New Escape Room set to open in Edinburgh

A new escape room is set to open in Edinburgh this month aimed at families and tourists.

Do you have a knack for sales? Why not try flyering this festival (Photo: TSPL)

10 Fringe and Festival jobs you can apply for now

In under two months the Edinburgh Festival Fringe descends on the capital - you can get involved by applying for one of these roles.
Virgin Hotel Edinburgh India Buildings

LETTERS: Virgin boss hits back at criticism of new capital hotel

IN response to Mr Simpson’s ­letter (‘Virgin Money boss must look at the case for the hotel’, June 12). Virgin Hotels is very proud about joining the ­Edinburgh community; it’s a wonderful city with a rich history and culture.

King's Theatre Restoration Tollcross

King’s Theatre refurbishment gets £5m loan boost from city

A multi-million pound campaign to refurbish one of Edinburgh’s best-loved theatres has been given a £5 million funding boost after councillors agreed to support it.


Two seriously injured following Lothian bus crash with private coach

A female passenger and a male driver have been taken to hospital following a crash between private coach and Lothian bus, with Ferry Road now reopened following the incident.

A video shows the aftermath of the crash.

Video shows aftermath of Edinburgh Airport tram crash

Video has emerged showing the aftermath of a bus colliding with a tram near Edinburgh Airport.

The common cold could be on the way out, according to Scots researchers. Picture: TSPL

Mammal molecule could hold key to curing cold, say Scots researchers

A family of molecules commonly found in mammals including rabbits and guinea pigs could hold the key to a cure for the common cold, according to researchers at a Scottish university.

The crash took place in the early hours this morning

71-year-old killed after car hits tree in Linlithgow M9 crash

A 71-year-old driver has been killed following an accident on the M9 near Linlithgow.

Two men have been jailed after tobbing a 14-year-old

Men who robbed 14-year-old in city centre jailed

Two men who robbed a teenage boy in Edinburgh’s city centre have been jailed.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is to visit Edinburgh next month

Deacon Blue to perform for former First Lady Michelle Obama

SCOTS favourites Deacon Blue and soul diva Beverly Knight will be among the acts playing a gala dinner for former First Lady Michelle Obama.

Love Island has been nominated for an Edinburgh TV award. Picture; ITV 2

Love Island among nominees for Edinburgh TV Awards

Love Island, Gogglebox and a documentary about the Grenfell Tower fire are among the nominees for this year’s Edinburgh TV Awards.

The Howe is in a secluded beauty spot but is less than 13 miles from Edinburgh

Is this the most enchanting home in the Lothians?

Edinburgh has some of the most stunning homes in Scotland, but this “magical piece of Scottish landscape” has got to be in the running for the most picturesque.


Bill Murray blown away by Edinburgh super fan’s tattoo tribute

Hollywood star Bill Murray is known for his world-weary face, and his hangdog looks have been plastered across countless billboards across the world.


Controversial Edinburgh school merger bid axed

Two Edinburgh schools threatened with closure are set to stay open as the council is poised for a dramatic U-turn after failing to win support from opposition parties.

Fat Bob has been saved!

Porty’s Fat Bob saved after city council climbdown

It appeared the fate of fibreglass mannequin Fat Bob at butcher Findlay’s was sealed as council officials issued a crackdown on temporary advertising structures.

The M9 eastbound has since reopened following an earlier crash.

M9 reopened following early morning crash at Linlithgow

The M9 has reopened following an early morning crash at Junction 4 in Linlithgow.

Len collingwood - aka Rickshaw Grandad - has now reached Calais on  his fundraising challenge of Edinburgh to Istanbul

Intrepid Edinburgh granddad reaches France on rickshaw

An Edinburgh man aiming to smash a Guinness World Record riding a rickshaw to Istanbul is in high spirits with Paris in his sights.

9/12/16 Liz McAreavey, CEO of Edinburgh Chamber Of Commerce for SoS business section

Liz McAreavey: SMEs need the right tools to deliver inclusive economy

If the Chamber is typical of an SME environment, we are in rapid and constant change mode. Reassessing our relevance as a membership organisation that facilitates inspiring physical connections in a digital, online world. Keeping pace of technological advancement, not only for our own efficiency and development, but also to assist our members in adapting and adopting new work practices to keep ahead of the competition. Also ensuring we participate in civic life, feeding finto the economic strategy of the city and the City Vision that will provide the work and living space of the future. And importantly, help create a Smart City that is fundamental to being a successful city.

Lord Provost George Grubb pictured at the City Chambers. Picture: Jayne Emsley

Steve Cardownie: George Grubb was one of life’s nice guys

It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of one of life’s nice guys, the former Lord Provost Rev George Grubb who passed away last Saturday night.

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