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Avengers to bring estimated £10m to Edinburgh's economy as principal shooting set to begin

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A six week shoot of the major new Avengers super hero movie is to bring an estimated £10m to the Edinburgh economy, organisers say.

11:21am Monday 27 March 2017

Filmmaker Ken Loach accuses Bishop of Edinburgh of stifling free speech over Palestinian rights group ban

Embargoed to 0001 Tuesday October 18..File photo dated 17/10/16 of filmmaker Ken Loach who has criticised the current state of TV drama for wallowing in a "fake nostalgia". PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday October 18, 2016. Asked abo

CAMPAIGNING filmmaker Ken Loach has accused the Bishop of Edinburgh of stifling free speech in Scotland after he refused to allow a Palestinian rights group to hold a meeting inside a church.

12:05am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Seven finalists chosen to redesign Edinburgh band stand

The Ross Bandstand in Edinburgh

The competition to replace the bandstand in Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens with a new £25m pavilion has announced its short list.

12:01am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Bishop of Edinburgh accused of censoring Palestinian rights group after Church meeting called off

Dr John Armes before a mural depicting the Palestinian situation painted by The Artists for Justice and Peace at St John's in Edinburgh. Pic:Graham Hamilton

CAMPAIGNERS for Palestinian rights have accused the Bishop of Edinburgh of censoring them after a planned meeting in a church hall was cancelled at short notice.

10:53am Monday 27 March 2017

Rosemary Goring: Acrid air over anniversary to mark a feat of city planning

Rosemary Goring

IT started with a terrible roar. When the wall of a six-storey tenement in Edinburgh’s Old Town collapsed in 1751, bringing down the building and with it the families who lived there, the city fathers realised something must be done. Their first…

12:07am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Ban on public meeting a grave blow to freedom of speech here

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WE write to express our deep concern at the action taken by the Bishop of Edinburgh in banning a public meeting to be addressed by the prominent Jewish human rights campaigner, Jackie Walker (“Bishop accused over Palestine talk ban”, The Herald,…

12:07am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Shard and Kelvingrove teams shortlisted for £25m Ross Bandstand rebuild

Ross Bandstand

ARCHITECTS behind structures including Kelvingrove Bandstand, the Shard and a Smithsonian museum are among those to make the shortlist to rebuild the Ross Bandstand in Edinburgh.

12:07am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Community launches bid to save historic primary school from redevelopment

Community launches bid to save historic primary school from redevelopment

A COMMUNITY has launched a bid to save one of Scotland’s oldest working primary school buildings from redevelopment after rising numbers of pupils prompted plans for a new school.

1:26pm Monday 27 March 2017

Elsie Moir

MOIR ELSIE (Edinburgh). Peacefully, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, on 24th March 2017 at the age of 84. Dearly loved and loving wife of Ian (formerly South Africa and The Old Kirk, West Pilton) devoted and inspiring mother of Andrew, Neil and Peter,…

1:51am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Exova in talks with potential bidders for company

Exova in talks with potential bidders for company

SHARES in Exova have surged 13 per cent after the Edinburgh-based materials testing firm said it was in talks with three potential bidders for the company.

12:07am Tuesday 28 March 2017
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