News archive from 26 July 2014

Barr adds fizz to sales as it outperforms rivals

Barr adds fizz to sales as it outperforms rivals

SOFT drinks maker AG Barr yesterday joined the feelgood factor surrounding the Commonwealth Games by revealing it was outperforming its rivals. Growth across the range of brands contributed to the surge in sales, whereas last year it had been driven...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Sky spends £5bn in push to create pay-TV powerhouse

Sky spends £5bn in push to create pay-TV powerhouse

BSkyB has agreed to pay some £5.3 billion to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers. The satellite broadcaster, in which Murdoch’s...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Growth stalls at Alliance Trust

Growth stalls at Alliance Trust

GROWTH at the £3.2 billion Alliance Trust was held back in the first six months of this year as markets moved from growth to value stocks. The investment group’s holdings in companies such as Visa, SAP and Pfizer were hit during the six months to 30...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Personal finance: Pensions guidance ahead

Personal finance: Pensions guidance ahead

PENSION savers will be left to suffer the consequences after the government watered down its plans to offer people guidance at retirement, pensions experts in Scotland have warned. Details of the new guidance system were unveiled this week, three...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Personal finance: How to get investment advice

Personal finance: How to get investment advice

1 What is financial advice? Like many things in the world today, financial products such as investment bonds and other collective investments are available over the internet, via faceless, information-only services. This information does not...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Cala growth plan ahead of target after sales rise

Cala growth plan ahead of target after sales rise

CALA boss Alan Brown yesterday hailed an "unbelievable" year that saw the upmarket housebuilder almost double its headcount and said sales should triple within two years. The Edinburgh-based firm accelerated its push into the south of...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Sterling rallies with growth in British economy

Sterling rallies with growth in British economy

THE POUND is set to continue its strong run after Britain's economy surpassed its pre-recession peak in the second quarter of the year. Yesterday’s news that the economy had grown by a solid 3.1 per cent in the past year was greeted with cheer from...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Officers remanded over alleged anti-Erdogan plot

Officers remanded over alleged anti-Erdogan plot

EIGHT police officers were remanded in custody by a Turkish court yesterday pending a possible trial over accusations they spied on prime minister Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle. The investigation is widely seen as targeting a “parallel...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 
Are you Shaw? Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho blasts left-back Luke's wage demands

Are you Shaw? Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho blasts left-back Luke's wage demands

Chelsea were interested in signing Shaw in January but having missed out during that transfer window their interest quickly cooled when they discovered his wage demands. Instead, Louis Van Gaal gave his blessing for Manchester United to splash out...

 
Legia will beat Celtic thanks to boss, claims Warsaw's Miroslav Radovic

Legia will beat Celtic thanks to boss, claims Warsaw's Miroslav Radovic

The Hoops face a tricky tie against Legia, after the Poles crushed St Patrick's Athletic this week. Serbian wide man Radovic is unhappy at the pressure his boss has been put under by the Polish media. And he's demanded they give Berg credit for...

 
Joanna Rowsell and Megan Fletcher STORM to gold for England

Joanna Rowsell and Megan Fletcher STORM to gold for England

Rowsell was given a rousing Scottish reception as she won England's first cycling gold medal in a track duel with Australia. The London Olympic gold medallist triumphed in the 3000 metre individual pursuit, which has been dropped from the 2016 Games...

 
Liverpool's £25m man Adam Lallana out for six weeks with knee injury

Liverpool's £25m man Adam Lallana out for six weeks with knee injury

The £25m summer signing from Southampton is facing six weeks on the sidelines, although the club initially feared he could be out for longer. The England play-maker, 26, was hurt in a training session at Harvard University on Thursday. Initial fears...

 
Commonwealth boxing heading for trouble over guards

Commonwealth boxing heading for trouble over guards

He overwhelmingly won his opening bantamweight bout against Nauru's Matthew Martin, but a clash of heads in the last round brought streaks of blood pouring down his head and a duck egg bump above his eye. If head guards were in use it wouldn't have...

 
Arsene Wenger REFUSES to guarantee Szczesny first-choice Arsenal spot over Ospina

Arsene Wenger REFUSES to guarantee Szczesny first-choice Arsenal spot over Ospina

Szczesny faces a battle for the No.1 shirt after the arrival of Colombia's David Ospina in a £3million deal from Nice. Yet despite the new competition, Wenger confirmed Arsenal's Polish stopper will remain between the sticks at the Emirates this...

 
Joanna Rowsell sets sights on Rio 2016 after Commonwealth cycling gold

Joanna Rowsell sets sights on Rio 2016 after Commonwealth cycling gold

It was a sunny day when Rowsell ducked out of her London school and it was a scorching one yesterday in Glasgow as she added her first Commonwealth Games gold to the one from the 2012 Olympics and six world championship versions. Done, of course, with...

 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31