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Centre for Research Collections series: Violins Without Sides

Edinburgh student life typically includes frequent trips to Niddry Street off the Cowgate, home to a real institution within Edinburgh’s nightlife: Hive. But there is another hidden jewel on Niddry…

Edinburgh-based start-up brings charity shops to the web

One Cherry is the fruit of both a vision and a necessity. In May 2017, University of Edinburgh student Anton Puzorjov and two of his friends had decided to participate…

Interview with Jeremy Hodges – Robert Louis Stevenson biographer

Robert Burns Day has been celebrated every year without fail since 1801, so to some it was inconceivable that there has been no official day to celebrate the life and…

Society Spotlight: History Society

With more than 800 members, four intramural sports teams, and a busy events schedule, the History Society is one of the largest and most vibrant societies on our campus. Ruby…

This Week in History: The Person’s Case, October 19th, 1927

Young generations must not take present rights for granted – what may sound like an empty phrase can be confirmed by a short look at the recent legal history of…

This Week in History: ban on industry strikes in the USSR

On 4 October 1989, a new legislation regulating the right to strike came into force in the USSR. This was both a result of and a trigger for confrontation between…

Four-person Pegida march sparks 200-strong counter demonstration in Edinburgh

The far-right group Pegida (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West) failed to stage a mass march in the streets of Edinburgh on Saturday, after only four supporters turned…

UKIP announces Scotland budget cut to pay for tax breaks

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) plan to take billions of pounds from Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish budgets to fund English tax breaks. The controversial proposal was announced at…