City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Scottish Ski Centres Welcome Snow

Scotland's 5 ski centres have been enjoying the recent wintry weather with some of the "best skiing in years."

Scottish Government Outlines National Planning Framework for Scotland 2030

The Scottish government outlined 9 infrastructure projects that could be potential national developments in the second National Planning Framework which is out for consultation today.

Sleeping Beauty Review

Sleeping Beauty was the second of Tchaikovsky's three great ballets. By the time it was first performed in 1890, Tchaikovsky had become the most famous composer in Russian history.

Edinburgh, Glasgow Airports Lift One-bag Restriction on 7 January

Edinburgh and Glasgow are among airports lifting the one-bag restriction for cabin baggage on Monday 7 January. However, a number of airlines will continue to restrict the number of bags which can be carried in to the cabin.

All Airport Strikes Are Off

Unite, the Union of BAA employees, has confirmed that it is calling off two further strikes at BAA airports, including Edinburgh and Glasgow. The Union had called a strike over changes to the company's pension scheme.

Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports Strike Averted

The planned airport strike action for next week has been averted after the British Aviation Authority, the organisation that runs Edinburgh airport, and union members agreed to further negotiations over the future of employees' pension schemes.

Edinburgh Starts 2008 With A Bang

The weather was dreich and X Factor winner and christmas chart-topper Leon Jackson couldn't sing after all because he had tonsillitis, but spirits were far from dampened at last night's Hogmanay festivities in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Hogmanay Forecast: Wet and Mild

For those worried about a repetition of last year's Hogmanay debacle where gale force winds caused the organisers to cancel the Hogmanay celebrations at the last minute, the weather outlook for tonight's bash is relatively encouraging.

Sprinters Race For £4,000 Prize at Musselburgh

The final of one of the oldest professional athletics races in the world takes place today at Musselburgh Racecourse, 6 miles east of Edinburgh. The New Year Sprint final has taken place around New Year's Day annually since 1870. Today racers compete in the 139th event.

Whisky Fair Puts Focus On Real Scotch

The 8th annual Whisky Distillers Fair takes place today at the Scotch Whisky Experience from 11am. Distillers attending the tasting experience include Dewar's, Tullibardine, Bowmore, Tomatin, Glenfarclaus and Bunnahabain.