Brainstorm: Hidden Door Festival Set to Revive Edinburgh Arts Scene

For many, the arts scene in Edinburgh has been dying a slow, agonising death in recent years- with historic venues being taken over by restaurant chains and musicians preferring the busy streets of Glasgow to Edinburgh’s unbearable sound … [Read more...]

Snowsports festival set to make massive return to Scottish slopes

When it comes to snow sports, the formula for the perfect skiing holiday has been pretty much set out since its inception into popular demand around the 1940’s- spend the day cutting through swathes of freshly powdered snow high up a mountain in … [Read more...]

UK becomes first country to recognise Parkour as a sport

The UK has become the first country in the world to officially recognise parkour as a sport. Parkour, also known as freerunning or art du deplacement, involves negotiating terrain using only the natural strength of one’s body, principally through … [Read more...]

Tickets being touted byRobbie William’s management on resale sites

Robbie Williams's management team is placing tickets directly on to resale ticketing websites at higher prices, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire show has found. Ie:music put tickets for Williams's 2017 tour on Get Me In and Seatwave - in one case for … [Read more...]

National Chain Wilko fined £2.2 million after employee crushed

National chain store Wilko has been fined £2.2m after a worker was crushed by a metal cage and left paralysed. Corisande Collins, 23, was pinned beneath a metal cage full of paint while she was working at a store in Leicester in 2013. Ms Collins, … [Read more...]

Man Critical after deliberate collision in Glasgow

A 32-year-old man is in a life threatening condition in hospital after a car was deliberately driven at him in Glasgow city centre. Police said the incident happened at about 1 am in the city's Jamaica Street and involved a Volkswagen car. The … [Read more...]

Terms set for Police Scotland undercover review

Conditions have been set for an independent review into undercover police work in Scotland. The inquiry will examine the contribution undercover policing has made to tackling crime, how it was and is supervised and regulated, and its effect on … [Read more...]

Breaking: Trump names former critic as UN Envoy

Donald Trump has named South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as US ambassador to the UN, US media report. She is the first non-white female cabinet-level official appointed within the Trump administration, despite her previous criticisms of Trump's … [Read more...]

Heinz advert banned over safety concerns A Heinz beans advert showing how to play a song on the companies tin cans (in a style similar to the viral sensation "the cup song") has been banned for health and safety reasons. The advertisement featured young people … [Read more...]

Scottish Parliament first to achieve ‘Carbon Trust’ triple standard

  The Scottish Parliament has become the first parliament in the world to be awarded triple certification by the Carbon Trust Standard, in recognition of achievements in reducing carbon, waste and water use. This independent certification … [Read more...]