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23 hrs ago | Fife Now

Tributes paid to folk legend Jean

Jean Redpath, born in Edinburgh but raised in Leven, passed away in a hospice in Arizona last Thursday after losing her battle against cancer.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Northern Echo

A majestic day out

UP HIGH: Edinburgh Castle, seen here from Princes Street Gardens, dominates the city from its position high on a volcanic mound You don't have to go far to explore one of Europe's most fascinating cities.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Evening Times

Our 30 things to do before 30 girl Cat goes to Edinburgh to sample the Fringe

Number 19 on my list, a visit to the capital. It's Fringe time. I have never been and I felt this was an experience I had to include this year.

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The Daily Record

Artist uses 10,000 Lego bricks to build 8ft high replica of the Forth Road Bridge

AN Edinburgh based artist has recreated a scale model of a section of the Forth Road Bridge - built entirely from Lego.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

A Good Beer Blog

So That's Us Back From Scotland. Did I Learn Anything?

The Golfer's Rest in North Berwick, East Lothian. When we sat down on the bay window sofa cushions, I said to the kids "now, this is a pub" by which I meant a space that had the feel of a shared public rec room combined with a well managed courteous corner store.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

'There's one reading that says we don't yet have the political or...

PROFESSOR Malcolm Macleod thought he'd left politics far behind when he switched to a full-time medical career 15 years ago.

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York Press

Small talk and big ideas

Brewer Stu Small, who has moved north to York from London. His beers are already available in his new home city HE may be small by name, but his ideas are anything but.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sunday Herald

We walk back to the car in silence. Can you be smugly silent? J can

Friday evening. Edinburgh. We have tickets for a show. A show that started four minutes ago.

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BBC News

New platforms for Waverley Station

NetworkRail is to invest A 25m in the project, which will also see other platforms lengthened to accommodate longer trains Two new platforms are to be built at Waverley Station in Edinburgh using the space left by the removal of its taxi ranks.

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BBC News

Police trace missing sex offender

Mark King, 42, was required by law to check in with officers but had not been seen since 14 July.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sunday Herald

Hotel prices during festival at 'limits of tolerable'

TOURISTS and artists are being hit with hotel rates set at the "limits of tolerable" in Edinburgh during the festivals period, it has been warned.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

From Russia with cash, the tourist economy is booming

AN influx of Russian tourists has helped Scotland become a booming hotspot for visitor spending, with tills ringing up far faster growth than in London.

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Scotsman.com

Surgeon botched cancer sufferer back operation

SURGEONS were forced to apologise to a recovering cancer patient who was left in "unnecessary pain and discomfort" after a botched operation on her back.

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BBC News

Borders railway opening date set

First Minister Alex Salmond has announced that trains will start to run on the Borders to Edinburgh railway from 6 September 2015.

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Newsday

Consent for power station granted

About 400 jobs will be created during construction of a replacement for the existing power station, where some generators are 40 years old.

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BBC News

Forth crossing savings boost A9 work

Anticipated savings from the project to build the new bridge over the Firth of Forth will be used to bring forward part of the A9 upgrade by six months.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Record

Almost A 100m of public money used to treat patients outside NHS...

FIGURES released to the Daily Record show that since the First Minister's pledge, NHS spending on private care has soared - leading to huge profits for care firms such as Bupa.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sunday Herald

Lily Allen to headline Edinburgh's Hogmanay Concert

Organisers Unique Events announced that the headline show will cap the comeback year for the singer and will be the final show of her 2014 world tour.

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Black Country Bugle

Did you see the Queen in 1977?

WE ask you to cast your minds back 37 years, to the summer of 1977 and the national celebrations that marked the Queen's silver jubilee.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Marlborough Express

Our girls take castle by storm

HIGHLAND FIVE: Marlborough dancers, from left, Rebecca Healy, Georgia Marshall, Kelsey Smith, Morgan Vile and Grace Owen at Edinburgh Castle where they are taking part in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Scotland.

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