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Signs of the times as museum gathers placards from recent protests

Picture: Gordon Terris

PHIL MILLER

7:29am Tuesday 25 April 2017

New day of world wide celebration launched to mark the 70th birthday of the Fringe

Fringe performers

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe's 70th birthday will be marked by a "worldwide day of celebration."

8:59am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Changing views of the Highlands

Sir Walter Scott

It helped reverse the centuries old view that the Highlands and Islands represented all that was brutish and uncivilised in Scotland, but the story of the Royal Celtic Society may be unknown to many.

2:16pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Video: Gardener spends 2,000 hours sculpting big head hedge trio

Video: Gardener spends 2,000 hours sculpting big head hedge trio

THEY are thousands of years old and attract visitors from across the world to marvel at their intricate carvings.

2:51pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

St Johnstone midfielder Danny Swanson says Hibs move was 'one I couldn't resist'

Danny Swanson

The 30-year-old has scored 14 goals for Saints this season, helping them to another top six finish during his second spell in Perth. 

12:35pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Rosemary Goring: Why I lament the demise of the traditional B&B

Rosemary Goring: Why I lament the demise of the traditional B&B

THE mattresses had probably been in service since the D-Day landings, but the sheets smelled of fresh air, and the eiderdowns were fluffy as a souffle. Arriving as a child at Mrs Potts’s honeysuckled cottage in deepest Selkirkshire was like the first…

8:51am Tuesday 25 April 2017

State Street in Quartermile move

EDINBURGH’S Quartermile commerical property development has let nearly 66,000 sq ft to State Street Bank and Trust Company in what has been billed as the biggest letting in the city this year.

12:08am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Rosemary Goring: Why I lament the demise of the traditional B&B

Rosemary Goring

THE mattresses had probably been in service since the D-Day landings, but the sheets smelled of fresh air, and the eiderdowns were fluffy as a souffle. Arriving as a child at Mrs Potts’s honeysuckled cottage in deepest Selkirkshire was like the first…

12:06am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Douglas Maxwell charting life on stage

Playwright Douglas Maxwell at Charlie Sonata rehearsals-pic by Aly Wight

THE INSPIRATION for Douglas Maxwell's new play will not see it performed when it opens at the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh this weekend. Nor did Maxwell's old friend Bob catch it when it was first staged by acting students at the Royal…

12:06am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Chris Ofili watercolour tapestry on show at National Gallery

Photo issued by the National Gallery of an installation view of artist Chris Ofili's The Caged Bird's Song

A tapestry by Turner Prize-winning artist Chris Ofili has been unveiled at the National Gallery.

2:15pm Tuesday 25 April 2017
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