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The Guardian

'After 15 minutes, my audience walked out': standups on their Edinburgh debuts
The Guardian
In Edinburgh you always have another show the next night so there isn't too long to lick your wounds. Some nights the show absolutely flew. There is no such thing as an overnight success in comedy. It takes years to get any good. You're forged in fire.



BBC News

Barrier removal restores Edinburgh Castle view
BBC News
Controversial hoardings that were blocking views of Edinburgh Castle have been removed, the council has confirmed. City of Edinburgh Council leader Adam McVey asked officers to take down the high black screens around Princes Street Gardens. They had ...
The Guardian view on Edinburgh's cityscape: preserving the big pictureThe Guardian
Bastille reveal new album Doom Days is 'imminently coming' at Edinburgh Summer Sessions gig – and that they're also ...The Scottish Sun
Barrier removal restores Edinburgh Castle view - BBC NewsBBC News
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Edinburgh office parking plan to help cut air pollution
BBC News
Companies could be charged for letting employees park outside offices as part of the council's campaign to cut air pollution in Edinburgh. Edinburgh City Council's transport and environment committee agreed to investigate setting up a workplace parking ...
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Edinburgh's city deal bets £791m on technologyNew Statesman

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Why Brexit is getting laughs at the Edinburgh Fringe - BBC News
BBC News
Britain's departure from the EU is a hard topic to get away from, even at the Edinburgh Fringe. But has anyone in Edinburgh found anything new and, more ...

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BBC News

Investigation launched after man dies in Edinburgh street
BBC News
The death of a man found unconscious in an Edinburgh street is being treated as unexplained by police. Emergency services were called to the junction of Montgomery Place and Brunswick Road at about 01:00 on Friday. The man was pronounced dead at ...



The Guardian

'Buildings tell stories': how the housing crisis inspired an Edinburgh show
The Guardian
Home, which is staged later this month at the Edinburgh international festival, is built around that idea. On the stage, a typical two-up, two-down house fills up with all its previous occupants at once. They line up at the fridge to swig juice from ...



BBC Sport

Alasdair Dickinson: Edinburgh & Scotland prop retires and takes coach role
BBC Sport
Edinburgh and Scotland prop Alasdair Dickinson has ended his playing career to take up a coaching position with the Scottish Rugby Academy. The loosehead, 34, won the last of his 58 Scotland caps in Japan in 2016. After hamstring and shoulder injuries, ...
Scotland and Edinburgh prop Alasdair Dickinson announces retirementThe Scotsman

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Classical Music

Performers of Edinburgh finale revealed
Classical Music
Tenor Nicky Spence and soprano Lucy Crowe will perform songs from Bernstein's West Side Story at the closing event of the festival on 27 August. They will sing the roles of Tony and Maria, accompanied by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO).



The Guardian

I watched three days of nudity at the Edinburgh fringe – this is what I learned
The Guardian
Nudity is not new at the fringe, established in 1947, when eight theatre companies decided to turn up uninvited and stage their own shows alongside the Edinburgh international festival. This sounds a bit like turning up outside someone's house with a ...



iNews

How I live on £1725 a month as a student at Edinburgh university
iNews
In our How I Live On series we're finding out exactly how real people spend, save and invest their money to meet their costs and achieve their goals. This week we speak to Kamran Tahir, a 23-year-old cognitive science student in Edinburgh, who has ...
How I live on £1725 a month as a student in EdinburghThe Scotsman

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