Boy, 10, is forced to quarantine after flying in to Edinburgh alone to see his father

Boy, 10, is forced to quarantine after flying in to Edinburgh alone to see his father – who has also been forced to enter the secure hotel to accompany his son despite living in the Scottish capital Antonio Caraballo from Marchmont, Edinburgh, paid £2,400 to isolate with son  Sami, ten, flew into Scotland alone Saturday … Read more

Edinburgh construction site hit by Covid outbreak as 11 builders test positive and 50 self-isolate

Edinburgh construction site is hit with Covid outbreak as 11 builders test positive and 50 self-isolate after workers claimed social distancing was ‘non existent’ In total 50 workers at Edinburgh St James Quarter construction site are isolating At least 11 people tested positive for Covid amid an outbreak on the building site It comes amid … Read more

Duke of Edinburgh is admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital

Duke of Edinburgh, 99, is admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London on doctor’s advice ‘after feeling unwell’ By Jack Elsom For Mailonline Published: 14:09 GMT, 17 February 2021 | Updated: 14:11 GMT, 17 February 2021 The Duke of Edinburgh was last night admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London as a precautionary measure on … Read more

Secret No 10 plan to send Prince Edward to live in Edinburgh to save the Union

Revealed: Secret No 10 plan to send Prince Edward to live in Edinburgh palace in attempt to quash rising support for SNP and another independence referendum No 10 wanted Edward and his wife to relocate to Scotland to save the Union It came amid a surge in the polls for the SNP calling for a … Read more

Ex-refugee lawyer becomes first person of colour to be named rector of Edinburgh University

Ex-refugee lawyer becomes first person of colour to be named rector of Edinburgh University since role was created in 1858 Debora Kayembe fled Democratic Republic of Congo in 2004 and came to UK Mother-of-two, who has lived in Scotland since 2011, will take up role on March 1 Two other women have held the post … Read more

Rents in London and Edinburgh plunge according to SpareRoom and Rightmove

Rental costs in pockets of some cities across Britain have fallen drastically in the last 12 months, two separate reports show. Rents in Birmingham, Edinburgh and London fell between 5 and 8 per cent in the last year, data from SpareRoom shows – and in one capital postcode, they have plummeted 26 per cent.  Meanwhile, … Read more

Edinburgh travel guide on slave trade links urges statue’s removal

‘Woke’ travel guide on Edinburgh’s slave trade links says statue of 18th century MP Henry Dundas should be pulled down Travel guide calls for removal of Tory MP Henry Dundas statue from Edinburgh Dundas delayed abolition of slavery in British colonies for more than a decade Book looks at debate over renaming buildings and monuments … Read more

Edinburgh is the happiest city in the UK

Edinburgh has topped the list of the UK’s happiest cities to work in based on hours, salary and life-satisfaction.  Fifty of the UK’s biggest towns and cities where surveyed based on six factors including annual earnings, overtime hours, commute time and happiness and to reveal the UK’s happiest workforce The research, from SmartSurvey found Edinburgh had … Read more

Qatar Airways and Edinburgh Airport get high Covid-19 safety ratings

Qatar Airways has become the world’s first long-haul airline to receive a maximum five-star ‘Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating’ from Skytrax. The respected UK-based air transport rating agency found the carrier had ‘adopted a broad and robust range of safety and hygiene measures to accommodate customers’ after assessing standards on its flights and at its home … Read more

Qatar Airways gets five-star Covid-19 safety rating from Skytrax, Edinburgh Airport gets four stars

Qatar Airways has become the world’s first long-haul airline to receive a maximum five-star ‘Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating’ from Skytrax. The respected UK-based air transport rating agency found the carrier had ‘adopted a broad and robust range of safety and hygiene measures to accommodate customers’ after assessing standards on its flights and at its home … Read more