12 June 2012
Cutbacks in the number of health and safety inspectors and inspections lie behind the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Edinburgh.
29 May 2012
Activists from the racist Scottish Defence League (SDL) thought they would have a day of triumph last Saturday in Edinburgh.
13 May 2012
Climate campaigners gathered in London and Edinburgh yesterday (Saturday) to wave off the Caravan for a Million Climate Jobs on its tour of Britain.
01 May 2012
Some 400 students, trade unionists and Palestine solidarity activists marched in Edinburgh last Saturday.
01 March 2012
Over 250 students and their supporters marched in Edinburgh on Wednesday. The demonstration was called by Scottish Students Against Cuts (SSAC) in defence of a generation of young people under attack from the austerity measures being enforced by governments in Westminster and Holyrood.
24 January 2012
A special meeting of councillors in Edinburgh last Thursday voted by 31 to 23 to end plans to privatise a swathe of council services.
17 January 2012
Some 2,000 Edinburgh city council staff could see their jobs transferred to private contractors under council plans.
28 November 2011
Campaigners have scored an important victory against the attempt to privatise a large swathe of council services in Edinburgh.
15 November 2011
Delegates from Scotland’s main teaching union, the EIS, met at a special general meeting (SGM) in Edinburgh last Saturday to discuss the McCormac report.
08 November 2011
Over 70 anti-privatisation campaigners met in Edinburgh on Tuesday of last week.
08 November 2011
There are now at least 15 occupations underway across Britain—in Bath, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Isle of Wight, London Stock Exchange, London Finsbury Square, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Plymouth and Sheffield.
01 November 2011
The campaign to halt privatisation of council services in Edinburgh scored a major victory on Thursday of last week.
17 September 2011
Students are occupying Edinburgh university against tuition fees.
13 September 2011
The Scottish Defence League (SDL)—an offshoot of the racist EDL—was run out of Edinburgh last Saturday by a counter-protest of around 400 people organised by Unite Against Fascism (UAF).
06 September 2011
Edinburgh councillors have voted for the delayed tram link from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews Square to go ahead. This is despite the rocketing costs paid to private contractor Bilfinger Berger.
23 August 2011
Campaigners in Edinburgh have won a victory in the fight against the proposed largest privatisation of council services in the city’s history.
16 August 2011
Now playing as part of the Edinburgh Festival, Dust imagines a day in 2011 when Margaret Thatcher has died.
10 May 2011
The third national week of action against Atos got off to a flying start in Edinburgh on Monday.
22 March 2011
17 March 2011
Around 50 students have occupied the human resources building in Edinburgh university in solidarity with striking lecturers.