In a strongly worded statement, Primal Scream have attacked Home Secretary Theresa May's use of their 1994 hit Rocks (above) at the Conservative Party conference on Tuesday.
The New Year Sprint is an open 110m race, with a handicap starting system, that has taken place around New Year's Day annually since 1870. Professional and amateur sprinters compete in this the 143rd meeting, for a £4000 first prize.
The Queen’s Hall rings in 2012 with a traditional Scottish Hogmanay party.
As a lifelong Edinburgh resident, I have experienced the Capital’s Christmas and New Year Festival celebrations over many years, (dating back to the days when over 300,000 unticketed spectators crammed onto Princes Street on 31 December). I often think I should become jaded by the annual display of sparkling trees, ice rink, music, song and dance, with fireworks at midnight.