City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News

EIFF Wins £1.88million Lottery Funding

EIFF Wins Lottery Windfall

The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) and the UK Film Council (UKFC) announced yesterday at a press conference in Edinburgh Filmhouse that the Festival has won substantial national Lottery funding. The sum, £1.88 million over three years, respresents a large slice of the festival's annual budget of £1.2 million.

Vanity Fair Review

Vanity Fair - Kim Gerard and Steve McNicoll

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray is said to be the only epic English novel to challenge comparison in scale and thematic scope to Tolstoy's War and Peace.

St. Andrew's Day Made a Holiday for Scottish Government staff

The Scottish Government is building on the St. Andrew's Day

Green-tinged Budget Hits Booze, Fags, Fuel

The Member of Parliament for Edinburgh South-West delivered his first budget as Labour Chancellor earlier today "to secure a strong, sustainable future."

Plans For 3% Scottish Local Income Tax Unveiled

The Scottish Government unveiled plans for a local income tax of 3p on the pound yesterday to replace the Council Tax.

Winner Scottish Food Scholarship 2008 announced

Winner Scottish Food Scholarship 2008 announced


Rope-climbing Robot to Unveil Wheels at Edinburgh Science Festival


Skeletron, the large, wiry robot that looks like a character out of the Terminator film franchise and is able to slide up a rope of its own accord, returns to the Edinburgh International Science Fe

Rare 17th Century Edinburgh Clock Found

A rare 17th Century clock made in Edinburgh has been donated to National Museums Scotland by 79-year-old Lanarkshire pensioner Rita Inch - who stumbled upon the piece in a second-hand shop.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2007/08 Season: Director's Notes II - Anderszewski

All the pieces in this Scottish Chamber Orchestra concert are of the late 18th century – and what is particularly unusual about this concert is that the Mozart, Hadyn and Beethoven compositions a