Of those who had gathered to demonstrate Edinburgh's solidarity were Craigmount High pupils Heather Quinn and Nikita Romanovs. The pair were so moved by the events in Spain that they bought flowers and candles to lay at the door of the Spanish
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – My Leonard Cohen EACH year Edinburgh is taken over by an explosion of arts and culture, with people flocking to the city from around the world. Thousands of performers are taking to the hundreds of stages in the Scottish capital for the 70th anniversary celebrations of
Leading charity Cancer Research UK and the Chief Scientist Office plan to invest a total of almost £3 million over the next five years in groundbreaking work at
Schoolboy left seriously injured after being mowed down by motorbike in hit-and-run horror outside Edinburgh police … year-old boy has been seriously injured after being knocked down by a motorbike in a hit-and-run incident in Edinburgh. Police said the child was struck as he used a pedestrian crossing near Drylaw Police Station on Ferry Road at about 18:35 on
Darren Smith and Ross Kavanagh scored in a 2-0 win over Edinburgh City at Forthbank to lift Stirling Albion to the top of League Two. They took advantage of Peterhead's 3-1 defeat at Stenhousemuir, a result which saw them drop to third in the table.
Celtic Connections' Donald Shaw issues call for Fringe venues to put on more music Edinburgh World Heritage sparked controversy last month by saying the city needed to take action to avoid it “suffering the same fate” as Venice, which it described as a “hollow museum shell”. At the time, it said work needed to be done “to better
Top Picks From 2017 Edinburgh Fringe – From “B*easts” to “BRUCE” With thousands of shows in hundreds of venues, there is something for everyone at this gigantic arts festival.
The urn full of ashes was found inside a small velvet box left in the back of a taxi in Edinburgh.
storey extension at Edinburgh Airport will provide more gates and space for shops and customs and immigration.
Video: Prince Charles and William knock back whisky at Edinburgh Tattoo The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Pictures. 17 August 2017. There was a royal audience for last night's performance of the Military Tattoo in Edinburgh. Actors rehearsing . The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo took place last night.
A new train has travelled from London to Edinburgh in four hours – shaving 22 minutes off the current journey time. The high-speed train is named Azuma, the Japanese word for “East”, in homage to Japanese bullet train technology and the coast on which
Snake found clinging to pineapple bought in Aldi A snake has been rescued after being found on a pineapple in a man's shopping in Edinburgh. The snake, from Costa Rica, which has yet to be identified, was found by the man once he got home to his house in Tryst Park. He had bought the pineapple from
Showcasing China at the Edinburgh Fringe Edinburgh Fringe audiences are currently roaring with laughter at some of the best stand-ups in the business – but who says only those north of the border should get all the LOLs? If you're not making a trip to the mammoth cultural jamboree but are in
The best free shows at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe August rolls around again and for every Edinburgh resident (including myself), that means that the world's biggest arts festival comes to stay for a month. Don't think that means that everybody likes it, however. For every citizen of Auld Reekie who
Taxi, interrupted: Commuters upbeat, but is it downhill for cabs? Cabbies in London have repeatedly protested, bringing traffic to a standstill, since the arrival of Uber. But while it can take drivers up to five years to pass the tests required for the London Knowledge, the Edinburgh equivalent can be done in a
Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst says she cancelled her headline appearance at the Edinburgh International Festival because her Syrian
It has spilled out onto George Street from its traditional home of Charlotte Square.
Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst says she cancelled her headline appearance at the Edinburgh International Festival because her Syrian musicians were denied visas. The bearded pop star had been due to perform at the New European
Teenager suffers terrifying sex attack after accepting lift from bogus taxi driver in centre of Edinburgh “We encourage everyone visiting Edinburgh city centre, whether for the festival or at any other time of the year, to have fun and enjoy what the capital has to offer, but always think in advance about how you are going to get home and look after your
Hot spot: Edinburgh “Taking a stand by taking a seat” is the slogan of this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Formed in the aftermath of the second world war by artists excluded from the first Edinburgh International Festival, the Fringe has now been taking a stand for 70