News archive from 10 December 2016

Only 55% of cannabis dispensary staff receive formal training, report finds

Only 55 percent of staff at cannabis dispensaries receive formal training, according to a new report. The study by Stanford University also found that only 20 percent of employees who did receive training were taught specialized medical or scientific...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Health
 

National Galleries set to launch public appeal over The Monarch of the Glen

A public appeal is set to be mounted to help secure The Monarch of the Glen painting for the nation. The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), which is now in a race against the clock to raise £4 million to buy the picture, is set to launch a campaign...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 

Sheerin nets twice as Rangers record a welcome home win

Berwick Rangers 3-2 Stirling Albion Berwick twice came from behind to beat Stirling Albion in a ding-dong match at Shielfield on Tuesday, to secure a welcome victory which lifted them to fifth place in the second division table. Jordyn Sheerin scored...

 
Trump presidency: Third Goldman executive set to join his cabinet

Trump presidency: Third Goldman executive set to join his cabinet

US President-elect Donald Trump is expected to appoint another Goldman Sachs executive to his administration. Despite vilifying the Wall Street bank while campaigning, he is tipped to pick Goldman president Gary Cohn to lead the White House National...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 
Dorothy Perkins, Simply Be and Oliver Bonas: Things we want this week

Dorothy Perkins, Simply Be and Oliver Bonas: Things we want this week

BANGLE This hinged bangle makes a great stocking filler. £40, Kate Spade (johnlewis.com) JACQUARD DRESSES Indulge in luxury fabrics and choose a jacquard party dress. Opulent, with a hint of shine, you’ll be the belle of the ball. Dress, £55; bag,...

 
Laura Ashley, New Look and Accessorize: The best berry shade outfits

Laura Ashley, New Look and Accessorize: The best berry shade outfits

Red cut-out dress, £110, Lost Ink at House of Fraser. Faux fur, £14.99, New Look. Heels, £29.99, Ego.Earrings, £5, Claire’s. Gold bangle, £10, Accessorize Pleated maxi dress, £59, Miss Selfridge. Furry jacket, £64.99, Dressed in Lucy. Purple heels,...

 
Amara, Marc Jacobs and Riviera Rebel: The best Christmas presents for her

Amara, Marc Jacobs and Riviera Rebel: The best Christmas presents for her

From left, clockwise: Pear trinket box, £8, Sainsbury’s (sainsburys.co.uk) Kreafunk aHead headphones, £85, Amara (0800 587 7645, amara.com) Metallic and velvet cushion, £28, Oliver Bonas (020 8974 0110, oliverbonas.com) Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh...

 
Space NK, Primark and Maybelline: The best make-up highlighters for the party season

Space NK, Primark and Maybelline: The best make-up highlighters for the party season

Kiko Milano 2-in-1 Bronzer & Highlighter £25, Kiko Milano stores and kikocosmetics.com Bronzers aren’t just for the summer months, so keep a healthy-looking glow with this large powder duo, which is available in two shades. Apply the...

 

Train firms warning over railway policing

Train companies have warned the Scottish Government that plans to integrate railway policing into Police Scotland could increase costs and undermine the response to incidents on the network. The Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill, which will see British...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Politics
 

Galleries consider public appeal to secure The Monarch of the Glen

A public appeal is set to be mounted to help secure The Monarch of the Glen painting for the nation, The Scotsman can reveal. The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), which is now in a race against the clock to raise £4 million to buy the picture, is...

 

Gig review: The Chemical Brothers

MUSIC The Chemical Brothers SECC, Glasgow JJJJ There can be few more obvious signs of generational change than finding yourself at a Chemical Brothers show and realising that the 1990s British Big Beat and club producers now put on the kind of show...

 

Theatre reviews: Scrooge/The Princess and the Pie

THEATRE Pitlochry Festival Theatre **** Oran Mor, Glasgow **** nd in that sense, Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol is arguably the greatest of all Christmas stories, the tale of a wealthy old miser who lives a joyless, money-grubbing life, until the...

 
 

Gig review: Honeyblood

MUSIC Honeyblood St Luke’s, Glasgow JJJ Honeyblood are a frustrating concern. Their sharp alt-pop colours, so vibrant on record, are irreparably muted on stage. Since forming in Glasgow in 2012, these BBC 6 Music favourites have built a reputation as...

 

Gig review: Red Hot Chili Peppers/Babymetal

MUSIC Red Hot Chili Peppers/Babymetal Hydro, Glasgow JJJ They may not push the boat out themselves much these days but Red Hot Chili Peppers often give good support band, and they surpassed themselves with novelty special guests Babymetal, who could...

 


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