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Usher Hall faces renewed criticism over noise intrusion from outdoor gig - News and features - Scotsman.com

Usher Hall faces renewed criticism over noise intrusion from outdoor gig - News and features - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
EDINBURGH’s flagship concert hall is under renewed criticism after concert-goers at an Edinburgh International Festival show complained of noise intrusion from an outdoor gig at Festival Square.
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Edinburgh festivals: Better venues are needed to boost capital’s events - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh festivals: Better venues are needed to boost capital’s events - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A STRING of new “world-class” cultural buildings are needed to take Edinburgh’s festivals to new heights and help fend off competition from rival events at home and abroad, according to the head of the national arts agency.
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Man pleads guilty to flat fire

Man pleads guilty to flat fire | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A man pleads guilty to starting a fire which sparked the rescue of 15 people from a block of flats in Edinburgh last year.
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Edinburgh International Book festival: day one bulletin - The Guardian (blog)

Edinburgh International Book festival: day one bulletin - The Guardian (blog) | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Edinburgh International Book festival: day one bulletinThe Guardian (blog)Other big names appearing today are perennial Edinburgh favourite and native of the city Alexander McCall Smith and veteran actor Simon Callow, who'll be...
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Princes Street to reopen in bid to ease traffic chaos - Edinburgh Evening News - Scotsman.com

Princes Street to reopen in bid to ease traffic chaos - Edinburgh Evening News - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A KEY stretch of the city centre is set to be reopened to traffic in a bid to ease the burden on the packed streets of the New Town.
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Inverleith set for Foodie Festival

Inverleith set for Foodie Festival | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Inverleith Park’s the place to be this weekend for food fans. The local park is the venue for Edinburgh’s Foodies Festival, a chance to meet top chefs and experience the most exciting m...
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Edinburgh Festival 2011: Comedy choice - Telegraph

Edinburgh Festival 2011: Comedy choice - Telegraph | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Mark Monahan chooses the best of comedy at the Edinburgh Festival.
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Chiefs float night-shift plan for Leith reparation works - Edinburgh Evening News - Scotsman.com

Chiefs float night-shift plan for Leith reparation works - Edinburgh Evening News - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
TRANSPORT chiefs are considering carrying out the planned Leith Walk reinstatement works at night to prevent a repeat of the disruption which plagued the area for two years.
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Scotland's greatest Olympian Sir Chris Hoy to be given Freedom of Edinburgh

Scotland's greatest Olympian Sir Chris Hoy to be given Freedom of Edinburgh | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The move comes after the cyclist won his fifth gold medal on Thursday.
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Picasso & Modern British Art Exhibition Comes To Edinburgh | EdinburghGuide.com

Picasso & Modern British Art Exhibition Comes To Edinburgh | EdinburghGuide.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it

Pablo Picasso was a colossus bestriding the 20th century art world, but British collectors were slow to recognise his importance. The Tate didn't purchase a Cubist Picasso until 1949, decades after the artist's pioneering work in cubism.

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Rugby: Saturday night opener for Edinburgh - Top Rugby Stories - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh Rugby will carry on where they left off in the Rabo Direct Pro 12 league next season with a home fixture on Saturday, September 1.
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Review: Jools Holland, Playhouse Theatre - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com

Review: Jools Holland, Playhouse Theatre - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The grand finale of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival was always going to be a big deal.
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Scandal-hit council repairs team boss admits: ‘We lost the plot’ - Edinburgh Evening News - Scotsman.com

Scandal-hit council repairs team boss admits: ‘We lost the plot’ - Edinburgh Evening News - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
THE former boss of the council’s controversial property conservation department has lifted the lid on what went on within the section and admitted: “We made mistakes and we lost the plot.”...
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Susan Calman – Edinburgh festival review

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Brian Logan: Susan's Calman's experiences in the run-up to her civil partnership provide a peg for her patchy but effective set...
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Uplifting revamp for Waverley

Commuters are able to access Edinburgh's Waverley Station without using steps from Princes Street for the first time in the busy rail hub's history.
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Edinburgh calls for Chris Hoy cycle network - road.cc

Edinburgh calls for Chris Hoy cycle network - road.cc | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Edinburgh Evening NewsEdinburgh calls for Chris Hoy cycle networkroad.ccCyclists and campaigners in Edinburgh have called for a Chris Hoy cycle network to be set up in honour of the homegrown Olympic hero.
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How the Edinburgh writers' conference changed the world of literature - The Guardian

How the Edinburgh writers' conference changed the world of literature - The Guardian | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The GuardianHow the Edinburgh writers' conference changed the world of literatureThe GuardianThe Edinburgh writers' conference has been slightly superseded in the cultural imagination.
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Five assaults a day on health workers across Lothians - Health - Scotsman.com

Five assaults a day on health workers across Lothians - Health - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
MORE than five assaults a day are being launched on health workers in the Lothians by the patients they are trying to care for, shocking new figures have revealed.
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Murderer David Gilroy appeals conviction for killing Suzanne Pilley

Murderer David Gilroy appeals conviction for killing Suzanne Pilley | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The 49-year-old was jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 18 years for murder.
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Edinburgh Festival 2012: the best of the festival - Telegraph

Edinburgh Festival 2012: the best of the festival - Telegraph | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Our culture critics make their Edinburgh Festival 2012 picks, from Mantel to Hasselhoff.
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Stolen school pupil files found

Stolen school pupil files found | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Dozens of school pupil files that were stolen from an Edinburgh City Council worker's home have been recovered.
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Hundreds evacuated after gas leak

Hundreds evacuated after gas leak | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Hundreds of people are evacuated from Musselburgh after a gas mains is broken during road works.
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Edinburgh art festival - in pictures from The Guardian

Edinburgh art festival - in pictures from The Guardian | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
From Mickey and Minnie tapestries to movie screenings for monkeys, Edinburgh art festival has the lot.
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Edinburgh sex attack suspect flies back to India - Top stories - Scotsman.com

AN INDIAN student who police in Scotland want to trace in connection with a brutal sex attack on a woman, has fled back to his homeland.
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London 2012 Olympics: Freya Murray replaces Paula Radcliffe in marathon - Athletics - Scotsman.com

London 2012 Olympics: Freya Murray replaces Paula Radcliffe in marathon - Athletics - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
EDINBURGH’S Freya Murray was today cleared to take the Olympic marathon place given up by injured Paula Radcliffe.
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