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Scotsman
47 min. ago

Capital’s Bruce Group eyes Central Belt pubs on back of £20m bond bid

A Scottish independent pub group is targeting acquisitions across the Central Belt on the back on a £20 million bond offer. Edinburgh-based Bruce Group Scotland, which owns 19 pubs and live music venues in the capital...

 
Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown
BBC
today, 04:26

Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for global restrictions on social media following the Christchurch mosque attacks. Facebook and other firms have been criticised for failing to block a live-stream...

 
Why are Venezuelans seeking refuge in crypto-currencies?
BBC
today, 00:27

Why are Venezuelans seeking refuge in crypto-currencies?

Crypto-currencies have faced a lot of criticism since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago. But for one group of people, they're proving very useful. Venezuela has seen its currency rendered practically...

 
Home leasehold system needs reform, say MPs
BBC
today, 00:17

Home leasehold system needs reform, say MPs

The UK's leasehold system has left a number of householders in unsellable and unmortgageable homes and changed are needed, committee of MPs says. Often leaseholders in new-build properties are treated as a source of...

 
World's most expensive cities revealed
BBC
today, 00:17

World's most expensive cities revealed

Paris has come top of a ranking of the world's most expensive cities, alongside Hong Kong and Singapore. It's the first time three cities have shared the top spot in the 30-year history of the annual Economist...

 
MPs call for Viagogo boycott and shake-up of ticket touting laws
Guardian
today, 00:12

MPs call for Viagogo boycott and shake-up of ticket touting laws

A committee of MPs has taken the highly unusual step of urging consumers to boycott the ticket resale firm Viagogo, criticising Google for promoting the website and calling for a review of laws against ticket...

 
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Scotsman
1 min. ago

Johnnie Walker pledges to build ‘best bar in the world’ in Edinburgh

Whisky giants Johnnie Walker have vowed to create the “best bar in the world” overlooking Edinburgh Castle - with planned Princes Street attraction by Christmas 2020. It has pencilled in next November for the opening...

 
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Scotsman
1 min. ago

RBS launches crowdfunding scheme for female entrepreneurs

A bank is to launch a crowdfunding scheme for female entrepreneurs in an effort to increase the number of women-owned businesses north of the Border. The new scheme by Royal Bank of Scotland, which it says forms part...

 
England’s post-16 qualifications to be streamlined
Guardian
today, 00:21

England’s post-16 qualifications to be streamlined

The government is planning to streamline post-16 qualifications in England, scrapping funding for what it sees as poor-quality courses that fail to equip young people adequately for further education or employment. In...

 
Discrimination against urban music persists, says report to MPs
Guardian
today, 00:12

Discrimination against urban music persists, says report to MPs

The future of black British music is at risk from prejudice within the live sector, says a digital, culture, media and sport committee report to MPs. Despite the abolition of form 696 in 2017, said by many to give the...

 
DUP unlikely to back May's Brexit deal before EU meeting
Guardian
yesterday, 22:49

DUP unlikely to back May's Brexit deal before EU meeting

The Democratic Unionist party is unlikely to strike an agreement with Theresa May’s government to support the current withdrawal deal before Thursday’s crunch meeting with EU leaders, sources said on Monday. With 11...

 
David Lammy hits back at Tory MP over Comic Relief criticism
Guardian
yesterday, 22:49

David Lammy hits back at Tory MP over Comic Relief criticism

The Labour MP David Lammy has hit back at critics who have sought to link his criticism of Comic Relief with a drop in donations this year. The Conservative MP Chris Philp claimed on Sunday that Lammy had caused an...

 
Sydney man accused of meat grinder bomb plot was trying to prevent terrorist attack, court told
Guardian
23 min. ago

Sydney man accused of meat grinder bomb plot was trying to prevent terrorist attack, court told

One of two Sydney brothers accused of plotting to bring down an Etihad flight with a bomb hidden in a meat grinder was actually trying to prevent a terrorist act, a jury has been told. Richard Pontella said contrary...

