Public concerned over Lothian Buses hike in fares for February

It has been announced that an additional 10p will be topped onto the price of a single ticket of the Lothian Buses service - making it £1.70 per ride from 25th February 2018 onward. The news took the public by surprise as this was the first price … [Read more...]

Scottish economy sees 0.2% growth

The Scottish economy grew by 0.2% in the third quarter of 2017, according to new figures. Between July and September last year, annual GDP growth in Scotland was 1.6% lower than the UK. However, production was up by 1.2% in Scotland with the overall … [Read more...]

Labour call for vote of no confidence in SNP Draft Budget

The Scottish Government's Draft Budget Bill faces a potential setback in the form of a vote of no confidence by Scottish Labour today. The party has tabled a motion asking MSPs to agree that “the Parliament believes that the Draft Budget does not … [Read more...]

Snow causes havoc as council budgets blown

Taking a stroll through Edinburgh this morning suddenly feels like an ordeal, with people more focused on staying upright than planning their day as they head to work. Pavements across the city have turned from white sheets to brown slush, and it’s … [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...]

Matheson’s position ‘untenable if he blocked Chief Constables return’

Michael Matheson's role as Justice Secretary will be 'untenable' if he intervened to halt the return to work of Scotland's most senior police officer, said Tory MSP Margaret Mitchell. The former Conservative Justice spokesperson said Matheson should … [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...]

New strategy announced to help Scottish refugees

Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers have develop a new strategy to support those seeking safety in Scotland. The New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy, endorsed by the United Nations, aims to help refugees settle into the country from their … [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...]

Can Scottish football compete with European elites?

It’s that time of the year again when football fans eagerly await news of the latest transfers their club is making in the transfer window. As clubs in Europe are making transactions of over £100 million per window these days, it’s normal practice to … [Read more...]