Hard-earned, and pretty tasty, fish supper

Porto Cafe’s Haddock Supper complete with retro crockery and table cloth

By Emily Glass

Despite being a bit tired and worse for wear now that it’s ‘glory days’ as a pleasure beach have come and gone, Portobello is home to a very tasty fish supper. But I guess one wouldn’t expect any less that close to the sea. And this is coming from someone who claims that nowhere can beat Whitby’s fish and chips experience.

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Iron Age gold hoard to finally be on display at The National Museum of Scotland

By Emily Glass

[Originally posted on http://edinburghnapiernews.com/2011/03/21/iron-age-gold-hoard-to-finally-be-on-display-at-the-national-museum-of-scotland/ on 21st March 2011]

National Museums Scotland have finally secured a set of four Iron Age gold neck ornaments after raising funds for two years.

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Online game relaunch creates new jobs in Edinburgh

By Emily Glass

[Originally posted on http://edinburghnapiernews.com/2011/03/21/online-game-relaunch-creates-new-jobs-in-edinburgh/ on 21st March 2011]

Internet gaming remains popular

A US Gaming company have revived Dundee-based developer Real Time World (RTW) by buying shares in the business and plans to open a new studio in Edinburgh.

Set up in 2002 by Dave Jones, who was part of the firm responsible for creating Grand Theft Auto,  RTW went into administration last August with around 250 jobs being lost.

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Further Japan Disaster Update

By Emily Glass

[Originally posted on http://edinburghnapiernews.com/2011/03/14/further-updates-on-the-japan-disaster/ on 14th March 2011]

Weather map of the Japanese tsunami

Following this morning’s fears that a nuclear meltdown is imminent after temperatures continued to rise in Fukushima’s second reactor, a government spokesman has released a statement saying another major explosion is unlikely. With the cooling water having evaporated, sea water is being reinjected into the plant to regain safer temperature levels.

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