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Scottish salmon on the menu in Japan

Demand increasing in deal with sushi chain.Supplying salmon to a Japanese sushi chain has boosted a Scottish company’s exports to the region by 25% in the last year.External Affairs Secretary Fiona Hyslop visited a...

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – Belgium knock out Japan

Our junior reporter who is usually found in the stand at Fir Park has been glued to the TV in recent days. Here he gives us the rundown on the way that Belgium secured...

Edinburgh law student’s birthday summer in Japan

A law student from Edinburgh has celebrated her 21st birthday in Japan during a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity learning about the country, its culture and commerce. With a passionate interest in Japan, Caroline Marshall won the prestigious...

On Blu-Ray: Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2014)

 When observing every colourful sketch and stroke upon the screen, it is almost unbelievable that Ghibli's famed masterpiece is older than its protagonist. In fact, Spirited Away becomes a teenager on the year of...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

William McIlvaney: Looking Glass Books and the University of Edinburgh present the Guest Writers Series - authors in conversation with Writer in Residence Jenni Fagan. Kilmarnock born McIlvaney is a writer of novels, short stories and poetry: his...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2014Mrs Mash the Storytelling Cook: stories, songs and participative fun for Portobello's youngest residents. 10.30-11am, The Skylark, 241-243 Portobello High Street.Toddler Time: Poppy Cat. Join fabulous feline Poppy Cat on her adventures...

just Festival 2014 – home, freedom, forgiveness, fun

'Peace is not only an absence of conflict, it is a presence.' The issue of how that peace can be created is the focus of the 2014 just Festival, which opens on 1st August 2014....

First Time Solo: Iain Maloney launches debut novel

 How does a thirty-something Scotsman living in Japan end up writing a book set in Torquay?That was the question put to Iain Maloney at the launch of his debut novel First Time Solo at...

Rugby – Scotland v Japan

Scotland score six tries in their win over Japan at MurrayfieldScotland played Japan in the opening match of the 2013 viagogo Autumn Test series at Murrayfield and overcame, what has become, a much stronger opponent...

National Museum of Scotland – Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints

Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints is a new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland that reveals the spectacular artwork and larger-than-life characters from a 19th century Japanese cultural phenomenon and it opens this weekend.The...

Japanese Piano Concert – Free!

 A talented young Japanese concert pianist, Mr Shinnosuke Inugai, will make his concert debut in Edinburgh this month. The Consulate General of Japan and the Japan Society of Scotland have joined forces to bring this...

Restaurant Review – Kanpai

A real hidden Gem for Sushi Lovers I like my sushi. I have eaten it for years, since holidaying in Japan about 13 years ago. That said, I have only recently started to understand the...

Whisky auction for Japan in Edinburgh – tonight!

The sale of a £13,000 bottle of Gordon & MacPhail Generations Glenlivet 70 Years Old, launched earlier this month, is to be auctioned at a special evening at Bonhams tonight in aid...

Edinburgh scientists monitor today’s Japanese earthquake

Scientists at British Geological Survey (BGS) at West Mains Road have been called upon to offer expert advice on today's Japanese earthquake which occurred at 5.46 am Japan UTC time. A series of YouTube videos...


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