City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Edinburgh Closer to Introducing UK's First Tourist Tax

Edinburgh Castle's Crown Square

The City of Edinburgh Council has completed submission documents for the Transient Visitor Levy (TVL), aka Tourist Tax, for Edinburgh.

Edinburgh International Festival Ends 70th In Robust Form

Virgin Money Fireworks concert 2017 by Beth Chalmers

It opened with a Bloom and ended with a familar “Boom!”.

Edinburgh Trades Holiday

A public holiday marks the start of the Edinburgh trade holidays fortnight.

Many businesses take a holiday today.

Sold Out Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival Welcomes In 2017

Unique Events, who have produced Edinburgh’s Hogmanay for 24 years for the City of Edinburgh Council, said early this morning that the event had been a “major

New Year's Day Public Holiday

The new year starts with an extra day off work (for most).

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.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Vince Cable, "Sailing Britain Through a Storm", Review

With a hearty Edinburgh reception, Sir Vincent (Vince) Cable took his seat with Phil Harding who was in the chair for this session.

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: Richard Murphy, Why Britain Needs a Fair Tax System

Tax may not sound like the most exciting subject but the Studio Theatre was packed with around 275 of us to hear Richard Murphy, author of the recently published "The Joy of Tax".

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.