News archive from 3 May 2015

Ireland archbishop fears lawsuits for churches against gay marriage

The leader of Ireland’s Catholics has warned that if the Republic endorses gay marriage in the forthcoming referendum, religious organisations could face legal action for refusing to marry same-sex couples in their churches. Ireland is the first...

 
Comment: Business chiefs bullish over economic growth

Comment: Business chiefs bullish over economic growth

BUSINESS leaders expect the economy to gather momentum over the summer, an influential survey out today reveals, providing a boost for the Tor

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 

SNP review puts rental reform on political agenda

As charity campaigns for security and affordability, industry warns against distorting the market with capping, writes Jeff Salway SCOTLAND’S rental market is under renewed scrutiny as the election approaches amid a growing dispute over Scottish...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
Esh building on success one year after start-up

Esh building on success one year after start-up

A SOLID pipeline of work on schools, hospitals, factories and golf clubs has given Esh Border Construction the foundation to ramp up its Scottish presence with scores of jobs likely to be created. The business came into being just a year ago after...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
Tullis Russell: Another paper tiger turns to ashes

Tullis Russell: Another paper tiger turns to ashes

Tullis Russell was part of an industry that once employed about 17,000 people - but there is hope for a buyer, says Kristy Dorsey WITH hundreds of jobs lost and more than 200 years of trading on the brink of extinction, the collapse of Tullis Russell...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 

Profits hit in supermarket price wars

SAINSBURY'S is this week

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
Poet imagines new work by Smith’s Invisible Hand

Poet imagines new work by Smith’s Invisible Hand

THE excesses of the free market would shock Adam Smith if he were alive today, claims the Edinburgh Makar in a new poem. Christine De Luca, in her verse, The Invisible Hand, suggests that the 18th century economist, whose Wealth Of Nations defined...

 

Scots literary maverick Alex Neish salutes heroes

Expat publisher Alex Neish says Beat writers rescued him from "Scottish prejudice and provincialism', but he backs Catalan cause FROM his apartment in Barcelona, the Scottish publisher Alex Neish is reminiscing about the time he rattled post-war...

 
Labour gets ready for second 2015 general election

Labour gets ready for second 2015 general election

SENIOR Labour figures are privately discussing a strategy for a second general election later this year. Scotland on Sunday has learned that party officials are looking at a second vote, which one MP described as a “very likely scenario”, in the wake...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Politics
 

Labour prepares ‘rescue package’ of Scottish seats

THE Labour party has drawn up a "rescue package" of crucial 12 Scottish seats that it must win to stand a chance of forming a government after this week's general election. It comes as Nicola Sturgeon suggests that Labour has “given up...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Politics
 
Nicola Sturgeon: Vote for a strong voice in London

Nicola Sturgeon: Vote for a strong voice in London

This election is not about independence - it is about making sure Scots are truly heard THIS election is like no other in modern times. It has seen the power of the Westminster establishment challenged as never before, which is very healthy for...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Politics
 

Henry McLeish: Labour only agenda is social justice

THE BATTLE for the future of Britain is nearly over, writes former First Minister Henry McLeish The polls loom ever closer. David Cameron claims, with little support in Scotland, that he is winning the economic war and now deserves a mandate to win...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Politics
 
Euan McColmL Scottish Labour in a flap over SNP

Euan McColmL Scottish Labour in a flap over SNP

IF A butterfly flaps its wings in Brazil, runs the question, could it set off a tornado in Texas? The mathematician Edward Lorenz suggested it might. Lorenz, a pioneer of chaos theory, described how the tiniest action could have huge consequences....

Scotsman, 00:07 in Politics
 
Leader: Scotland’s starring roll in UK election

Leader: Scotland’s starring roll in UK election

This week's general election sees Scots take a starring role - but the result is impossible to predict WITH the general election just days away, seldom have Scots prepared to go to the polls with less certainty about how their vote will count. This...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Politics
 

Three keys to happiness are being over 65, a woman … and Danish

“‘Can’t talk now – island hopping”, “playing golf, call me back” and, “sorry, she’s somewhere in France …” are just three of the responses proffered when trying to track down that most elusive of creatures: a female retiree in Denmark with time on her...

 


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