City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Politics


Referendum Video: Gordon Brown's Better Together Speech

Yesterday, Prime Minister Gordon Brown fired up an erstwhile lacklustre and bloodless Better Together campaign with an impassioned speech on why Scots should vote 'No' in today's

Referendum Video: David Hayman, The Great Dictator

Actor David Hayman's cri de coeur is a rousing call to vote Yes in the Referendeum on Scottish Independence for a more caring and

Record Voter Registration For Scottish Independence Referendum

Edinburgh has recorded a record level of registered voters in the run-up to tomorrow's historic vote on whether Scotland should become an independent country or remain within the Union.

Blabbermouth

On the eve of the referendum on Scottish Independence, National Theatre of Scotland is leading a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word, read and sung between midday and midnig

Edinburgh Book Festival: Murray Pittock and Christopher A Whatley; Nationalism and Unionism; the background.

Professors Murray Pittock and Christopher Whatley have studied different aspects of Scottish historical experience and take divergent positions in the light of their experience, promising a lively and

Edinburgh Book Festival: Ian Fraser, The Bank That Came Back From the Brink

In Charles Ferguson's excellent documentary Inside Job, Nouriel Roubini (famously dubbed Dr Doom for his accurate prognostications of

Jack, Gryphon @ West End, Review

Jack attempts to move the debate about the future of Scotland beyond economics, with a look at the past and present through the eyes of its people.

The Second Edinburgh International Culture Summit

A major musical pioneer who uses music to improve cultural relations, the grand-daughter of Nelson Mandela - philanthropist and business-woman, and the Director General of UNESCO are among the cultura

Portrait Gallery Brings Home Tragedy of the Great War

Avatar and bust - Scottish National Portrait Gallery

A moving, new exhibition opening today at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery brings home the tragedy of World War One, one hundred years to the day since hostilities broke out with Germany.

Books: The Annals of the Holyrood Parish

‘The Annals of the Canongate Parish’ has a promising title, and manages to live up to it, though not perhaps in ways the ‘average reader’ might expect.