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May 20, 2015, 4:28 am BST

Famous faces and voices at Edinburgh Fringe 2015

THE Edinburgh Festival Fringe will feature shows inspired by John Lennon, Tony Benn, Game of Thrones, Tony and Cherie Blair, Boris Johnson and Star Trek’s Spock as the event gears up for its busiest ever season.

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May 20, 2015, 4:28 am BST

Two arrested in human trafficking probe

Two people have been arrested as part of an operation into alleged human trafficking.

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May 16, 2015, 12:54 am BST

Sex attacker jailed after being foiled by passers-by

A SEX attacker was jailed for six years yesterday after passing women foiled his bid to rape a teenage schoolgirl.

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May 15, 2015, 3:22 pm BST

Victorian ‘Alton Towers’ rediscovered in Edinburgh

A team of archaeologists have begun digging up a long-lost gym, described as the “Alton Towers” of Victorian Britain.

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May 15, 2015, 3:01 pm BST

Council ‘cleared’ over Lothian Buses scandal

An independent report into the council’s handling of the damaging boardroom battle at Lothian Buses has cleared the city of any wrongdoing.

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May 15, 2015, 2:37 pm BST

Corrupt council staff treated in lap dancing bars

Corrupt council officials were treated to dances and drinks in lap dancing bars as valuable local authority contracts were secured through bribery, a court heard today.

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May 16, 2015, 1:04 pm BST

Council officials ‘bribed with drink and lapdances’

CORRUPT council officers knocked back drinks and enjoyed lapdances as rewards for handing out building contracts.

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May 15, 2015, 11:56 am BST

Newspaper loses JK Rowling libel case challenge

A NEWSPAPER has lost its challenge to a High Court ruling that author JK Rowling should be allowed to read a unilateral statement in open court as part of the settlement of a libel claim.

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May 15, 2015, 9:06 am BST

Andy Coulson perjury trial to start in Edinburgh

THE perjury trial of former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is due to start in Scotland today.

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May 16, 2015, 12:54 am BST

Andy Coulson perjury trial starts in Edinburgh

FORMER News of the World editor Andy Coulson has gone on trial at the High Court in ­Edin­burgh accused of perjury.

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May 14, 2015, 8:47 pm BST

Leith should receive new arts centre - study

A NEW multi-purpose arts centre should be created in Leith to capitalise on a growing culture boom in the historic port area and help address a desperate shortage of space for artists, a new study has found.

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May 14, 2015, 3:43 pm BST

Drug info charity criticised for illegal drug ads

A TAXPAYER-funded drugs information charity has shut part of its website - after it was flooded with ads for illegal drugs.

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May 14, 2015, 3:43 pm BST

Sheku Bayoh: Family want ‘truth’ behind his death

RELATIVES of a man who died in police custody said they are unable to grieve until they know “the truth” about the circumstances surrounding his death.

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May 14, 2015, 11:59 pm BST

Sheku Bayoh: Police linked to death still on duty

THE FAMILY of a man who died in police custody have spoken of their “grave concerns” over the investigation into his death and have called for the officers involved to be suspended.

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May 14, 2015, 7:35 am BST

Family of man who died in police custody speak out

THE FAMILY of a man who died in police custody will speak out today as an inquiry into his death continues.

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May 14, 2015, 4:01 am BST

Royal High School could become top concert venue

NEW public venues for world-class concerts would be created in one of Edinburgh’s most celebrated buildings if a music school is allowed to take it over, its backers have announced.

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May 13, 2015, 4:06 am BST

Edinburgh council officials admit bribe allegation

TWO council officials have admitted accepting thousands of pounds of bribes from contractors as part of an elaborate fraud.

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May 13, 2015, 4:06 am BST

Probe into Holyrood role in Edinburgh trams farce

THE inquiry into Edinburgh’s delayed and over-budget tram line is investigating the role played by Scottish Government agency Transport Scotland, it was confirmed yesterday.

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May 13, 2015, 8:48 am BST

Repairs scandal: Corrupt council staff took bribes

TWO former city council officials have admitted accepting thousands of pounds of bribes from contractors as part of an elaborate scam.

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May 12, 2015, 12:58 pm BST

Andy Coulson perjury trial over Tommy Sheridan case

THE PERJURY trial of former News of the World editor Andy Coulson will begin later this week.

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