Edinburgh City Council has defended its policy of continuing to close schools to some pupils after a week of wintry weather. Some children will be having a fifth day off school tomorrow due to the adverse conditions.
Some may be feeling highly exasperated at this stage, but many children will be having a fourth snow day tomorrow Thursday (2 December) as Edinburgh services continue to be disrupted by the unprecedented snowfall and icey conditions.
Snowvember is over, but as Edinburgh enters December there is little sign of the unusually snowy weather abating.
Edinburgh's Snowvember: Nice weather for penguins, but not all fun and games.
The wintry Christmas weather has come early to Edinburgh and across Scotland, although travellers will not be feeling cheered by the blizzard conditions.
High School pupils from across Eastern Scotland will take part in a model united Nations conference at Edinburgh City Chambers tomorrow.
Anti-cuts protestors occupied a lecture theatre at Edinburgh University's Appleton Tower last night.
A candid documentary about comedian Stephen Fry, who almost killed himself before he discovered he was bipolar, is one of several films screening at this mini film fest looking at ethical issues around mental health. The six films - three documentary, three drama - will be followed by an audience discussion with an expert panel. There are also three special school screenings.
Starting in the morning, students from schools and universities across Scotland will compete to win the St Andrew’s Day debating prize. Heats will commence at 10am with the final - which is open to the public - taking place in the parliament's Debating Chamber from 4pm to 5.30pm.