Edinburgh Fringe female performers 'sexually harassed'  BBC News

Women working on shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe have reported facing sexual harassment on a daily basis while out promoting their performances, the ...


Tech investors land in Edinburgh for Turing Fest  The Scotsman

Tech investors from across Europe will land in Edinburgh next week seeking investment opportunities with “attractive” start-ups. Turing Founders, part of the ...


Care users should rely on friends and family first, Edinburgh report says  HeraldScotland

Health and social care providers in Edinburgh are to be urged to "abandon the idea" that their job is to assess people to see what…


In pictures: see inside Edinburgh's stunning Wes Anderson-esque city centre 'aparthotel'  Edinburgh Live

Could this be Edinburgh's most aesthetically pleasing overnight stay?


Edinburgh's Friday weather: mainly cloudy with a chance of a sunny evening  Edinburgh Live

Could this be the start of a warm and dry weekend?


Edinburgh Comedy awards 2019: surrealists, standups and sausage act vie for prize  The Guardian

London Hughes and Jessica Fostekew are among the comics on the shortlist of nine nominees, while Catherine Cohen is up for best newcomer.


Taxi driver mounts pavement and hits pedestrian in Edinburgh crash  BBC News

Police believe the black cab driver had a "medical episode" before the crash in Edinburgh.


'Remain vigilant': police charge trio after busy Edinburgh Fringe area hit with pickpocketing  Edinburgh Live

Two men and one woman have appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today.


Cyborgs and supermodels hit the dancefloor at Edinburgh  The Guardian

In Ritualia and Learning from the Future, Colette Sadler poses questions about the human body. But does she find answers? Anna Winter. Wed 21 Aug 2019 ...


Opponents told to stop ‘turning a molehill into a mountain’ amid Edinburgh Council leadership squabble  The Scotsman

Opponents have been told to stop turning “a tiny molehill into a massive mountain” amid a squabble as to who is in charge of the city when the council leader ...


Edinburgh fringe 'must do more' to tackle sexual harassment  The Guardian

The Edinburgh festival fringe has an “appalling” record of sexual harassment and assault, according to a leading union and a workers' organisation, which say ...


Recap of live updates – 21-year-old in hospital after incident at Falkirk Grahamston station  Edinburgh Live

Falkirk Grahamston train station and the surrounding area were placed on lockdown for over three hours on 22 August.


In pictures: all the funniest things at the new Scottish Twitter visitor centre in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Live

Twitter UK have opened up a pop-up celebrating the best of Scottish Twitter in Edinburgh, so we couldn't resist going and taking some photos of all the ...


Edinburgh tenement owners warned over climate change impact  BBC News

Property owners are being warned about the impact of climate change on traditional buildings in the capital in a new guide. Building Maintenance in a Changing ...


Edinburgh LIVE traffic and weather updates - just 4 days of the Fringe left!  Edinburgh Live

Keep ahead of the curve as we bring you up-to-the-minute traffic and weather news from the capital.


Controversial comic Frankie Boyle will be on full power in Edinburgh  Edinburgh News

IT'S been more than a decade since controversial funnyman Frankie Boyle took to the road to tour Scotland.


Anti-Brexit rally MOCKED after low turnout in Edinburgh - ‘When are the rest arriving?’  Express

REMAINERS have been widely mocked after a planned People's Vote rally failed to attract a significant turnout in Edinburgh this afternoon.


Edinburgh's weather on Thursday: The rain isn't done with us yet, more showers on the way  Edinburgh Live

It'll brighten up at the weekend, but there's more wet weather to endure first.


What you’ll hear and the best vantage points for watching Edinburgh’s Fireworks spectacular  Edinburgh News

THE night skies will burst with colour on Monday 26 August as the annual Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks Concert and Display bring the curtain down ...


When the fringe is no joke: minding your mental health in Edinburgh  The Guardian

Performing at the festival can be a taxing experience. Objectively Funny has created a peer support network that turns attention offstage.


