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Emer Harrison

Reporter

Location icon United Kingdom

Student journalist from Edinburgh, Scotland.

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EN4 News
10/23/2018
Beating the boobie blues

Three local artists help to raise awareness of breast cancer Step 1: Touch. Step 2: Look. Step 3: Check. T-L-C. While there is no definitive method for checking your breasts for signs and symptoms of breast cancer, UK charity Breast Cancer Now are asking you to try a little TLC.

EN4 News
10/02/2018
Women Make It Happen

"Unless we're all on an equal playing field it's very hard to judge who is able to access opportunities, and who is genuinely choosing to live a different form of life," says Mahrukh Shaukat, development worker at Amina Muslim Women's Resource Centre, an organisation set up in Glasgow nearly twenty years ago to tackle the unique issues facing Muslim women in Scotland.

EN4 News
10/02/2018
Older people in Edinburgh face loneliness crisis this winter

Yesterday marked almost thirty years of the United Nations' International Day of Older Persons, and, in a few hours, Age Scotland will hold their 75th anniversary event at Holyrood, with a speech from Christina McKelvie, the Minister for Older People and Equalities.

WOW247
04/04/2016
Frightened Rabbit on the making of Painting of a Panic Attack

Known for their brutally honest lyrics and raw, folk-flecked indie-rock, Frightened Rabbit have grown steadily from an alternative Scottish band to one now as comfortable on late night US TV as they used to be in small festival tents. But...

WOW247
03/23/2016
Five times Irvine Welsh hit the nail on the head when it comes to life

Five times Irvine Welsh hit the nail on the head when it comes to life Next month Irvine Welsh will embark on a UK book tour for his new novel, The Blade Artist. The book delves into the life of one of Trainspotting's most notorious characters, Francis Begbie.

WOW247
03/22/2016
Are secondary ticket sites ruining live music?

Over the past few years, secondary ticket sites have come under fire from artists and fans following a rise in the number of touts using the sites to sell tickets for in-demand shows at sky-high prices. They make it harder...

WOW247
03/22/2016
Five Edinburgh buildings you (probably) didn't know the history of

Take a stroll around Edinburgh and you'll be hard pushed to find a building that isn't steeped in history. Here's a closer look at some of the city's historic structures, each with a story you may not have known about. Queen Victoria claimed the Tudor-style quadrangle was more impressive than any of her palaces.

WOW247
03/24/2016
Dave Grohl writes to Cornwall Council in support of young band

As a kid you don't expect to hear back from your idol when you send a letter to them. Let alone when you're in a teenage metal band writing to your rock hero for help. But that's exactly what happened when unsigned band from Cornwall, Black Leaves of Envy, wrote to Foo Fighters frontman and all-round good egg, Dave Grohl.

WOW247
03/25/2016
15 amazing ways Edinburgh changed the world

We host the largest arts festival in the world, have a castle that sits on top of an extinct volcano and we're Scotland's capital. Edinburgh's obviously pretty terrific. Here's 15 amazing ways Edinburgh changed the world. In 1996, Sir Ian Wilmut and his team created the first ever clone mammal at the Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh.