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Poll: Three quarters of public back £25m Hobbit House year-round events arena in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh

POLL: THREE QUARTERS OF PUBLIC BACK £25M HOBBIT HOUSE YEAR-ROUND EVENTS ARENA IN PRINCES STREET GARDENS IN EDINBURGH

Three out of every four members of the public are in favour of more year-round events being staged in Edinburgh's West Princes Street...

Vicky Crichton: Regulation must be agile to react and keep pace in a climate of constant change

VICKY CRICHTON: REGULATION MUST BE AGILE TO REACT AND KEEP PACE IN A CLIMATE OF CONSTANT CHANGE

We all know the truth of Burns' famous line that “the best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men gang aft agley”.

 
 
 
Could you be Dasher's new best friend?

COULD YOU BE DASHER'S NEW BEST FRIEND?

Dasher is a handsome four-year-old old boy looking for a quiet forever home where he is the only pet.

Writing a ‘woke' historical novel was a challenge says Scottish QC Stephen O'Rourke

WRITING A ‘WOKE' HISTORICAL NOVEL WAS A CHALLENGE SAYS SCOTTISH QC STEPHEN O'ROURKE

“I had to be ‘woke', giving my characters their sense of dignity while not whitewashing evils such as slavery,” said a leading Scottish...

 
 
 
Under the Radar: Liimo

UNDER THE RADAR: LIIMO

Liimo - an abbreviation of a “little more” - are a fantastic young pop / R&B group from Edinburgh, now based in London. Thinking About...

Crowds gather to watch as Scotland's largest puppet 'Storm' takes over streets of Glasgow

CROWDS GATHER TO WATCH AS SCOTLAND'S LARGEST PUPPET 'STORM' TAKES OVER STREETS OF GLASGOW

Thousands of people gathered to watch as Scotland's largest puppet took over the streets of Glasgow.

 
 
 
Simpsons actor Hank Azaria says he's going to stop doing Apu

SIMPSONS ACTOR HANK AZARIA SAYS HE'S GOING TO STOP DOING APU

The Simpsons actor Hank Azaria has said he will no longer be voicing the character of Apu, following years of controversy and accusations...

Why Brexit could see the demise of tipping in restaurants - Stephen Jardine

WHY BREXIT COULD SEE THE DEMISE OF TIPPING IN RESTAURANTS - STEPHEN JARDINE

Waiting tables should be a valued profession not a stop-gap, writes Stephen Jardine.

 
 
 
Take the dog on a UK glamping trip with Wigwam Holidays

TAKE THE DOG ON A UK GLAMPING TRIP WITH WIGWAM HOLIDAYS

Leaving your beloved pooch behind is never easy for dog owners when travelling abroad, with that sorrowful look melting your heart...

Danny MacAskill on a decade cycling to the top

DANNY MACASKILL ON A DECADE CYCLING TO THE TOP

Danny MacAskill film of his bike stunts in Edinburgh went global in 2009 and changed his life, but the Skye-born cyclist is still happiest...

 
 
 
Descendants of Vikings from Orkney or Shetland wanted for genetic study

DESCENDANTS OF VIKINGS FROM ORKNEY OR SHETLAND WANTED FOR GENETIC STUDY

People with at least two grandparents who were born in Orkney or Shetland are being asked to join a genetic study aimed at improving...

Sainsbury's crowned as UK's cheapest supermarket

SAINSBURY'S CROWNED AS UK'S CHEAPEST SUPERMARKET

Sainsbury's has been crowned the cheapest supermarket of 2019 in a study by consumer group Which?

 
 
 
Top haggis maker rebrands vegetarian version as ‘veggie crumble' to get round 50-year US ban

TOP HAGGIS MAKER REBRANDS VEGETARIAN VERSION AS ‘VEGGIE CRUMBLE' TO GET ROUND 50-YEAR US BAN

One of Scotland's biggest haggis producers has rebranded its vegetarian version of the dish for sale in the United States as it resumes...

Scotland set to regulate lip filler beauticians to prevent 'growing risk' of treatments gone wrong

SCOTLAND SET TO REGULATE LIP FILLER BEAUTICIANS TO PREVENT 'GROWING RISK' OF TREATMENTS GONE WRONG

Beauticians in Scotland offering cosmetic surgery such as lip or cheek fillers will soon be required to obtain a licence.

 
 
 
National Galleries stump up to help bring Princes Street Gardens up to scratch after delays to £22m revamp

NATIONAL GALLERIES STUMP UP TO HELP BRING PRINCES STREET GARDENS UP TO SCRATCH AFTER DELAYS TO £22M REVAMP

The saga over Edinburgh's controversial Christmas market has taken a new twist after it emerged the National Galleries of Scotland...

