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Edinburgh tenement owners warned over climate change impact - BBC News

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 ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:46 pm


Hugh Laurie to receive special award at Edinburgh TV Festival - Aberdeen Evening Express

Hugh Laurie to receive special award at Edinburgh TV Festival  Aberdeen Evening Express

Documentary-maker Theroux will discuss his career and the genre which made his name. Virgin Media BAFTA TV Awards 2019 – Press Room – London ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:03 pm


Edinburgh festivals diary: Auld Sneekie | Scotland - The Times

Edinburgh festivals diary: Auld Sneekie | Scotland  The Times

shocking admissionThe stand-up Matt Forde persuaded a reluctant Nicola Sturgeon to name the politician she'd most like to electrocute, or at least “mildly ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:01 pm


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

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 ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:01 pm


Low Supply Driving Prices in Scottish City of Edinburgh - Mansion Global

Low Supply Driving Prices in Scottish City of Edinburgh  Mansion Global

An imbalance between supply and demand is pushing up house prices in the Scottish capital city of Edinburgh, according to a report Monday from Knight Frank.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:28 pm


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

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 ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:31 pm


Cyborgs and supermodels hit the dancefloor at Edinburgh - The Guardian

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?

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:00 pm


Highlights from day one of the Edinburgh TV Festival - BT TV

Highlights from day one of the Edinburgh TV Festival  BT TV

A news chief's withering criticism of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn, and a celebration of Queer As Folk two decades on from its inception were among the ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:30 pm


Edinburgh families needed to appear on holiday TV show - they'll get £500 to spend - Edinburgh Live

Edinburgh families needed to appear on holiday TV show - they'll get £500 to spend  Edinburgh Live

The new show will look at how families can save money if they book in advance.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:10 pm


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

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 ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:46 pm


Women tip the balance on Edinburgh Festival "board for the future" - HeraldScotland

Women tip the balance on Edinburgh Festival "board for the future"  HeraldScotland

Women are to make up the majority of the Edinburgh International Festival's board for the first time in 73 years.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:59 pm


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

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.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:57 pm


The Duke of Edinburgh conducts a rare engagement in Balmoral alongside The Queen - Royal Central

The Duke of Edinburgh conducts a rare engagement in Balmoral alongside The Queen  Royal Central

The Duke of Edinburgh joined his wife, Her Majesty The Queen, for a rare engagement at Balmoral Castle on Monday. Prince Philip, who retired from public ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:34 pm


B&M are selling Ben and Jerry's vegan ice cream for just £1.50 for a limited time - Edinburgh Live

B&M are selling Ben and Jerry's vegan ice cream for just £1.50 for a limited time  Edinburgh Live

The almond-based dessert is going cheap and probably won't be around for long.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:30 pm


Edinburgh International Book Festival – mixing whisky with books #BalvenieStories - The Edinburgh Reporter

Edinburgh International Book Festival – mixing whisky with books #BalvenieStories  The Edinburgh Reporter

It is always a pleasure to go to a whisky tasting, but perhaps only improved by mixing of a little literature with your dram. The book we heard extracts from is ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:29 pm


Tom Gilzean in hospital after fall - The Edinburgh Reporter

Tom Gilzean in hospital after fall  The Edinburgh Reporter

Charity collector Tom Gilzean MBE was taken to hospital earlier today after a fall from his mobility scooter on York Place. The 99 year-old who is out in his ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:28 pm


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

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.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:28 pm


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

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 ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:58 pm


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

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

Police are investigating following the theft in Morningside on Tuesday.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:52 pm


Edinburgh review: Rachel Creeger, Hinayni - Jewish Chronicle

Edinburgh review: Rachel Creeger, Hinayni  Jewish Chronicle

Jane Prinsley enjoys a set by the UK's only Orthodox Jewish woman comedian.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:50 pm


9 of the best fixer-uppers in Edinburgh on the market now - The Scotsman

9 of the best fixer-uppers in Edinburgh on the market now  The Scotsman

Looking for a bargain project property in the capital? Then one of these homes may be a dream buy.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:29 pm


Gluten-free Bellfield Brewery opens new bar for Edinburgh craft beer fans - Edinburgh Live

Gluten-free Bellfield Brewery opens new bar for Edinburgh craft beer fans  Edinburgh Live

You can take a tour of Bellfield's brewhouse, guided by one of their brewers.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:53 pm


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

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.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:44 pm


