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Radical Road path facing permanent closure

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is considering a permanent closure of the Radical Road path in Holyrood Park, citing safety concerns. The route has been closed since 2018 due to the…

Strike ballot opens at Aberdeen University over cuts to language degrees

Following Aberdeen University’s decision to cut single-honours language degrees, staff are balloting on strike action over potential job losses. The ballot opened on 4 January, and will run until 7…

COP28 marked by controversies over burning of fossil fuels

COP28, the UN’s 28th annual climate change conference, is currently taking place in Dubai. More than 140 government leaders and heads of state are attending the conference, including King Charles…

Edinburgh Zoo’s giant pandas set to return to China in December

After almost twelve years in Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo’s giant pandas are set to return to China in early December. The pandas, named Yang Guang and Tian Tian, arrived in Edinburgh…

Vice Principal announces plans to cut Modern Languages degrees at Aberdeen University 

Students and staff have recently been informed of plans to cut Modern Languages degrees at the University of Aberdeen. Senior Vice Principal Karl Leydecker delivered the news in a meeting…

Edinburgh to enforce Scotgov ban on pavement parking from next year

The Scottish government has announced a plan to ban pavement parking in Scotland, coming into effect next month. Edinburgh will become the first city in Scotland to enforce these laws,…

HCA lift reported broken yet again  

In the past weeks, the lift in the History, Classics, and Archeology (HCA) building was reported broken. The lift is known to break often, raising questions about its design. The…

Whale washed up on South Queensferry beach during Storm Babet has died 

A sei whale has died after washing up on the South Queensferry coastline on 21 October, despite the efforts of rescuers to save it. Operatives from the British Diving Marine…