News archive from 15 June 2016, page 7

Union dossier highlights 'dangers' of driver-only trains

A rail union has published a dossier on the "dangers" of driver-only trains amid a series of strikes over the issue. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union has called stoppages on ScotRail and Southern Railway in the coming weeks as part of...

 

Sunshine warms high street sales, but big picture is still ‘fragile’

Better weather gave Scottish retailers a lift last month to rebound from a poor April sales performance, but the high street is still struggling to achieve sustained growth, according to a new survey out today. The figures showed the fashion, outdoor...

Scotsman, 00:41 in Business
 

Union dossier highlights 'dangers' of driver-only trains

A rail union has published a dossier on the "dangers" of driver-only trains amid a series of strikes over the issue. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union has called stoppages on ScotRail and Southern Railway in the coming weeks as part of...

 

Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say

British astronaut Tim Peake's mission should act as the launchpad for a British leap into space, MPs have said. A report urged the Government to use Major Peake's legacy as the basis of an ambitious expansion of the UK space industry. Members of the...

 

Sports Direct warned over website's 'misleading' savings claim

Sports Direct has been warned to clarify its advertising after the regulator banned "misleading" and "unsubstantiated" savings claims. The retail giant's website advertised a Puma Arsenal home shirt for £42 in February, claiming...

 

Government should give parenting lessons, says public health expert

The Government should give parents lessons on how to raise their children, according to Britain's leading public health expert. Professor John Ashton, the outgoing president of the Faculty of Public Health, said today's children are being neglected by...

 

Travel group criticised over 'misleading' holiday savings claims

Adverts for the travel group which owns Thomson and First Choice have been banned for using "misleading" claims about savings on summer holidays. Two websites, firstchoice.co.uk and thomson.co.uk, advertised holidays in Mexico during August...

 

'Brexit Budget' would see £30bn in cuts and tax hikes, warns George Osborne

Tax hikes and spending cuts totalling £30 billion will need to be forced through in an emergency "Brexit Budget" if Britain votes to quit the EU, Chancellor George Osborne is warning. Mr Osborne and Labour former chancellor Alistair Darling...

 

New clashes between England fans and Russian hooligans

Fresh clashes have taken place between England fans and Russian hooligans at Euro 2016. Video posted online showed Russian hooligans approaching a group of English and Welsh fans as they drank together. The footage showed the brief clash on the Place...

 

Union dossier highlights 'dangers' of driver-only trains

A rail union has published a dossier on the "dangers" of driver-only trains amid a series of strikes over the issue. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union has called stoppages on ScotRail and Southern Railway in the coming weeks as part of...

 

Union dossier highlights 'dangers' of driver-only trains

A rail union has published a dossier on the "dangers" of driver-only trains amid a series of strikes over the issue. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union has called stoppages on ScotRail and Southern Railway in the coming weeks as part of...

 

Big Brother 'kicked Andrew Tate off show after video of him beating an ex-girlfriend with a belt...

A video has emerged of Andrew Tate beating his ex-girlfriend with a belt, which he claims is the reason why he was removed from the Channel 5 reality show the day before. The clip, which was obtained by The Sun, shows the star continually hit the...

 

Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say

British astronaut Tim Peake's mission should act as the launchpad for a British leap into space, MPs have said. A report urged the Government to use Major Peake's legacy as the basis of an ambitious expansion of the UK space industry. Members of the...

 

Sports Direct warned over website's 'misleading' savings claim

Sports Direct has been warned to clarify its advertising after the regulator banned "misleading" and "unsubstantiated" savings claims. The retail giant's website advertised a Puma Arsenal home shirt for £42 in February, claiming...

 

Government should give parenting lessons, says public health expert

The Government should give parents lessons on how to raise their children, according to Britain's leading public health expert. Professor John Ashton, the outgoing president of the Faculty of Public Health, said today's children are being neglected by...

 


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