Recent news

 

Most people want higher taxes on rich to support poor – OECD
Guardian
40 min. ago

Most people want higher taxes on rich to support poor – OECD

A majority of people living in developed countries want their government to increase taxes on the rich in order to help the poorest in society, according to a major global study. In all of the 21 countries included in...

 
Lloyds boss Horta-Osorio gives up final salary pension perk
BBC
58 min. ago

Lloyds boss Horta-Osorio gives up final salary pension perk

The boss of Lloyds Banking Group has given up his lucrative final salary pension after mounting pressure over the perk. Antonio Horta-Osorio was the only employee entitled to such a pension, having overseen the ending...

 
Deep coal mine gets go ahead in Cumbria despite protests
Guardian
59 min. ago

Deep coal mine gets go ahead in Cumbria despite protests

Britain’s first new deep coal mine in 30 years has been given the go-ahead by Cumbria county council, sparking protests from climate change campaigners that the decision would harm the UK’s efforts to reduce CO2...

 
.
Scotsman
today, 18:59

CYBG study finds personal touch is key in future of banking

The banking industry must work to maintain trust and ensure customers are not left behind as the sector embraces technological advances, new research suggests. The Bank of the Future report from CYBG – the owner of...

 
Bonmarché shares fall after warning of heavier loss
Guardian
today, 18:26

Bonmarché shares fall after warning of heavier loss

Shares in Bonmarché have fallen after the women’s fashion chain warned of a bigger full-year loss than previously forecast and reported quarterly sales below its expectations after discounting heavily to clear unsold...

 
.
Scotsman
today, 17:53

Social enterprise cheers Co-op tie-up to fund clean water project

Craft beer social enterprise Brewgooder is teaming up with Co-op for its first national retail campaign. Launching tomorrow in 408 stores, the eight-week Co-op Well Dig aims to sell enough Ellon-brewed Brewgooder...

 
Four party leaders urge Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum
Guardian
52 min. ago

Four party leaders urge Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum

The SNP, Lib Dems, Plaid Cymru and Greens have urged Jeremy Corbyn to throw his weight behind a second Brexit referendum as the Labour leader met opposition parties amid efforts to find a way out of the current...

 
.
Scotsman
today, 19:02

ONE drives tech agenda with ScotlandIS tie-up

Private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) is teaming up with digital industries trade organisation ScotlandIS to boost the tech community in North-east Scotland. The partnership will focus...

 
.
Scotsman
today, 17:44

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn 'further from People's Vote than Theresa May'

Jeremy Corbyn is further away from accepting a second EU referendum than Theresa May, opposition party leaders have claimed after failing to secure the Labour leader’s support for a so-called People’s Vote. The...

 
.
Scotsman
today, 17:44

Mackay claims Scotland "sold out" by Brexit process

THE UK government has been accused of "shortchanging and ripping off Scotland" as the country prepares to leave the European Union. Scotland’s finance secretary, Derek Mackay, said that the country had been...

 
Beavers secure protected status as Environment Secretary refuses to send ‘kill squads’
The Courier
today, 15:36

Beavers secure protected status as Environment Secretary refuses to send ‘kill squads’

The Environment Secretary ridiculed a plan to send “kill squads” to deal with Tay beavers before MSPs backed her controversial reform to give them protected status. A Holyrood committee rejected a last-ditch bid on...

 
.
Scotsman
today, 15:36

Sales push drives record EICC results

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has unveiled record results for 2018, as profits and revenues climbed on the back of its sales team expansion. Annual operating profits rose to a new high of £1.4...

 
New Zealand shooting: Jacinda Ardern visits Christchurch to pay tribute to victims - live
Guardian
8 min. ago

New Zealand shooting: Jacinda Ardern visits Christchurch to pay tribute to victims - live

Good morning and welcome to our continued coverage of the aftermath of the shootings in Christchurch in which at least 50 people were killed. After delivering a powerful commemorative address to parliament yesterday,...

