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Professor Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila dies age 60

Professor Hämeen-Anttila, renowned scholar of classical Arabic and Persian literature, culture, and historiography has passed away peacefully after a short and sudden illness on 18 December 2023. The department of…

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,…

Infrastructure behind cycling problems in Edinburgh

Despite the University of Edinburgh being named “the best university in the UK for student cyclists,”Edinburgh cyclists feel that cycling in the city is more dangerous than ever. The Student…

Landlord’s human rights appeal against letting regulations refused in the court of session

The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) took Scottish ministers to court on November 2 to petition a review of The Cost of Living (Tenant Protections) (Scotland) Act 2022, on the…

University of Edinburgh repatriates Taiwanese skulls

The University of Edinburgh have repatriated the skulls of four Taiwanese warriors. The skulls were returned in a formal handover to dignitaries of the Mudan community on November 3 in…

Police Scotland advise people to avoid Niddrie area as fireworks and petrol bombs thrown at officers

Riot Police were called to the Hay Avenue area in Niddrie, in response to anti-social behaviour. An alert was published on X, formerly known as twitter, at 8.32 PM. Edinburgh…

Edinburgh Sun Bear dies

Edinburgh Zoo’s male sun bear Rotana died on Friday 13 after his battle with cancer began to impact his quality of life. Rotana arrived at Edinburgh Zoo in 2010 at…

University of Edinburgh students to cycle over 700 kilometres for charity

The group of eight students will ride from Cock Lane in London to Dick Place in Edinburgh in the middle of November, all in the name of charity, as they…