1 August 2014 Last updated at 00:38

Edinburgh Festival Fringe beginsHaka

Thousands of performers from across the world are in Edinburgh for the start of the world's biggest arts festival.

actor kenny irelandActor Kenny Ireland dies aged 68

Tributes are paid to Scottish actor and director Kenny Ireland who has died aged 68 after a battle against cancer.

ProtestIsraeli show cancelled after protest

An Israeli show at the Edinburgh Fringe is cancelled after only one performance following a protest by a pro-Palestinian group.



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