Comedy review: Ian Smith: Half-Life, Underbelly, Bristo Square, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Comedy review: Ian Smith: Half-Life, Underbelly, Bristo Square, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Every year it seems like Ian Smith brings an effortlessly brilliant stand-up show to the Fringe.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:25 pm


Theatre review: Inflatable Space, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Theatre review: Inflatable Space, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

An amount of imagination is required to fully appreciate this new piece of galactically high-concept physical theatre from Thaddeus Phillips; but then, to the vast ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:10 pm


Theatre review: Collapsible, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Theatre review: Collapsible, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Essie has put herself on a pedestal, and so has this play - literally.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:10 pm


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

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 ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:06 pm


Theatre review: Cherie - My Struggle, Imagination Workshop, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Theatre review: Cherie - My Struggle, Imagination Workshop, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

A one-woman character study of Cherie Blair, the British QC and wife of the former Prime Minister Tony Blair, seems destined to pale by comparison amid a ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:04 pm


Dance, physical theatre and circus review: The Storm, Dance Base, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Dance, physical theatre and circus review: The Storm, Dance Base, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Sometimes a show title can have little bearing on its *content*, but watching this latest work from James Wilton Dance you really do feel caught in the eye of ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:00 pm


Theatre review: Like Me, Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Theatre review: Like Me, Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Facebook is a game, says the twenty-something man standing before us, and if you don't know how to play it, you're losing at life. Like Me, Sweet Grassmarket, ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:57 pm


Dance, physical theatre and circus review: The Hospital, Dance Base, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Dance, physical theatre and circus review: The Hospital, Dance Base, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

The Hospital has been touring since 2005, seemingly to great acclaim. But you have to wonder if – in these slightly more enlightened times – it still has a place.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:45 pm


Theatre review: Little Rabbit, Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Theatre review: Little Rabbit, Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

Lecoq-trained performer Deborah Pugh - a veteran of Theatre Ad Infinitum shows such as Translunar Paradise - gives a powerful performance as Susan, ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:45 pm


Comedy review: Ed and Joz's Deleted Scenes, Heroes @ Dragonfly, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Comedy review: Ed and Joz's Deleted Scenes, Heroes @ Dragonfly, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

If you were to dedicate a Fringe show to faffing, you might create something akin to this exceptionally loose hour from Ed Aczel and Joz Norris. Ed and Joz's ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:35 pm


Summer is back! Edinburgh to bask in sunshine this weekend with temperatures to top 22C - Edinburgh Live

Summer is back! Edinburgh to bask in sunshine this weekend with temperatures to top 22C  Edinburgh Live

Forecasters are predicting a couple of days fit for a beer garden visit on Saturday and Sunday.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:29 pm


Herald Young Critics: Night Walk for Edinburgh - HeraldScotland

Herald Young Critics: Night Walk for Edinburgh  HeraldScotland

Herald Young Critics Night Walk for Edinburgh From The Milkman, Cockburn Street Olivia Campanile five stars.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:05 pm


CGT for UK Land – an Edinburgh Tax Network Seminar - Scottish Legal News

CGT for UK Land – an Edinburgh Tax Network Seminar  Scottish Legal News

19 September 2019. The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Taxation and Terra Firma Chambers, will present a seminar ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:19 pm


Music review: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Music review: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, Edinburgh  The Scotsman

It's hard not to be aware of the many levels of irony and self-awareness in a Chinese orchestra playing music by a Soviet composer that either conforms to or ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:09 pm


Edinburgh International Book Festival: Peter Hitchens and David Nicholls - The Scotsman

Edinburgh International Book Festival: Peter Hitchens and David Nicholls  The Scotsman

Britain, said Peter Hitchens, has been brought up on a diet of myths about the Second World War.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:09 pm


Police want to speak to this man about Southside attack which left 47-year-old in hospital - Edinburgh Live

Police want to speak to this man about Southside attack which left 47-year-old in hospital  Edinburgh Live

The victim was rushed to hospital after being struck on the head while on West Richmond Street on Thursday.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:03 pm


Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 REVIEW Darren McGarvey AKA Loki : Scotland Today - The Edinburgh Reporter

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 REVIEW Darren McGarvey AKA Loki : Scotland Today  The Edinburgh Reporter

Darren McGarvey has become a vital working class voice, achieving a certain amount of fame after winning the Orwell Prize for his study of poverty in Glasgow.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:47 am


Edinburgh dog lovers can now get pillowcases personalised with their pet's face - Edinburgh Live

Edinburgh dog lovers can now get pillowcases personalised with their pet's face  Edinburgh Live

