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Prince’s Trust Scotland launches enterprise platform online
Scotsman
today, 00:09

Prince’s Trust Scotland launches enterprise platform online

The Prince’s Trust Scotland has marked 25 years of guiding young people into business by launching its enterprise programme online. The roll-out of the online learning platform, branded PT Online, will allow aspiring...

 
The Big Interview: Tracey Matthews, chief operating officer of Gaucho
Scotsman
yesterday, 23:54

The Big Interview: Tracey Matthews, chief operating officer of Gaucho

One of the first parts of the New Town to be completed, Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square was at one time home to philosopher David Hume, who entertained one of the US’s founding fathers Benjamin Franklin among his first...

 
Edinburgh-headquartered Lomond Capital unveils management shake-up
Scotsman
yesterday, 23:54

Edinburgh-headquartered Lomond Capital unveils management shake-up

Property group Lomond Capital has unveiled a management shake-up as it prepares to announce its first move into the London market which will signal a step-change in the firm’s growth. The Edinburgh-headquartered firm,...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 22:48

From cutting the cost of your home cover to using cashback websites: Pay for Christmas with our six...

The Christmas shopping season begins in earnest this week with Black Friday then Cyber Monday when bargain-hunters look for big ‘one-day discounts’ in the high street and online. Research by eBay says we are likely to...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 22:48

It's time to show will power! Six out of ten people do not have a will, but dying without one can risk all...

Thinking about a time when you are no longer around may feel uncomfortable, but failing to plan ahead can risk leaving a serious financial headache and expense for loved-ones who are left behind. New research shows...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 22:48

Don't let stamp duty crush your dream of owning a property: How to get on the property ladder - whether or...

An extra helping hand could be on the way for first-time buyers in the Budget as pressure mounts on the Government to stimulate a stifled housing market. Housing is tipped to be a headline grabber in Chancellor Philip...

 
Government accused of undermining expert evidence on named person scheme
Scotsman
yesterday, 23:55

Government accused of undermining expert evidence on named person scheme

The Scottish Government has been accused of undermining the integrity of expert evidence given to the Holyrood committee examining its controversial named person scheme. Serious concerns have been raised about...

 
Euan McColm: Pollok rapper who says Yes to grown-up debate
Scotsman
yesterday, 23:55

Euan McColm: Pollok rapper who says Yes to grown-up debate

A couple of weeks ago, some of the most dedicated campaigners for Scottish independence gathered to discuss how best to achieve their ambition of breaking up the United Kingdom. More than three years after the 2014...

 
Insight: Truth and the Troll Factory
Scotsman
yesterday, 23:55

Insight: Truth and the Troll Factory

In the hours that followed the terror attack on Westminster Bridge earlier this year, one image taken in the immediate aftermath began filling up Twitter feeds and Facebook timelines. It showed a young woman in a...

 
Leonard vows to unite Scottish Labour with socialist agenda
Scotsman
yesterday, 23:55

Leonard vows to unite Scottish Labour with socialist agenda

New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard yesterday said he would lead the party as a “movement for socialism” as he promised to win back lost voters with his radical policy agenda. Leonard also promised a zero...

 
Leader: New Labour leader needs to rewrite the script
Scotsman
yesterday, 23:55

Leader: New Labour leader needs to rewrite the script

Labour is the Holyrood soap opera that keeps on giving. Even on day one of a new leader. In the last decade six individuals have taken the leading role: Jack (now Lord) McConnell, Wendy Alexander, Iain Gray, Johann...

 
Kezia Dugdale's I'm A Celeb jungle jaunt raises prospect of switch to SNP if Labour Party turns on ex-leader
Daily Record
yesterday, 22:25

Kezia Dugdale's I'm A Celeb jungle jaunt raises prospect of switch to SNP if Labour Party turns on ex-leader

Kezia Dugdale's surprise decision to take part in I'm A Celerity.. Get Me Out of Here! has raised the intriguing scenario that she could join the SNP one day. New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has hinted that...

