Quintinshill Rail Disaster – 100 Years On

Photo: Electric Edwardians One hundred years ago the worst accident in British railway history occurred at Quintinshill, near Gretna Green in the Scottish borders. At 3.45am on 22 May 1915, a troop train More...

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Profile of Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray

The Edinburgh Reporter has met Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray many times over recent years. He was reelected to Westminster in Thursday’s General Election with a majority More...

Political representation across the capital features new faces

The Edinburgh Reporter has spent a great deal of time in recent weeks meeting the candidates for all seats across the city, and at the Edinburgh count last night we met a few More...

Letter from Scotland

Things have changed, changed utterly. The SNP wave that began during the referendum campaign last year has now overwhelmed all the “old politics” and washed away the Labour More...

Prime Minister visits Edinburgh

The Prime Minister David Cameron paid a visit to Bute House earlier today to hold talks with the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. More powers for Scotland and ending austerity were More...

More funding announced to contribute to improving the NHS

Health Secretary Shona Robison is announcing more funding to allow people to share through an independent website what happens to them when they contact NHS. The Scottish Government More...

Edinburgh restaurant to welcome Youth Minister

Annabelle Ewing MSP, the Minister for Youth and Women’s Employment, will visit Sylvesters restaurant today to meet up More...

QMU up for PR award

Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, has been shortlisted for the second UK public relations award of the More...

Hearts Add to Pre-Season Schedule

Hearts have announced they have arranged another pre-season friendly as Robbie Neilson’s SPL Championship winners prepare...

Alan Stubbs insists tie is far from over

Hibs’ Head Coach Alan Stubbs still believes that his team can still progress to the play-off...

Rangers 2-0 Hibernian

Rangers go into Saturday’s play-off second leg with a huge advantage after beating Hibs 2-0 at...

George Heriot’s School pipers answer the call

Brodie Watson-Massey (left) and Paul Christie (right) of George Heriot’s School Pipe Band will be playing More...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

01Bookbug: songs, rhymes and stories for pre-school children and their parents and carers. 10.30am today and every Friday (and Tuesday), Muirhouse..

EDfest.com launches their programme for 2015

All you need to know is that between the 5th and 31st of August this year you could have the time..

Edinburgh Tourism Showcase

On 20 May 2015 the third annual Edinburgh Tourism Showcase will be held at the Assembly Rooms.  The showcase More...

American Airlines now fly to JFK from Edinburgh direct

A brand new route from Edinburgh begins tomorrow and may be of interest to the shopaholics among you! American Airlines will..

Think Scotland, Think Conference meeting in Edinburgh

Leaders from Scotland’s conference and events sector are reaching out directly to Edinburgh’s key business influencers, encouraging them to take a..

Hard Rock Cafe in big burger giveaway

Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh today shut down Parliament Square on the Royal Mile as it gave away free Local Legendary Burgers..

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

01Bookbug: songs, rhymes and stories for pre-school children and their parents and carers. 10.30am today and every Friday (and Tuesday), Muirhouse..

It’s Bookbug Week!

  BookBug Week was launched at Gorgie City Farm earlier today. Counting sheep for good bedtime reading, children from Murrayfield Nursery snuggle..