News archive from 13 September 2015

West Bromwich Albion v Southampton: History between the sides

West Bromwich Albion v Southampton: History between the sides

Albion had to settle for a goalless draw with Southampton today but there have been some memorable matches between the sides. This Premier League fixture is relatively young compared to other games that date to the 19th century when the Football...

 
Blackcircles for £100m revenues after Michelin sale

Blackcircles for £100m revenues after Michelin sale

MIKE Welch, the founder of online tyre fitter Blackcircles.com, is targeting revenues of £100 million within the next five years following the sale of the Peebles-based business to French group Michelin. In his first interview since sealing the £50m...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 
Google selects Scots agency Attacat for coaching

Google selects Scots agency Attacat for coaching

SEARCH engine giant Google has chosen internet marketing agency Attacat as the only Scottish company to take part in its flagship business coaching programme. The Edinburgh-based firm, led by managing director Tim Barlow, is one of only 20...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 
Support aims to spark new business growth

Support aims to spark new business growth

Anna Dove reports on Royal Bank of Scotland's involvement with start-ups and why entrepreneurialism is so important to the economy THIS month, the Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest announced their support for thousands of entrepreneurs and...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 
Comment: Fear of unknown shouldn’t hold MPC back

Comment: Fear of unknown shouldn’t hold MPC back

ON A recent trip to visit some companies in the north of Scotland, I learned about the fortunes of different businesses. On one hand, I learned about the opportunities for wave and tidal power in the area. In contrast, people I met in Invergordon...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 

Shortfall in digs forces Reading students to check into hotels

Dozens of students about to start at Reading university are being forced to spend the first two weeks of their studies living in hotels because of a shortage of affordable accommodation. The university has accepted 3,884 undergraduates so far this...

Guardian, 00:02 in Learning
 
Comment: Case for taking refugees depends on numbers

Comment: Case for taking refugees depends on numbers

HOW on earth can we cope? It's the pressing question as Europe is faced with one of the greatest mass movements of peoples in its history. The closest historical example is the immediate aftermath of the Second World War when more than 11 million...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 
GeckoLabs to open London office after £250k boost

GeckoLabs to open London office after £250k boost

SOFTWARE start-up Gecko-
Labs, which helps universities and colleges recruit more students, is poised to open an office in London, creating ten jobs, after receiving a £250,000 cash injection. The investment, which will also help the...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Business
 

Council wants to ban mini-skirts and short shorts because they're disrespectful

A city that has plans to ban low-slung trousers on men is now considering an additional ban on mini-skirts and short shorts. Stephanie Kelly, a councillor for Dadeville City in Alabama, U.S., says any rules on inappropriate fashion should apply to...

Metro, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Leicester v Aston Villa: Gregg Evans predicts Tim Sherwood's starting XI

Leicester v Aston Villa: Gregg Evans predicts Tim Sherwood's starting XI

Aston Villa aim to out-Fox Leicester City. Tim Sherwood's team take on Claudio Ranieri's high-fliers at the King Power Stadium trying to halt their hosts early-season surge. Since their last match - a frustrating 2-2 home draw against Sunderland -...

 

Arsenal transfer news: Isco in talks, Edinson Cavani wants to sign, Mauro Icardi bid considered - reports

It’s fair to say that Arsenal probably didn’t sign all the players they wanted to during the summer transfer window. Arsene Wenger admitted they were looking for more players but failed to find anybody good enough in their price range before the...

Metro, 00:09 in Sport
 

Future generations will despise our ‘realism’ on Syria

When the people of the future look back at our time, there will be much wringing of hands at the west’s failure to stop the slaughter in Syria. Liberal writers will bewail our “guilt” and “shame” (bewailing is what we liberals are best at, after all)....

 

How much longer can Germany keep can its doors open to refugees?

The Rudolf Harbig hall in west Berlin is normally used for athletics. The complex has a track, an indoor sandpit for long jump and a gallery for spectators. Nearby is the monumental Olympic stadium, the scene of the 2006 World Cup final and other...

 

This face tells us why we must rethink our views on our ancestors

More than 1,500 fossils from the Rising Star cave system in South Africa have been named as a new human species, Homo naledi, one which displays a unique combination of human and non-human traits throughout the skeleton. In September 2013, two cavers...

 


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