State of the TV Nation | Edinburgh TV Festival 2019  Broadcast

Panel featuring Alex Mahon (Channel 4), Sandra Stern (Lionsgate), Jeff Wachtel (NBC), Ben McOwen Wilson (YouTube) & Jane Turton (All3Media)


Comedy review: Jen Brister: Under Privilege, Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Jen Brister has found a potent groove in her combustible angst of being a lesbian struggling to raise socially aware, four-year-old twin boys. Jen Brister: Under ...


Take the kids to … Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh  The Guardian

Children will be spellbound at this temple of storytelling, which also puts on plays and spoken-word performances (for all ages)


Edinburgh's house hunters flee capital for wider horizons on the coast  The Times

East Lothian has become the property powerhouse of Scotland after values surged by an average of £26000 over the past six months.The typical cost of a ...


Pedestrian sought by police over Edinburgh bike crash  BBC News

The cyclist is being treated in hospital for head, rib and shoulder injuries following the Edinburgh crash.


How you can get a free gin cocktail at these six Edinburgh bars on Sunday  Edinburgh Live

If you're quick off the mark, and wearing something pineapple-themed, you could well be in luck.



Thousands of well-wishers send Edinburgh fundraising hero Tom Gilzean 'get well soon' messages after tram track fall  The Scotsman

Messages of goodwill have flooding in for legendary Edinburgh fundraiser Tom Gilzean after he was involved in a freak accident at a city tram stop.


Passengers face extra six weekends of disruption to Edinburgh-London trains  The Scotsman

Passengers face up to another six weekends of major disruption to Edinburgh-London trains over the next two years, operator LNER has confirmed.


Charity collector Thomas Gilzean in hospital after fall onto Edinburgh tram tracks  BBC News

A 99-year-old war veteran who has raised more than £1m for charity is being treated in hospital after falling from his mobility scooter at an Edinburgh tram stop.


Edinburgh fintech Money Dashboard taps into £4.6m to drive growth and triple headcount  The Scotsman

Money Dashboard, the personal finance app based in Edinburgh, has raised more than £4.6 million to triple headcount and make its app available “to the ...


Homes of the future could save NHS millions per year  The Edinburgh Reporter

SCOTLAND'S most innovative housing and care specialists showcased homes which could save the NHS millions per year at Europe's largest housing ...


Edinburgh's pizza scene just got even better as top-rated restaurant Franco Manca opens its doors  Edinburgh Live

Franco Manca specialise in delicious, authentic sourdough pizzas and Italian wine.


Comedy review: Alice Snedden: Absolute Monster, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Having thought her character was set in stone when she hit 30, Alice Snedden was unshakeable in her self-confidence, the likeably bold Kiwi only belatedly ...


The multi-millionaires who are profiting from Edinburgh's short-term lets bonanza  Edinburgh News

A Monaco-based millionaire, an English aristocrat and an Australian investment fund are among the major players making money from Edinburgh's short-term ...


Scottish independence: Supporters plan huge march through Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Thousands of pro-independence supporters are expected to march through Edinburgh in October after council bosses agreed a route with event organisers.


Edinburgh holidaymakers heading to Egyptian resort warned about E. coli outbreak  Edinburgh Live

Anyone jetting off to the Hurghada area is urged to be aware of the massive outbreak.


Stu Black's Edinburgh picks  London Live

Our theatre critic Stu Black went to Edingburgh Fringe Festival and saw some of the shows which are heading back to the capital in the coming months, Stu's ...


This is why Michael Jackson's face was projected onto Edinburgh's Castle Rock last night  Edinburgh Live

The projection showed the singer's face with the word 'innocent' over his mouth.


Scotrail driver strike to hit tomorrow, potentially causing delays in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Live

The union say the strike will cause significant delays and cancellations in Edinburgh, however Scotrail say that's unlikely.


Hotel Chocolat to open in Livingston at end of August with FREE chocolate samples on offer  The Scotsman

Luxury chocolatier Hotel Chocolat will open a new branch in Livingston at the end of August.


Thousands of Edinburgh’s Airbnb properties ‘potentially unlawful’  The Scotsman

Thousands of Airbnb properties may be operating unlawfully in the Capital as council enforcement struggles to cope with the explosion of short-term lets.


