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Uber suspends services in Abu Dhabi
BBC
21 min. ago

Uber suspends services in Abu Dhabi

Taxi-hailing company Uber has suspended its service in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Rival service Careem has also put its service there on hold, after some of its cars were stopped by...

 
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Scotsman
38 min. ago

Interview: Stuart Maitland, man behind The Maitland Group

Entrepreneur has come a long way from running a pie stall at Hamilton FC Growing up in East Kilbride, Stuart Maitland’s ambition was to cook. As the only thing he was “really, really good at”, he set himself on a...

 
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Scotsman
38 min. ago

Social lender SIS receives top marks for year-end stats

Social Investment Scotland (SIS), the lender to the third sector, has delivered another year of investment growth and financial progress, aided by its partnership with one of Britain’s biggest supermarket chains....

 
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Scotsman
38 min. ago

New funding helps Run4It race ahead with growth

Specialist sports retailer Run4It is getting into its stride with plans to invest in new stores and an upgraded online platform, writes Scott Reid. Headquartered in Aberdeen, the firm now has eight stores across...

 
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Scotsman
38 min. ago

Brewgooder craft beer earns backing of JW Filshill

Brewgooder, the craft beer brand that donates all of its profits to clean water projects, has secured the backing of one of Scotland’s biggest wholesale businesses. As part of the deal with Glasgow-based JW Filshill,...

 
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BBC
44 min. ago

The Indian woman transforming her family's sari firm

As Lavanya Nalli walks through her main sari shop her eyes light up. The 32-year-old talks of the pride she feels in leading a business that has been run by her family for 88 years. The store in the southern Indian...

 
Kezia Dugdale says the numbers are up for nationalist ministers on mental health
Daily Record
28 min. ago

Kezia Dugdale says the numbers are up for nationalist ministers on mental health

460 and 52. These are two numbers which should shame the SNP Government in Edinburgh. They are numbers that should be thrown back at nationalist ministers whenever they spend more energy talking about a second...

 
John Swinney writes on how meeting teachers inspired his new guidelines on education
Daily Record
yesterday, 06:56

John Swinney writes on how meeting teachers inspired his new guidelines on education

ONE of the first things I wanted to do when I became Education Secretary was to meet teachers face to face in their schools. It was extremely important to me that I spoke to them about what it is like to teach in...

 
Even Brexit backers should be furious with the shameful NHS lies of the Leave campaign, says John Niven
Daily Record
yesterday, 06:56

Even Brexit backers should be furious with the shameful NHS lies of the Leave campaign, says John Niven

SAUL Bellow has written that some evils have the power to survive identification as evils. That is, we can name them as evil things and they go right on cheerfully flourishing. War and money are two of the examples he...

 
Former SNP MP Michelle Thomson still hasn't been spoken to by cops over alleged mortgage fraud
Daily Record
yesterday, 06:56

Former SNP MP Michelle Thomson still hasn't been spoken to by cops over alleged mortgage fraud

AN MP at the centre of a police inquiry into alleged mortgage fraud has still to be questioned by detectives a year after they launched their investigation. Michelle Thomson resigned the SNP whip and was suspended by...

 
Jeremy Corbyn says he's not wealthy as he launches culture strategy in Edinburgh
Daily Record
Saturday, 09:44

Jeremy Corbyn says he's not wealthy as he launches culture strategy in Edinburgh

JEREMY Corbyn has said he does not consider himself wealthy, as he launched his culture strategy in Edinburgh. Announcing a plan to reverse years of "systemic under-funding" for the arts on Friday, he...

 
Farcical debate between Corbyn and Smith shows the sorry state of Labour, says Record View
Daily Record
Saturday, 06:47

Farcical debate between Corbyn and Smith shows the sorry state of Labour, says Record View

LABOUR are in a complete and utter mess. The leadership debate between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith on Thursday night was an absolute embarrassment to anyone who witnessed it. Read More Jeremy Corbyn filmed walking...

