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Last week I attended Titanic the Musical which, by its very nature, was a sombre yet powerful production. This Tuesday I was at an all together more upbeat affair as Summer Holiday the Musical bounded into Edinburgh. Those who have followed Cliff Richard over the decades will know the musical is based on the film which was made in 1963...
Scotland could win the Tri Nations T20 trophy if they beat hosts The Netherlands in the final fixture of the event on Wednesday. Kyle Coetzer's side scored 161 for the loss of only three wickets to beat The Netherlands by seven wickets in the T20 clash in Holland. That's after the Dutch side won the toss and elected to bat. Openers Tobias...
FOREIGN INVESTMENT UP 7% ACROSS SCOTLAND SCOTLAND SECOND MOST ATTRACTIVE PART OF UK FOR INVESTORS MSP Gordon Macdonald says that new stats from business consultancy EY have named Scotland as the second most attractive part of the UK for foreign direct investment (FDI) – after it rose 7% in the last year – proving that SNP-led Scotland is “open for business”. The 2017 survey is...
The International Premiere of Puzzle takes place on Wednesday this week 20 June 2018 at the Festival Theatre. Kelly Macdonald who stars as Agnes in the film will attend the premiere along with Director Marc Turteltaub. Puzzle is the closely observed portrait of Agnes who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit...
Annuale is a grassroots arts festival with events being held around Edinburgh. Opening night is Friday 22nd June 2018. At Leith Walk police box three Scottish based artists are collaborating for the first time. Jack Low, Christine Novosel and Sandy Sigala have created BLTDSM an art installation which playfully explores food as fetish. Are you ready for their fresh produce? Friday 22nd...
Hibs' fans may be heading to Wales for the first qualifying round of the Europa League after their potential opponents were revealed. Neil Lennon's men could face the winner of the preliminary round tie between Tre Fiori (San Marino) and Bala Town (Wales). Bala Town play in the Welsh Premier League and for European games they play at Rhyl's Belle Vue stadium which...
Jeremy Balfour, Scottish Conservative MSP for the Lothian region, has pressed the First Minister to meet with men’s charity, Abused Men in Scotland, to discuss their financial crisis and try to prevent them having to closing their doors next month due to a lack of funds. According to the latest Police Scotland statistics, 20% of domestic abuse victims are men.   Abused men in Scotland...
Edinburgh's Barony House has received a five-star Guest House Quality Assurance award from the national tourism organisation in recognition of its exceptional standards. The Newington-based B&B previously held a Four-Star Gold status and Barony House offers five bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, and a separate Servants’ Quarters. Owners Paul and Susan Johnson have designed each of the rooms around an arts and...
Police are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run collision which took place around 4.20pm on Saturday in Princes Street, opposite the Next clothing store. A 41-year-old man was struck by a black cab, which failed to stop and drove off from the area. The victim sustained a serious injury to his ankle and was taken to hospital for treatment before...
Eagles lift Scottish Title on aggregate score Edinburgh Eagles were crowned Scotland Rugby Leagues National Champions for 2018 on Saturday following an aggregate win against Strathmore Silverbacks avenging last season’s final defeat against the same opposition. An entertaining game in terrible conditions saw Strathmore claw back the 8 point deficit from the first leg in May at the end of 80...