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Conned out of my life savings, then 'failed' by police
BBC
37 min. ago

Conned out of my life savings, then 'failed' by police

"I felt devastated, absolutely devastated and so guilty. My life collapsed really". Cynthia Tuck remembers the moment she realised she had been conned out of her life savings, and those of her late husband,...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 17:50

Swift Dental Group looks to expand in Scottish market

Swift Dental Group is aiming to strengthen its Scottish offering and broaden its reach after acquiring a Dunfermline business. The Lancashire group, which describes itself as the largest dental laboratory in the UK,...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 17:34

All the winners from Falkirk Herald Business Excellence Awards 2019

A host of winners were celebrating success at The Falkirk Herald Business Excellence Awards 2019 Held last night in the Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa in Polmont, the event recognised the achievements made by...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 17:34

Aberdeenshire's James Rizza & Sons scoops new Asda deal

A family-run Aberdeenshire ice cream firm is to create more jobs after “scooping” a new supply deal with Asda to stock two of its lines in the retailer’s Scottish stores. James Rizza & Sons will see its new double...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 17:11

West Lothian entrepreneur puts six-figure sum into HR app

An entrepreneur based in West Lothian has launched her first app, giving HR advice to stressed workers, after injecting a six-figure sum. Stephanie Robinson has put £120,000 into HR Solver, which aims to empower...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 17:11

Workflo Solutions launches debut facility outside Scotland

A managed services provider based in Livingston has opened its first facility outside Scotland. Workflo Solutions is developing a new hub in Saddleworth, Greater Manchester, as part of a national roll-out plan for its...

 
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Guardian
yesterday, 23:18

Andrew Sparrow's election briefing: The best news Boris Johnson has had so far?

Nigel Farage claimed he had killed off a second referendum The leader of the Brexit party declared his party would not stand candidates in the 317 seats won by the Conservatives in 2017. The exact impact is still a...

 
Boris Johnson to hear criticism over response to Yorkshire flooding
Guardian
yesterday, 22:04

Boris Johnson to hear criticism over response to Yorkshire flooding

Boris Johnson has agreed to chair a meeting of the government’s emergency committee on Tuesday to discuss the response to the recent severe floods, after he was urged by Jeremy Corbyn to “take personal charge” of the...

 
Tory candidate faces calls to quit over 'disgusting racism'
Guardian
yesterday, 20:28

Tory candidate faces calls to quit over 'disgusting racism'

A former aide to Boris Johnson is facing calls to stand down as an election candidate after Labour accused him of “disgusting racism” over some of his writings that blame immigrants for bringing germs and HIV to the...

 
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Guardian
yesterday, 20:28

Nigel Farage urged to stand aside in Tory target seats after climbdown

Nigel Farage is facing calls from Brexit supporters to stand down further candidates to help Boris Johnson after he made a dramatic public U-turn by agreeing to withdraw his party from all Conservative-held seats. The...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 20:23

Edinburgh Greens criticised for campaigning during Remembrance Day services

Party activists were urged to meet at 11am to "take our message to voters" GREENS have been criticised for going campaigning during Remembrance Day services. The party posted tweets urging supporters in both...

 
UK parties struggle to turn WhatsApp into campaign weapon
Guardian
yesterday, 19:56

UK parties struggle to turn WhatsApp into campaign weapon

Political parties are trying to find ways to use WhatsApp as a campaign tool in the general election, but Britons’ reluctance to join group chats involving strangers is hindering the effort. The pro-Labour campaign...

 
Why being kind could help you live longer
BBC
8 min. ago

Why being kind could help you live longer

What can kindness do for you? Give you a warm glow perhaps, or a feeling of well-being? While that may be true, scientists and academics at a new research centre say it can do much more - it can extend your life. The...

 
Saudi stabbings: three theatre performers attacked during show
Guardian
11 min. ago

Saudi stabbings: three theatre performers attacked during show

Three performers were stabbed during a live play in the Saudi capital, state television said, in the first such attack since the ultra-conservative kingdom began easing decades-old restrictions on entertainment. The...

 
US student receives reply to message in a bottle nine years later – from France
Guardian
27 min. ago

US student receives reply to message in a bottle nine years later – from France

A Massachusetts college student has received a response to a message he threw into the ocean when he was 10 years old. Suffolk University sophomore Max Vredenburgh said he put the letter into a glass wine bottle that...

 
San Francisco transit boss apologizes to rider detained over a sandwich
Guardian
27 min. ago

San Francisco transit boss apologizes to rider detained over a sandwich

The head of a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train system apologized to a black rider who was detained and cited by police for eating a breakfast sandwich on a train platform. The official promised an investigation...

 
Pentagon raised concerns over stalled Ukraine military aid, transcript reveals
Guardian
yesterday, 23:43

Pentagon raised concerns over stalled Ukraine military aid, transcript reveals

The Pentagon raised concerns over the US government’s hold-up of military aid to Ukraine, which a national security official saw as “essential”, according to a congressional hearing transcript released on Monday. The...

 
Hoodie gets Quebec politician thrown out of legislature
BBC
yesterday, 23:11

Hoodie gets Quebec politician thrown out of legislature

From bare arms in the US House of Representatives to ties in the UK's House of Commons, what politicians wear to work can say a lot about the traditions they hold dear - and the ones they want to leave behind. Mark...

 

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David Fifita returns having learnt 'big lesson' from stint in Bali jail
Guardian
51 min. ago

David Fifita returns having learnt 'big lesson' from stint in Bali jail

David Fifita says he’s “learnt a big lesson” after arriving back in Brisbane after three days in a Bali jail. The Brisbane NRL star touched down early on Tuesday to be greeted by mother Gwen and club CEO Paul White...

 
England drop Raheem Sterling for Euro qualifier over clash with Joe Gomez
Guardian
51 min. ago

England drop Raheem Sterling for Euro qualifier over clash with Joe Gomez

Raheem Sterling has been dropped for England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro after a bust-up with Joe Gomez. Emotions were still running high on Monday afternoon in the wake of Liverpool’s 3-1 win over their...

 
Stan Collymore backs Gareth Southgate over Raheem Sterling punishment for Joe Gomez clash
Metro
53 min. ago

Stan Collymore backs Gareth Southgate over Raheem Sterling punishment for Joe Gomez clash

Dropping Raheem Sterling from England’s game with Montenegro on Thursday is the right thing to do, believes Stan Collymore. Sterling will not be considered for the game at Wembley after reportedly instigating a clash...

 
Riyad Mahrez came very close to joining Arsenal in 2016 and bemoans ‘losing two years at the highest level’
Metro
57 min. ago

Riyad Mahrez came very close to joining Arsenal in 2016 and bemoans ‘losing two years at the highest level’

Riyad Mahrez believes Leicester City cost him ‘two years at the highest level’ as he was blocked from joining Arsenal in 2016. The Algerian was one of the stars of the Leicester side that caused a monumental shock to...

 
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Daily Express
yesterday, 23:47

Raheem Sterling dropped from England qualifier by Gareth Southgate after Joe Gomez bust-up

Raheem Sterling will not be considered for England's Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro on Thursday following a fresh bust-up with Liverpool's Joe Gomez. The England duo clashed in a heated exchange during...

 
Gareth Southgate tells England players to improve in order to win trophies
Guardian
yesterday, 23:28

Gareth Southgate tells England players to improve in order to win trophies

Gareth Southgate has warned his young side they must “raise the bar” set by previous generations of England teams if they are to end the long wait for success on the international stage. England face Montenegro at...

 
 


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