Glasgow and Edinburgh

Glasgow and Edinburgh

Glasgow men live 6 years less than those in capital

URGENT action is needed to tackle the wide discrepancies in life expectancy experienced by Scots in different parts of the country, politicians have claimed.

Central Belt to be spruced up with new woodlands

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds is to be spent on environmental projects to spruce up Scotland's Central Belt.

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Massive indoor arena planned for capital to rival Glasgow's SECC

A HUGE new indoor concert arena would be built on the doorstep of Edinburgh airport under plans revealed yesterday.

Glasgow and Edinburgh to sing with one voice at last

SCOTLAND'S two biggest cities are to be brought together in song next year in the biggest ever showcase of the musical heritage of Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Funding shake-up will put Glasgow museums on a par with Edinburgh

A SHAKE-UP of funding arrangements for Scotland's museums and galleries that would see Glasgow's collections put on a more equal footing with Edinburgh's is expected within weeks.

Edinburgh is friendlier than Glasgow … but Dublin beats them both

IT MAY habitually top the polls of the most desirable cities to live in the UK. But Edinburgh has not been seen as one of the friendliest places – until now.

Galleries' 2,200 works in storage – so send some west, urges MSP

MORE of the National Galleries of Scotland's paintings should go on show in the west, a Glasgow MSP has demanded after it emerged 2,227 of them are in storage.

European connection could boost Glasgow-Edinburgh link

LAURA Gordon, chief executive of the Glasgow-Edinburgh Collaboration Initiative, is to host a two-day event in Brussels tomorrow aimed at raising the profile of the ground-breaking Scottish economic development partnership.

Wealth gap between city and Glasgow getting wider

EDINBURGH has significantly increased the "wealth gap" between itself and struggling cities such as Glasgow, according to a new study published today.

Bridging the great divide

LAURA Gordon has a big task on her perfectly manicured hands. They may be only 50 miles apart - 40 minutes on a good day by train - but Glasgow and Edinburgh are as different as Rangers and Celtic or Scotland and England.

Top-five showing for our top cities

EDINBURGH and Glasgow have been named among the top five cities in Britain for the third year in a row in the prestigious Condé Nast Traveller poll.

West beats east for hotels as business fuels booming trade

GLASGOW'S booming hotel trade is growing faster than its rival Edinburgh.

Capital teams with Glasgow for jobs bid

EDINBURGH is joining forces with Glasgow today in a bid to secure a share of 20,000 government civil service jobs.

English scheme to link Scots cities

COLLABORATION between Glasgow and Edinburgh is to be given a fresh boost after a meeting of the Edinburgh Business Assembly (EBA) agreed to enhance links between the cities and push for an English scheme for financing vital infrastructure projects that will jointly improve their competitiveness.

Glasgow and Edinburgh top poll as the UK's favourite cities

GLASGOW was named the UK's favourite city by a prestigious travel survey yesterday, beating Edinburgh into second place.

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