News

BREAKING NEWS – Scottish students not allowed to travel to family

According to the Herald, Scottish students will not be allowed to travel, even to visit family. People are still permitted to visit one other household outdoors and in pubs, restaurants and cafes with up to six people. Exceptions will also be made … [Read More...]

Keir Starmer will not rule out indyref2 and statistics show scots leaning further towards independence

A record number of Scottish people are choosing to back SNP in the next Holyrood election, recent studies show. A poll carried out by YouGov for the Times found that 57% of voters are planning to back SNP in 8 months’ time at the Scottish election. … [Read More...]

Dog Prices Increase Dramatically During Lockdown

The average price for puppies has in some cases more than doubled in the UK due to an increased demand since lockdown measures began in March. Based on figures from Pets4Homes, the average price for a new dog between March and September of this … [Read More...]

Sport News Round-Up

Porteous on point  Now 4 days after the 2-2 draw against Rangers on Sunday, Hibs defender Ryan Porteous is still making headlines after directing remarks to Gers Captain for being a “bad loser”. Despite the spat after the final whistle, … [Read More...]

Local News Round-Up

Sturgeon reveals Scottish R-number as high as 1.6 with 2 new confirmed deaths During first ministers questions today, Nicola Sturgeon announced two new Covid-related deaths in Scotland, along with a new estimated R-number of 1.6. She revealed that a … [Read More...]

First Minister urges students to follow lockdown restrictions

465 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the last 24 hours, many of whom are University students. For example, 124 students at Glasgow University have officially contracted the virus and 600 are currently self-isolating. This prompted the … [Read More...]

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Features

EN4 News The Weekly

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EN4 Afternoon News Brief

Tune in as Amy-Leigh Hollingsworth reads the local news for this afternoon! Tune back in next Thursday for more News Brief from en4news.com   … [Read More...]

Edinburgh GBK Manager Unsure Of Restaurant’s Future Amidst Company Sale

The manager of Gourmet Burger Kitchen on George street has said he "isn't optimistic" about the restaurant reopening soon. The George Street eatery closed at the beginning of the national lockdown in April but has since remained closed amidst an … [Read More...]

Face mask fashion in Edinburgh

By Sorsha Caldwell On July 10th, face coverings were made compulsory in shops across Scotland. For the fashion forward, the new rule was a chance to get creative and embrace this everyday necessity, incorporating it in to their style and look. In … [Read More...]

The ideal mask: what’s yours?

Reporter Kieran Webster spoke to the public of Edinburgh about what they think makes the perfect face mask.   … [Read More...]

EN4 Sports Podcast – 24th September 2020

On today's EN4 Sports Podcast, David Hogg, Alex Grant and Jake Grey discuss tonight’s Europa League matches. Aberdeen’s tricky tie in Portugal, Motherwell’s trip to Israel and the possibility of another European slip-up as the face Riga in … [Read More...]

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Arts and Culture

Edinburgh Spanish film festival preview: A cinematic fiesta for everyone

This year’s edition of the festival is to be held online. The seventh edition of the Edinburgh Spanish film festival (ESFF) is due to kick off on the 6th to 25th of October and will take place entirely online this year due to COVID-19 … [Read More...]

Edinburgh Through Our Eyes

We asked the Edinburgh public to share photos they captured of the city and the results are breathtaking. … [Read More...]

Is That a Wrap for Student Films?

 Film students have been setback again with Scotland's increased restrictions coming into effect the week filming was set to restart. The beginning of the week was dedicated to rehearsals in open spaces, but with groups being limited to six … [Read More...]

BLM Usher Hall mural trail

Scottish Black and Asian artists are have come together to create powerful and outstanding artwork which can now be seen outside the Usher hall, and across Scotland. Taking a stand of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement Photo series by … [Read More...]

