News archive from 10 January 2013

Comment: Sainsbury’s sure–footedness shining through

Comment: Sainsbury’s sure–footedness shining through

WE CAN infer two things from Sainsbury's latest trading performance. First, the group is not immune from the cash-conscious consumer sentiment that has been a sustained headwind for the food retailing sector over the past five years. Second,...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 
Job cuts help slimmed-down Dawnfresh narrow its losses

Job cuts help slimmed-down Dawnfresh narrow its losses

Fish farming and processing firm Dawnfresh narrowed its losses last year as it slashed its less profitable operations. The Uddingston-headquartered company, which is chaired and controlled by Alastair Salvesen, made a loss of £4.5 million in the year...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 

Tributes paid to 'patriotic' sapper

Jan 9 2013 The family of a British soldier shot dead by a member of the Afghan National Army (ANA) has paid tribute to the "proud, patriotic man". Sapper Richard Reginald Walker - a member of 28 Engineer Regiment attached to 21 Engineer...

 

Arran appoints global manager

Arran Brewery's Veronica Michaluk is to market her family's beer internationally after the firm secured a grant from Scottish Enterprise to help its exports drive. Michaluk, who runs the company alongside her father Gerald and previously managed the...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 

Punch to sell more Scottish pubs

A DOZEN Scottish pubs have been put up for sale as industry heavyweight Punch Taverns enters the latest stage in its on-going restructuring programme. In total, the company has 65 premises up for grabs across the UK, including both newly-available...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 
Sleeper specials to take to the road as Stagecoach places bumper order

Sleeper specials to take to the road as Stagecoach places bumper order

STAGECOACH will spend over £75 million in the coming year on hundreds of 
additional buses, including ten purpose-built "sleeper coaches" to run on cross-Border Megabus routes in the UK. The transport group’s annual cycle of...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 
CHELSEA 0 - SWANSEA 2: SWAN FOOT IN THE FINAL

CHELSEA 0 - SWANSEA 2: SWAN FOOT IN THE FINAL

SWANSEA are dreaming of their first ever appearance in a major final, thanks to two blunders by Branislav Ivanovic. The Chelsea defender gifted goals to Michu and Danny Graham to put the Welsh side on the brink of a trip to Wembley in the Capital One...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
SIR ALEX FERGUSON: 'NO MORE WAR OVER LUIS SUAREZ'

SIR ALEX FERGUSON: 'NO MORE WAR OVER LUIS SUAREZ'

SIR ALEX FERGUSON believes Manchester United and Liverpool have finally ended their war over Luis Suarez. The old enemies meet at Old Trafford on Sunday for what promises to be another explosive clash between England's two biggest clubs. Last season's...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
CHELSEA 0 - SWANSEA 2: MICHU HAS STAR POWER

CHELSEA 0 - SWANSEA 2: MICHU HAS STAR POWER

THE DEADLIEST Spaniard in the country struck again last night... and it wasn't Fernando Torres. Swansea star Michu bagged his 16th goal of a spectacular season to ruin his countryman's 100th appearance for Chelsea. And the underdogs put one foot...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
 Keighley shopping centre delay is not a cause of concern

"Keighley shopping centre delay is not a cause of concern"

"Keighley shopping centre delay is not a cause of concern" Building work on a planned £30 million Worth Valley Shopping Centre in Keighley has been put back by six months. But the delay in starting construction of the East Parade complex is...

 
JAMES MCCARTHY'S NEW GOOD FELLA FOR DAVID MOYES

JAMES MCCARTHY'S NEW GOOD FELLA FOR DAVID MOYES

EVERTON are lining up Wigan's James McCarthy as a replacement for Marouane Fellaini. Chelsea and Manchester United are eyeing the Toffees' big Belgian midfielder. David Moyes is desperate to hang on to his top scorer – but £8m-rated McCarthy tops the...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
Sponsored by 44 Scotland Street: A memory of lavender

Sponsored by 44 Scotland Street: A memory of lavender

The fourth installment of Alexander McCall Smith's new series of his daily novel 44 Scotland Street Volume 9, Episode 4 Title: A memory of lavender NOW Pat was walking up the path to her father’s front door, past the lavender bushes, heavy with...

 
ANDREA PIRLO: 'CHELSEA CRAZY TO LET FRANK LAMPARD GO'

ANDREA PIRLO: 'CHELSEA CRAZY TO LET FRANK LAMPARD GO'

JUVENTUS star Andrea Pirlo claims Chelsea would be crazy to let Frank Lampard leave Stamford Bridge. But the Italian World Cup winner admits he would welcome the chance to play alongside the 34-year-old midfi elder next season. Pirlo, who is a year...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
Bill Jamieson: A blind mission of self destruction

Bill Jamieson: A blind mission of self destruction

Poorly managed and grossly over-funded the BBC, caught in the thrall of the 1980s, is at odds with its purpose, writes Bill Jamieson In RECENT months there has been a curious change in my television viewing habits. I find myself watching BBC Alba more...

 
PAUL LAMBERT WILL BE BACKED NOT SACKED

PAUL LAMBERT WILL BE BACKED NOT SACKED

PAUL LAMBERT will be backed not sacked after Aston Villa's cup humiliation at Bradford. Starsport understands Villa have no plans to axe Lambert after Tuesday's Capital One Cup semi- final first-leg defeat at League Two Bantams. Instead, owner Randy...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 


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