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By David Kettle On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Traverse Theatre launches its 2012 festival programme

Blythe Duff in Good With People The Traverse Theatre earlier today launched its 2012 festival programme, with eight world premieres and two Scottish premieres among its total of 19 festival shows and events. The More...

By Mark Mckinlay On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Review – Kasabian Live!

Everyone seems to be at it. After the success of The Chemical Brothers ‘Don’t Think’ cinema release, more and more bands seem to want a bit of a red carpet moment to launch their concert DVDs. Kasabian, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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MS Marco Polo back in Leith

The MS Marco Polo called in at Leith on Monday morning to pick up some passengers and also allow some to reluctantly disembark  after a short trip to the north of Scotland. She is on her Jubilee round Britain More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Pedal on Parliament moving forward

Representatives of cycling safety group, Pedal on Parliament, met with Scottish Government Transport Minister Keith Brown MSP, along with other MSPs and government officials today to discuss the key points of their More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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easyJet teams up with Edinburgh International Film Festival

easyJet, Scotland’s largest airline, is the official European travel partner for the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012, its second year of association with one of the city’s leading Festivals. As part More...

By Steven Dinnie On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Yacht Britannia Barge leaves Edinburgh Ocean Terminal bound for crucial place in Jubilee

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By Anna Redman On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Vintage: Olden day fashions for a modern day world at Duddingston House

Beehives, edible flowers and lacy, see-through cat suits are just some of the lasting memories from the vintage party hosted at Duddingston House last week. The party was held to honour the new business venture More...

By David Kettle On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012 launched today

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe was launched today, unveiling a huge 376-page brochure with 2,695 shows, over 42,000 performances involving more than 22,000 individual performances and 279 venues. That’s 6% more More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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The Asps on their way to Hyde Park gig

by Barry Dickson Edinburgh Band Honoured To Play At The Olympics Concerts Edinburgh band The Asps have been asked to play in London’s Hyde Park and Victoria Park on Saturday 4 August 2012 where they will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

  Festival launches – Architecture consultation – MSP Newsletter – QMU play is a fundraiser – Police offering bike marking This is the week of festival launches. Yesterday it was the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Pedal On Parliament going back to Holyrood today

Last month one of the biggest, and yet most peaceful, protests seen in Edinburgh for a while took place when over 3,000 cyclists rode their bikes from The Meadows to Holyrood to highlight the POP Scotland campaign More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Jubilee Garden at Holyrood Palace – a gift from Scotland

A Jubilee Garden will be planted in the grounds of Holyrood Palace as a permanent gift from the people of Scotland to The Queen on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee, First Minister Alex Salmond announced today. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Constitution Street traffic is a nightmare

Three residents from Constitution Street in Leith attended the Leith Links Community Council meeting on Monday night to highlight their ongoing problems with rerouted traffic. They explained that they estimate that More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Cars – The Evolution of the Hot Hatch

  Young drivers, often with no family and free of responsibility, will usually find the vehicle of their dreams in a small, two-door car with just enough zip to keep things interesting. No need for depth of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Mr Wood’s Fossils – Free shark tooth with every purchase in June!

Mr Wood’s Fossils celebrates 25th birthday with busiest year to date Iconic Edinburgh shop Mr Wood’s Fossils is celebrating 25 years in business having just achieved a 16% increase in turnover from shop-based More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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CHAS get a preview of a new book

  Families staying at Rachel House Children’s Hospice, run by Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) were given special preview of Merchiston Publishing’s new book ‘Treasure Island: A Play’. Rosie More...

By Melissa J Robertson On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Sixty Things to do in Edinburgh during the Diamond Jubilee Weekend

Additional reporting by Sarah Turnbull and Phyllis Stephen With an extra couple of days off work at the beginning of June to celebrate HM Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years on the throne, we thought you might like More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Portobello home of ‘staycations’

  Portobello is set to become the Capital’s must-visit destination this summer for many ‘staycation’ Brits following the announcement of two projects that will provide a boost to both local business More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012

Chris Fujiwara came to Edinburgh in January to run the 2012 offering of films. He has had his work cut out for him as the reviews of last year’s Film Festival were less than favourable and this was reflected More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Brake the Cycle of reoffending

An innovative new scheme helping offenders break the cycle of crime and providing free bikes for the community is being launched in the Capital today. The first of its kind in Scotland, Brake the Cycle is a new More...

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