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There will be a Christmas tree on The Mound

On Saturday a 60 feet high Christmas tree will arrive at The Mound to light up the city centre.The spruce is being provided by Conifox Christmas Trees promoting the shop local theme this...

Scotland against Trump holding protest at The Mound at 6.00pm today

A protest is planned for this evening at 6.00pm at the pedestrianised area at the foot of The Mound by the campaign group Scotland Against Trump.This Emergency Protest follows the executive order published by...

Bank of Scotland on The Mound will light up the skyline for BBC Children...

The Mound, Bank of Scotland’s iconic headquarters, will light up the Edinburgh skyline tonight, with a spectacular, unique building projection, celebrating Bank of Scotland’s Principal Partnership with BBC Children in Need.The display will take place...

Red Bull on The Mound this weekend

The Mound will be transformed this weekend for Red Bull Hill Chasers 2014  Hundreds of cyclists will descend on Edinburgh this weekend, Saturday 12 April, for Scotland’s Red Bull Hill Chasers 2014 - the UK's...

Recipe – Chocolate Beetroot Brownies

A recipe for Chocolate Beetroot Brownies from the owner of Cafe Musa.I've made brownies many times and always enjoy them, but I also enjoy trying recipes with a bit of a 'twist'.  If you...

Cafe Musa’s Sticky Pistachio and Fig Cake

Sue Mitchell is owner of Cafe Musa on the Mound. Today she is sharing one of her recipes with us...I started baking as a young girl, thanks to my Mum‘s encouragement. She is a...

Olympic Rings formally launched today

The second set of giant Olympic Rings in Scotland have been formally launched on The Mound in Edinburgh. The Rings further show how Scotland is ready to welcome the world to the UK next...

The Olympic Rings arrive in Edinburgh

 Now that the Diamond Jubilee celebrations have come to an end, it seems it is time to prepare for the next event in sight: the 2012 London Olympics.Despite previous controversy, the five Olympic Rings...

Olympic Rings get the go ahead on The Mound

 This morning's Economic Development committee has give the approval to three key sites in the city this morning, but the one which will be most visible will be the five metre high Olympic Rings...

Edinburgh protesters take to the streets

On Saturday a demonstration took place in the capital to draw attention to the plight of those living under the oppressive regime in Tibet. A group of protesters marched through Edinburgh at the weekend demonstrating...

Christmas tree goes up at The Mound

It took  six workers, a crane and the co-operation of the citizens of Bergen and Edinburgh to once again raise a Norwegian Christmas Tree on Edinburgh's Mound today. Carefully preparation of the tree, donated by Bergens's Hordaland Community Council, allowed...

Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition opens 30 April

The RSA Annual Exhibition is a highlight of the exhibiting year and features RSA Academicians and selected submissions from leading and emerging artists from across Scotland, as well as a number...

Student protests on The Mound

by Thomas HaywoodStudents braved the cold yesterday on the Mound to demonstrate against government cuts in university education. There was a heavy police presence but appeared to be no trouble.Thomas Haywood Photography

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Love Eleven is the strapline for this year's Edinburgh's Hogmanay programme, which was officially launched this week at the Balmoral Hotel.The well-attended launch saw the announcement of a brand new event for...


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