City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Has Record Year For Ticket Sales

Fergus Linehan

The Edinburgh International Festival has raked in £4.2 million in income from ticket sales for the first time since it was launched in 1947.

Scots Comics Take Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Monkey See, Monkey Do

The winner of this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards is Richard Gadd from Fife with his intense personal show Monkey See Monkey Do, based on the emotional repercussions of a sexual assault sever

Edinburgh Book Festival: Roy Hattersley: "If Harold Wilson had Lived to 100", Review

Roy Hattersley appeared with a beard which he assured the audience was not to be seen as being in sympathy with Jeremy Corbyn!

Edinburgh Book Festival: Ian Cobain, The Shocking State of the State, Review

A long queue for the Studio Theatre at the Edinburgh International Book Festival attested to the interest Ian Cobain’s investigative writings produce.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Iain Mcwhirter; Scotland's Democratic Revolution, Review

The title of Iain Macwhirter’s event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival - ‘Scotland’s Democratic Revolution’ – had a dramatic tone, but whether dramatic upsets were the cause of the massive

Festival of Politics

Scottish Parliament - Corridors of power

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood.

EU Referendum: 62% of Scotland and 74% of Edinburgh Votes To Remain

After the votes were counted for yesterday's historic referendum on whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union, once again Scotland found itself voting the opposite way from the rest

Scottish National Party Wins Minority

The Scottish National Party have won a third term in the Scottish Parliament, but it will be a minority government.

The SNP won 63 seats - two short of what was needed for a majority.

Two Minute Manifesto, Traverse Theatre, Review

The ‘Two Minute Manifesto’ caravan came to a halt at the Traverse on the day of the Scottish Parliament elections.

Scottish Election 2016 by Numbers

Candidates from all political parties are making a final push today, the eve of the Scottish Parliament Election 2016.