City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Edinburgh Book Festival: Mervyn King: Making Banking Better Review

The appearance of Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, produced a predictably very respectable turnout in the Baillie Gifford Main Tent at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Fossil Free Europe Tour Brings Divestment Message To Edinburgh

Bill McKibben by Steve Liptay

The e-mail trailer for said "Time to make some noise" and followed this with the comment "On Sunday, we’ll start our tour across Northern Europe and kick off the loudest and mo

ESPC Reports 6.1% Drop in Edinburgh House Prices

The Edinburgh Solicitor and Property Centre reported today that average property prices in Edinburgh have dropped 6.1% for the September t

ESPC 2010 Q4: Edinburgh House Prices Down 2%

House price chart Q4 2010

After house price falls across the board in Edinburgh and Scotland in 2010, what does 2011 hold?

Donald Dewar Memorial Lecture: Alastair Darling

Alastair Darling by Chris Scott

The present Shadow Chancellor had a suitably large audience in the Main Theatre of the Edinburgh International Book Festival for what promised to be one

Gold Fraud Soars In "Silent Crash"

Inflation's proxy

The City of Edinburgh Council’s Trading Standards is warning people to be careful of “unscrupulous” companies who "may be trying to rip you off when buying your scrap gold".

Living With Deflation

One of the effects of the massive evaporation of easy credit both in Britain and around the world in recent months has been deflation. In 2009, Britain is expected to officially enter into its first deflationary period in 49 years when the Retail Price Index, which measures the price of goods and services, drops below zero.

Plummeting Pound Good For Overseas Visitors

One and Two British Pound Coins

British pensioners and those who rely on savings for income are not feeling too festive this christmas after the Bank of England reduced interest rates, earlier this month, to levels not seen since