By Silja Froelich

Photo Above: Ratko Mladić © UN Criminal Tribunal

Former Bosnian Serb commander, Ratko Mladic, known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” has been found guilty of genocide at the UN tribunal in The Hague.

The sentence comes as a result of Mladic’s perpetration of the worst atrocities of the 1990s Bosnian war.

Photo Above: Edinburgh Christmas Market © Silja Froehlich

By Silja Froelich

Edinburgh these days feels like strolling through Santa Claus’ winter wonderland. Blinking trees, gift ribbon decorated houses and sparkling light chains illuminate the town. Once again, Edinburgh’s Christmas market opens its doors, adding extra glow to Scotland’s capital.