City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle Top Attractions List

NMS Opening: Crowds in the Grand Gallery

The newly refurbished National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh was the most visited attraction outside of London in 2011, according to figures published by The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) today.

National Galleries Buy Titian's Diana and Callisto For £45m

Titian's Callisto and Diana

The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) and the National Gallery in London made a surprise announcement today that Titian’s masterpiece Diana and

Hermitage Demonstration Garden Will Be Hands On

Hermitage Wildlife Garden Ground Breaking Ceremony

Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Nature Reserve is already a popular beauty spot with a variety of striking landscapes: mature broadleaved woodland, a wildflower meadow, a wetland spot, a good-sized pond, a disused quarry, and a river, the Braid Burn, that flows through the reserve.

Will Edinburgh Win Bid For Green Bank?

Edinburgh Castle from Calton Hill

The team bidding to make Edinburgh home of the UK's new Green Investment Bank made a final push to secure the bank for the city today.

Edinburgh Best Large European City For Foreign Direct Investment

Adam Smith statue on the Royal Mile

Edinburgh has been ranked as the best large European City (population of between 500,000 and 1 million) for foreign direct investment in the recently announced fDi’s

Council's £26m Budget "Boost" Targets Children and Vulnerable

Edinburgh City Chambers

The Lib Dem/SNP coalition announced that the passage of the Council's budget yesterday will see "a massive boost" of £26m investment in priority areas such as children and the most

MacTaggart Lecture

The MacTaggart Lecture is the keynote speech given at the start of the Edinburgh Television Festival.

Elisabeth Murdoch To Give The MacTaggart Lecture

Elisabeth Murdoch, Chair and CEO of Shine Group, has been confirmed as this year's MacTaggart Lecture speaker at the

Lothian and Borders Chief Constable's Contract Extended

David Strang is to stay on as chief constable of Lothian and Borders Police. Mr Strang has been in charge of Lothian and Borders Police since 2007 and his five year contract was due to expire on 31 March 2012.

Video: Salmond Launches Scottish Independence Referendum Consultation

First Minister Alex Salmond uses the birthday of Robert Burns to launch the consultation document on the referendum, to be held in autumn 2014, on whether Scotland should be an independent country.