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Edinburgh a city of top tippers for Uber drivers finds study

Edinburgh has been named as one of the top cities in the UK for tipping Uber drivers.

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A thieft who stole a tip jar at Hanams has been jailed. Picture; Google Maps

Thief who stole tip jar from Edinburgh restaurant jailed

A SNEAK thief who stole a tip jar from an Edinburgh restaurant has been jailed.

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Councillors call for Barnton junction overhaul to ease ‘congestion crisis’

Demands have been made for an action plan to bring a “congestion crisis” at a notorious city interchange to a halt.

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The Howard hotel on Great King Street. Picture: Greg Macvean

The Howard and Channings Hotel to be converted into luxury apartments

Plans have been unveiled to transform two of Edinburgh’s best-known boutique hotels into luxury apartments.

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Danish design store Flying Tiger is set to open in Edinburgh

Danish design store Flying Tiger to open second store in Edinburgh

Flying Tiger Copenhagen is set to open its second store in the Capital next month.

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The incident happened at the junction of Westfield Road and Stevenson Road

Police appeal after man hit by bus in Gorgie

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following after a man was hit by a bus in Gorgie.

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The new village was to be constructed near Currie. Picture: Google Street View

Plan to build new village near Currie blocked by councillors

Plans to create a new village near Currie have been blocked by councillors after developers were accused of “treating the local community with contempt”.

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Concerns have been raised about the route around Boroughmuir High School.

Resident blasts ‘unsafe’ route to new Boroughmuir High

Councillors have ‘put aside’ concerns raised by a local resident and backed proposals to stop motorists parking along a route to a new high school.

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A bronze statue has been recovered after it went missing in 2017.

Bronze swan stolen from Edinburgh Quay found 200m away

One of three bronze swans stolen from Edinburgh Quay in June has been recovered.

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Joanna Lumley. Picture: Ian West/PA Wire

Ab Fab actress Joanna Lumley to appear at Edinburgh TV festival

Absolutely Fabulous actress Joanna Lumley will appear at this year’s Edinburgh International Television Festival, it has been confirmed.

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A Fair Isle wearing cartoon dog has been enlisted to help support the campaign to transform the Old Royal High building into a national music school.

Watch: Cartoon dog enlisted to support Old Royal High School music plan

A CARTOON dog wearing a Fair Isle jumper and 13-year-old pianist have been enlisted to help transform one of Edinburgh’s most iconic buildings into a national music school.

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Edinburgh social media users react to Avengers: Infinity War

Fans have shared their opinions on the latest addition to the Marvel Universe following the release of Avengers: Infinity War.

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An artist's illustration of the  Edinburgh Academical Club sports ground redevelopment in  Stockbridge

Accies development must raise £2.5m in six weeks

CAMPAIGNERS today claimed the controversial Accies development was in trouble after the foundation behind the project launched an appeal to raise £2.5 million in the next six weeks.

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Fan review: Avengers Infinity War will live long in the memory

It was always going to be one of the biggest blockbusters of 2018. The hype around Infinity War began before a single shot had been captured on screen with a buzz in the media and from fans that is seldom seen.

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Matthew and Hayley are raising funds for research

Pets cause boosts Edinburgh couple’s cancer charity drive

AN EDINBURGH couple have pledged to raise awareness of brain tumours and funds for research after their lives were turned upside down by the disease.

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An artist's illustration of the  Edinburgh Academical Club sports ground redevelopment in  Stockbridge

Accies development must raise £2.5m in six weeks

CAMPAIGNERS today claimed the controversial Accies development was in trouble after the foundation behind the project launched an appeal to raise £2.5 million in the next six weeks.

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Pet ower Anne Ferguson was left 'distraught' after someone broke into her flat on Montgomery Street on Friday afternoon and stole some of her flock of 34 budgies. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Birds stolen from ‘distraught’ Edinburgh pet owner

A DISTRAUGHT pet owner, who was left “traumatised” after almost a dozen of her birds were stolen in a terrifying theft, has issued a heartfelt appeal for their safe return.

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David Duke, the founder and CEO of Street Scoccer. Picture: Greg Macvean

Residents give backing to Prestonfield homeless project

Residents have had their say on proposals to build a £5m football-themed homeless development in the Capital.

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Alison Corran with two-year-old daughter Stella. Alison is an advocate of medicinal cannabis use. Picture: Greg Macvean

Edinburgh mum in plea for cannabis treatment

AN Edinburgh mum has called for “full spectrum” cannabis oil to be legalised in the UK – so tests into its effectiveness as an alternative cancer treatment can be carried out.

Health
The reconfigured junction at Meadowbank Terrace has left some locals bemused at its purpose,'but it is to be home to a new sculpture to celebrate the area's cycling heritage

Meadowbank set to get £22,000 cycling sculpture

CYCLING is an indelible part of the history of Meadowbank thanks to multiple gold medal winner Sir Chris Hoy who started his career there.

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