News archive from 21 September 2014

NHS staff asked to help Ebola fight

NHS staff are being encouraged to volunteer to help with the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. The Department of Health's chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has written to health service staff to point them towards the UK...

 

'I've still got my job!' X Factor's Kerrianne Covell wows judges with emotional performance as she reveals...

While X Factor hopefuls usually dream of stepping away from their everyday lives to become singing superstars, one contestant is thrilled to still be working at a shoe shop. When Kerrianne Covell, 23, made her way onto the stage at London's Wembley...

 

'I can't stand her!' Cheryl Fernandez-Versini expresses distaste for Rachel 'Raign' Rabbin... as X Factor...

Every year, there's an X Factor contestant that the audience loves to hate - and Rachel ‘Raign’ Rabbin may have already taken that crown. The 31-year-old took to the stage on Saturday's episode of the talent show and appeared to be grating for the...

 

'We love nighttime movie watching with her!' Katherine Heigl snuggles up to daughter Adalaide in sweet...

Katherine Heigl's daughter Adalaide was adopted two years ago, and it seems the youngster feels right at home. The 35-year-old posted an Instagram shot of her and her two-year-old daughter enjoying quality time with her. She wrote, 'And we love...

 

NHS staff asked to help Ebola fight

NHS staff are being encouraged to volunteer to help with the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. The Department of Health's chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has written to health service staff to point them towards the UK...

 
Whisky sector toasts No vote but wary of tax rise

Whisky sector toasts No vote but wary of tax rise

WHISKY industry leaders will this week begin a major consultation process with distillers to remove barriers to the sector's growth as talks on further devolution get under way. The move comes as Scotland’s largest distiller, Diageo, highlighted the...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Peacock Salts targets gormet seasoning £1m boost

Peacock Salts targets gormet seasoning £1m boost

FAMILY-owned importer 
Peacock Salt is breaking away from its industrial heritage 
to branch out into gourmet seasoning as it looks to create a £1 million offshoot. Under managing director Gregorie Marshall, the fifth generation of...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Commonwealth Games boost Irn-Bru sales

Commonwealth Games boost Irn-Bru sales

IRN-BRU maker AG Barr will take the lid off fizzing half-time sales growth this week, driven by the company's 
close links with the successful Glasgow-based Commonwealth Games and the opening of its new English plant. The plant in Milton...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
No vote saves country from months of uncertainty

No vote saves country from months of uncertainty

IT WAS said the independence referendum campaign was a clear choice between the head and the heart, emotion versus realism. But the most emotional places in Scotland this weekend are the offices of thousands of businesses liberated from a relentless,...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Comment: No vote earns collective sigh of relief

Comment: No vote earns collective sigh of relief

THE referendum on Scottish independence turned out to be not as neck-and-neck as several polls had suggested, with the 55 per cent to 45 per cent vote for the Union giving a comfortably, though not overwhelmingly, clear-cut decision. That has been...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Comment: Post referendum bounce ‘on the way’

Comment: Post referendum bounce ‘on the way’

FINANCIAL plans left on ice amid the uncertainty of the referendum will be back on the agenda this week, with experts predicting a bounce in Scotland's housing market as a result. Many Scots fearful of post-independence turmoil that could leave their...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Rest of UK shake-up won’t delay new Scots powers

Rest of UK shake-up won’t delay new Scots powers

SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: Downing Street last night insisted that plans for a constitutional shake-up of England, Wales and Northern Ireland would not delay the transfer of more powers to Scotland. Number 10 reacted to suggestions that the Prime...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Politics
 

NHS staff asked to help Ebola fight

NHS staff are being encouraged to volunteer to help with the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. The Department of Health's chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has written to health service staff to point them towards the UK...

 
Claire Black: Scotland must maintain change desire

Claire Black: Scotland must maintain change desire

AT THE moment when it was clear the No vote had won it, I was occupied with a more pressing matter. A massive thunder storm had just broken and woken the entire household, sending the dog into a panic. She ran from her bed across our bed - or more...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Politics
 
Police vow to catch George Square rioters

Police vow to catch George Square rioters

POLICE said last night they were confident of tracing more people after making 11 arrests following "ugly" scenes at a violent pro-Union demonstration in Glasgow on Friday. Officers set up an incident room to examine “valuable” CCTV evidence...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Politics
 


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