This PUPtastic pillow is the most barking mad thing you've ever seen.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:32 am


Middle Eastern investor BLME pays £27m for Scottish Gas HQ in Edinburgh - IPE Real Assets

Middle Eastern investor BLME pays £27m for Scottish Gas HQ in Edinburgh  IPE Real Assets

The Bank of London & The Middle East (BLME), a UK-based Islamic bank, has bought the headquarters of Scottish Gas in Edinburgh from Palm Capital for ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:55 am


Edinburgh charity hero Tom Gilzean taken to hospital after York Place tram tracks fall - The Scotsman

Edinburgh charity hero Tom Gilzean taken to hospital after York Place tram tracks fall  The Scotsman

Legendary Edinburgh fundraiser Tom Gilzean is understood to have been taken to hospital after falling from his mobility scooter at York Place tram stop.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:22 am


Climate protesters to hold 'disruptive' march down Princes Street - Edinburgh Live

Climate protesters to hold 'disruptive' march down Princes Street  Edinburgh Live

"The disruption that will be caused by this is quite huge and there will be public safety issues"

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:16 am


Edinburgh's Miller Homes builds UK footprint as earnings rise - The Scotsman

Edinburgh's Miller Homes builds UK footprint as earnings rise  The Scotsman

Housebuilder Miller Homes said it is focused on growing its UK footprint as it invested significantly in land and delivered a double-digit rise in profits in the first ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:47 am


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

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.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:13 am


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

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.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 8:43 am


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

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 ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:00 am


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

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 ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:02 am


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

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 ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:02 am


Edinburgh's weather on Wednesday: Bring an umbrella as a long spell of rain is on the way - Edinburgh Live

Edinburgh's weather on Wednesday: Bring an umbrella as a long spell of rain is on the way  Edinburgh Live

Wednesday is definitely shaping up to be an umbrella day, as a prolonged spell of rain is going to hit the capital in the afternoon and into the evening.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:00 am


Edinburgh LIVE traffic and weather updates - Edinburgh Live

Edinburgh LIVE traffic and weather updates  Edinburgh Live

Join us as we bring you up-to-the-minute traffic and weather news from the capital.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:58 am


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

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.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 6:00 pm


Edinburgh health bosses approve 'difficult to deliver' transformational plan - Edinburgh News

Edinburgh health bosses approve 'difficult to deliver' transformational plan  Edinburgh News

HEALTH bosses will press ahead with proposals to radically overhaul how services are provided to patients despite a warning it could be “difficult to deliver” a ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 5:58 pm


Bin next to Edinburgh Castle left overflowing for 24 hours despite five calls to council - Edinburgh News

Bin next to Edinburgh Castle left overflowing for 24 hours despite five calls to council  Edinburgh News

AS a gateway to the Old Town in the shadow of the castle, Johnston Terrace is a popular walkway for tourists and festival goers alike.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:58 pm


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

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.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:08 pm


Watch as young cyclist risks his life "tram surfing" in Edinburgh - The Scotsman

Watch as young cyclist risks his life "tram surfing" in Edinburgh  The Scotsman

A RECKLESS teen has been caught on camera risking his life by “surfing” on an Edinburgh tram.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 3:51 pm


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

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.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 2:08 pm


Edinburgh taxis to be allowed digital roof adverts after council green light - Edinburgh News

Edinburgh taxis to be allowed digital roof adverts after council green light  Edinburgh News

Taxis in the Capital will be able to display digital adverts on their roofs despite concerns “the city is busy enough” with notices.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 1:53 pm


Pedestrian sought by police over Edinburgh bike crash - BBC News

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.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 12:04 pm


10 lesser known facts about Edinburgh Castle - The Scotsman

10 lesser known facts about Edinburgh Castle  The Scotsman

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

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:57 am


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

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)

Published on 20 August 2019 | 10:12 am


Scottish independence: Supporters plan huge march through Edinburgh - The Scotsman

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.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 9:43 am


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

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 ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 6:46 am


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

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.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 5:01 am


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

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 ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 10:38 pm


Edinburgh Uber user furious after being charged £26 for a one-mile journey during the Fringe - Edinburgh Live

Edinburgh Uber user furious after being charged £26 for a one-mile journey during the Fringe  Edinburgh Live

Actor Amanda Bailey says she was charged an "extortionate" amount for the journey, which was subject to surge pricing.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 4:26 pm


There's going to be a huge whisky festival called 'The Gathering' in Edinburgh this September - Edinburgh Live