Jerry Springer to deliver lecture at Edinburgh TV Festival  Aberdeen Evening Express

The US broadcaster and former politician will deliver the Alternative MacTaggart lecture. England v Cameroon – FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 – Round of ...


Olaf Falafel wraps up victory in Edinburgh funniest joke award  The Guardian

Swedish comedian feasts on the acclaim after his food-themed quip tops list of 10 best gags from this year's fringe.


Ruth Wishart: There's nowhere like Edinburgh during the festival season  Helensburgh Advertiser

Here's the thing. When you live most of your life in rural Argyll, a crowd is three folks in front of you at the butchers.


Numerous reports of 'massive explosions' heard over Edinburgh during early hours  Edinburgh News

Numerous people have reported hearing three or four 'loud bangs' in Edinburgh during the early hours of Thursday morning. Reports of the 'massive ...


Your nan's sofa and "Saint" Lewis Capaldi: all the funniest things at the Scottish Twitter visitor centre  Edinburgh Live

The new 'visitor centre' in Edinburgh has been installed by Twitter UK to highlight just how funny Scottish people are.


Four in hospital after stolen motorbike crash in Edinburgh  BBC News

A man and three children were taken to hospital after the crash in Edinburgh on Saturday.


Cheesy pun crowned Scotland's funniest tweet at Edinburgh fringe  The Guardian

The joke was deemed the best of Scottish Twitter by a panel of comedians, who picked it from a shortlist of witty observations and gags.


Theatre review: Mythos: Gods, Heroes, Men Edinburgh Festival Theatre  The Scotsman

Their names are still written deep into the texture of our language; yet for most of us, in the 21st century, the gods, heroes, and legendary men and women of ...


Nando's have released a clothing line for their most dedicated PERi-PERi fans  Edinburgh Live

We all know someone that's obsessed with Nando's... and now they can get the official Nando's merch to match.


Edinburgh council leader Adam McVey to take adoption leave  BBC News

Edinburgh council leader Adam McVey is to become a dad with his partner after adopting two boys.


Council to restrict funding for The Venchie to the end of the year  The Edinburgh Reporter

Despite Councillor Callum Laidlaw's best efforts today to get more funding for a unique club in Craigmillar which helps children get to school, the council agreed ...


Bumbling detectives and Nazi rats: sketch comedy gems at Edinburgh  The Guardian

From a pastry-themed holiday to a bleak take on Thomas the Tank Engine, we round up some of the fringe's strangest sketch acts.


Scene and heard: the Edinburgh shows fusing music and landscape  The Guardian

Drawing from folk music, Celtic myth – and a drunken night out, three plays are imbued with a deep sense of terrain. Mark Fisher. Mon 19 Aug 2019 03.00 EDT ...


John Leslie in Edinburgh to face sexual assault accusation in court  The Scotsman

Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie has denied sexually assaulting a woman in London more than a decade ago.


Edinburgh youth climate strikers allowed one school day off a year  BBC News

Youth climate strikers are to be given permission to take part in protests for one authorised school day per year. However, Edinburgh councillors say no ...


Edinburgh's disabled children being 'segregated' in mainstream schools due to lack of support  Edinburgh News

Disabled children channelled towards mainstream schools are being left isolated and segregated because there is not enough support, an Evening News ...


Scottish taxpayers footing £2.6m Airbnb tax bill in Edinburgh  The Scotsman

A Tax loophole means Airbnb and short-term let property owners are being publicly subsidised to the tune of at least £2.6 million in the Capital, the Evening ...


Highlights from day two of the Edinburgh TV Festival  BT TV

Day two of the Edinburgh TV festival saw Bros' discussion of conkers named as the best on-screen moment, more strong words from Dorothy Byrne, and Hugh ...


The search is on for Edinburgh's 'pet hero of the year' - here's how to nominate  Edinburgh Live

You could win a wi-fi camera that lets you watch your pets at home when you're out.


