News archive from 21 May 2014

A third of first-time mothers suffer depressive symptoms, research finds

A third of first-time mothers suffer depressive symptoms, research finds

The women's depressive symptoms are often short-lived episodes and do not mean that the women were diagnosed with postnatal depression. Photograph: Alamy One in three first-time mothers suffers symptoms of depression linked to their baby's birth...

Guardian, 00:05 in Health
 
Gap site project buoys property recovery

Gap site project buoys property recovery

A DERELICT site close to Edinburgh city centre is to be redeveloped in the latest sign of a pick-up in the property market. 34b-40 Haddington Place on Leith Walk, adjacent to the McDonald Road library, has been sold to Yorkshire development company S...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
Comment: Office space race helping city mind gaps

Comment: Office space race helping city mind gaps

LAND supply remains the big issue for commercial property developers, so much so that they are using every seminar and workshop to press the authorities to release more of it to meet demand for offices and other accommodation. The property market is...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
First inflation rise in nearly a year

First inflation rise in nearly a year

Inflation rose for the first time in almost a year last month, stalling hopes for a pick-up in real term wages. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure of inflation ticked up to 1.8 per cent in April after hitting a four-year low of 1.6 per cent the...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
Ortak to regain its sparkle after deal for assets

Ortak to regain its sparkle after deal for assets

Ortak, the Orcadian jewellery business that hit hard times last year, is to be revived after a sale of its assets was agreed. The new owners are preparing to relaunch the brand and resume manufacturing in Orkney just over a year after the business...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
Independence: SNP invited to summit on devolution

Independence: SNP invited to summit on devolution

A summit on new powers for the Scottish Parliament will be held within weeks of a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum, it was confirmed last night. Secretary of State for Scotland Alistair Carmichael is to invite all of the country’s...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Politics
 
Voting SNP keeps Ukip out of Scotland, urges Ewing

Voting SNP keeps Ukip out of Scotland, urges Ewing

The veteran Nationalist Winnie Ewing yesterday joined the SNP's drive to keep Scotland a Ukip-free zone. The matriarch of the SNP’s best-known dynasty made her first intervention in the European parliamentary election campaign when she urged voters to...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Politics
 
Scots children among least active in world

Scots children among least active in world

Video game-obsessed children in Scotland are among the least active in the world, research suggests. A study ranking 15 countries on indicators of physical activity found Scotland came bottom in both overall exercise levels and also performed badly...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Health
 
Farage backs out as Ukip ‘carnival’ turns to farce

Farage backs out as Ukip ‘carnival’ turns to farce

Ukip leader Nigel Farage, below, ducked out of a street rally organised by his party in south London, after the event descended into farce. The eurosceptic party had promised to bring a “strong and positive message” to the streets of south London...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Hot News
 
Australia herds profits from feral goat meat

Australia herds profits from feral goat meat

Hooves pound on metal slats as wild goats are loaded on to a lorry at an outback yard more than 700km (435 miles) west of Sydney. No-one knows just how many goats are roaming the rugged expanses of the Australian outback, but feral herds have become...

BBC, 00:13 in Business
 
Why it pays to complain via Twitter

Why it pays to complain via Twitter

There was a time when a strongly worded letter was the only means of having your complaint heard by a company, but is tweeting now the best way to get your gripe to the front of the queue? When Angie Konrad tweeted that the heating was switched off on...

BBC, 00:13 in Business
 
Review: Nine Inch Nails, SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Review: Nine Inch Nails, SSE Hydro, Glasgow

THERE'S more to Trent Reznor than this menacingly maniacal monster before me, spitting out, "I'd rather die than give you control", with all manner of melodious malice. Much more. For a start the growl at it's most frenzied, is underpinned...

 
Review: Little Mix, Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

Review: Little Mix, Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

Given the track record of career oblivion that has struck previous X Factor winners, there was something fitting about Little Mix emerging onto a stage resembling an apocalyptic wasteland. Striding about in Mad Max outfits, having rappelled down from...

 
People power plants seeds for forest regeneration

People power plants seeds for forest regeneration

A MAJOR new plan to restore Scotland's ancient woodlands has been unveiled after a landmark community buyout of "surplus" forests in the Highlands was agreed. The regeneration project got the go-ahead after Forestry Commission Scotland...

 
Exclusive, Jack O'Connell: I'm delighted the Rams have proved me wrong this season

Exclusive, Jack O'Connell: I'm delighted the Rams have proved me wrong this season

ACCLAIMED international actor and avid Derby County fan Jack O'Connell gives his views on the Rams - and why he is delighted they have proved him wrong this season: IN my opinion, Derby - home - is a footballing city and this becomes very obvious when...

 


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