News archive from 10 February 2013

David Cameron sets out case in defence of Union

David Cameron sets out case in defence of Union

PRIME Minister David Cameron last night launched a defence of the United Kingdom as his government prepared to put the "facts" about Scottish independence to the

Scotsman, 23:59 in Politics
 
Detectives to face ‘value for money’ tests

Detectives to face ‘value for money’ tests

DETECTIVES will have to justify spending large amounts of taxpayers' money on prolonged investigations under tough new budget scrutiny plans proposed for the new Scottish police force. The Scottish Police Authority (SPA), which will oversee the single...

Scotsman, 23:59 in Politics
 
Soup cafe joins £15bn ‘crowd-funding’ revolution

Soup cafe joins £15bn ‘crowd-funding’ revolution

TOO many cooks may spoil the broth, but the owner of an Edinburgh soup cafe hopes to get enough people on board to help fund its expansion plans as it becomes the latest firm to join the £15 billion "crowd-funding" revolution. Elaine Mason,...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 
£750k boost for Anacail food sterilising device

£750k boost for Anacail food sterilising device

IP GROUP, the London-listed technology commercialisation firm, has joined forces with the Scottish Investment Bank to pump £750,000 into a Glasgow University spin-out that has created a device for sterilising food. Anacail, whose name means “preserve,...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 
Older borrowers locked out of mortgage market by lenders

Older borrowers locked out of mortgage market by lenders

RETIRED borrowers with mortgages still to repay are being left in the lurch by lenders as age limits are reduced and affordability checks tightened. The difficulty facing older borrowers is particularly acute for the large number with interest-only...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 

Enteq looks to growth in pipeline

SALES at one of Enteq

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 

Companies win as free-to-play games take off

SCOTTISH games companies are taking advantage of a resurgence in the market as demand for free-to-play titles drives employment and

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 

OFT tipped to approve Barr-Britvic deal

REGULATORS are expected to give the go-ahead this week to the £1.4 billion merger of AG Barr and Pepsi bottler Britvic, despite talk of competition concerns in Scotland. The maker of Irn-Bru and its larger southern rival agreed the terms of the deal...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 

Vet kit helps to improve health of Norway cows

TESTS developed by a veterinary research firm in Edinburgh are to be used by the maker of Jarlsberg cheese to improve the health of its cows. Tine, a £2.2 billion dairy co-operative owned by more than 15,000 Norwegian farmers, will start using the...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 
Payfont on fundraising trail after securing patent

Payfont on fundraising trail after securing patent

AN E-COMMERCE security company is to go on the fundraising trail after it secured a valuable US patent for its

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 

‘Beginning of end’ for biotech’s venture capital gap

AN INVESTOR returning to Scotland from America has hailed the "beginning of the end" of the venture capital (VC) "gap" for Scottish life sciences companies after launching his £50 million fund. Sinclair Dunlop – who has a track...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 

Filmmaker Twig will branch out into Brazil

A SPECIALIST producer of educational films has continued its global expansion by signing a multi-million pound deal to provide content to hundreds of thousands of pupils in Brazil. Glasgow-based Twig World is to supply its range of 2,000 films to...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Business
 
Judd Apatow talks about his new film This Is 40

Judd Apatow talks about his new film This Is 40

Judd Apatow tells Claire Black casting his wife and children in his new film was the ultimate Woody Allen way to lay bare a few home truths FLICKING through the Vanity Fair on the table in front of me, I wait for Judd Apatow. Writer/director/producer...

 
Govanhill: Glasgow’s Ellis Island

Govanhill: Glasgow’s Ellis Island

The sizzle of skillets and percussive thuck of halal meat being chopped - this is Govanhill in 2013 and the all-consuming story of a fascinating district George Verrecchia, a dapper gent of 84, stands in the doorway of the Bungalow Cafe, which he has...

 


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