News archive from 20 April 2015

Jonathan Rea secures a Dutch double as he eyes the World Superbike crown

Jonathan Rea secures a Dutch double as he eyes the World Superbike crown

But the Kawasaki ace had to see off a determined effort from Chaz Davies in both races at Assen before making it six wins from eight. Rea led throughout the opener, overcoming the early threat of his pole starting team-mate Tom Sykes and then holding...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 

Manchester United "ready to sign Ilkay Gundogan in £20m transfer deal'

Manchester United are reportedly looking to grab Ilkay Gundogan this summer in a £20million deal. United are looking to add another quality midfielder to their ranks for next season, and have been scouting Gundogan for a while. Arsenal apparently made...

Metro, 00:06 in Sport
 

PS4, Xbox One, PC: Assassin's Creed Chronicles China and SIX new game releases this week

Assassin's Creed Chronicles China is out April 22. Coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, AC Chronicles: China is a digital release from Ubisoft and puts you in charge of Shao Jun, last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood. The Chronicles...

 
Italian sculpture found in Borders set for auction

Italian sculpture found in Borders set for auction

A BRONZE sculpture described as an "Italian masterpiece found in the Scottish Borders" is set to be sold at auction in Edinburgh. The sculpture, dating from the from the 18th Century, was created by Italian sculptor Massimiliano...

 
Tragic Gallipoli campaign remembered 100 years on

Tragic Gallipoli campaign remembered 100 years on

A SUBMARINE commander who was awarded the Victoria Cross will be among thousands of servicemen who fought in the Gallipoli campaign 100 years ago to be remembered this week. Anzac Day, on Saturday, has long been celebrated by Australia and New...

 
44 Scotland Street: Because it’s small and it’s ours

44 Scotland Street: Because it’s small and it’s ours

VOLUME 10, episode 26: "It's extraordinary what a difference moving in has made," said Matthew. "When we were here last - before all our stuff came - this place seemed ..." “Unlived in?” prompted Elspeth. I suppose there are lots...

 
Item Club predicts UK economic growth of 2.8% this year

Item Club predicts UK economic growth of 2.8% this year

Low inflation and stronger eurozone growth should help the UK economy expand 2.8% this year despite political uncertainty ahead of the election, according to an EY Item Club report. It said low inflation was adding to the benefits of higher employment...

BBC, 00:11 in Business
 
Gene Simmons from Kiss: 'I live to make more money'

Gene Simmons from Kiss: 'I live to make more money'

Rock star Gene Simmons says that when it comes to making money he is like a great white shark. And that despite being worth more than $300m (£202m), he will never stop wanting to make more. The bassist and co-vocalist of stadium-filling,...

BBC, 00:11 in Business
 
Edinburgh’s Appointedd hopes to hit Vegas jackpot

Edinburgh’s Appointedd hopes to hit Vegas jackpot

Online bookings start-up Appointedd has been selected to attend a technology conference next month in Las Vegas, where the firm hopes to secure $750,000 (£501,000) to help set up a base in the US. The move comes after the Edinburgh-based company...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 
City figures back Alliance in US hedge fund battle

City figures back Alliance in US hedge fund battle

Alliance Trust has secured the backing of City heavyweights including the chairman of BAE Systems and chief executive of Unilever as it prepares for a showdown with activist investor Elliott Advisors. The US hedge fund is attempting to have three new...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 
The Week Ahead: Bookies odds on for scrutiny

The Week Ahead: Bookies odds on for scrutiny

THE RETAIL sector will be in sharp focus as investors await annual results from Tesco on Wednesday, while the following day brings sales data from the Office for National Statistics. IHS Global Insight’s chief UK economist, Howard Archer, predicts the...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 
Bill Jamieson: Alliance should repel Elliott

Bill Jamieson: Alliance should repel Elliott

We ARE moving to the climax of the election battle - the one coming to a climax on 29 April at 11am at the Gardyne Theatre Dundee. It's a straight fight on the future of one of our oldest and largest financial institutions - Alliance Trust. A...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 
Interview: Murray McCall of Anderson Strathern

Interview: Murray McCall of Anderson Strathern

HAVING decided at an early age to pursue a legal career, Murray McCall envisaged himself as a trial lawyer, emulating his childhood heroes from the hit US series LA Law. Kilmarnock may have been a world away from Los Angeles, but thought of getting...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 
Edinburgh’s Charlotte Square expands its collection

Edinburgh’s Charlotte Square expands its collection

Edinburgh's historic Charlotte Square has attracted two new occupiers from the international financial services sector. Swiss asset manager Syz & Co, along with Handelsbanken, the Swedish lender, are the latest firms to take up home among the...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 
Robin Richmond: Google update may impact businesses

Robin Richmond: Google update may impact businesses

CHANGES to the way Google assesses data could have a big impact on website traffic, says Robin Richmond Google is rolling out a significant algorithm update tomorrow that is focused on presenting more mobile-friendly sites and content in their search...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 


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