 
France issues arrest warrants in Russian doping probe
BBC
14 min. ago

France issues arrest warrants in Russian doping probe

France has issued arrest warrants for two former Russian athletics officials as part of an investigation into a doping cover-up. Valentin Balakhnichev is a former head of Russian athletics and Alexei Melnikov an...

 
.
Guardian
39 min. ago

Morning mail: migration cap, price of Brexit delay, motels stuck in the 70s

Good morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 20 March. Top stories The Morrison government will cap permanent migration at 160,000 for the next four years, and...

 
No-deal ferry plans to protect NHS supplies to be triggered
Guardian
39 min. ago

No-deal ferry plans to protect NHS supplies to be triggered

No-deal contingency plans to safeguard medicine imports are set to be triggered on Wednesday, despite the potential delay to Brexit, with approved suppliers told to book space on the government’s emergency ferry...

 
Home Office apologises for failings that led to detention centre death
Guardian
58 min. ago

Home Office apologises for failings that led to detention centre death

A senior Home Office official has repeatedly apologised for shortcomings that led to the killing of a “gentle and polite” man in immigration detention at an inquest into his death. West London coroner’s court is...

 
Danish politician's baby 'not welcome' in parliament's chamber
Guardian
today, 19:14

Danish politician's baby 'not welcome' in parliament's chamber

A member of Denmark’s parliament has said she was ordered to remove her infant daughter from the chamber, causing surprise in a country often hailed as a pioneer in women’s rights. “You are not welcome with your baby...

 

Sport

 
Did you see what Ronnie O'Sullivan did in the FIRST frame vs Bingham? Snooker fans LOVE it
Daily Star
13 sec. ago

Did you see what Ronnie O'Sullivan did in the FIRST frame vs Bingham? Snooker fans LOVE it

The Rocket saved the 1000th ton of his illustrious career for the Player's Championship final earlier this month against Neil Robertson. And O'Sullivan picked up where left off in Preston while taking on Stuart...

 
Man Utd Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'Class of 92' spat TURNS UGLY as Ryan Giggs hits back
Daily Star
13 sec. ago

Man Utd Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'Class of 92' spat TURNS UGLY as Ryan Giggs hits back

Ibrahimovic, who played for United between 2016 and 2018, referred to the Class of '92 as "the circle of Ferguson". He accused them of being over-critical of the club, specifically mentioning their treatment...

 
Denis Suarez breaks silence amid claim Arsenal have made key Barcelona decision
Daily Star
32 min. ago

Denis Suarez breaks silence amid claim Arsenal have made key Barcelona decision

The midfielder was brought in to strengthen the Gunners' injury-hit squad in January. Arsenal were only interested in a loan deal with an option to buy, as they could not afford a permanent deal Suarez finally sealed...

 
Toby Alderweireld coy over Spurs future amid Manchester United links
Metro
44 min. ago

Toby Alderweireld coy over Spurs future amid Manchester United links

Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld has stated that he is not looking beyond the end of the season as rumours persist that he could leave the club in the summer. The 30-year-old has a year remaining on his...

 
Prosecutors offer Patriots owner Kraft plea deal over massage parlor charges
Guardian
today, 19:49

Prosecutors offer Patriots owner Kraft plea deal over massage parlor charges

Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to the New England Patriots owner, Robert Kraft, after he was charged with paying for sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach state attorney’s office confirmed on Tuesday...

 
Chelsea star Eden Hazard drops big timescale hint on Real Madrid transfer decision
Daily Star
today, 19:36

Chelsea star Eden Hazard drops big timescale hint on Real Madrid transfer decision

Real Madrid are long-term admirers of Hazard and reportedly had a bid for the winger rejected by Chelsea this week. Although they do not want to sell, the Blues will accept offers in excess of £85m for their Belgium...

 
 


News Widget for Webmasters



«
»
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