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Readers react to news Frasers could be turned into a hotel

READERS have reacted to news that one of the Capital’s most iconic shops could be transformed into a hotel

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The girls' school was established in Edinburgh's Drumsheugh Gardens.

Girls’ school lesbian sex row ‘rocked Edinburgh’

The school was among the most highly regarded establishments for young ladies, a sanctuary where good manners, poise and elegance were taught alongside the educational essentials required for an aristocratic teenage girl in the 19th century.

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West End businesses are paying for a deep clean of the streets.

Fed-up businesses launch ‘deep clean’ of Edinburgh streets

BUSINESSES in the West End have launched a “deep clean” of the area after complaints about the grimy state of the streets.

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Eva Longoria Baston will attend the Global Gift Gala in Edinburgh on May 21. Picture: MICHAEL BUHOLZER/AFP/Getty Images

Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria to attend city bash

She’s known as one of Hollywood’s most beautiful women and later this year will walk down the red carpet into the Capital’s most iconic hotel for a star-studded charity event.

Dean Parish Church, Graveyard, cemetery. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Dean Parish Church to close

the graveyard next door is where many of Edinburgh’s great and good queued up to be buried in Victorian times.

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Bristo Baptist Church, Queensferry Road, Edinburgh.  Pic: 

 Neil Hanna

Queensferry Road church wins battle to install illuminated cross

A CHURCH has won a battle to install an illuminated cross after council planners ruled it would ruin the view of the area.

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The best Tweets about Leo’s visit to Edinburgh

The best Tweets about Leo’s visit to Edinburgh

A selection of the best Tweets following Leonardo Dicaprio’s arrival in the Capital.

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The Kyloe Restaurant and Grill roast dinner has been named Scotland's best

Kyloe Restaurant’s roast dinner named best in Scotland

The roast dinner served at a restaurant in Edinburgh has been named best in Scotland.

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Social bite supports homeless people in Edinburgh. Picture; Jeff Holmes.

Michelin-star chef to cook for Social Bite

A MICHELIN-starred chef is lending his cooking skills to a new restaurant set up to support the homeless.

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Margaret Paterson. Picture: Julie Bull

‘Madam Moneybags’ wants police to hand back designer shoes and bags

A BROTHEL-keeper facing a £1 million confiscation order has told a court she wants to know what happened to her collection of designer shoes and handbags.

Angus Dacker.

Hedge fund manager punched colleague ‘who mocked ginger hair’

A HEDGE fund manager punched a colleague in the face during a work night out – after he was mocked for having ginger hair.


Video: Edinburgh taxi driver attacks cyclist

A cabbie who attacked a cyclist has been fined after footage of the road rage incident was caught on the victim’s helmet-cam.

Bimal Giri, managing director of The Khukuri Nepalese restaurant on West Maitland Street. Picture: Greg Macvean

Khukuri Nepalese restaurant secures Edinburgh heritage cash

A NEPALESE restaurant in the West End is about to become the 50th business in the Capital to have its historic shopfront restored as part of a project to boost trade by recapturing the prestige of the past.

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Leith police station's coutner was frequently closed

Police counters shut 560 times in six months

POLICE counters in the Capital were closed on hundreds of occasions when they should have been open to the public, new figures have revealed.

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