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Edinburgh Processions: Essential travel advice

It’s set to be a very busy weekend in the Capital with the Moonwalk, a Murrayfield gig and Processions all taking place over the weekend.

Yolanda Luca with a knickerbocker glory at Luca's ice cream, Morningside

Lothian Recommends: Readers have their say on the best ice cream shops

We asked and you recommended. Edinburgh Evening News readers have their say about the best ice cream shops around.

Dunbar's Close Garden. Picture: Wikimedia

Five most historic gardens in Edinburgh to visit

We discover the most ancient gardens in the capital for a shady summer stroll through tranquil gardens.

Video: Josh Littlejohn turning ‘houses into homes’

After two years of planning and ten months of construction, the Social Bite village is nearly ready to welcome its first occupants.


Revealed: The 10 finalists in Chip Shop of the Year 2018

WE’VE got our finalists for the Chip Shop Of The Year 2018 and now the competition is all about finding who will be number one.

Longest continuous inflatable obstacle course in the world coming to Edinburgh

Longest continuous inflatable obstacle course in the world coming to Edinburgh

Calling all thrillseekers! The longest continuous inflatable obstacle course in the world is coming back to the Capital, and it’s even bigger than before.

How many lesser-known Edinburgh landmarks could you point out on a map? (Photo: Shutterstock)

Quiz: Where are these Edinburgh landmarks located?

The castle, Arthur's Seat and the Scottish Parliament are easy to place on a map, but what about some lesser-known Edinburgh landmarks?

How good is your Edinburgh geography?

Quiz: Can you identify these Edinburgh streets?

You have probably walked these streets a hundred times - but can you name them under pressure?

Comic Con 2018

Annual Comic Con set to prove a huge draw for superhero fans

STAR names, life-size props, and some of the best comic book artists in the world head to Edinburgh this weekend for the fifth Edinburgh Comic Con, which runs Saturday and Sunday at the EICC, on Morrison Street.


Video: Behind the scenes at Edinburgh Airport’s iconic tower

Up to 450 flights a day are guided by air traffic controllers at Scotland’s busiest airport.


Revealed: The cafes/delis shortlisted at the finals of the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards

The finalists for the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards have been revealed.

A variation of Scotland's Royal Arms featuring two unicorns found in Edinburgh Castle.  Picture: TSPL

Why is the unicorn Scotland’s national animal?

AN American historian has uncovered the roots of how the Unicorn became Scotland’s national animal in the late 1300s.


Edinburgh Dungeon Asylum VR event follows infamous killer’s dissection

Guests are given virtual reality headsets to immerse themselves in a heinous 19th Century Edinburgh crime.


Video: On the trail of Harry Potter in Edinburgh

Did you know, the names of at least three Harry Potter characters were inspired by souls laid to rest in an Edinburgh paranormal hotspot?


Video: The Best of Edinburgh according to Trip Advisor

We looked at the top bars, restaurants, hotels and things to do around Edinburgh, according to ratings app Trip Advisor.

Four years on, we still love to complain about Edinburgh's trams

5 things locals love to hate about Edinburgh

There’s nothing more therapeutic than a good moan.


Video: What is the proposed Edinburgh tourist tax?

Edinburgh would be the first place in the UK to introduce such a levy, but they are common in major European cities.

Honeyblood's Stina Tweeddale and Cat Myers

Kevin Buckle: £500k for Scottish music may go to waste

In all the fuss over who did and didn’t get regular funding from Creative Scotland it went without comment that the SMIA (Scottish Music Industry Association) was given a cool half a million pounds.


In pictures: Incredible costumes at Sci Fi Con in Edinburgh

EDINBURGH is hosting Sci Fi Con this weekend, with fans turning up in weird and wonderful creations.

What is it that makes Edinburgh such a great city to live in. Picture: JP

Quiz: Which Edinburgh neighbourhood should you live in?

With just eight questions we can determine exactly where you should be living to get the most out of the city.
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