Logo

The Scotsman

 http://www.scotsman.com/

Oldest shop in Edinburgh to be turned into ice cream parlour

OLDEST SHOP IN EDINBURGH TO BE TURNED INTO ICE CREAM PARLOUR

One of the oldest buildings on Edinburgh's Royal Mile, which is believed to be home to the city's longest-running shop, is to become...

Independent Schools Guide: Putting the focus on fees

INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS GUIDE: PUTTING THE FOCUS ON FEES

Financial help for parents comes in a wide variety of ways, discovers Sarah Devine

 
 
 
Independent schools guide: A matter of choice

INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS GUIDE: A MATTER OF CHOICE

While there may be a common ethos, every school is different, providing parents with multiple options, writes Sarah Devine

First look: Edinburgh's oldest surviving shop to be turned into ice cream parlour and cafe on Royal Mile

FIRST LOOK: EDINBURGH'S OLDEST SURVIVING SHOP TO BE TURNED INTO ICE CREAM PARLOUR AND CAFE ON ROYAL MILE

One of the oldest buildings on Edinburgh's Royal Mile, which is believed to be home to the city's longest-running shop, is to be become...

 
 
 
Glasgow Film Festival: Simon Pegg, Bill Paterson, Caitlin Moran and George MacKay are lined up for red carpet

GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL: SIMON PEGG, BILL PATERSON, CAITLIN MORAN AND GEORGE MACKAY ARE LINED UP FOR RED CARPET

Star Trek and Shaun of the Dead star Simon Pegg, Fleabag favourite Bill Paterson, author Caitlin Moran and Belle and Sebastian singer...

THE 5 BEST-LOOKING GAMES RELEASED IN MARCH 2020 ON PS4, XBOX ONE, NINTENDO SWITCH AND PC

As we head into March, the video game release schedules start to gather pace.

 
 
 
Thousands of Scots homes hit by ‘zero valuation' over cladding fears

THOUSANDS OF SCOTS HOMES HIT BY ‘ZERO VALUATION' OVER CLADDING FEARS

Thousands of flats across Scotland are likely to be hit by “zero valuations” as a result of fire-risk cladding on the building, MSPs...

Is it safe to travel to Austria and Croatia? Latest travel advice as Grand Hotel Europa in Innsbruck placed under lockdown

IS IT SAFE TO TRAVEL TO AUSTRIA AND CROATIA? LATEST TRAVEL ADVICE AS GRAND HOTEL EUROPA IN INNSBRUCK PLACED UNDER LOCKDOWN

Coronavirus has continued its spread across Europe, claiming two lives in France and infecting more than 300 people in Italy, where...

 
 
 
Book review: Miss Blaine's Prefect and the Vampire Menace, by Olga Wojtas

BOOK REVIEW: MISS BLAINE'S PREFECT AND THE VAMPIRE MENACE, BY OLGA WOJTAS

This novel is the highly anticipated follow-up to Olga Wojtas's debut, Miss Blaine's Prefect And The Golden Samovar, which was shortlisted...

Stereophonics at Edinburgh Castle 2020: how to get tickets for the Castle Concerts show in July - and full list of UK Arena tour dates

STEREOPHONICS AT EDINBURGH CASTLE 2020: HOW TO GET TICKETS FOR THE CASTLE CONCERTS SHOW IN JULY - AND FULL LIST OF UK ARENA TOUR DATES

Welsh rock legends Stereophonics will be returning to Edinburgh Castle this summer as part of the Castle Concerts series.

 
 
 
Why BBC Scotland channel could become a major success - Brian Ferguson

WHY BBC SCOTLAND CHANNEL COULD BECOME A MAJOR SUCCESS - BRIAN FERGUSON

As the BBC Scotland channel celebrates its first birthday, there are optimistic signs for the future, writes Brian Ferguson

Prince Harry in Edinburgh: Some of the world's most beautiful destinations face destruction from too many visitors

PRINCE HARRY IN EDINBURGH: SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS FACE DESTRUCTION FROM TOO MANY VISITORS

Princes Harry has told a tourism summit in Edinburgh that some of the world's most beautiful destinations risk being "destroyed" and...

 
 
 
What happened to Duffy? Mercy singer's Instagram statement reveals she was drugged, raped and held captive

WHAT HAPPENED TO DUFFY? MERCY SINGER'S INSTAGRAM STATEMENT REVEALS SHE WAS DRUGGED, RAPED AND HELD CAPTIVE

In an emotional online account, award-winning singer Duffy revealed that she was held captive by an attacker, after being drugged and...

Scottish tourism chiefs admit pursuing more visitors in 'an age of overtourism' is unsustainable

SCOTTISH TOURISM CHIEFS ADMIT PURSUING MORE VISITORS IN 'AN AGE OF OVERTOURISM' IS UNSUSTAINABLE

A reboot of how Scotland is promoted around the world will see a new focus on eco-friendly holidays and solo travellers as part of...

