Saturday, June 23, 2018

AN OWL which attacked the best man at an upmarket wedding has been "sacked" following a "backlash” over the incident. Bobby the barn owl made...
Skyline of Lisbon, Portugal

In the second part of her series on journeying across Portugal, travel writer JEAN WEST experiences everything the vibrant capital city, Lisbon, has to...
Pena Palace in Sintra, Portugal

In the first part of her Portuguese journey, travel writer JEAN WEST finds a destination which veers from raw and wild to cultured and...
Emerelda Resort's main pool, Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Emeralda Resort is an unspoilt gem that offers perfect way to enjoy authentic charm of rural Vietnam By CATRIONA CONWAY-MORTIMER TRAVELLING through north and central Vietnam this April...
Official Sherlock Holmes tartan

Detective's trademark deerstalker and cape unveiled in stunning green tartan SHERLOCK Holmes has become the first literary character to have his own tartan approved by...
Burns Tail Fin art on Norwegian Air plane

Scotland's bard would probably have loved the red, red nose of Norwegian Air's typical plane     RABBIE Burns has been immortalised - on the tail of...
Travel review of Greek yoga retreat

  You'll fully understand what it means to relax with help of Greek mother and daughter on this island paradise By Jean West. PERCHING, a tangle of...

STRIP clubs have been permanently banned by a Scottish council - in what is thought to be the first move of its kind. East Lothian...
Nothing, by Faux Theatre at the Manipulate Festival in Edinburgh, 2018

The Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival is a celebration of puppetry, animation and visual theatre in Scotland. It took place in Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre from...

WEATHER star Judith Ralston has revealed that's she's bogged down in loo roll row with her family. The BBC Scotland presenter, who lives with her...
Actor Stephen McGann - a review of his appearance at Edinburgh International Book Festival

EVENT: Stephen McGann - Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Maladies (Simon and Schuster) VENUE: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Edinburgh International...
Txema Perez who plays Boris

AS PART of Deadline at the Fest, we are interviewing performers from across the month by putting 20 questions to them - both as...
Review of Senegalese Shindig. A Scottish World Music band, who performed at edinburgh fringe 2017

SHOW TITLE: Senegalese Shindig VENUE: New Town Theatre, Venue 7, August 17 only By ANGUS MITCHELL   THIS musical collective, arguably Scotland's finest world music purveyors, is led...

AS PART of Deadline at the Fest, we are interviewing performers from across the month by putting 20 questions to them - both as...
Author Maggie O'Farrell at Edinburgh International Book Festival

EVENT: Maggie O’Farrell: This Must Be The Place (Tinder Press) VENUE: Baillie Gifford Tent, Edinburgh International Book Festival     By JEAN WEST WHEN the already well-loved author Maggie O’Farrell...
Spitfire Company's One Step Before The Fall at Edinburgh Fringe 2017

 SHOW TITLE: One Step Before The Fall: Spitfire Company and Damuza. VENUE:  Zoo Southside, August 20, 21, 22. By JEAN WEST   THIS harrowing and powerful one-woman dance...
The Cast of Brothers, by 203 Theatre Company, at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017

SHOW TITLE: Brothers, by 203 Theatre Company VENUE: Underbelly Med Quad, until August 28 By CAT TIMONEY   BROTHERS proves an important piece of theatre tackling the critical issue...
Gilded Balloon, one of the main venues during the Fringe festival © Wullie Marr/DEADLINE NEWS

  SHOW TITLE: Various VENUE: The Gilded Balloon, 2-27 August    PICS BY WULLIE MARR Today’s photo of the day focuses on one of the biggest Fringe venues in Edinburgh, the...
Some street performers in Parliament Square © Wullie Marr/DEADLINE News

  SHOW TITLE: Street Performers VENUE: The Royal Mile or The Mound, 2-28 August PICS BY WULLIE MARR   © Wullie Marr Photography You can’t walk along the streets of Edinburgh during...
Carla Lippis - Cast A Dark Shadow cast.

SHOW TITLE: Carla Lippis – Cast a Shadow VENUE: The Boards, 17 – 19, 21 – 23 and 25 -26. PICS BY WULLIE MARR   If you’re a fan of rock...
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