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The Student’s 2023 news roundup: fifteen stories that shook Edinburgh this year

2023 was a year full of shocking, exciting and sometimes upsetting news stories. This included everything from protests on campus to Scotland’s loneliest sheep to exposing investigations and surveys. This…

BREAKING: Major Incident declared in Scotland as Storm Gerrit wrecks havoc

The Met office announced yellow weather warnings for Scotland, Wales, and the north of England, with high winds, heavy rainfall, and snow. A major incident has been declared in Scotland,…

BREAKING: EUSA ratifies motion calling for Principal Peter Mathieson’s resignation

The Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) have ratified a motion on “University management accountability and vote of no confidence,” after it passed with a favourable majority at the monthly EUSA…

Scottish Government announces Scottish Budget 2024/25

On 19 December, Scottish Secretary for Finance Shona Robinson announced the SNP’s budget plan for the year 2024/25. Robinson stated that Brexit and “disastrous Westminster policies” render the country vulnerable…

House of Commons votes in favour of Sunak’s Rwanda bill

The Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons on 12 December. It received a 44 vote majority with 313 ayes to…

Review: Scottish Ballet’s Cinders!

The Scottish Ballet’s Cinders! is the epitome of a beautiful ballet. Romantic tutus float and sparkle, intricate sets rise and fall, and dancers grand jeté from the wings. This show…

Review: Same Team – A Street Soccer Story

This new play championing female empowerment, friendship and football takes the lives of real women and puts them centre stage. Masterfully intertwining wit and emotional pain, the story revolves around…

What to watch during the Christmas season

My criteria for the perfect Christmas watch: romantic, comforting, and makes you feel all warm for the inside. On top of that, as it is a little early, I’m looking…