Alex Salmond and the Scottish Nationalist Party are celebrating a historic victory tonight after the most convincing win since the Scottish Parliament re-opened in 1999.
The Scottish National Party has taken all but one of Edinburgh's seats, in the same way that the natonalists appear to have swept across the whole of Scotland.
Three years after the Edinburgh tradition of Riding of the Marches was reintroduced the event, on Sunday 11th September 2011, will see a female rid
As 61,353 postal voting packs start dropping through letter boxes across Edinburgh for the forthcoming Scottish Parliamentry Election and the Alternative Vote referendum, postal voters are being reminded to read the instructions carefully otherwise their vote might not be counted.
Robin Harper launched his autobiography, "Dear Mr Harper" last night at Blackwells book shop in Edinburgh. Robin Harper is a very pleasant, genial man who became the first member of the Green Party to be elected to a UK parliament when he became an MSP in 1999. His book, which he wrote in association with Fred Bridgeland, is a pleasing read with several amusing anecdotes which will keep the reader entertained through its two hundred pages.
Nominations closed today at 4pm for the Scottish Parliamentary Election on 5 May 2011.