BBC News Taekwondo championships coming to Edinburgh BBC News Meadowbank Stadium will host the event, marking the first time it has been hosted by Scotland. About 500 martial artists are expected to take part.
Our own EdinburghThe fourth novel by the poet, dramatist and Edinburgh Makar (the city’s poet laureate) Ron Butlin has a dramatic urgency that pulls the reader along, eager to know the fate of its compelling central character, Maggie. It left me with the same sick feeling about the injustices of a warped society that were inspired by the film Philomena, another tale of tortured mother love. Ghost Moon, however, has a more positive ending.
A huge tennis event in Edinburgh featuring legends John McEnroe and Tim Henman has been cancelled, forcing the organisers to go into administration, after problems with a roof brought in to prevent last year’s washout.