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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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Susan Boyle to sing for the Pope

World famous Scottish singer Susan Boyle has described the opportunity to sing for Pope Benedict XVI as “her greatest dream come true.” Speaking in a television interview recorded by the Scottish Catholic More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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Pope’s visit to Scotland

The Leader of the Catholic Church in Scotland, Cardinal Keith Patrick O'Brien, is today launching the St Ninian's Day Parade - a 'grand Scottish spectacle' to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to this country next month, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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JK Rowling – philanthropist extraordinaire

The Edinburgh author JK Rowling has donated £10million to Edinburgh University to establish a research centre in the name of her late mother Anne. The University announces the news here. The author resigned as More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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The Broughton Spurtle – Issue 186 on the way!

The next issue of the Broughton Spurtle will hit the streets tomorrow 1st September. Content promises to be as controversial and sparkly as always…… Unscrambling of Edinburgh News reportage….. More More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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Attack in Edinburgh’s New Town

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was assaulted in the capital. The incident happened around 2am on Friday 20th August in the West Scotland Street area of the city. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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Suspicious Fire in Wester Hailes

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information following a suspicious fire in Edinburgh. The incident happened around 6pm on Monday 30th August in the Wester Hailes area of the city. A wooden building More...

By Ali George On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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MBE medal stolen

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information after a Queen’s honour medal was stolen from a house in Edinburgh. The incident happened sometime between 10am on Saturday 21st and 8pm on Monday More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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Book Festival closes with tribute to Morgan

The Edinburgh International Festival public programme closed last night with a moving tribute to Scotland’s first national poet, Edwin Morgan who died last week.  Richard Holloway chaired the final event in More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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Capuchins at the Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo’s brown capuchin monkeys have had a record breeding season with six new infants joining the two groups. The youngest, born on 29 July 2010, is now just over a month old and was born to first-time More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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450 years after The Reformation

A fascinating selection of original printed books, manuscripts and letters is to go on display at the National Library of Scotland from tomorrow to mark the 450th anniversary of the Scottish Reformation. The Reformation More...

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