 
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Scotsman
8 min. ago

‘Trump was my warm-up’, says Nigel Farage after speech

Nigel Farage has compared Donald Trump to Ronald Reagan – saying the former US president was successful despite many thinking he was unfit to hold office before his election. The outgoing Ukip ­leader spoke at a rally...

 
'Racist' restaurant owner refuses to serve two Muslim women and brands them terrorists
Daily Express
9 min. ago

'Racist' restaurant owner refuses to serve two Muslim women and brands them terrorists

The hijab-wearing women sat at a table at Le Cenacle restaurant in the Paris suburb of Tremblay-en-France, when the restaurant owner came out of the kitchen and asked them to leave. In the video, he can be seen...

 
Mexican singer Juan Gabriel dies at 66 of heart attack
BBC
37 min. ago

Mexican singer Juan Gabriel dies at 66 of heart attack

The Mexican singer and song-writer Alberto Aguilera Valadez, known by his stage name Juan Gabriel or "El Divo de Juarez", has died in California. He was 66 and suffered a heart attack two days after...

 
REVEALED: Former US President John F Kennedy 'was murdered by his own staff'
Daily Express
57 min. ago

REVEALED: Former US President John F Kennedy 'was murdered by his own staff'

Stone – who directed the acclaimed film JFK – made the shocking revelation on his deathbed. The film director said he was contacted by a man who said he was part of the former President’s security team. Previously,...

 
The lonely men of China's 'bachelor village'
BBC
yesterday, 23:42

The lonely men of China's 'bachelor village'

Xiong Jigen blames the road. "It's isolated and the transportation is very difficult," he says. Behind him, there is a busy chicken pen and tiers of corn fields outside his home, near the top of a hill. At...

 
Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to remove ambassador
BBC
yesterday, 23:20

Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to remove ambassador

Iraq has called on Saudi Arabia to replace its ambassador to Baghdad over comments he made about Iran's involvement in Iraq. Shia Muslim politicians have been calling for Thamer al-Sabhan to be withdrawn. He has said...

 

Sport

 
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: This player's back to his best after impressing in Burnley win
Daily Express
22 sec. ago

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: This player's back to his best after impressing in Burnley win

Hazard’s incredible fall from grace last season, when he went from England’s Footballer of the Year to being blamed for the sacking of Jose Mourinho, was one of football’s strangest stories. But the Belgian star, who...

 
Jose Mourinho: Why I'm happy Marcus Rashford isn't in Sam Allardyce's England squad
Daily Express
22 sec. ago

Jose Mourinho: Why I'm happy Marcus Rashford isn't in Sam Allardyce's England squad

But Sam Allardyce is unlikely to be quite so happy if the teenage sensation is still playing most of his club football off the bench in the months to come. Mourinho probably did not appreciate the irony of some of his...

 
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has backed this player to be the next Emmanuel Petit
Daily Express
22 sec. ago

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has backed this player to be the next Emmanuel Petit

Santi Cazorla, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil were all on target in the first half of the Gunners’ first victory of the season. However, the standout player at Vicarage Road was Wenger’s new Swiss midfielder, who...

 
Palace striker Christian Benteke: I want this player to stay and help me find my best form
Daily Express
22 sec. ago

Palace striker Christian Benteke: I want this player to stay and help me find my best form

Benteke made his Palace League debut on Saturday, just a week after completing a £27m switch from Liverpool. And while he could have been forgiven for thinking whether he made the right move during a dismal first...

 
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Daily Mail
4 min. ago

Celtic tracking West Brom's Cristian Gamboa due to frustration over deal for Liverpool's Andre Wisdom

Celtic are exploring a deal for West Bromwich Albion right-back Cristian Gamboa before the close of the transfer window. The Parkhead club want two new faces before midnight on Wednesday, with a midfielder and...

 
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Daily Mail
4 min. ago

Serena Williams is 'pain-free' as she bids to make history at the US Open, says coach Patrick Mouratoglou

Serena Williams is 'pain-free' as she begins her bid to win a record 23rd Grand Slam title at the US Open, according to the American's coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Williams pulled out of a tournament in Cincinnati last...

 
 


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