City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Film Review: Waltz With Bashir (Manipulate Festival)

Waltz with Bashir - emerging from the sea

The annual Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival opens today (Monday) continuing until Saturday with a stimulating and eclectic program

Dalai Lama Sets Usher Hall Box Office Record

Dalai Lama having a good laugh

Four out of every five tickets sold at the Edinburgh Usher Hall for the Dalai Lama public talk were online which was an all time record for the Usher Hall.

Salmond Invites Energy Innovators to Edinburgh

First Minister Alex Salmond has invited some of the world's top energy innovators at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi to come to Scot

Whisky Stramash

Whisky Stramash is a unique event, taking place for the first time at the historical Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh on 26th & 27th May 2012.

Edinburgh Professor of "God Particle" Fame Wins Edinburgh Award

Professor Peter Higgs

Professor Peter Higgs whose theory about the existence of an elusive particle – or boson – came in a moment of inspiration while walking in the Cairngorms in 1964, has been named the

Bawbag Takes Web By Storm

The high winds in Edinburgh are now easing, with transport and schools expected to be back on a normal footing tomorrow. Bawbag is receding.

Videos of High Rise Demolitions Give Council A Pop

It seems people like a demolition. Yesterday's demolition of the three towers in North Sighthill, to make way for 320 new homes (see earlier story), has already become the second most popular video on the City of Edinburgh Council's YouTube channel after 19 hours with 4,165 views.

Film of the Week: Blood In The Mobile

Miners Hands

Ten years ago it was widely publicised that minerals such as coltan and cassiterite used in electronics, particularly cell phones, were funding violent militias in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Science as a Public Enterprise; Why and How should Science be Open?

Speaker: Professor Geoffrey Boulton FRS FRSE, Regius Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Edinburgh and Chair of the Study.

Forth Bridge's Paint Job "That Never Ends" About To End

Painting the Forth Bridge

Painting of the Forth Bridge - the paint job that famously "never ends" - is coming soon to an end.