 
Brazil culture wars heat up
BBC
15 min. ago

Brazil culture wars heat up

Jesus is standing at the altar in a sparkly gold dress and heels. Her wavy brown hair falls mid-way down her back. She breaks bread and passes it around the congregation in the pews, some of whom are sipping communion...

 
After the Mugabes, which African dynasties remain?
BBC
37 min. ago

After the Mugabes, which African dynasties remain?

With Robert Mugabe's hopes of handing power to his wife in Zimbabwe over, which political dynasties are still going strong elsewhere in Africa? Since the 1990s, multi-party elections and peaceful transfers of power...

 
Yemen: Finding near-famine - and lots of food
BBC
37 min. ago

Yemen: Finding near-famine - and lots of food

How do you explain a famine in a country where there's food? A couple of years ago I was in Ethiopia, reporting on the threat of famine, in the same place where BBC correspondent Michael Buerk covered the...

 
Images show North Korea's 'submarine ballistic missile programme'
BBC
41 min. ago

Images show North Korea's 'submarine ballistic missile programme'

North Korea is on "an aggressive schedule to build and deploy its first operational ballistic missile submarine", according to an analysis of new satellite images by the expert website 38 North. The images...

 
Why some Germans look at Syrian refugees and see themselves
BBC
48 min. ago

Why some Germans look at Syrian refugees and see themselves

Between 1944 and 1947, an estimated 12 million ethnic Germans fled or were expelled from their homes. Overshadowed by the crimes of the Nazis, their stories have often received little international attention. But...

 
US warship collides with Japanese tug in latest collision
BBC
yesterday, 23:34

US warship collides with Japanese tug in latest collision

A US warship has sustained minor damage after a collision with a Japanese tug off central Japan, the US Navy says. The commercial tug lost propulsion and drifted into the guided-missile destroyer, the USS Benfold,...

 

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Daily Mail
30 sec. ago

Ruby Walsh breaks leg in fall in the Grabel Mares Hurdle at Punchestown

Ruby Walsh looks like facing a race against time to be fit for the Cheltenham in March after sustaining a broken right leg in a fall at Punchestown on Saturday. Walsh was injured when his mount Let’s Dance fell four...

 
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Daily Mail
30 sec. ago

Rangers captain Kenny Miller rages after shock defeat: 'Losing at home to Hamilton is absolutely unacceptable'

Rangers captain Kenny Miller has branded his team’s stunning 2-0 home defeat to Hamilton Accies as unacceptable. Second-half goals from David Templeton and Darren Lyon punished the home side’s profligacy in front of...

 
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Daily Mail
30 sec. ago

Scottish FA face battle to get Michael O'Neill as their next manager with West Brom said to be interested...

The Scottish Football Association face a new threat — from West Brom — in the quest to secure Michael O'Neill as national team manager. Tony Pulis' job at The Hawthorns hung in the balance last night following a 4-0...

 
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Daily Mail
30 sec. ago

FIFA leaves controversial Romanian referee off World Cup list after his disputed handball decision ruined...

The referee who awarded the penalty that eliminated Northern Ireland from the World Cup playoffs has been dropped from FIFA's pool of match officials preparing for the tournament. FIFA has published a list of 36...

 
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Daily Mail
18 min. ago

Australia's Ashes XI rated... from rapid Pat Cummins to 'beast' David Warner

Former Test opener Ed Cowan, who wore the Baggy Green from 2011 to 2013, has his say on the current Australia XI ahead of next week's Ashes opener against England.   Pat Cummins Age 24 - Tests 5 - Wkts 21 5-fors 1 -...

 
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Daily Mail
18 min. ago

Sunderland's wait for home win in 2017 continues as Wolves leapfrog Sheffield United back into top spot

Chris Coleman will take over a Sunderland side still looking for a home win in 2017. Coleman resigned as Wales boss on Friday and is due to take the Sunderland job vacated by Simon Grayson, but knows he will be taking...

 
 


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