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Hospital threatens legal action against firm who cut off power 'risking lives' during surgery

Hospital threatens legal action against firm who cut off power 'risking lives' during surgery | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
NHS Lothian said they 'can no longer tolerate' the mistakes made by Consort, the private company which runs Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
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Call for pedestrian zone to revive city centre business - Transport - Scotsman.com

Call for pedestrian zone to revive city centre business - Transport - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
PEDESTRIANISING Princes Street would revive struggling retailers and bring shoppers back to the city centre, politicians said last night.
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Grants to repair iconic buildings

Grants to repair iconic buildings | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Historic Scotland are providing over £4M in repair grants to regenerate 16 iconic and diverse buildings...
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David Gilroy trial: Suzanne Pilley murderer caught on CCTV buying groceries with victim

David Gilroy trial: Suzanne Pilley murderer caught on CCTV buying groceries with victim | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
It was the first time that cameras had recorded the sentencing of a killer in a British court. But the cameraman was not permitted to film murderer David Gilroy himself (pictured).
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William Friedkin's Killer Joe to open EIFF | The List

William Friedkin's Killer Joe to open EIFF | The List | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) organizers have announced today that comic noir thriller Killer Joe will be the Opening Gala on Wed 20 Jun 2012 in Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre.
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Volunteer Arms pub made famous by movie Trainspotting is gutted by fire - The Daily Record

Volunteer Arms pub made famous by movie Trainspotting is gutted by fire - The Daily Record | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A PUB made famous by Trainspotting has been gutted in a blaze.
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Ian Hoskins - the origins of Edinburgh Monarchs

Ian Hoskins - the origins of Edinburgh Monarchs | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it

 The 2012 speedway season is underway and Edinburgh Monarchs are once again battling it out on the track.

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Cab driver helps deliver baby boy

Cab driver helps deliver baby boy | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A taxi driver tells how he helped a mother give birth after being called out on a routine fare in Edinburgh.
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Alex Salmond: Economist will rue 'Skintland' jibe at Scotland

Alex Salmond: Economist will rue 'Skintland' jibe at Scotland | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Magazine's map depicting 'Edinborrow' and 'Highinterestlands' is sneering, Bullingdon Club humour, says Scottish first minister...
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Regular ferry service could return to the Forth after 20 years

Regular ferry service could return to the Forth after 20 years | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Pentland Ferries are hoping to operate the route between Burntisland in Fife and Granton in Edinburgh.
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£50,000 award for Edinburgh art centre | Deadline News

£50,000 award for Edinburgh art centre | Deadline News | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
EDINBURGH Sculpture Workshop has been announced as the recipient of The Edward Marshall Trust Award 2012.
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Edinburgh City Council grant shamed cop taxi licence while suspended on full pay - The Daily Record

Edinburgh City Council grant shamed cop taxi licence while suspended on full pay - The Daily Record | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
POLICE chiefs have allowed a disgraced officer to become a TAXI DRIVER – while still on the public payroll.
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Free Music Tuition For Edinburgh

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Hundreds of primary schools across Edinburgh receive free weekly music lessons and voice coaching sessions, due to a £125,000 investment made by the Lib Dem led Edinburgh Council last year.
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Edinburgh Pirate Party - Stories while canvassing #1: trams and Bilfinger Berger

In his opinion the difficulties with the Edinburgh tram scheme were due to the council continually changing what they wanted.

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Suzanne Pilley murder: Televised sentencing could become regular fixture - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com

Suzanne Pilley murder: Televised sentencing could become regular fixture - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
THE prospect of TV cameras becoming a regular fixture at high-profile Scottish court cases has taken a major step forward with the televised sentencing of the murderer David Gilroy, legal experts have said.
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Alistair Harkness: Even if it’s not a world premiere, Killer Joe seems like a good choice for Edinburgh - Film - Scotsman.com

Alistair Harkness: Even if it’s not a world premiere, Killer Joe seems like a good choice for Edinburgh - Film - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The Scotsman’s film critic Alistair Harkness on the choice of Killer Joe for the Opening Gala at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival...
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Ulster have won the toss for the home dressing room at the Aviva on 28 April

Ulster have won the toss for the home dressing room at the Aviva on 28 April | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it

Ulster have won the toss for the home dressing room at the Aviva on 28 April when they play Edinburgh in the Heineken Cup semi-final

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Gilroy jailed for Pilley murder

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An Edinburgh man who murdered a colleague after she ended their affair is sentenced to life in prison.
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Holyrood to get new powers to raise taxes & borrow money as Scotland Bill wins approval from government - The Daily Record

Holyrood to get new powers to raise taxes & borrow money as Scotland Bill wins approval from government - The Daily Record | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
SNP ministers have consented to Westminster legislation to give greater powers to Holyrood, despite complaints that it is a "missed opportunity".
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Boxing: Josh Taylor qualifies for London 2012 Olympics - Sport - Scotsman.com

Josh Taylor was today celebrating a historic milestone in his boxing career after it was confirmed that he has qualified for 2012 Olympics in London.
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Twitter used to report murderer David Gilroy's sentencing at High Court

Twitter used to report murderer David Gilroy's sentencing at High Court | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Journalists able to use the social networking site to report the sentencing of the murderer of Suzanne Pilley next week.
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Analysis: Only way for Edinburgh to move forward is to embrace the trams - News - Scotsman.com

THE waiting is still not over for Edinburgh to get its tramway.
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Bus pram ban lifted after four-year campaign

Bus pram ban lifted after four-year campaign | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Lothian Buses will now allow non-collapsible buggies on all 55 of its routes, providing they do not obstruct walkways.
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Stephen Fry to Star in New Art Heist Film for ITV called Doors Open

Stephen Fry to Star in New Art Heist Film for ITV called Doors Open | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Stephen Fry and Dougie Henshall star in new ITV drama Doors Open ‘Not only a crime with no victims but one that appears never to have been...
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Girl charged with pushing button

Girl charged with pushing button | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
An 18-year old girl appears in court charged with culpably and recklessly pushing an escalator emergency stop button in Edinburgh.
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