City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Politics


Video: Scottish Leaders on Earth Hour 2012

Scottish political leaders join together in promoting Earth Hour in this video, explaining why they see it as important and what they will be doing during the 60 minutes when the lights go off.

SPOKES Edinburgh City Council Election Hustings

Ahead of the Edinburgh City Council Election 2012, Edinburgh bicycle advocacy group SPOKES hosts its transport-themed hustings wi

City of Edinburgh Council Election 2012

The people of Edinburgh today elect 58 councillors who will serve on Edinburgh City Council's 17 multi-member wards. There are 7 four-member and 10 three-member wards.

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.

A trio of theatrical treats for MESP explore myth, war and nature at Storytelling Centre

The annual Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace brings together people from a wide range of backgrounds to explore spiritual, secular, educational, artistic and cultural approaches to peace and mutual understanding utilising performances that deal with these topics through inventive, cross-art productions.

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

Leaked Osborne Report on Homosexuality Stirs Up Memories

I was reminded this past week that I was the first member to demand an emergency debate of the Church of England’s General Synod.

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.

Dalai Lama To Visit Edinburgh in June 2012

Dalai Lama Namaste

The Edinburgh Inter Faith Association, the Conference of Edinburgh’s Religious Leaders and City of Edinburgh Council, has announced that that The Dalai Lama will visit Scotland in late June 2