News archive from 15 July 2013

Killers close out T in the Park

The most popular band with T in the Park fans have taken to the stage at this year's festival to conclude the the 20th anniversary of the event. The Killers topped the poll run by festival organisers to find the act that most people wanted to see in...

 

Killers close out T in the Park

The most popular band with T in the Park fans have taken to the stage at this year's festival to conclude the the 20th anniversary of the event. The Killers topped the poll run by festival organisers to find the act that most people wanted to see in...

 

Killers close out T in the Park

The most popular band with T in the Park fans have taken to the stage at this year's festival to conclude the the 20th anniversary of the event. The Killers topped the poll run by festival organisers to find the act that most people wanted to see in...

 

Halle Berry ties knot at chateau

American actress Halle Berry has married her fiance, French actor Olivier Martinez, at a weekend ceremony in a church near a chateau in France's Burgundy region. The owner of the Chateau de Vallery, where the couple stayed with their 60 guests, said...

 

Killers close out T in the Park

The most popular band with T in the Park fans have taken to the stage at this year's festival to conclude the the 20th anniversary of the event. The Killers topped the poll run by festival organisers to find the act that most people wanted to see in...

 

Halle Berry ties knot at chateau

American actress Halle Berry has married her fiance, French actor Olivier Martinez, at a weekend ceremony in a church near a chateau in France's Burgundy region. The owner of the Chateau de Vallery, where the couple stayed with their 60 guests, said...

 
HMRC: Decline in winding-up orders not due policy

HMRC: Decline in winding-up orders not due policy

THE taxman has denied that there has been a change in its attitude towards company insolvencies, despite figures showing a 70 per cent drop in the number of "winding-up" orders sought through the courts. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
AG Barr silent over talk of private equity

AG Barr silent over talk of private equity

IRN-BRU maker AG Barr remained tight-lipped last night over reports it will team up with private equity firms Blackstone and Lion Capital to buy the Lucozade and Ribena brands from drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline. The Cumbernauld-based firm refused to...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
SNC Lavalin aims to create 3,000 jobs in the UK

SNC Lavalin aims to create 3,000 jobs in the UK

CANADIAN engineering giant SNC Lavalin is to quadruple the number of its UK employees to 4,000 in the next 12 months as part of a major expansion across Britain. Neil Bruce, who left energy services firm Amec to lead SNC’s UK expansion, expects the...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Business interview: Alastair Salvesen

Business interview: Alastair Salvesen

For Alastair Salvesen, scion of the Christian Salvesen shipping empire, it is all about the trout, writes Erikka Askeland. Or at least it was last week. At the Queen’s gala coronation festival held at Buckingham Palace, the Scottish billionaire...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

Co-op Bank accused of misleading pensioners

THe troubled Co-operative Bank reassured pensioners there was "no need to be concerned" about their investments in the group just a month before revealing plans to slash the value of their savings in a bail-out. A manager had replied to a...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Sir Christopher Kelly to run Co-op bank probe

Sir Christopher Kelly to run Co-op bank probe

FORMER Treasury official Sir Christopher Kelly was yesterday drafted in to run an independent probe into the £1.5 billion black hole at the heart of the Co-operative Bank's finances. Kelly, a former chairman of the Financial Ombudsman Service and the...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

Retail and jobs figures boost Scots recovery

A RAFT of figures published today will stoke renewed optimism in the outlook for Scotland's economic recovery. The Bank of Scotland’s monthly labour market barometer – which measures the outlook for the jobs market – hit 58.5 last month from 54.7 in...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

AccuNostics wants ex–Lifescan staff

LIFE sciences company AccuNostics has unveiled plans to create more jobs at its head office in Forres and recruit some of the 40 staff axed last week at Lifescan in Inverness. The Moray-based firm, which works on blood glucose tests for diabetics, has...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

Retailers picking up pace after squeeze

The continued success of Sports Direct International and trading recoveries of Mothercare and Thorntons will place the retail sector in the spotlight this week. Sports Direct is expected to post a 19 per cent leap in underlying profits to £287.3...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 


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