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A woman in Edinburgh's New Town who painted her door pink has won a planning battle with her neighbours over the brightly coloured entrance. Miranda Dickson departed from the norm to paint the front door of her Drummond Place property a shade of Champagne pink, leading to the City of Edinburgh

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A team of students from Edinburgh Napier University have returned home after completing a world-first construction project in China – based around sustainable bamboo building material. The first bamboo-timber composite grid shell structure of its kind has been built in Guangxi, with the help o

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Famous singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has placed his Scottish retreat, Aultmore House and Estate, on the market with offers starting at £3 million. Located in Nethy Bridge, within the Cairngorm National Park, the property is being marketed by Knight Frank.

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The world's largest urban construction project in wood is to be delivered in Stockholm, where the first sod is planned to be turned in 2025 and the first buildings are expected to be completed in 2027. Brought forward by Developer Atrium Ljungberg, Stockholm Wood City extends over 250,000

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Bulgaria has broken the record for the highest flagpole in the EU with the unveiling of a 111-metre pole last week. The immense 1,110 sq metre flag, meant to symbolise Bulgaria’s territory of 111,000 sq km, was hoisted up the record-breaking pole in a forest meadow in the Rhodope mountain

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A group of builders who buried a replica Leicester City shirt into the foundations of a rival football club's stadium 18 years ago are hoping their supposed curse can finally pay off this season. Leicester will renew their rivalry with Coventry City this season after being relegated from the Pr

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A construction worker redeveloping Liverpool Football Club's Anfield Road stand was asked to leave the site after leaking a behind-the-scenes video of the work in progress.

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Scientists at The James Hutton Institute are contributing more than just their grey cells to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use – thanks to a newly installed urinal. The otherwise unassuming facility, at the independent research organisation’s Aberdeen campus, is collect

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Cannabis paraphernalia shops in Barcelona are allegedly skirting restrictive zoning laws by registering as florists. The claim has been made by local shopkeepers in the Catalan capital's old city who have noted an unusual proliferation of such shops, particularly in the tourist hotspot Ciutat Vella.

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Social media algorithms are narrowing the range of images used by architects and designers for inspiration, a researcher at the University of Oxford has said. Maggie Mustaklem's project Design, Interrupted explores how algorithms "might be 'interrupting' the process of searching for images", a "crit

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Residents of a small Welsh town have been reassured that their nearly 150-year-old town clock will soon be repaired after a novel internet protest. Machynlleth Town Clock was completed in 1874 and locals have raised money to make repairs at various points in its history – but the clock is curr

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A US property developer is building houses solely for what he calls "patriotic Americans", with the stipulation that the Stars and Stripes flag must always be displayed. The estate, known as 1,776 Gastonia, will feature 43 homes exclusively available to individuals aged 55 and above. The starting pr

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A man caught on video scratching his and his girlfriend's name into the Colosseum has told prosecutors he had no idea how old it was.

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A former Royal Marine is to auction off his Gallantry Cross to fund plans to build a Highland retreat for soldiers.

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The daughter of Capt Sir Tom Moore has been told to knock down a building intended for use in connection with the veteran's charity but had instead been as a spa. Hannah Ingram-Moore and her husband used the Captain Tom Foundation name on the first plans for the building. Described as being use

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