There's going to be a huge whisky festival called 'The Gathering' in Edinburgh this September  Edinburgh Live

It's being run by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, and there will be loads of events in Leith during the week-long festival.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 4:11 pm


'Hang your heads in shame, ladies' - Readers react to Edinburgh sweet shop owners selling £10 bag of crisps - Edinburgh News

'Hang your heads in shame, ladies' - Readers react to Edinburgh sweet shop owners selling £10 bag of crisps  Edinburgh News

Readers have been reacting with mixed views after the owners of an Edinburgh sweet shop defended their decision to sell a bag of crisps for £9.99 and cans of ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 2:41 pm


Paradise Lost? Edinburgh on edge as Brexit divides festival audiences - Reuters

Paradise Lost? Edinburgh on edge as Brexit divides festival audiences  Reuters

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - For many home-grown performers at the world's largest arts festival, Britain's looming departure from the European Union presents a ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 10:28 am


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

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 ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:33 am


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

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.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 8:49 am


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

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.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 8:46 am


Edinburgh's Southside residents say Lidl Fringe 'pop-up' tent 'must not happen again' - Edinburgh News

Edinburgh's Southside residents say Lidl Fringe 'pop-up' tent 'must not happen again'  Edinburgh News

Residents are calling for assurances that a park taken over for a four-day run of Fringe shows will not become a regular venue for events in future.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 8:44 am


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

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 ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 7:00 am


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

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 ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 6:58 am


I helped design Edinburgh sex industry policy. Be careful changing them – Tom Wood - The Scotsman

I helped design Edinburgh sex industry policy. Be careful changing them – Tom Wood  The Scotsman

Take care when you tamper with the regulation of the sex industry. Unintended consequences lie everywhere, writes Tom Wood.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 5:00 am


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

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.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 5:00 am


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

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.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 7:24 pm


Cops searching for woman missing in Edinburgh launch public appeal - Daily Record

Cops searching for woman missing in Edinburgh launch public appeal  Daily Record

Julie Burns was last seen in the Clovenstone area on Sunday morning.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 4:40 pm


Four in hospital after stolen motorbike crash in Edinburgh - BBC News

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.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 12:42 pm


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

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 ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 11:02 am


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

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'

Published on 18 August 2019 | 10:19 am


Alexander McCall Smith’s Edinburgh stories get their own television series - The Scotsman

Alexander McCall Smith’s Edinburgh stories get their own television series  The Scotsman

It is the best-selling series of books set in the New Town of Edinburgh that started life as a daily novel in the pages of The Scotsman newspaper.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 10:37 pm


Revealed: Trump Treasury Secretary's ties to controversial Edinburgh housing plan - The Scotsman

Revealed: Trump Treasury Secretary's ties to controversial Edinburgh housing plan  The Scotsman

Steven Mnuchin and his wife, the Scots actor Louise Linton, are linked to a trust planning a major development in the upmarket Edinburgh area of Murrayfield.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 10:22 pm


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

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 ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 6:30 pm


Missing Edinburgh schoolgirl Hannah Black found after being spotted ‘lying unconscious’ in video circulating o - The Scottish Sun

Missing Edinburgh schoolgirl Hannah Black found after being spotted ‘lying unconscious’ in video circulating o  The Scottish Sun

FIFTEEN year old Hannah was last seen boarding a train to Kirkaldy before a distressing video of her lying unconscious was shared on social media. Cops are ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 4:23 pm


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

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 ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 2:58 pm


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

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 ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 11:27 am


Inside the Edinburgh shop where crisps cost a tenner and a Kit-Kat is £2 - Daily Record

Inside the Edinburgh shop where crisps cost a tenner and a Kit-Kat is £2  Daily Record

Kingdom of Sweets on Princes Street in the capital sells imported sweets and snacks.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 11:08 am


Fresh bid to develop former RBS site in Edinburgh's New Town - The Scotsman

Fresh bid to develop former RBS site in Edinburgh's New Town  The Scotsman

The huge former Royal Bank of Scotland campus in the New Town is set to become the Capital's first new city-centre neighbourhood in a generation under the ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 5:01 am


The Edinburgh Festival is suffocating a once great city - CityMetric

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 ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 5:08 am


Images released from Edinburgh serious assault case - BBC News

Images released from Edinburgh serious assault case  BBC News

A 20-year-old man was hit on the head and body with an unknown object in Edinburgh's hope Street.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 10:42 am


Edinburgh council leader Adam McVey to take adoption leave - BBC News

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.

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am








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