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The Edinburgh Medal is a prestigious award given each year to men and women of science and technology who are judged to have made a significant contribution to the understanding and wellbeing of human

A free, outdoor photographic exhibition showing humankind's impact on our planet opened today outside the Scottish Parliament building.

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

Edinburgh’s 3-day Hogmanay festivities lit up the Old Town and Holyrood Park last night with the annual torchlight procession.

Following a different route, under new Edinburgh's Hogmanay organisers Underbelly, the opening event of the New Year’s festival saw around 17,000 torchbearers form a river of fire down the Royal Mile, process past Holyrood Palace and the Parliament up to Holyrood Park.

Former First Minister of Scotland and ex-MP Alex Salmond kicked off his debut Fringe show yesterday with special guest, Conservative Brexit Secretary, David Davis MP.

Today is the inaugural World Fringe Day, a 24-hour celebration of the global fringe movement that was spawned when a group of upstart thespians launched a festival

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.

The winner of this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards is Richard Gadd from Fife with his intense personal show Monkey See Monkey Do, based on the emotional repercussions of a sexual assault sever

Roy Hattersley appeared with a beard which he assured the audience was not to be seen as being in sympathy with Jeremy Corbyn!

A long queue for the Studio Theatre at the Edinburgh International Book Festival attested to the interest Ian Cobain’s investigative writings produce.