News archive from 16 July 2017

The Big Interview: Stephen McCall of InterContinental Hotels Group

‘I can’t remember the last time I was bored,” says Stephen McCall, the chief operations officer for Europe of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). McCall admits he has a low boredom threshold, so “being in an industry where I’m always thinking on my...

Scotsman, 23:59 in Business
 

Think-tank warns of spending squeeze woe for UK economy

Britain’s economy will struggle this year and next as consumer spending is squeezed by rising inflation and muted earnings growth, an influential think-tank will warn this week. However, the latest economic forecast from the EY Item Club will also...

Scotsman, 23:59 in Business
 

Chris Eubank Jnr retains IBO super middleweight title via points decision against Arthur Abraham at Wembley

Chris Eubank Jnr retained his IBO super middleweight title on Saturday night as he beat Arthur Abraham via a points decision.  Eubank controlled the fight but couldn't knock Abraham out as the fight went the full 12 rounds.   The world championship...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Scots video app wins backing from Google

A fledgling Scottish technology firm has won financial backing from internet giant Google to develop its innovative video app which is targeting a slice of what is forecast to become a $13 billion market. The €50,000 (£43,700) awarded to Snappd under...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

Review: Noisily Festival

Noisily Festival Coney Woods, Leicestershire 4/5 Set in the deepest and darkest woods of Leicestershire, amid rolling hills and billowing skylines, Noisily is one of the many smaller and more intimate music festivals whose popularity is on the rise...

 

Profound jazz masterclass from troubled trio

Deep Trouble Trio Cafe Oto London E8 5/5 DEEP Trouble are three British improvising troubadours of astonishing musicianship, playing brass, strings, metal and skins as if they were one. Sarah Gail Brand coaxes the most beautifully unlikely sounds from...

 
Game of Thrones season 7: Is THIS character making a return? Bran star drops BIG hint

Game of Thrones season 7: Is THIS character making a return? Bran star drops BIG hint

Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who stars as Bran Stark, has confessed that he doesn't believe his close companion Hodor (played by Kristian Nairn) is really gone. In the sixth run of the hit HBO series, viewers were left heartbroken as they watched Hodor...

 
Game of Thrones SHOCK: Star admits they told fan of HBO series to 'F**k OFF'

Game of Thrones SHOCK: Star admits they told fan of HBO series to 'F**k OFF'

Rory McCann, who stars as The Hound, said that he needed to "chill out" after the seventh run was filmed and isn't a fan of being recognised by fans.  Speaking about how he felt following an intense filming schedule for the new series, he...

 
EastEnders spoiler: Lauren Branning to MARRY Steven Beale amid brain tumour revelation?

EastEnders spoiler: Lauren Branning to MARRY Steven Beale amid brain tumour revelation?

As Steven (played by Aaron Sidwell) continues to lie about having cancer, Lauren (Jacqueline Jossa) will find herself trapped as she vows to stand by his side.  But still fearful that she may change her mind and run off with her son Louie and head...

 
Top Of The Lake: China Girl – BBC to release new drama on iPlayer

Top Of The Lake: China Girl – BBC to release new drama on iPlayer

Top Of The Lake: China Girl – a sequel to Top Of The Lake – will be the highest profile series to date to be given the “day one drop” on iPlayer.  The technique – already popular on Netflix, Amazon and Sky – means a series can be watched in its...

 
Game Of Thrones: How British history inspired the hit series

Game Of Thrones: How British history inspired the hit series

Don’t ever let an American fan tell you otherwise. Game Of Thrones is a “British” television show and we can feel rightly proud to have created it. We just happened to get the Americans to pay for it through the HBO cable channel and have allowed the...

 
TV round-up: The Loch, Poldark and Ross Kemp’s Extreme World

TV round-up: The Loch, Poldark and Ross Kemp’s Extreme World

We now know who mislaid their heart and we may tonight see his watery, and miraculously intact, corpse raised from the bottom of Loch Nafoy like a Titanic victim.  He was, of course, rather comically weighed down with a curling stone. You will recall...

 
Desmond MacCarthy on Normal For Norfolk: It’s amazing that so many people watch it

Desmond MacCarthy on Normal For Norfolk: It’s amazing that so many people watch it

Did you expect Normal For Norfolk to be such a success? No I didn’t, I am very touched. It’s amazing that so many people watch it. Why do you want people to see how you run your estate in Norfolk? I mind terribly about the state of rural England, and...

 
Cambuslang man and former Hibs star Pat McGinlay says players should plan for life after football

Cambuslang man and former Hibs star Pat McGinlay says players should plan for life after football

It has been said many a time that football is a short career. That cerainly applies to former Hibernian and Celtic star Pat McGinlay who went from captaining a boys club in Partick to finishing his career with Ayr United at the age of just 37. But...

 

SPECIAL OFFER: 2-4-1 Flamingo Land tickets for Super Hero Sunday on July 23

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, It’s Super Hero Sunday with a super 2-4-1 tickets offer at Flamingo Land to celebrate the fourth anniversary of its Hero rollercoaster ride on July 23. Back in 2013, Flamingo Land launched the thrilling new Hero ride,...

 


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