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‘Edinburgh is a blood-soaked place’: An alternative history of the Capital - Latest news - Scotsman.com

‘Edinburgh is a blood-soaked place’: An alternative history of the Capital - Latest news - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
IF YOU asked most people about the historic events to have graced the Scottish Parliament, cannibalism probably wouldn’t come up.
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Edinburgh has seduced the mind of many a writer with its mysteries, the romance, history, and the people.
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Lost Edinburgh: Zeppelin Air Raid of 1916

Lost Edinburgh: Zeppelin Air Raid of 1916 | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
ON 2 April 1916, citizens of Edinburgh and Leith were sent into a state of panic as news filtered through that Zeppelins had been sighted above the east coast of Scotland.
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Pop-up festival to take over vaults

Pop-up festival to take over vaults | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
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Former Lothian and Borders' detective launches debut novel

Former Lothian and Borders' detective launches debut novel | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Related content: The Favourite Scottish Novel is Revealed Beacons From Bards: Stories on Climate Change Blind novelist Gordon Anthony at McDonald Road Library Special screening of Skyfall to promote Glencoe Robert Burns – Address to Edinburgh
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TradFest

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Online exhibition tells the story of the Usher Hall

Online exhibition tells the story of the Usher Hall | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Our new online exhibition tells the story of Edinburgh’s landmark concert venue. In 1896, Andrew Usher, a member of the distilling and brewing family with a passion for music, gifted £100,000 to th...

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D'oh! Raw dough dumped by pizza restaurant bursts out recycling bin

D'oh! Raw dough dumped by pizza restaurant bursts out recycling bin | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Papa John's fined after unwanted pizza base mixture burst out of bin on Leith Walk in Edinburgh.
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Literary Tourism: A Book Lover’s Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland - BOOK RIOT

Literary Tourism: A Book Lover’s Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland - BOOK RIOT | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
For such a famously reserved city, Edinburgh has no qualms when it comes to boasting about its impact upon literature. And rightly so.
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Edinburgh’s Kate Atkinson wins Costa book prize

Edinburgh’s Kate Atkinson wins Costa book prize | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
EDINBURGH author Kate Atkinson has claimed one of Britain’s top literary awards - almost two decades after her debut novel shot her to fame.
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Good to see what looks like a SF book win a mainstream prize.

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Lost Edinburgh: John Menzies & Co

Lost Edinburgh: John Menzies & Co | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
THE STORY of how a small Edinburgh bookselling business survived, thrived and evolved to become a dominant force on airport runways around the globe.
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A Passage of Light & Shade – A story about the Royal Edinburgh Hospital

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Edinburgh Seven - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Edinburgh Seven

The Edinburgh Seven were the first group of women medical students at a university in the United Kingdom. They fought to study medicine at Edinburgh University, in Scotland, and to be allowed to graduate. In 1869 they were allowed to attend specially-arranged classes, but in 1873 they lost a legal challenge against the University after it had decided they could not be awarded degrees.

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Stevenson statue unveiled by Rankin

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Colinton Community Conservation Trust :: A walk with Robert Louis Stevenson

Colinton Community Conservation Trust :: A walk with Robert Louis Stevenson | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
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To be unveiled on 26th October by Ian Rankin

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Rare signed first edition Ian Rankin book for sale

Rare signed first edition Ian Rankin book for sale | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A RARE signed first edition of crime writer Ian Rankin’s first published novel is expected to make a killing at auction this week.
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App helps track scenes from books

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Lost Edinburgh: The Arthur’s Seat coffins

Lost Edinburgh: The Arthur’s Seat coffins | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
TWO CENTURIES ago, seventeen concealed miniature coffins were discovered in a cave on Arthur’s Seat. To this day their exact origin and purpose remain shrouded in mystery.
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Note to Scotsman: I think you mean 'hoard' not 'horde'

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Arts hub to put home of Scots literature on map

Arts hub to put home of Scots literature on map | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A LARGE swathe of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile would be closed to traffic and turned into an arts hub under plans to help revive the fortunes of the famous ­thoroughfare.
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Palimpsest: an Edinburgh Literary Cityscape | News |

Palimpsest: an Edinburgh Literary Cityscape | News | | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
The Department of English & Scottish Literature’s Professor James Loxley has been awarded an AHRC grant for his project Palimpsest: an Edinburgh Literary Cityscape.
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Five things you need to know today

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Whisky Galore! bottle sold for £1,300 at auction

Whisky Galore! bottle sold for £1,300 at auction | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A bottle of whisky salvaged from the shipwreck that inspired the book and film Whisky Galore! was sold for £1,300 at auction last night.
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Momentum grows behind Edinburgh school library fight | The Bookseller

Momentum grows behind Edinburgh school library fight | The Bookseller | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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12 of the first known photographs of things, ever - Fabulous Pictures

12 of the first known photographs of things, ever - Fabulous Pictures | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Fabulous Pictures provides the most amazing galleries! Watch funny cat pictures, stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches and more!
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A Passage of Light & Shade – A story about the Royal Edinburgh Hospital | allmediascotland…Your key to the media

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The literary Dalek of Edinburgh Central Library

The literary Dalek of Edinburgh Central Library | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
With Doctor Who's fiftieth anniversary almost upon us what better time to find out a bit more about Central Library's pet Dalek. The Dalek's many guises have been amusing and confusing visitors to ...
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First book prize for Edinburgh author

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