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Scotsman
today, 02:15

Sticky Heelz signs US market deal

A Scottish entrepreneur is walking on air after securing a deal that will expand her business to the US market. Laura Birrell, who recently signed a contract to sell her Sticky Heelz foot care products in nearly 500...

 
Rise in power bills expected despite government cap
Guardian
today, 00:44

Rise in power bills expected despite government cap

Households are facing a further round of energy price rises despite the introduction of the government’s price cap, industry experts have warned. Ministers have promised to protect 11 million households on default...

 
British manufacturing output slips to ninth globally behind France
Guardian
today, 00:44

British manufacturing output slips to ninth globally behind France

Britain’s manufacturing industry has fallen to ninth in the world behind France, reversing a recovery in its performance since the financial crash. The UK’s total manufacturing output stayed ahead of Brazil and...

 
'It never entered my mind that I wasn't coming back'
BBC
today, 00:29

'It never entered my mind that I wasn't coming back'

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we speak to Bill McDermott, the chief executive of German business software group SAP. When Bill McDermott lost an...

 
Superfast broadband 'boosts UK business by £9bn'
BBC
today, 00:18

Superfast broadband 'boosts UK business by £9bn'

Faster broadband has driven a £9bn surge in turnover for businesses, according to new government figures. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) says superfast broadband has now reached almost five million...

 
Energy switch trial brings savings
BBC
today, 00:18

Energy switch trial brings savings

Loyal and elderly energy customers have saved at least £261 a year each in a collective switching trial run by the industry regulator Ofgem. Some 50,000 people who had typically been on the same variable tariff for...

 
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Scotsman
16 min. ago

SNP councillor barred from joining EU body by UK Minister

An SNP councillor has claimed he was “blacklisted” after being barred from an influential EU body by a UK minister over social media posts. Chris McEleny’s nomination for the Committee of Regions, an EU advisory body...

 
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Scotsman
16 min. ago

Lesley Riddoch: Farage’s return smacks of hubris

So Nigel Farage returns – again. It’s hard not to be cynical about the reasons for the ex Ukip leader’s latest political rebirth, but given the almighty mess his Brexit crusade has created, Farage is at least facing...

 
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Scotsman
16 min. ago

Brian Monteith: Venezuela offers brutal warning over Corbyn’s Labour

As the economic and social collapse in Venezuela continues daily, the many politicians that hailed the country as an example of how socialism can work – and should provide a basis for policies here – refuse to...

 
Prospect of a new UK party grows as ground shifts at Westminster
Guardian
18 min. ago

Prospect of a new UK party grows as ground shifts at Westminster

Britain’s political landscape has already been reshaped irrevocably by the Brexit vote. But there is a growing feeling at Westminster that the deep divisions over whether, and how, Britain should break from the EU,...

 
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Scotsman
28 min. ago

Teacher union backs parents’ boycott of tests for P1 children

Scotland’s largest teaching union has backed plans by parents to boycott standardised testing for primary one pupils, amid concerns that the exams are putting unnecessary stress on four and five- year-olds. The...

 
MoJ seizes control of Birmingham prison from G4S
Guardian
today, 00:47

MoJ seizes control of Birmingham prison from G4S

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has been forced to take immediate control of HMP Birmingham from its contractor G4S, after a damning inspection found that prisoners used drink, drugs and violence with impunity and...

 
The Liberal party is self-destructing over energy. Here's what you need to know
Guardian
8 min. ago

The Liberal party is self-destructing over energy. Here's what you need to know

“It’s a very fluid situation.” That’s how one of the government’s own senators, Jim Molan, described the Coalition’s energy policy on Monday. He was, it’s safe to say, being generous. The Turnbull government’s...

 
Greece emerges from eurozone bailout after years of austerity
Guardian
8 min. ago

Greece emerges from eurozone bailout after years of austerity

After years of tough austerity measures, Greece emerged on Monday from its third and last bailout, although officials warned the country still has a “long way to go”. The European Union, the European Central Bank and...

 
Malcolm Turnbull: Under-pressure Australia PM drops climate policy
BBC
31 min. ago

Malcolm Turnbull: Under-pressure Australia PM drops climate policy

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says his government has abandoned plans to set an emissions reduction target in legislation. Mr Turnbull's U-turn alters a key plank of his signature energy policy, and...

 
Bandidos informant granted refugee status by Canada after cover blown in Australia
Guardian
40 min. ago

Bandidos informant granted refugee status by Canada after cover blown in Australia

A former police informant who infiltrated an outlaw motorcycle gang has become the first Australian known to have been granted refugee status by a foreign country after a tribunal in Canada found authorities here blew...

 
Nigeria unrest: Deadly attack on village in Borno state
BBC
55 min. ago

Nigeria unrest: Deadly attack on village in Borno state

Suspected Islamist militants have stormed a village in north-east Nigeria, killing several people. Reports on the death toll in Mailari, Borno state, differed. A local militia leader said six people had died but a...

 
Australian military help rescue survivors of Solomon Islands attack which killed young girl
Guardian
today, 05:04

Australian military help rescue survivors of Solomon Islands attack which killed young girl

Australian defence force personnel stationed in the Solomon Islands have helped rescue the survivors of a “violent attack”, in which a seven-year-old girl was killed. Members of the Australian defence force’s...

 

Sport

 
Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho gives update on Alexis Sanchez return
Daily Star
20 min. ago

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho gives update on Alexis Sanchez return

The Chile international missed Sunday’s Premier League defeat to Brighton due to what Mourinho called a ‘little problem’. In his absence, United suffered a demoralising 3-2 loss with Glenn Murray, Shane Duffy and...

 

Preston midfielder Paul Gallagher’s elbow on Joe Allen could land him with a suspension

Preston manager Alex Neil has jumped to the defence of Paul Gallagher over an incident during the draw with Stoke City which could see him face retrospective action from the Football Association. Gallagher caught...

 
WWE SummerSlam: Watch moment Becky Lynch SNAPS and attacks Charlotte Flair as fans go nuts
Daily Star
today, 02:32

WWE SummerSlam: Watch moment Becky Lynch SNAPS and attacks Charlotte Flair as fans go nuts

FRIENDS NO MORE. @BeckyLynchWWE has HAD IT with coming up short!#SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/hKizZbQj0l — WWE (@WWE) August 20, 2018 Charlotte became a seven-time champion when she pinned her best friend after...

 
Daniel Bryan: WWE star reveals new contract decision ahead of SummerSlam vs The Miz
Daily Star
today, 01:05

Daniel Bryan: WWE star reveals new contract decision ahead of SummerSlam vs The Miz

The former WWE Champions is out of contract next month but has just discovered a clause in his contract. Bryan has revealed that the US juggernaut have the option to trigger a one-year extension on his deal. There has...

 
‘There is no defence for that’ – Paul Scholes hits out at Manchester United captain Paul Pogba after Brighton defeat
Metro
today, 00:52

‘There is no defence for that’ – Paul Scholes hits out at Manchester United captain Paul Pogba after...

Paul Scholes has hit out at Paul Pogba for the comments he made in the wake of Manchester United’s defeat to Brighton. Speaking immediately after the Red Devils were beaten 3-2 by Brighton, Pogba admitted his attitude...

 
Roger Federer names Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal as US Open favourites after Cincinnati defeat
Metro
today, 00:52

Roger Federer names Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal as US Open favourites after Cincinnati defeat

Roger Federer insists Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are deserved favourites to win the US Open. Djokovic won the last Grand Slam at Wimbledon and backed the victory up by coming out on top in Cincinnati this week....

 
 


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