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Where can I see Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Edinburgh?

THE Capital’s cinemas will open late into the night as they welcome fans to the first public screenings of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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US actress Meghan Markle visits Nottingham for her first official public engagement (Photo by Jeremy Selwyn - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Edinburgh firm to auction Meghan Markle’s bag for charity

A COMPANY which rose to fame after Meghan Markle carried one of its bags will auction off the last remaining item in the range for charity.

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Picardy Place roundabout. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Picardy Place project is no longer the right plan

Living Streets Edinburgh is correct, we need to think carefully about what’s being proposed for Picardy Place, writes Labour Councillor Prof. Scott Arthur.

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If you can match this, then get in touch. Picture: Contributed

Search continues for most festive house

Entries are flooding in for the Royal Mail Stop, Look, Glisten campaign to find Britain’s most festive house.

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Edinburgh's Christmas market. Picture: TSPL

Edinburgh’s Christmas market named best in UK

Edinburgh’s Christmas market has been named as the best in the UK to visit for a festive break.

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The attack took place near the New Kirkgate Shopping Centre at the bottom of Leith Walk. Picture: TSPL

Man subjected to violent assault near Leith’s Kirkgate

A MAN walking towards the Kirkgate in Leith was subjected to a ‘violent and vicious’ assault by two unknown men.

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The tram inquiry has been told that the trams project bill will exceed one billion pounds. Picture: TSPL

Revealed: Final cost of Edinburgh trams scheme will be £1 BILLION

THE final true cost of the tram project will be over £1 billion, the inquiry into the troubled project has been told.

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Odds are on for a white Christmas in Edinburgh, accoridng to one expert at Oddschecker. Picture: TSPL

White Christmas predicted for Edinburgh

THERE are few sights more beautiful than the length and breadth of the Edinburgh Castle bedecked in a bed of white snow.

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A woman has been charged in connection with pickpocketing offences in Edinburgh city centre. Picture: TSPL

Woman charged for pickpocketing at Christmas market

A WOMAN has been charged in connection with three pickpocketing incidents in central Edinburgh, including one incident at the Christmas market.

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Picture: Neil Hanna

Edinburgh tram inquiry: Chief denies figures were manipulated

A FORMER finance director of council tram firm TIE has denied figures were massaged in a bid to keep the project costs within budget.

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Dani Dinwoodie with pupils Dougie Barton 11 and Luca Dinwoodie 11. Picture: Ian Georgeson

School merger branded ‘nightmare before Christmas’

A PROPOSED merger of two Edinburgh high schools has been branded the “nightmare before Christmas” as parents and pupils lobbied council chiefs to rethink the plans.

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The incident occurred in 2013 outside South Morningside Primary School. Picture: TSPL

Mum’s £45k pay out after being hit in head by school sign

A MOTHER has won more than £45,000 in damages after she was hit on the head by a playground sign which blew off a wall in high winds.

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The tribute will be held at Easter Road

Tribute to lifelong Hibs fan during Rangers match tonight

FOOTBALL fans are set for a touching tribute to one of their own tonight after he lost a brave battle with cancer.

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Old Dalkeith Road at Sheriffhall roundabout. Picture: Google Maps

Woman knocked down in Dalkeith road accident dies in hospital

A WOMAN who was seriously injured in a road accident yesterday morning has died in hospital, police have confirmed.

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Picture: Jon Savage

Rising burial costs make Capital ‘most expensive place to die’

ROCKETING burial costs have made the Capital Scotland’s most expensive place to die, with bereaved families having to shell out more than £2000 to say goodbye to their loved ones.

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Dr Bill Sanderson is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Life and Earth Science, at Heriot-Watt University

New Seabird Centre trustees fit the bill

Conservation and education charity The Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick has appointed two new trustees.

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Liam Rodgers died in unexplained circumstances. Pictures: Contributed

Lantern tribute planned for boy found dead in Edinburgh flat

Their hearts still broken, hundreds of friends are expected to gather tonight to light up the sky above the Capital in honour of a tragic teenage schoolboy found dead just days before.

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Ruth Davidson hints at switch from Holyrood to Westminster

Ruth Davidson has hinted that she could make the switch from Holyrood to Westminster and run as an MP.

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Police are investigating after a man fell from a window

Man seriously hurt after falling 40ft out a window

A MAN suffered serious injuries after plunging 40ft from a window at a block of flats in Midlothian.

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The Christmas presents were left outside St Mary's Cathedral

Sacks of Christmas presents abandoned at Edinburgh churchyard

IT could be the nightmare before Christmas - losing four bin bags full of gifts and no way of finding them again.

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