Western Tradition "Early Christianity" In the midst of the greatest empire of its time, Christianity preaches its message of another kingdom, not of this world. Western Tradition "The Rise of the Church" After centuries of contempt and persecution, Christianity becomes the official religion of the most powerful empire of its time.
BILL Brown's suggestion that cyclists should be allowed to share quiet country footpaths with pedestrians has some merit. Indeed, except perhaps for footpaths along the sides of roads, I understand that our access legislation already permits this.
The Conservatives have named Jamie Halcro Johnston as Tory candidate for Orkney and Shetland in the UK general election on 8th June. Mr Halcro Johnston, who is self-employed and works between Edinburgh and the family farm in Orkney, has contested the Orkney seat at the last two Scottish Parliament elections.
Small airports get - and get ready for - international service New service has spurred improvements, including added amenities and spruced-up facilities. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2pkhtaG In the past, the biggest and busiest U.S. airports had the market for international air service all to themselves.
BRITISH Steel has delivered another world first by becoming the first manufacturer to produce and deliver ultra-long corrosion protected rail. It comes in response to a request from Network Rail to provide longer lengths of the rail to speed up installation and reduce disruption to passengers and freight operators.
Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events EDINBURGH, Scotland - What does it profit a country to win its independence only to lose itself? Of all the imponderables arising from the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union, this is the most significant, the most far-reaching and ultimately the one that will help determine whether Brexit is a great success or the most Pyrrhic victory in recent political history. Because at stake is the future of Britain itself.
POLICE say there remains no evidence of criminality 18 months into a probe into the death of a librarian whose body was found in Edinburgh months after going missing from her London home. The death of Saima Ahmed remains unexplained after her body was discovered in the Scottish capital - 400 miles from her Wembley home - in January, last year.
THE world's first folk film festival, the Folk Film Gathering, returns to Edinburgh Filmhouse and the Scottish Storytelling Centre later this month with a programme full of rare Scottish and world cinema. As the festival's head of programming I'm excited to welcome audiences back to the Gathering for another feast of folk culture, both on and off the screen.