have been warned.

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RBS profit milestone overshadowed by potential massive US fine

Royal Bank of Scotland is braced for potential renewed losses in 2018 due to an impending mammoth settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) despite the bank reporting its first annual pre-tax profit in a decade.

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Nine arrested during latest round of West Lothian drug raids

POLICE have arrested and charged nine people as part of a crackdown on drug crime in West Lothian.

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12 of the most dog-friendly places in Edinburgh

Our dogs are our best friends, so why leave them at home in a pooch-friendly city like Edinburgh?

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Graffiti along Portobello Prom near the cat and dog home at Seafield

Letters: Council not living up to graffiti promises

One reader feels the council aren’t doing enough to tackle graffiti. Do you agree?

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Work is to begin on 75 new homes

Work begins on 75 affordable homes in Craigmillar

Work has begun on 75 much needed new affordable homes at Greendykes in Craigmillar.

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In Pictures: Remembering Edinburgh’s lost sweet shops

The sweet shop was one of the great cultural phenomena of the 20th century.

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Award-winning restaurant to introduce £50 charge for no-show diners

It is one of Scotland’s most prestigious restaurants which has been garlanded with awards since opening at the turn of the decade.

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In Pictures: The 6 eateries nominated so far for ‘Best Newcomer’ at the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards

These are the 6 restaurants that have been nominated for the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards 2018 so far.

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Vandals wreck cars in Polwarth crime spree

Residents have slammed heartless vandals who went on a car wrecking spree in a quiet Polwarth street.

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British Transport Police have removed the trespasser

Naked man brings trains to a halt at Edinburgh Waverley

Services between Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket face delays this morning due to streaker trespassing on the rail according to reports.

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Scotland last took on England at Murrayfield in 2016. ''Picture Ian Rutherford

Touts selling Scotland v England 6 Nations tickets for £334

Tickets for the crucial Scotland v England match at Murrayfield this weekend are being touted for more than 3 times their value with the ‘cheapest’ ticket on touting sites currently sitting at £185.

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Edinburgh City Chambers on the Royal Mile

Edinburgh residents face 3% council tax rise as budget agreed

CAPITAL residents face a 3% rise in council tax, an annual £25 charge for garden waste collections, increased parking charges and a series of spending cuts after councillors approved the SNP-Labour coalition’s budget for next year, which also boosts investment in school buildings, social care and tackling homelessness.

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The incident took place on Morningside Road.

Pedestrian struck by car in Morningside

Emergency services are on the scene after a pedestrian was involved in a collision with a car on Morningside Road.

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Police launch investigation after man dies sleeping on streets

A B&B owner has described the desperate moments passers-by made heroic, last gasp attempts to save the life of a man sleeping rough on the Capital’s streets in sub-zero temperatures.

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Oxgangs Primary School has previously been in the news when an outdoor wall facade gave way, Picture: Ian Georgeson

Urgent safety review after Edinburgh school’s ceiling collapses

A MAJOR safety review has been ordered at all 17 PFI-built city primary schools after a roof tile collapsed at scandal-hit Oxgangs Primary where an outdoor wall facade previously gave way.

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