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IT worker writes novel on daily London commute

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An IT worker has found a novel way to kill time on his mammoth commute – writing successful crime fiction.
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Paolozzi underground mosaics on move to Edinburgh - BBC News

Paolozzi underground mosaics on move to Edinburgh - BBC News | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Mosaics designed for a London Underground station by Edinburgh sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi are to be reassembled in the artist's home city.
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Hooray! We have loved seeing these in London but it will be great to have them here in Edinburgh. 

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Edinburgh Fringe hit by £220k fraud | Carousel, News | The Stage

Edinburgh Fringe hit by £220k fraud | Carousel, News | The Stage | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
An internal fraud totalling more than £220,000 has been discovered by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. The fraud was carried out by an employee, who
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Edinburgh agency Story eyes new ‘chapter’ after shift in location

Edinburgh agency Story eyes new ‘chapter’ after shift in location | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
COMMUNICATIONS and advertising agency Story and its newly acquired digital arm The Weather are relocating from Leith to larger city-centre premises in Edinburgh.
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Granton Square public toilets to close this month

Granton Square public toilets to close this month | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The Public toilets at Granton Square will close at the end of this months as part of the Council’s cost-cutting exercise. 
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This and other public conveniences will close later this summer in a cost cutting exercise agreed during the council's budget proposals for next year.

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Airport charges passenger for return of lost laptop

Airport charges passenger for return of lost laptop | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A passenger who forgot his computer on a flight ­arriving at Edinburgh Airport has reacted with disbelief after he was charged £20 to collect it from lost property – less than four hours later.
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Panda Tian Tian conceives, but Edinburgh Zoo wary

Giant panda Tian Tian has conceived for a third time – but Edinburgh Zoo officials have described the conception as “very early days”, warning that people should “not get too excited”.
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The panda has been pregnant before but no cubs were produced.

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Winchburgh tunnel disruption for Edinburgh-Glasgow commuters - BBC News

Winchburgh tunnel disruption for Edinburgh-Glasgow commuters - BBC News | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Rail passengers in central Scotland are being urged to plan in advance for the closure of the main Edinburgh to Glasgow via Falkirk High line.
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Roadworks hell for Haymarket and Gogar traffic

Roadworks hell for Haymarket and Gogar traffic | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Thousands of commuters face months of traffic chaos on the main west route in and out of the city centre.
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The question has to be asked Why was this not done as part of the Edinburgh Tram works?

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Police appeal for help finding stolen Range Rover

This grey Range Rover Evoque, registration X77 LAD, pictured, was stolen during a housebreaking overnight on the 18th May.
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Dead body found on Silverknowes beach

Dead body found on Silverknowes beach | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The body of a woman was found on Silverknowes beach early this morning.
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Work begins on new west Edinburgh train station

Work begins on new west Edinburgh train station | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Work has begun on a new train station in the west of the city that is set to become the public transport lynchpin for huge housing developments proposed in the area.
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Tickets | Hidden Door | Hidden Door - Edinburgh's Independent Festival

Tickets | Hidden Door | Hidden Door - Edinburgh's Independent Festival | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
RT @hiddendoorarts: Our festival tickets page may be worth a little look today! http://t.co/sfE0n9EtAb #HiddenDoor #Edinburgh #EarlyBirds
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Change of venue from last year. Now in King's Stables Road..... 

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Chief Executive job with CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL | 6052711

Chief Executive  job with CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL | 6052711 | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Our Chief Executive is retiring which presents a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to continue to help shape the successful future of Scot
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Here is the job advert for those of you who feel they can follow in Sue Bruce's footsteps

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England rugby ads ‘blunder’ on Princes Street

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SPONSORS of the England rugby team have been forced into an embarrassing climbdown after glossy giant billboard posters promoting England’s Rugby World Cup campaign were accidentally placed all along Edinburgh’s Princes Street.
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Yes folks you couldn't make it up! 

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Wheelchair man ‘critical’ after harbour fall into sea

A DISABLED man who fell off a quayside and into the sea in his wheelchair was in critical condition in hospital last night.
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Five day football match raises over £74,000 and is new World Record

Five day football match raises over £74,000 and is new World Record | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Many tears were shed last night as the five-day football match which saw 1,411 goals, a new word record set and raised over £74,000 in  honour of Craig Gowans came to an end.
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Great effort by all the footballers involved over the last five days. Bet they all slept well last night! 

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Britannia cruise ship sails into Forth

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The P&0 ship Britannia, launched earlier this year after being constructed at a cost of £473 million, arrived yesterday as part of a day trip to Newhaven on it’s maiden British Isles Cruise.
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Did you get a photo of the Britannia yesterday? 

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Digital Sentinel | ‘Our Place in Time’ Exhibition Launched

Digital Sentinel | ‘Our Place in Time’ Exhibition Launched | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The 'Our Place in Time' exhibition at the Healthy Living Centre launched today as part of the Wester Hailes Community Connections festival. The exhibition uses
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Some great photos here!

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Trams boss Tom Norris leaves to join rail firm Abellio

Trams boss Tom Norris leaves to join rail firm Abellio | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The boss of Edinburgh Trams is leaving his post after two-and-a-half years, the Evening News can reveal.
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Boys, 10, in near miss with speeding train

Boys, 10, in near miss with speeding train | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
TWO boys have narrowly missed being hit by a train at Wester Hailes in Edinburgh, British Transport Police (BTP) revealed today.
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Some trains travel through this station at high speeds.

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Two schoolgirls who disappeared in Edinburgh are found safe and well

Two schoolgirls who disappeared in Edinburgh are found safe and well | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Elise Thomson, 13, and Kia Howett, 14, were seen separately on Monday and police believed they were in each other’s company.
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Three arrested following housebreakings

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Three men have been arrested and charged with various housebreaking offences in Edinburgh as part of Operation RAC.
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The relaunch of the anti-housebreaking initiative has resulted in many arrests in the last six weeks.

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Johnston Press hails digital growth as profits rise

Johnston Press hails digital growth as profits rise | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Media group Johnston Press, publisher of The Scotsman, today hailed strong growth in its digital revenues as it posted its second consecutive rise in annual operating profits.
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No dividend payments yet for shareholders but 2.8% rise in operating profits reported

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