King’s Theatre employees face uncertainty about the future after cuts were made due to lack of financial support from the Scottish Government

This afternoon Nicola Sturgeon announced that the culture secretary is looking into emergency funding for Capital Theatres a non-profit organization that owns both Kings Theatre and Festival Theatre in Edinburgh. Due to their financial … [Read More...]

Sex Workers could be harmed by the Scottish Government’s consultation that aims to incriminate men who buy sex

At the beginning of the month, the government launched a consultation that led to a discussion amongst campaigners, who are against the proposition, due to the devastating impact of similar laws in Northern Ireland. Elise Kennedy a full-service sex … [Read More...]

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Sport

Sport News Round-Up

Porteous on point  Now 4 days after the 2-2 draw against Rangers on Sunday, Hibs defender Ryan Porteous is still making headlines after directing remarks to Gers Captain for being a “bad loser”. Despite the spat after the final whistle, … [Read More...]

Rugby correspondant recalls racism and homophobia in sports reporting: “I remember footballers having bananas thrown at them”

Rob Robertson is a rugby correspondent for the Scottish Daily Mail. During his career he never has seen the minority correspondents racially abused by other colleagues. “However, I have seen members of the public do it to them.” “Not only the … [Read More...]

Europa League Qualifiers Preview

It’ll certainly be a tough task for all four Scottish clubs to progress to the next round of the Europa League qualifiers, with each club travelling to face their opponents away from home tonight. Riga FC V Celtic Neil Lennon’s side travel to … [Read More...]

EN4 Sports Podcast – 24th September 2020

On today's EN4 Sports Podcast, David Hogg, Alex Grant and Jake Grey discuss tonight’s Europa League matches. Aberdeen’s tricky tie in Portugal, Motherwell’s trip to Israel and the possibility of another European slip-up as the face Riga in … [Read More...]

Edinburgh Napier Knights gear up for return to action amidst COVID-19

  A new university term has brought with it a new set of risks and none perhaps pose more of a risk than the return of university sports. In order to ensure there is continued survival and under strict regulations from the Scottish … [Read More...]

Tackling gender stereotypes

Connie shares her experiences of playing women's rugby The popularity of Women’s sports has been on an increasing climb over the last few years yet there are still challenges in the sport. Connie, 20, is a member of Napier’s Women’s Rugby … [Read More...]

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International

Stalemate in Iowa as results put Sanders and Buttigieg neck and neck

EN4 News' Owen Garner gives a rundown on the situation in Iowa, following the Democratic caucus. Questions still remain over the accuracy surrounding the results of the Iowa caucus, with Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders tied with the same number of … [Read More...]

A shock election result looks likely in the Republic of Ireland as voters head to the polls

    Republican party Sinn Féin could take power for the first time in over a hundred years after a surge in their support over the last two weeks. Irish voters told EN4 News that they felt alienated from the current government and … [Read More...]

Podcast – US Politics Special: Trump impeachment trial, Iowa Caucas, and more

Iain Leggat, Andrew McDonald, and Chris Lamb join forces for a special EN4 News Podcast Special. After one of the most eventful weeks in US political history the trio talk through the Iowa Caucus disaster, the Impeachment Trial of Donald J. Trump … [Read More...]

Video: Coronavirus declared as global emergency – EN4 News’ Owen Garner explains

Owen Garner gives us the latest on the Coronavirus, as the disease spreads worldwide, with 98 cases now being confirmed out-with China. See more: Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in the UK See more: Edinburgh authorities taking right … [Read More...]

Video: What is the 2020 Davos Conference? EN4 News’ Owen Garner and Beth Murray explain

Owen Garner and Beth Murray discuss the 2020 Davos Conference, the series of meetings which aim to improve the global state of our planet. … [Read More...]

Edinburgh woman who became youngest female to ski solo to the South Pole shares her story

  The youngest female in the world to ski solo to the South Pole returned to her hometown of Edinburgh this week, and has told EN4 News about the decision to attempt the gruelling expedition on her own. At 29 years old, Mollie Hughes … [Read More...]

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