 
The 'dog whistling' on immigration must stop, Bill Shorten says
Guardian
38 min. ago

The 'dog whistling' on immigration must stop, Bill Shorten says

The Labor leader, Bill Shorten, has called for an end to “dog whistling by political leaders about immigration and asylum seekers” and for the major parties to “form a ring, a bond” to stop “the crazy extremists from...

 
Indonesia election mired in claims of foreign hacking and 'ghost' voters
Guardian
44 min. ago

Indonesia election mired in claims of foreign hacking and 'ghost' voters

Voter lists have become the latest battleground in the run-up to elections in the world’s third-largest democracy, with claims of infiltration by Chinese and Russian hackers and millions of “ghost voters” being...

 
'I was raised an American': Liberians await possible deportation from US
Guardian
44 min. ago

'I was raised an American': Liberians await possible deportation from US

Like many of the thousands of Liberians in the US who face possible deportation at the end of this month, Nyensuahtee Fofana, 23, is anxiously awaiting any sign the Trump administration might reverse course. Fofana is...

 
Exit Brussels? The UK civil servants under a fog of uncertainty
Guardian
44 min. ago

Exit Brussels? The UK civil servants under a fog of uncertainty

Whatever happens regarding the UK’s future relationship with Europe, the British are not leaving the EU’s institutions. A dwindling band of UK civil servants will continue working for the bloc for many years to come....

 
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BBC
today, 04:52

Christchurch shootings: Ardern vows never to say suspect's name

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed to never speak the name of the suspect in the Christchurch attacks. "He sought many things from his act of terror, but one was notoriety - that is why you...

 

Sport

 
Lionel Messi scores 51st career hat-trick... but ESPN pundit refuses to label him the GOAT
Daily Star
19 sec. ago

Lionel Messi scores 51st career hat-trick... but ESPN pundit refuses to label him the GOAT

That is the opinion of ESPN pundit Shaka Hislop who refuses to entertain Messi as the game’s greatest player until he wins a World Cup. Messi has had another incredible week following magical performances in the...

 
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino makes big Barcelona and Man Utd admission
Daily Star
19 sec. ago

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino makes big Barcelona and Man Utd admission

Tottenham face domestic rivals Manchester City in the quarter-final of the Champions League next month. But the clash of the round arguably features Barcelona and United. Pochettino has been heavily linked with the...

 
Cristiano Ronaldo: UFC ace Conor McGregor reveals why he is so inspired by Juventus star
Daily Star
19 sec. ago

Cristiano Ronaldo: UFC ace Conor McGregor reveals why he is so inspired by Juventus star

McGregor paid tribute to the Juventus striker, describing him as an inspiration to children and a phenomenal athlete. Since joining Manchester United in 2003, Ronaldo has spent almost 15 years at the top of his...

 
Chelsea chief Marina Granovskaia made these THREE HUGE decisions - but were they all good?
Daily Star
19 sec. ago

Chelsea chief Marina Granovskaia made these THREE HUGE decisions - but were they all good?

The 44-year-old runs the club for her boss and her ruthless streak is well-known throughout football. Sarri knows that Granovskaia is the one who can end his time in west London - but she was the driving force behind...

 
The three reasons why Maurizio Sarri is heading for the sack again at Chelsea
Daily Star
11 min. ago

The three reasons why Maurizio Sarri is heading for the sack again at Chelsea

It's unlikely the next few days will see him gone, but the Italian remains a man on borrowed time at Stamford Bridge. He earned a reprieve by following up an improved performance in Chelsea’s Carabao Cup final defeat...

 
Man Utd hero reveals ONE difference between Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho
Daily Star
11 min. ago

Man Utd hero reveals ONE difference between Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho

That’s according to Rene Meulensteen, former assistant coach to the Scot at Old Trafford. The Red Devils are two points off the top four in the Premier League.  This is thanks to interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer,...

 
 


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