Derek Fowlds, star of BBC comedy Yes Minister, has died aged 82

DEREK FOWLDS, STAR OF BBC COMEDY YES MINISTER, HAS DIED AGED 82

Yes Minister star Derek Fowlds has died at the age of 82, his family said.

 
 
 
Shock as council scrap popular Robbie Burnsfest event

SHOCK AS COUNCIL SCRAP POPULAR ROBBIE BURNSFEST EVENT

Council bosses have sparked outrage after axing a popular festival celebrating Robert Burns - just days after it was revealed the Bard...

Who stars with Robert Carlyle in new Sky One political drama COBRA, and what time it's on tonight

WHO STARS WITH ROBERT CARLYLE IN NEW SKY ONE POLITICAL DRAMA COBRA, AND WHAT TIME IT'S ON TONIGHT

COBRA sees Sky returning to the “disaster TV” genre after chilling viewers with its stark dramatisation of the Chernobyl explosion.

 
 
 
Latest Linlithgow Jazz offering Rose Room set to be blooming marvellous

LATEST LINLITHGOW JAZZ OFFERING ROSE ROOM SET TO BE BLOOMING MARVELLOUS

Linlithgow Jazz continues to bring talented musicians to the town, with award-winning gypsy jazz act Rose Room set to perform at the...

Gregory Porter tour 2020: tickets, date and venue for his Scottish show

GREGORY PORTER TOUR 2020: TICKETS, DATE AND VENUE FOR HIS SCOTTISH SHOW

Grammy-Award winning jazz artist Gregory Porter is back, with a new single and the announcement of a new album exciting fans.

 
 
 



SAG Awards: Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt attend Netfllix after-party

SAG Awards: Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt attend Netfllix after-party

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston attended the same Netflix after-party following the main event on Sunday night, partying the night away at the Sunset Tower in Los Angeles with... Read more ...

Here's why Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt were the talk of last night's SAG...

Here's why Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt were the talk of last night's SAG awards

Here's everything you to know... Getty Images Last night saw the 2020 Screen Actors Guild awards, held this year at LA's Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall. And with nominees from... Read more ...

Venus Williams fires Coco Gauff warning as she hunts revenge at Australian Open

Venus Williams fires Coco Gauff warning as she hunts revenge at Australian Open

Venus Williams is vying for revenge when she takes on Coco Gauff at the Australian Open. Read more ...

Man Utd fans have four reasons to be optimistic Bruno Fernandes transfer...

Man Utd fans have four reasons to be optimistic Bruno Fernandes transfer will happen

Manchester United are trying to agree a deal for Sporting Lisbon star Bruno Fernandes in the January transfer window, but the move has hit a snag over the transfer fee. United... Read more ...

Prince Charles is 'massively sad' over Harry and Meghan royal split decision

Prince Charles is 'massively sad' over Harry and Meghan royal split decision

The Prince of Wales is said to view Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's bid to step back from royal life as a 'disaster' that brings back memories of Princess Diana's death Read more ...

Jordan Henderson responds to Liverpool fans' title chants after Man Utd win

Jordan Henderson responds to Liverpool fans' title chants after Man Utd win

Liverpool fans chanted 'we're gonna win the league' after they went 16 points clear at the top of the table with a win over Manchester United Read more ...

Two arrested after three people are stabbed to death in Seven Kings

Two arrested after three people are stabbed to death in Seven Kings

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after three men were knifed to death in east London yesterday evening. All of the victims, thought to be in their 20s and 30s... Read more ...

Two dead and 15 injured after shooter opens fire outside bar

Two dead and 15 injured after shooter opens fire outside bar

At least two people have been killed and another 15 are reportedly injured following a shooting outside a bar. Police in Kansas City, Missouri, said the incident took place... Read more ...

Tom Hanks' rather unfortunate hand gesture at the SAG awards 2020 has us howling

Tom Hanks' rather unfortunate hand gesture at the SAG awards 2020 has us howling

Tom Hanks mimed...er...something at the SAG awards When Tom Hanks walked down the red carpet at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards overnight, did he think one such hand... Read more ...

Gary Neville questions why Manchester United owners haven't sacked Ed Woodward

Gary Neville questions why Manchester United owners haven't sacked Ed Woodward

Gary Neville has blasted Manchester United's owners for sticking with Ed Woodward despite his 'unforgivable' record in the transfer market. The Red Devils were beaten 2-0 at... Read more ...