City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Politics


This May Hurt A Bit, Traverse Theatre, Review

This May Hurt A Bit - a scene

Stella Feehily’s ‘This May Hurt A Bit’ is, in some ways, a play about nostalgia, and is none the worse for that.

Scottish Independence Referendum

Polls are open from 7am til 10pm throughout the day on what is likely to be the most important vote that Scots make in their lifetimes.

Union, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

Union at Royal Lyceum Theatre

Given that the people of Scotland will vote in a few months on whether they believe Scotland should be an independent country (or not)

Eddie Izzard's "Please Don't Go" Gig

Inimitable English comedian Eddie Izzard hosts a one-off gig to launch a campaign "for people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland who don’t want Scotland to leave the UK."

Edinburgh Science Festival 2014 Programme Launched

Unwrapping the mummy

From robot football to making round bubbles square, from the science of intoxication at a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to a man vs 3D printer contest, this year's Edinburgh Internatio

Online Voting First For Community Council Elections

It has yet to catch on in national elections, but for the first time, local people taking part in this year's Edinburgh Community Council elections can cast a vote from the comfort of their armchai

Gallery Review: Andy Warhol: Pop, Power and Politics

Official Launch of Warhol exhibition: Presiding Offficer, Rt. Hon Tricia Marwick, MSP and Angus Hogg, Chair, Carnegie UK Trust

"Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art".
Andy Warhol

Edinburgh Book Festival: The Independence Debate with Kirsty Wark

Although the run-up to the 2014 Independence Referendum has barely begun, the length of the queue for this event suggested a lot of serious interest.

Talk by Ben Judah: How Far Can Russia's New Opposition Go?

Ben Judah is the author of "Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In And Out Of Love With Vladimir Putin", to be published by Yale University Press in May 2013, and an Associate Fellow at the E

What future for China and Central Asia?, EIBF 2012, Review

These two speakers, both acknowledged experts on their subjects, gave a succinct analysis of the current situation in China and Central Asia with a survey of future prospects that cleared away many