News archive from 20 September 2015

Flores delighted with two-goal Ighalo's decision to stick with Hornets

Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores was delighted striker Odio Ighalo decided to turn his back on summer offers after seeing him shoot down Newcastle. The Nigeria international's first-half double condemned the Magpies to a 2-1 home defeat and an even...

 
Bank of Scotland vows to back oil and gas industry

Bank of Scotland vows to back oil and gas industry

BANK of Scotland (BoS) has vowed not to turn off the taps to finance for the oil and gas sector, where an estimated 66,000 jobs have been lost since the start of last year amid falling prices and rising costs. A recent report from trade body Oil &...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Bid to boost Scots life science sector by £5bn

Bid to boost Scots life science sector by £5bn

AN INDUSTRY-LED strategy to help Scotland's life and chemical science sectors boost their turnover by more than £5 billion over the next five years will be launched this week. Firms in the industry are joining forces to highlight the attractions of...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

Bayern Munich maintain perfect record with win over Darmstadt

Sebastian Rode scored one goal and set up another as Bayern Munich moved top of the Bundesliga with a 3-0 win at promoted Darmstadt 98. Arturo Vidal fired in off the right post from 25 yards to open the scoring in the 20th minute. Rode set up Kingsley...

Guardian, 00:02 in Sport
 
Eight firms battle for top Scots technology award

Eight firms battle for top Scots technology award

EIGHT firms are to battle it out for the title of technology company of the year at the Scottish Business Awards, with the winner set to be ann

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Comment: Fed decision puts probable rise into 2016

Comment: Fed decision puts probable rise into 2016

SOMETIMES one fear trumps another. So it was with the Federal Reserve's decision last Thursday to hold fire on any US inter

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Comment: Unmuzzle the Scottish tax powers watchdog

Comment: Unmuzzle the Scottish tax powers watchdog

ACONTENTIOUS issue surrounding those pending extra tax and spending powers for the Scottish Parliament is scrutiny over the exercise of these powers, their implications, consequences and effects. A prime raison d’être for more control over tax and...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Outfitters ScotlandShop unveils online viewing

Outfitters ScotlandShop unveils online viewing

A BORDERS business whose clients include Daniel Craig, Hugh Grant and Rod Stewart is aiming to become a 
global leader in "e-tailoring" thanks to investment in new technology. ScotlandShop, which is based in Duns, has invested a...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

Network Rail privatisation 'on the table'

The executive asked to come up with a plan to revive Network Rail's fortunes has said she cannot rule out recommending privatisation. In an interview with the BBC, Nicola Shaw said that a partial or total sell-off "was absolutely on the table; it...

BBC, 00:05 in World News
 

I stopped my hair falling out by eating steak and putting hot water bottles on my head, says Nadine Dorries...

Tory rebel Nadine Dorries is known for her outspoken views. So when she discovered that her hair was falling out, the former I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! contestant spoke out with typical frankness to draw attention to the trauma women go...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Health
 

Man dies after falling through roof of industrial building

A man has died after falling through a roof at industrial premises in the Cannock area of Staffordshire. West Midlands Ambulance Service said the victim went into traumatic cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident in Norton...

 
Beverley Road store halts alcohol bid following vodka raids

Beverley Road store halts alcohol bid following vodka raids

A MOVE to transfer the licence of a general store that sold counterfeit vodka has been withdrawn. Earlier this month, a hearing to decide on a police application to revoke an off-licence held by T&J's Mini Market was cancelled after premises...

 
Jazz legends' Scottish pub recordings unearthed

Jazz legends' Scottish pub recordings unearthed

IN THE wee small hours after the doors of the tiny jazz club on the outskirts of Glasgow were locked, small groups of Scottish session musicians would sit back and enjoy a malt whisky with visiting legendary US jazz musicians, hearing the gossip from...

 
SNP has ‘no early independence referendum plans'

SNP has ‘no early independence referendum plans'

A SENIOR figure in the SNP has said there will not be another independence referendum in the "foreseeable" future, claiming "nobody" in the party is seriously discussing bringing forward a second poll. At the end of a week...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Politics
 
Scots prison staff cost soars by £13m in a year

Scots prison staff cost soars by £13m in a year

STAFF costs within the Scottish Prison Service have risen by £13 million in a year, amid claims consultants that are being paid to do the work of existing employees. Figures from the SPS’s annual accounts show the amount spent on staff rose from £150m...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Politics
 


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