 
 
 
Coronavirus in Italy: here is the latest Foreign Office travel advice amid lockdown of Italian towns

CORONAVIRUS IN ITALY: HERE IS THE LATEST FOREIGN OFFICE TRAVEL ADVICE AMID LOCKDOWN OF ITALIAN TOWNS

Several Italian towns have been locked down by government officials as the country battles the largest Covid-19 outbreak in Europe.

Land Rover announces price for Defender 90

LAND ROVER ANNOUNCES PRICE FOR DEFENDER 90

Land Rover has confirmed pricing for the short wheelbase version of its new Defender.

 
 
 
Duffy: Singer reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive'

DUFFY: SINGER REVEALS SHE WAS 'RAPED, DRUGGED AND HELD CAPTIVE'

Duffy has said that she was "raped, drugged and held captive" for several days in a post on her verified Instagram page.

Quaich Project: Councillors vow to press ahead with £25m overhaul of Princes Street Gardens after developer walks away

QUAICH PROJECT: COUNCILLORS VOW TO PRESS AHEAD WITH £25M OVERHAUL OF PRINCES STREET GARDENS AFTER DEVELOPER WALKS AWAY

Council chiefs in Edinburgh have vowed to press ahead with a controversial £25 million revamp of Princes Street Gardens after the departure...

 
 
 
Coronavirus in Italy: latest travel advice as Italian towns are locked down to prevent spread of Covid-19

CORONAVIRUS IN ITALY: LATEST TRAVEL ADVICE AS ITALIAN TOWNS ARE LOCKED DOWN TO PREVENT SPREAD OF COVID-19

Several Italian towns have been locked down by government officials as the country battles the largest Covid-19 outbreak in Europe.

Simply Halston: plot, release date, and who else stars alongside Ewan McGregor in the new Netflix series

SIMPLY HALSTON: PLOT, RELEASE DATE, AND WHO ELSE STARS ALONGSIDE EWAN MCGREGOR IN THE NEW NETFLIX SERIES

Netflix's endless supply of fresh content will continue with a series about the life and times of iconic fashion designer, Roy Halston.

 
 
 



Two Fulham players receive positive coronavirus results in Championship testing

Two Fulham players receive positive coronavirus results in Championship testing

The English Football League has announced that three individuals connected to two Championship clubs have tested positive Read more ...

Emily Maitlis and Piers Morgan's media bias row exposed: ‘No conservatives...

Emily Maitlis and Piers Morgan's media bias row exposed: ‘No conservatives at BBC!'

EMILY MAITLIS is at the centre of a media storm after her damning monologue on Dominic Cummings provoked an apology from the BBC - and, despite Piers Morgan being one of the... Read more ...

Tony Scannell dead: The Bill and Flash Gordon star dies aged 74

Tony Scannell dead: The Bill and Flash Gordon star dies aged 74

THE Bill and Flash Gordon star Tony Scannell has died aged 74. Scannell was well-known for playing DS Ted Roach for nine years on the police drama show. Tony Scannell has died... Read more ...

YouTuber Myka Stauffer said she would ‘never give up' on son Huxley in...

YouTuber Myka Stauffer said she would ‘never give up' on son Huxley in videos before he was ‘rehomed'

Myka adopted Huxley from China two and a half years ago YouTuber Myka Stauffer previously said she would ‘never give up' on her son Huxley, in videos shared before the child... Read more ...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's next big update lets you play as Captain Price

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's next big update lets you play as Captain Price

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is about to receive a slew of new content as part of its Season 4 update, with new playable characters on the way including the fan-favorite... Read more ...

Baby girl is left 'seriously injured' and woman is fighting for her life in...

Baby girl is left 'seriously injured' and woman is fighting for her life in hospital

Ambulance crews and West Midlands Police were called to the property in Tipton, near Dudley, at around 12.30am today following reports of an 'assault'. Read more ...

‘Looter shot dead by pawn shop owner' during George Floyd riots

‘Looter shot dead by pawn shop owner' during George Floyd riots

Chaos erupted in Minneapolis after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd A suspected looter was reportedly gunned down by a pawn shop owner amid riots over a white... Read more ...

Scotland finally ready to start easing lockdown, Nicola Sturgeon says

Scotland finally ready to start easing lockdown, Nicola Sturgeon says

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced her ‘cautious' steps out of lockdown for Scotland Scotland will move to phase one of a four-step plan to ease out of lockdown, Nicola... Read more ...

Pret to reopen 200 more branches - the full list of stores reopening from June 1

Pret to reopen 200 more branches - the full list of stores reopening from June 1

To ensure social distancing for employees in Pret kitchens, each site will offer a restricted menu, while perspex screens will be fitted to reduce any form of social contact Read more ...

Jim McInally slams Ann Budge's reconstruction plan saying 'we won't be bullied'

Jim McInally slams Ann Budge's reconstruction plan saying 'we won't be bullied'

Peterhead boss has laid into the Hearts supremo's proposals. Read more ...