News archive from 6 February 2013

Baroness Kramer calls for ‘disinfectant’ from building societies

A SENIOR member of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards has urged building societies to be part of the "disinfectant" to mend the excesses of the banking sector. Baroness Kramer told a meeting of building society chief...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 
LUIZ FELIPE SCOLARI HAS ENGLAND REGRET

LUIZ FELIPE SCOLARI HAS ENGLAND REGRET

Scolari, who leads Brazil tonight in the first game of his second coming, was approached by the Football Association about succeeding Sven-Goran Eriksson. And last night the former Chelsea coach did not rule out one day taking on the post currently...

 
GREATS FEAR FOR NOTTINGHAM FOREST

GREATS FEAR FOR NOTTINGHAM FOREST

Alex McLeish left yesterday after only 40 days at the club, citing differences with Al Hasawi as the cause. Nigel Adkins, sacked by Southampton despite the success he had with them, is favourite for the job - if he decides it is worth his while given...

 
Comment: Slowly but surely, life science sector waking up

Comment: Slowly but surely, life science sector waking up

OF ALL the sectors identified by the Scottish Government as a key industry that deserves special support, life sciences arguably represented the most challenging. It is a high-risk environment that produces an above-average range of failures. As such,...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 

BG admits it will miss 1m barrels a day target

BG GROUP yesterday abandoned its ambitions to become a one-million-barrels-a-day oil and gas producer by 2015 as it took further stock of setbacks that have hammered its share price in the past three months. The company has been struggling to bring...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 
STEVEN GERRARD: DON'T GIVE ASHLEY COLE A TON OF ENGLAND GRIEF

STEVEN GERRARD: DON'T GIVE ASHLEY COLE A TON OF ENGLAND GRIEF

England captain Gerrard says it should be a cause for celebration of the huge contribution made to the national side by the Chelsea left-back, even though he is one of the most unpopular players in the game. He was recently loudly jeered at a...

 
PAST IT AT 23! REBECCA ADLINGTON CONFIRMS RETIREMENT

PAST IT AT 23! REBECCA ADLINGTON CONFIRMS RETIREMENT

The 23-year-old from Mansfield, who is widely considered one of the best home-grown swimmers this country has produced, confirmed the news at a press conference this morning. Although Adlington picked up two bronze medals in the pool at last summer's...

 
Edinburgh BioQuarter gains three new tenants

Edinburgh BioQuarter gains three new tenants

FIRST Minister Alex Salmond has hailed the success of bringing businesses, hospitals and universities together on the BioQuarter site in Edinburgh after three more tenants yesterday signed up to take space on the fast-growing science park....

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 

Minoan enjoys holiday booking surge

TRAVEL firm Minoan reported "very strong" trading this winter as the first batch of its automated sales booths in sub post offices helped it grow commissions by 20 per cent. The Glasgow-based group, which started out as a listed vehicle for...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 

Scottish independence: Devil is in the detail

Tying up the loose ends around any independence vote could drag on for some time Question: Who would the Scottish Government negotiate with? Answer: Constitutional experts say it would be ministers and officials from the UK government, minus Scots....

Scotsman, 00:00 in Politics
 
Brian Wilson: Scots have no cause for celebration

Brian Wilson: Scots have no cause for celebration

PLANNING a party to celebrate independence simply illustrates the arrogance, bluff and bluster of the SNP, writes Brian Wilson Well, good of the Nationalists to begin as they mean to continue – by spinning to the Murdoch press their latest...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Politics
 

Eddie Barnes: Control, not emotion, is referendum battleground

Why nationalists and unionists are defying the heart-versus-head cliche to reach out to swing voters, writes Eddie Barnes THE clichéd view of Scotland’s independence debate is that it puts emotional nationalists up against rational unionists – the...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Politics
 
ASHLEY COLE: I DON'T CARE IF YOU ALL HATE ME

ASHLEY COLE: I DON'T CARE IF YOU ALL HATE ME

ENGLAND centurion Ashley Cole last night insisted: I don't care if nobody loves me. The Chelsea star picks up his 100th cap tonight in the friendly with Brazil. But despite being one of the Three Lions' most consistent performers, Cole has never been...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
NEYMAR ON HIS WAY TO ENGLAND

NEYMAR ON HIS WAY TO ENGLAND

BRAZIL superstar Neymar could be coming to the Premier League after the World Cup next year. Chelsea have made repeated efforts to land the striker, who turned 21 yesterday, through his international agent Pini Zahavi, who has strong links with the...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
JOSE MOURINHO: ASHLEY COLE HAS GOT TONS TO GIVE

JOSE MOURINHO: ASHLEY COLE HAS GOT TONS TO GIVE

JOSE MOURINHO last night claimed England centurion Ashley Cole can stay at the top for another FIVE years. Mourinho's prediction would see the left-back challenge keeper Peter Shilton's all-time record with the Three Lions of 125. Cole, who played...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 


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