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The Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh together with the Japanese Studies department at the University of Edinburgh are delighted to welcome you to a free Japanese Film Festival at the University

‘Mad, bad and dangerous to know’ might have described Patrick Hamilton in his latter days half-truthfully as it once did Lord Byron.

”It all started when a time travel experiment I was conducting went... a little ka-ka. In the blink of a cosmic clock I went from quantum physicist to air force test pilot.

In stuffy heat and in a stifling job Grace dreams of a future free from her family, from the Australian mentality; a fresh start in a cold, clear elsewhere.

The Edinburgh Art Festival today launched its programme for 2014, the 11th festival to date.

Edinburgh Zoo opened on this day in 1913. It was a very different place then. To mark the event the zoo is hosting a variety special events and prize giveaways throughout the day.

There is no gale that can beat Lìte’s enthusiasm. Leith Festival presents a spectacular nine-day period in the month of June.

There is something fishy going down at Fingers. New Town has become New York for a cabaret tale of a restaurant for recessionary times.

This is the story of Robert Johnson’s experience of working as a guide at Dachau, the Nazi concentration camp – a job that nobody aspires to.

Heavy rain has forced the Edinburgh International Festival to close the family viewing area at Inverleith Park for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert this Sunday. The decision was taken on the advice of the City of Edinburgh Council, after the fields became waterlogged.