Edinburgh businessman Don Young has taken over as Master for The Merchant Company which has represented more than 40 professions for more than 750 years. Leading figures from Edinburgh’s business community gathered to take part in a traditional ceremony at St Giles’ Cathedral for the Kirking of The Master service to install the new Master. Mr […]
A model of achievement From behind the rows of seated delegates a clicking of heels on the wooden floor indicated that the main speaker had just arrived. Eunice Olumide, tall and slim, dressed head to toe in bible-black jacket and trousers, made her way to the lecturn and beamed a broad smile. She began telling […]
An unfinished portrait of a woman believed to be Mary Queen of Scots has been found hidden beneath another 16th-century portrait.
Property agent JLL Scotland held a reception for staff, clients and other guests in the Forth Floor restaurant at Harvey Nichols in Edinburgh. Alasdair Humphery, head of the office, welcomed those attending who included Chris Ireland, the firm’s UK CEO. Mr Ireland spoke about the resilience of the market and the enthusiasm of overseas investors for […]
Art exhibition: NOW, second instalment Installations, photographs and paintings by young artists are on show in NOW, a controversial new exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh and will once again divide opinion over its ‘artistic’ merits. Work by the Turner Prize-winning Scottish artist Susan Philipsz is the centrepiece of the second instalment of NOW, […]