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In its second year, Nightvision’s Terminal V festival is already becoming a stalwart of the Edinburgh house scene

1st April Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh The wired atmosphere is palpable from the minute we sit down on the shuttle bus in St Andrew Square. Glitter, mesh, unicorn colours and…

Terminal V to bring the best in electronic music back to Edinburgh on Easter weekend

1st April Royal Highland Centre On the outskirts of Edinburgh, Scotland’s largest outdoor and indoor venue is set to host a day of musical wonder and audio-visual installations for all…

Love What Survives is Mount Kimbie’s diverse and innovative new offering

4/5 stars Mount Kimbie and their otherworldly sound are arguably responsible for the pioneering of post dup-step over a decade ago. Since then the electronic duo have continued to flirt…

Finding Banksy: the quest to identify the enigmatic artist

On 4 April 2017, the most recent of a whole host of claims to have identified Banksy had finally was found to be false. The identifier, Alice Evans, claimed that…

Is the new 12-sided pound coin really worth it?

As if the new plastic banknote wasn’t exciting enough the Royal Mint has introduced a new 12-sided pound coin into circulation. According to the Treasury will be “the most secure…

This Week in History 17 March 2001: The Eden Project officially opened to the public

This Friday marks the opening of the Eden Project in 2001: the dream of Tim Smits, who had a vision for showcasing the rainforest and Mediterranean climates and ecosystems. In…

Stem cells: a miracle cure or playing God?

Stem cell use and research is considered by some as a morally ambiguous development for medical science. The topic has recently been thrown into the eye of the public after…

Anything to declare? Just my watermelon

A recent scandal involving fake watermelons and 3,000lb of marijuana prompted further investigation into how far people will go to smuggle illegal products over borders. Creativity seems key when it…