Is there someone in Edinburgh who can lead Scottish Labour?

  Our photo is from the launch of Edinburgh Labour’s manifesto in March 2012 when the Edinburgh Council Labour group were fighting the local election. Councillor Lesley Hinds and Councillor More...

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Edinburgh’s Gold Award Entente Florale Europe 2014

There was a short photo call in the chamber today to celebrate the fact that Edinburgh council won the Gold Award in the European Competition for Towns and Villages in Bloom. This More...

Calling foul on dog owners

The City of Edinburgh Council is calling on tougher laws to help crack down on the issue of dog fouling in the city. Time and again this comes up in residents’ surveys More...

VIDEO – Building gets underway at Portobello

The new school at Portobello will take up a large part of the park bounded by Hope Lane, Park Avenue and Milton Road. Almost all of the trees planted at the beginning of this More...

Westminster announces plans on devolution

The Secretary of State for Scotland, Alistair Carmichael MP, announced today plans for increased devolution in Scotland following the No vote in the Scottish Independence Referendum. You More...

Government offers ‘support for Edinburgh’ in budget

Thursday’s budget delivered on the ask of the Scottish people for a fairer and more prosperous Scotland, Finance Secretary John Swinney said today. Setting out the budget More...

Students taught to cook at Mamma’s

‘Students must put their dough to good use.’ Cookery demonstration teaches city students how to cook For the More...

VIDEO – Edinburgh MSP demands competition on Heathrow route

  Colin Keir is the MSP for Edinburgh West and Edinburgh Airport lies firmly within his constituency. We More...

Can You Confirm You’re My Father?

I usually spend a Sunday afternoon in the company of my elder daughter Laura and my...

Commonwealth exhibition ending soon

The display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse marking The Queen’s role as Head of the Commonwealth through...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Dads Rock: part of a multi-award winning network of free playgroups for Dads and Kids (aged 0-5)....

Commonwealth exhibition ending soon

The display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse marking The Queen’s role as Head of the Commonwealth through More...

Open Doors event at Edinburgh art centre

The artists, makers and craftspeople of St Margaret’s House are opening their studios to the public for a weekendlong event. The..

Scottish National Gallery – William Strang exhibition opens today

A captivating and diverse selection of prints and drawings by the great Scottish artist William Strang will feature in a new..

The 18th Independent Radical Book Fair at Out of the Blue

Would you like to try an alternative book festival? The 18th Independent Radical Book Fair begins on Wednesday More...

Clocking life: William McIlvanney and Jenni Fagan

‘The moment crackled like an electric storm’ Lines like this would be gold dust to most writers, but in William McIlvanney’s..

‘Sir Walter Scott’ at Waverley Station

Great Scott! – Sir Walter’s Words Around Waverley From today Edinburgh’s Waverley Station – the only railway station in the world..

Film review: The Babadook (Jennifer Kent, 2014)

Horror sets its roots in East Asian concepts with American execution. Anything outwith these countries is seen as abnormal, and yet..

Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh Pinktober Auction

To raise money for their PINKTOBER campaign, there will be auctions for two Hard Rock Cafe T- Shirts signed by Billy Connolly, who was..

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Dads Rock: part of a multi-award winning network of free playgroups for Dads and Kids (aged 0-5). 10-11.30am today and every Saturday, Whale..

Dusherra Festival 2014

  The Scottish Indian Arts Forum in its 20th year, is proud to present Dusherra 2014, the largest celebration of the..