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A fire alarm was accidentally activated at St Thomas of Aquin’s RC High School in Edinburgh last night.
Fire fighters arrived at the scene shortly after 7pm and the building had to be evacuated for around 45 minutes.
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Public outcry has led to a potential legal backlash as Edinburgh Hogmanay Party organisers Underbelly call for 300 volunteers to help work the festive events.
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Plans for the redevelopment of the Sick Kids Hospital site are being exhibited for public feedback.
The exhibitions are being held in St. Catherine’s Argyle Church by Holder Planning, who are acting as planning consultants on the project.
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By Aisling Press
McDonald’s on Princes Street will no longer be permitted to open around the clock. The city centre branch, which is popular with late-night revellers, will now remain open no later than 3am.
The move comes after the City of Edinburgh Council Licensing Sub-Committee withdrew their consent for the all-night opening hours.
By Silja Froelich
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Former Bosnian Serb commander, Ratko Mladic, known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” has been found guilty of genocide at the UN tribunal in The Hague.
The sentence comes as a result of Mladic’s perpetration of the worst atrocities of the 1990s Bosnian war.
By Indigo Stafford
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This October it was announced that levels of productivity in UK workplaces are continuing to fall.
A Glasgow based business guru says the UK’s poor productivity levels are due to our outdated “Victorian” attitude to work.
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By Peter Urpeth
A noisy and combative PMQs ahead of the budget today was dominated by rows over Brexit, with Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn attacking the Prime Minister on issues ranging from Northern Ireland and worker’s rights to immigration and tax avoidance.
More than 1.2 million passengers used Edinburgh Airport in October, making it the busiest October on record for the terminal.
Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport, previously said: “It may have been Halloween in October but passengers weren’t scared to travel, with Edinburgh Airport recording another record month and the seventh consecutive month of more than one million people coming through the terminal.”
Today the UK Supreme Court has approved Scotland’s Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) Act, ruling against The Scotch Whisky Association’s (SWA) final chance of appeal.
Five years after the bill was backed by MSP’s at Holyrood, the new legislation is set to enforce a 50p minimum price per unit on alcohol.
A Glasgow man, who is serving a life sentence for murdering a woman while he was dressed in drag, was today found guilty of embezzlement for pretending to be his former spouse in order to steal almost £120,000.
Canadian Coffee Shop ‘Tim Horton’s‘ is set to open its second Scottish location tomorrow.
The Canadian brand, which have more than 3,400 restaurants across the country, opened their first U.K. branch on Argyle St. in Glasgow last May.
Prime Minister Theresa May has hinted that next week’s UK budget might contain a move to alleviate the […]
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