Services from Edinburgh Waverley delayed by 'up to 30 minutes' after reports of trespassers on the track  The Scotsman

Some services out of Edinburgh Waverley are currently disrupted after reports of trespassers on the track. ScotRail tweeted to confirm that British Transport ...


Thief caught on CCTV stealing bike from Edinburgh street in broad daylight  Edinburgh Live

Police are investigating following the theft in Morningside on Tuesday.


Fast and Furious 9's production team to set up camp at Edinburgh's Holyrood Park next month  Edinburgh Live

Local residents and businesses were sent a letter ahead of their arrival.


10 funniest jokes from the finalists of Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2019  Mirror Online

Awards celebrate best of both established and up-and-coming comedy at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


Edinburgh bands together to send get well soon message to injured fundraising hero Tom Gilzean  Edinburgh News

Scores of concerned citizens have signed a Get Well Soon card for legendary Edinburgh fundraiser Tom Gilzean after his freak accident at a city tram stop.


21 of the most ridiculously Edinburgh things to ever happen in Edinburgh  Edinburgh Live

From signs telling us not to lick urinals to yoghurt-browsing Chewbaccas, Edinburgh really is a wonderfully weird place.


Industrial action set to hit train services between Fife and Edinburgh, commuters told  The Courier

Fifers are being warned to expect yet more disruption to ScotRail services as rail workers start industrial action. Members of the TSSA union have begun an ...


Fast and Furious 9: Production crew to set up camp at Edinburgh's Holyrood Park for filming in September  Edinburgh News

The production team for Fast and Furious 9 will be setting up camp in Edinburgh's Holyrood Park for filming next month. The Evening News reported previously ...


'Tartan tat' ticket tout defies Military Tattoo brief ban on the Royal Mile  Daily Record

Malap Singh was pulled up by the police and then posted a video on Facebook to brand the officers as “jokers” before boasting that he was “still trading".


Call for crackdown on loud buskers disturbing residents in Edinburgh city centre  Edinburgh Live

Liberal Democrats are calling for a crackdown on amplified entertainment in the city centre to prevent residents from being treated like “exhibits in a goldfish ...


Edinburgh to enjoy at least three 25c days in a row from the start of this weekend  Edinburgh News

It looks like Edinburgh is set to bask in more sunshine from the start of this weekend with at least three days in a row of temperatures reaching 25c. Met Office ...


Edinburgh City striker Blair Henderson’s next goal is to join the 100 club  Edinburgh News

Blair Henderson admits he is unlikely to eclipse last season's remarkable haul of 38 goals this term, but the Edinburgh City striker aims to bring up his career ...


There's 'turmoil' at Edinburgh council - as no one can agree who's in charge  Edinburgh Live

The leader of the council is going on leave - and three different colleagues all think they're taking over.


The 50 best jokes from Edinburgh Fringe 2019’s shows – and how to watch them live  iNews

I remember what my grandmother said to me on her deathbed. She said: 'I wish I'd bought a normal bed.' John Luke Roberts, Assembly Studio Two, 5.30pm.


Court order sought to dig up 200 graves in Leith for Edinburgh Tram extension work  Edinburgh News

COUNCIL bosses will seek court permission next month to exhume up to 200 bodies from medieval graves in Leith as part of the controversial tram extension ...


Florets gag that won best joke award at Edinburgh Festival gets complaint from Tourette’s charity  The Sun

A CHARITY for people with Tourette's syndrome has demanded an apology from the winner of the best joke award at the Edinburgh Festival. The Dave Award ...


Edinburgh fringe: the funniest jokes from 2012-19 – video highlights  The Guardian

Here's a look back at the winners of the funniest jokes at the Edinburgh festival fringe in recent years.


Edinburgh residents fraudulently try to swindle city out of £1.2 million  Edinburgh News

Finance chiefs have been blasted after the city council detected almost £1.2 million of customer fraud in the space of a year – with only £355000 being ...


Edinburgh Travelodge hotel changes hands in multi-million deal  The Scotsman

An Edinburgh Travelodge hotel has changed hands in a £9 million-plus property investment deal.


