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October 31, 2014, 2:22 am GMT

Edinburgh among UK hotspots for sale of £1m homes

Edinburgh recorded one of the highest levels of million- pound home sales outside the south of England in the first half of this year – but Scotland still saw a significantly lower rise in the number of million-plus properties than anywhere else in the UK.

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October 31, 2014, 2:22 am GMT

World’s End trial: DNA samples ‘linked to accused’

Knots in tights used to bind a teenage girl killed 37 years ago contained DNA linked to a ­murder accused, a court has heard.

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October 30, 2014, 6:54 pm GMT

Roy Lichtenstein works to go on show in Edinburgh

WORKS by American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein are to go on show in Edinburgh as part of the “Artist Rooms on Tour” 2015 exhibition which takes major art out to venues across Britain.

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October 30, 2014, 5:12 pm GMT

Edinburgh sees surge in sales of £1m homes

EDINBURGH recorded one of the highest levels of million pound home sales outside of the south of England in the first half of this year - but Scotland still saw a significantly lower rise in the number of million-plus properties than anywhere else in the UK.

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October 30, 2014, 9:13 am GMT

Bus incident man detained near Scottish Parliament

A 54-YEAR-OLD man has been detained following an incident on a bus near the Scottish Parliament.

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October 29, 2014, 12:26 pm GMT

Keith Brown launches £1.3m fire training simulator

SCOTLAND’S biggest fire training simulator costing £1.3 million has been opened at Edinburgh Airport by Transport Minister Keith Brown.

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October 29, 2014, 10:53 am GMT

Hit-and-run driver charged with attempted murder

A MAN has been arrested and charged with attempted murder over an alleged hit-and-run.

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October 29, 2014, 12:08 am GMT

Shunned half of Edinburgh Royal Mile set to shine

THEY are some of the most sparking jewels in the crown of the “Athens of the North” - but are shunned by many visitors to Scotland’s capital.

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October 28, 2014, 8:22 pm GMT

World’s End murders: DNA link to Angus Sinclair

Clothing found on the bodies of two teenage girls killed in 1977 contained DNA linked to the man accused of their murders, a court has heard.

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October 28, 2014, 7:42 pm GMT

Eric Joyce arrest for 4th time in three years

Eric Joyce has been arrested for the fourth time in three years, but insisted that he was only trying to detain a young vandal.

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October 28, 2014, 2:04 pm GMT

Construction begins on new national blood centre

THE NEW national blood centre will modernise the delivery of safe and efficient supplies to patients across Scotland, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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October 28, 2014, 12:11 am GMT

Neglected Edinburgh landmark for £6m restoration

IT IS one of Edinburgh’s most neglected buildings, hidden away off the Royal Mile from the thousands of tourists who walk past every day, yet the 16th 
century landmark is revered as one of the capital’s unique architectural gems.

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October 28, 2014, 12:11 am GMT

University staff boycott over pension row

ACADEMICS at Scotland’s top universities are to stage a marking boycott, affecting thousands of students, in a pension row.

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October 27, 2014, 6:01 pm GMT

Flybe launch new Scotland-London City air routes

NEW routes linking Scotland with the heart of London have been unveiled by the airline Flybe.

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October 27, 2014, 12:57 pm GMT

Drug smuggler ‘swallowed 80 packets of cocaine’

A drug smuggler who swallowed 80 packages of cocaine with a maximum street value of £387,400 was caught at Edinburgh Airport, a court has been told.

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October 27, 2014, 12:04 pm GMT

Eye test ‘could detect early stages of dementia’

Researchers are investigating whether a simple eye test could be used to identify the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

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October 27, 2014, 12:04 pm GMT

Six arrested after West Lothian rave disturbance

SIX PEOPLE have been arrested after hundreds attended an illegal rave in a derelict building.

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October 26, 2014, 6:54 am GMT

Major police incident in Edinburgh city centre

EDINBURGH city centre has been brought to a halt following a major police incident.

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October 27, 2014, 12:04 pm GMT

Police defend actions during incident in Edinburgh

POLICE have defended the use of riot officers and a helicopter in Edinburgh city centre while attempting to apprehend two men suspected of stealing a motorbike.

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October 25, 2014, 6:07 am BST

Water of Leith defences axed after ‘tram-style’ mess

VITAL multi-million flood works along the Water of Leith in Edinburgh are to be scrapped after costs soared to almost double, with worrying echoes of the city’s mismanaged tram scheme.

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