News

The ‘Fake News Awards’

Donald Trump's Fake News Awards' are due to take place later today. 'Fake News' was popularised by the President of the United States-Donald Trump-and won Collins dictionary word of the year in 2017. The term is used to describe 'fake' or … [Read More...]

Financial support still essential for small businesses says Holyrood committee

20% of small businesses would close their doors if they did not receive financial support from the small business bonus scheme By Cameron Ward This was a revelation that was discussed during the Local Government and Communities Committee … [Read More...]

Homeless ex-soldier dies on Edinburgh’s streets

A homeless former soldier, Darren Greenfield, 47, has passed away, sparking outrage amongst veterans and campaigners. Darren Greenfield served with the Royal Tank Regiment but fell on hard times after leaving the army. Many Edinburgh residents saw … [Read More...]

Harry Potter pop-up bar opening in February

People will soon be able to experience 'Harry Potter' inspired drinks in a brand new pop-up bar opening in Edinburgh. The Perilous Potions Bar is set to launch on the 1st of February situated in Arch 14, East Market Street, opening hours are 12pm-1am … [Read More...]

Police search Lactalis websites after baby milk scare.

Police in France are investigating several websites owned and run by powdered baby milk manufacturer Lactalis. It is believed that a batch of baby milk infected with a strain of salmonella could have reached up to 83 countries with over 12 million … [Read More...]

North and South Korea to unite for Winter Olympic Games

Next months Winter Olympic Games will see South Korea and North Korea march under one "unified Korea" flag. The Games take place throughout the month of February in Pyeongchang, South Korea and it will see both nations walk together during the … [Read More...]

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Arts and Culture

Bayeux tapestry visits Britain

The Bayeux Tapestry is to leave France for the first time in 950 years according to the Times. The French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to announce the loan of the tapestry during his visit to the UK on Thursday.  The newspaper claims the … [Read More...]

There’s a new photography Crew in town

Photography is floundering in the wake of iPhone amateurs, but Edinburgh based talent agency Crew Ltd are on their way to bringing professionalism back. Scottish visual art agency Crew Ltd held an exhibition in Summerhall last night, showcasing … [Read More...]

Danish dancer Peter Schaufuss set to open Edinbururgh ballet school

Danish dancer and choreographer Peter Schaufuss will be opening his full-time ballet school in Edinburgh next year. The dance star, who launched the English National Ballet School in 1988, will be accepting applicants aged 14 and above from Scotland … [Read More...]

The Definition of an Introvert

While the second day of the new year is a bank holiday for those in Scotland, it’s also a day for introverts. It marks World Introvert’s Day’s seventh year giving a voice to those who have difficulty using their own. However, quite like the people … [Read More...]

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Sport

Football Chat @ 1pm

Cameron Storer is joined by our sports reporters Ewan Hawthorne and Ryan Maher to discuss all the latest going-ons in English football. The latest match-up at Anfield could be the best game of the season so far, how far are Liverpool away from … [Read More...]

NFL Podcast @ 11am

Our NFL reporter Cameron Storer is joined by Ryan Maher to discuss all the latest play-off action from around the league. The pair reflect on all the Divisional Round match-ups and look ahead to the NFC and AFC Championship games. Who is going to … [Read More...]

NFL Chat

Football chat from across the pond now. With the first weekend of Play-off action behind us, Ryan Maher is joined by Cameron Storer to discuss all the juicy topics. Is this the beginning of the end for the New England Patriots?   … [Read More...]

The Football Chat Returns

Cameron Storer is joined by Ryan Maher as our sports reporters reflect on a classic cup tie at the Etihad last night. The duo also discuss the managerial situation at Stoke City and the January Transfer market. … [Read More...]

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International

The ‘Fake News Awards’

Donald Trump's Fake News Awards' are due to take place later today. 'Fake News' was popularised by the President of the United States-Donald Trump-and won Collins dictionary word of the year in 2017. The term is used to describe 'fake' or … [Read More...]

Police search Lactalis websites after baby milk scare.

Police in France are investigating several websites owned and run by powdered baby milk manufacturer Lactalis. It is believed that a batch of baby milk infected with a strain of salmonella could have reached up to 83 countries with over 12 million … [Read More...]

North and South Korea to unite for Winter Olympic Games

Next months Winter Olympic Games will see South Korea and North Korea march under one "unified Korea" flag. The Games take place throughout the month of February in Pyeongchang, South Korea and it will see both nations walk together during the … [Read More...]

NFL Podcast @ 11am

Our NFL reporter Cameron Storer is joined by Ryan Maher to discuss all the latest play-off action from around the league. The pair reflect on all the Divisional Round match-ups and look ahead to the NFC and AFC Championship games. Who is going to … [Read More...]

Oprah Winfrey for President?

Her Golden Globes speech touching upon black and female empowerment went viral so far as to spark hopes of a 2020 presidential bid. When asked if she would run for president, her partner Stedman Graham said she would “absolutely do … [Read More...]

Can we Trump climate change?

A 7.6 magnitude Earthquake struck the Caribbean sea on Tuesday, causing a Tsunami warning to be issued for the already disaster-struck Puerto Rico, as well as the British and US Virgin Islands. The US Tsunami Center later cancelled this alert, … [Read More...]

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Features

‘A World Without Evil’ – The King Lot’s new release is packed with refined rock songs

Following our interview with Jay Moir, the guitarist of The King Lot, we have exclusive access to the new album prior to its release on 27th of January. After raising £4000 from a Pledge Campaign, the production of the physical albums are finished … [Read More...]

The Darkest Hour @ 12pm

Cameron Storer is joined by our entertainment reporter Alex Heron to discuss Joe Wright's latest blockbuster The Darkest Hour. During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister … [Read More...]

Bayeux tapestry visits Britain

The Bayeux Tapestry is to leave France for the first time in 950 years according to the Times. The French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to announce the loan of the tapestry during his visit to the UK on Thursday.  The newspaper claims the … [Read More...]

Oxfam: the golden child of the fashion industry

Possibly the best kept secret of the fashion industry, Oxfam’s website contains luxury brands such as Prada, Miu Miu and Burberry as well as the best of the high street all at bargain prices. Oxfam has emerged as an unlikely rising star of the … [Read More...]

The Darkest Hour – A reinvention of the war film genre

World War 2 is without question the most documented event in cinematic history. In the 73 years since the Allies defeated the evil Hitler (who is always inexplicably played by a British actor) and his Nazi army there have been almost 5,000 movies … [Read More...]

Best Edinburgh Burns Night 2018 events

Burns Night is where many across the world celebrate and toast Scotland's famed national bard. Whether it is tucking into haggis, dancing at a ceilidh or reciting some of Burns' most beloved works, there are many ways you can take part in the … [Read More...]

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