Wigging out: why drag is bigger and wilder than ever at Edinburgh  The Guardian

It used to be that just wearing a dress and lip-syncing was enough. But now drag is mainstream, the bar for this most creative and transgressive art form has ...


Edinburgh sweet shop blasted for selling £10 bag of crisps hits out at critics saying ‘you can’t please ever  The Scottish Sun

Kingdom of Sweets, on Princes Street, Edinburgh, was accused of 'extortion' by one angry shopper who said the markup on products was 'unbelievable'


ScotRail chaos between Glasgow and Edinburgh as trespasser sparks overheard wires shut-off  Daily Record

The power cables had to be turned off as emergency services recovered a trespasser on the Glasgow to Edinburgh line.


Grants of £250 available for Irvine students studying in Glasgow or Edinburgh  Irvine Times

An Irvine-based solicitors have four grants of £250 available for students from the town who have places at a University in Glasgow or Edinburgh.


Speedway – Harkess warns Edinburgh not to be complacent  The Edinburgh Reporter

The Birmingham Brummies are a historic club dating back to 1946, but they have only come north to race the Monarchs on 11 occasions, and not since 2010.


Edinburgh review: Daniel Lobell: Tipping the Scales  Jewish Chronicle

Daniel Lobell has been overweight his whole life, fluctuating between fat, obese and morbidly obese. Now, aged 36, the Los Angeles native has decided to do ...


Mice droppings and mould found at Michelin-starred The Kitchin in Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Tom Kitchin's Michelin-starred restaurant in Leith has been rapped by hygiene inspectors, after mouse dropping and mould were found on the premises, it has ...


10 lesser known facts about Edinburgh Castle  The Scotsman

Edinburgh Castle is one of Scotland's leading tourist attractions and has a long history.


Edinburgh beach busk founder wants heir to make bigger waves  The Times

A “wild” idea pursued by an entrepreneur keen to bring musicians to his beloved Edinburgh beach has mushroomed into an international festival rivalling Fringe ...


Over-tourism and population growth threaten Edinburgh's office market  The Scotsman

Property experts have called for a “protection plan” for Edinburgh's offices amid fears that the city's growing population and tourism boom could dent its status as ...


Bearded Baker in Edinburgh issue stinging response to 'worst customer service' TripAdvisor review  Edinburgh Live

The person claims they were "thrown out" for looking at their laptop, but the bakery has a very different version of events.


Edinburgh festivals: Ruby Wax met her match with a younger rival, says Theroux  The Times

His documentaries about outlandish subjects have made Louis Theroux one of the most cherished presenters on British television, but according to the ...


Posters warning about dog thieves operating in the capital have appeared in Edinburgh parks  Edinburgh Live

The posters urge owners to 'stay alert' when walking their dogs.


Edinburgh Council delays decision on stripping religious leaders of 'completely outdated' voting rights  Edinburgh News

COUNCILLORS will consult with faith leaders before deciding whether to strip “completely outdated and undemocratic” voting rights for unelected religious ...


Stephen Fry’s Mythos trilogy at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh — a mightily effective communicator  Financial Times

The author narrates these three shows in a retelling of the ancient Greek myths.


Edinburgh Festival passengers from London told they will have to travel via Glasgow  The Scotsman

Passengers faced with no Edinburgh-London King's Cross trains over the English August bank holiday weekend are now warned services on an alternative ...


Fringe performers can get FREE massage at this Edinburgh spa at the weekend  Edinburgh Live

Performers will have to act fast because you need to book in by 5pm today.


Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2019: dates, tickets, what’s on and how to get there  Edinburgh News

Edinburgh is a city of cocktail lovers - with cocktail bars, secret speakeasies, pop up bars and more, it's no wonder that we have our own special week dedicated ...


The Edinburgh Festival is suffocating a once great city  CityMetric

It is August, meaning Edinburgh's festival season is now in full swing. The city's population more than doubles this month as millions of tourists and tens of ...


Music review: Valery Ponomarev: Art Blakey's Centennial, The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Billed as the Valery Ponomarev Quintet but emerging as a powerful sextet, the US-based Russian trumpeter's annual visit to The Jazz Bar sees him pay ...