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The best escape rooms to try in Edinburgh

There is now a great choice of escape rooms in Edinburgh with fiendish challenges to pit your wits against, writes Stephanie Abbot

Views from the Coniston Hotel.

Travel: Postcard-perfect Coniston shows off the very best bits of Yorkshire

Sometimes, you just want to get away from it all and jump into an entirely different world.

Where to visit in Israel.

Travel: 10 great reasons to visit the 'Land of Creation'

Lauded as the Land of Creation, Israel offers the perfect opportunity to follow in our forebears’ sand-blasted footsteps.
Staying Cool apartments at Rotunda.

Travel: Staying cool but you will never go hungry in the UK’s second city

As the Beast from the East swept across the country, I was a little worried about whether we’d actually make it to Birmingham for our hotly-anticipated first city break of the year.

Head off the beaten track with one of these Edinburgh trail runs (Photo: Shutterstock)

5 of the best trail runs in and around Edinburgh

Leave the pavement and cobbles of Edinburgh behind, and head off-road with one of these trail runs in and around the city.


Scotland ‘opens its arms’ with biggest ever tourism campaign

The biggest ever campaign to sell Scotland to the world has been launched – to attract new high-spending visitors, international students, major investors and “migrant talent”.

Dine in style on the legendary Flying Scotsman

Dine in style on the legendary Flying Scotsman

EVER fancied dining on the Flying Scotsman? Well now you can.

Edinburgh is a runner's playground (Photo: Shutterstock)

5 of the best 5k running routes in Edinburgh

Whether training for a race or simply trying to keep fit, there are plenty of fun running routes to try in Edinburgh. Here are some of our favourite 5k runs in the city.
The picturesque Warwick Castle.

Travel: More to conquer in Warwickshire than poetry and Medieval fortress

Man the ramparts – an order that will surely have filled the defenders of Warwick Castle with dread.

Alex Colling and his partner Chiara Ginestra plan to cycle around 28 cities in Europe to demonstrate against the loss of freedom of movement through Brexit

Couple to cycle across Europe in Brexit vote protest

AN Edinburgh couple are embarking on a challenging 28-city bike ride around Europe to protest Brexit.

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Scots councils are being urged to take down 'No Ball Games' signs

Councils urged to pull down ‘No Ball Games’ signs

Scotland’s councils have been urged to tear down “No Ball Games” signs to encourage children to do more exercise.

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The Jet2 flights will travel to Turkey and Corfu.

Edinburgh Airport announce new direct flights to destinations in Turkey and Corfu

A LOW cost airline has announced two new destinations it will fly to from Edinburgh.

Creative Scotland has launched a recruitment drive for a new figurehead for the film and TV sectors.

Creative Scotland to pay new film and TV chief up to £93k

A new figurehead for the Scottish film and television industries will be paid up to £93,000, it emerged today.

Stretch your legs at the Royal Botanic Gardens and follow it up with a walk to the Shore where you can reward yourself with a pint (Picture: Shutterstock)

5 of the best walks in Edinburgh with pubs at the end

Auld Reekie has glorious scenery and atmospheric pubs in plentiful supply. Combine the two by rewarding yourself with a pint after a city walk.
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In pictures: 10 of the best views in Edinburgh

Built over seven hills it’s hardly surprising that Scotland’s capital is spoiled with enchanting views - here are ten of the city’s finest vistas.


Watch viral Kilted Yoga duo downward dog in Jersey

The tartan-clad pair show off a number of poses in the promotional video celebrating a new easyJet route between Edinburgh and Jersey.

A stroll on the beach.

Travel: There’s so much more to Jersey than its wealth of culinary riches

For a tiny island, Jersey is blessed with a wealth of fantastic culinary delights

Drumbrae Gala Day gets cash boost from Spice Lounge

Drumbrae Gala Day gets cash boost from Spice Lounge

The big day is looming for Clermiston and Drumbrae, and Jasvir Singh is urging everyone to support it.

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A landlord has been banned by Airbnb after posting a racist advert

Edinburgh Airbnb guests told ‘don’t book if you’re Asian’

AN MSP has called for racist advertisments on Airbnb to be halted after an Edinburgh landlord said he would refuse to take bookings for Asian people.

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