First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has defended her predecessor Alex Salmond after he was criticised for telling a "sexist" joke at his Edinburgh Fringe show.
Alex Salmond put political differences aside as he welcomed his "good pal" and Brexit Secretary David Davis as his special guest on the opening day of his Edinburgh Fringe chat show.
Scotland's world leading festivals are being put under threat by Brexit, Holyrood Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has insisted.
An innovative painting technique has been used to capture one of Moray’s most beautiful but ferocious natural features.
Final preparations have been carried out ahead of the light and sound spectacle that is set to open the 70th Edinburgh International Festival.
Edinburgh's main festival season officially gets under way on Friday in a landmark year in the cultural life of the city.
A £15 million fund to boost culture and creativity in the North of England has been launched.
Images which brought the reality of war into public view for the first time are to go on display in Scotland.
Edinburgh Castle's esplanade will be transformed into an aircraft carrier flight deck as this year's Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo puts the Royal Navy centre stage.
Plans have been unveiled for a £25 million redesign of a popular part of Edinburgh.
Acrobats took to an Edinburgh rooftop to perform some hair-raising stunts ahead of their return to the Fringe.
More than 1,200 performers from around the world are to take part in this year's Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
An ambitious science fiction exhibition including props from Star Wars and Planet of the Apes has been extended after attracting thousands of fans to the north-east.
Finnish film maker Dome Karukoski has been announced as the director of a Hollywood biopic of The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings author JRR Tolkien.
An opera had its world premiere on a sleeper train service between Aberdeen and London.
Extra late night trains are to run from Edinburgh during the August festivals.
One of the latest works to go on display at the Treasure Hub is a landmark painting by an iconic north-east artist.
A block of flats with wicker balconies, a dockyard redevelopment, photography studio and a new college campus are among those in the running to be named the UK's best new building.
Doctors should be encouraged to refer patients to art classes and poetry workshops in an effort to boost their health and wellbeing, a report by MPs and peers has recommended.
The Royal Opera House is to use emoji to tell the story of well-known operas and ballets to mark World Emoji Day.
The Earl of Wessex has taken over from the Queen as royal patron of the Edinburgh International Festival.
Scotland's former first minister Alex Salmond is to host his own show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Free tickets and transportation to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will be handed out across the city to mark the inaugural world fringe day.
The forgotten industrial heritage of a picturesque Moray town has been recreated in a new exhibition.
Moray's biggest port has become the subject of an art exhibition, with paintings reflecting both its decline and hopes for a vibrant future.
More than 73,000 people attended screenings at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) in its landmark 70th anniversary year.
Free tickets have been made available for guaranteed access to an event which will launch the 70th Edinburgh International Festival.
A film-maker's directorial debut has been recognised with a top award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF).
An exhibition about Ian Rankin has opened in Edinburgh as his fictional Detective Inspector John Rebus celebrates his 30th anniversary.
A civic square in Scotland's capital will be transformed using projected animations to mark the start of the 70th Edinburgh International Festival.
Trainspotting star Ewen Bremner has said he is enjoying working behind the camera after "accidentally" becoming a producer in a series of short films.
Actor Kevin Bacon said he feels "awesome" to be in Scotland for the world premiere of his latest film.