News

Afternoon story round up

Some members of the EN4 News and ENG4GE team discuss some of the stories up online and in our new magazine on its launch day. Join Paige Beresford, Rachel Lee, Paul Sinclair and Olivia Hill as they run through some of the days talking … [Read More...]

China bridges the 26 mile gap

After nine years of construction, Chinese President Xi JinPing has unveiled the world's longest crossing bridge, linking Hong Kong to China's mainland.  The bridge, which cost an estimated US$20 billion to build, is set to be a life-changing … [Read More...]

Edinburgh, Electric Cars and You

The UK Government announced earlier this week that it would be bringing their proposed ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars forward by 8 years to 2032 - the same year proposed by the Scottish Government. This means that any cars purchased after … [Read More...]

Thousands rally for pay equality

Glasgow is seeing its biggest equal pay strike in decades as 8,000 march on George Square. Hundreds of schools, nurseries, and other local government organisations are striking due to a long-running dispute about equal pay for women. Although … [Read More...]

The Highlands named as top world destination for 2019 by Lonely Planet

The Highlands and Islands have been selected as one of the top places in the world by Lonely Planet. The beautiful landscape helped place the region in the top 10 of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel list for 2019. The guide named the Highlands “one … [Read More...]

International Insight

Joanna Hampson brings you the latest EN4 international news brief for Tuesday October 23. Here are today’s top stories. The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was allegedly planned days in advance. The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan … [Read More...]

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Arts and Culture

Red Dead Redemption 2: Masterpiece?

Liam Mackay discusses if Rockstar's highly anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2 will be a gaming masterpiece. … [Read More...]

Beating the boobie blues

Three local artists help to raise awareness of breast cancer Step 1: Touch. Step 2: Look. Step 3: Check. T-L-C. While there is no definitive method for checking your breasts for signs and symptoms of breast cancer, UK charity Breast Cancer Now are … [Read More...]

Podcast: Edinburgh’s Concert Hall: Condemned before Constructed.

Artist impression of the Impact Centre. Photo credit to Impact Scotland. In this weeks EN4 News podcast, Calum Wilson and Joanna Hampson discuss the newly proposed concert hall. The hall, known as the Impact Centre, has faced controversy after the … [Read More...]

Bad Times at the El Royale review

An all-star cast tells a tale of love, murder and money in this late 60's thriller  It's easy to watch the trailer for Bad Times at the El Royale and not really know what the heck is going on, as the latest film from director Drew Goddard (The … [Read More...]

Behind the Red Door

Twenty miles outside of Scotland’s bustling capital lies a place with a vibrant community of close to 20,000 people, where the Union canal divides the neighbourhoods at the hilltop and the High Street at the foot, which leads to the birthplace of … [Read More...]

Re-visiting Edinburgh’s Archive

Language is an example of how different parts of Edinburgh or institutions may describe their community, such as re-development, or advancement...then to others who would describe theirs as having been gentrified, which gives them a sense of feeling … [Read More...]

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Sport

Sport Paper Review, Tuesday 23rd October

Bryce Donaldson, John Menzies and David Ronney discuss the sport in today's back pages. … [Read More...]

Edinburgh Rugby’s Chris Dean hopes to make an Impression against Zebre

  Chris Dean is relishing the chance to cement his place in the first team at Edinburgh Rugby. With 17 players from the capital side now away at the Scotland camp ahead of the autumn internationals, Dean and other young players will … [Read More...]

Girls With Goals

Women’s football has never been so popular. It may not be the official sport of our nation, but football’s following in Scotland is one of the most passionate around the globe. Sorry, golf fans. However, while off the field problems can blur the … [Read More...]

Hearts “unlikely to make wholesale changes” ahead of Dundee clash

Heart of Midlothian manager Craig Levein revealed in yesterday's press conference that he won't be drawn into making too many changes for tonight's SPFL Premiership match against Dundee. The league leaders face the Dees at Dens Park, with the … [Read More...]

New Stadium could give Edinburgh a Fortress to Defend

  A new stadium planned to be built next to the Scottish national Stadium, Murrayfield, has been given the go-ahead by Edinburgh council. It is hoped that the new build will be completed next year in time for Edinburgh Rugby to make it their … [Read More...]

Opinion: What now for Partick Thistle?

On Saturday, Partick Thistle sacked their manager, Alan Archibald. Archibald was the second longest-serving manager in Scotland, after being appointed by the club in 2013. Archibald began his managerial career after the departure of Jackie McNamara … [Read More...]

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International

China bridges the 26 mile gap

After nine years of construction, Chinese President Xi JinPing has unveiled the world's longest crossing bridge, linking Hong Kong to China's mainland.  The bridge, which cost an estimated US$20 billion to build, is set to be a life-changing … [Read More...]

International Insight

Joanna Hampson brings you the latest EN4 international news brief for Tuesday October 23. Here are today’s top stories. The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was allegedly planned days in advance. The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan … [Read More...]

Truth or death? – The harsh reality of journalism

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been declared dead but without a body and without facts, one question I want to know is, how many journalists need to die in the name of freedom of speech?   October 2, 2018, journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into the … [Read More...]

Second man named in Sailsbury attacks investigation

A second man has been named for suspected involvement in the Skripal attack. Investigative Journalism website, Bellingcat, has revealed the name of the second man suspected of carrying out the poisoning in Salisbury in March. Russian military … [Read More...]

Paper Review, Tuesday 9th October

Join Denitsa Tsekova and Lauren Walker for a review of today's papers. … [Read More...]

World renowned scientist Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

Physician Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. His family have confirmed that he passed peacefully at his home in Cambridge. The British Physicist is most known for his work on black holes and expanding the theory of general … [Read More...]

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Features

Red Dead Redemption 2: Masterpiece?

Liam Mackay discusses if Rockstar's highly anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2 will be a gaming masterpiece. … [Read More...]

Beating the boobie blues

Three local artists help to raise awareness of breast cancer Step 1: Touch. Step 2: Look. Step 3: Check. T-L-C. While there is no definitive method for checking your breasts for signs and symptoms of breast cancer, UK charity Breast Cancer Now are … [Read More...]

Review: Jack White at the Usher Hall

There's a reason this article doesn't have any photos — it's because Jack White wouldn't let me take any. It was a drunken night of crazy antics as Jack White blew into the Scottish capital like an American hurricane, and in a matter of hours, he … [Read More...]

Podcast: Edinburgh’s Concert Hall: Condemned before Constructed.

Artist impression of the Impact Centre. Photo credit to Impact Scotland. In this weeks EN4 News podcast, Calum Wilson and Joanna Hampson discuss the newly proposed concert hall. The hall, known as the Impact Centre, has faced controversy after the … [Read More...]

The Highlands named as top world destination for 2019 by Lonely Planet

The Highlands and Islands have been selected as one of the top places in the world by Lonely Planet. The beautiful landscape helped place the region in the top 10 of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel list for 2019. The guide named the Highlands “one … [Read More...]

How did I fail at becoming Scottish?

I moved to this beautiful, but cold-as-hell country, four years ago. I came ready to conquer and soak up all the culture and the weird words you guys say. I had read a lot about Scottish stereotypes, and since those articles are always true, I … [Read More...]

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