News archive from 23 July 2012, page 7

THE OPEN 2012: I'M NOT IN A RUSH SAYS RORY MCILROY

THE OPEN 2012: I'M NOT IN A RUSH SAYS RORY MCILROY

Last year, he had the excuse of the hullabaloo surrounding him after his US Open win, but after an impressive start to his campaign, he simply petered out. Four shots dropped over the opening four holes yesterday – including a double-bogey on three –...

 

Warren Groeneveld sees Prestatyn CC to win over Wavertree

SPRINGBOK Warren Groeneveld hit his second consecutive 45 not out to send Prestatyn to an eight-wicket victory at Wavertree in another boost to their promotion bid. Fresh from their storming nine-wicket eclipse of St Helens the previous week,...

Daily Post, 00:13 in Sport
 

Sponsored by Chance for adult learners

ADULT learners can now gain qualifications as part of a 
council-run education programme in East Lothian. Certificated courses in Emergency First Aid (in partnership with St Andrew’s First Aid) and Elementary Food Hygiene are available as...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Learning
 

Jake Haberfield leaves Colwyn Bay CC after South Australia call-up

AUSSIE pro Jake Haberfield has played his last game for Colwyn Bay, as the 26-year-old South Australian strike bowler has received a call-up from Down Under and is flying back to join a state side. He joined the seasiders at the end of April and had...

Daily Post, 00:13 in Sport
 
Sponsored by Interview: Cat MacLean, head of dispute resolution at MBM Commercial

Sponsored by Interview: Cat MacLean, head of dispute resolution at MBM Commercial

GIVEN the amount of negative news emanating from Britain's largest banks, Cat MacLean, head of dispute resolution at MBM Commercial, insists that little surprises her these days. "It's fair to say I probably have become more cynical,"...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Business
 
THE OPEN 2012: CARLOS TEVEZ IS A CLUB MAN AFTER ALL

THE OPEN 2012: CARLOS TEVEZ IS A CLUB MAN AFTER ALL

The 13-handicapper was not much help as the Argentine crashed to last place with an 82, but Tevez was undeterred. “My shoulder is killing me,” he said. “It's much easier playing football than carrying that bag around. But I enjoyed doing it today and...

 

Llandudno CC bounce back with win over Llay Welfare in North Wales League Premier Division

LLANDUDNO bounced back from defeat last weekend by making short work of Llay Welfare in their Premier Division top v bottom clash, but also saw their lead in the title chase cut to two points by Mochdre who maintained their unbeaten record with...

Daily Post, 00:13 in Sport
 
Sponsored by Rupert Murdoch falls out of love with papers

Sponsored by Rupert Murdoch falls out of love with papers

Rupert Murdoch has stepped down from the boards overseeing the Sun, Times and Sunday Times, fuelling speculation he is preparing to sell his British newspaper empire. News Corp described the move as a “corporate housecleaning exercise” linked to the...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Business
 
Sponsored by BioQuarter on the rebound with two more tenancies

Sponsored by BioQuarter on the rebound with two more tenancies

Two more companies have taken space at Edinburgh BioQuarter as Scotland's flagship science park bounces back from an American property developer reducing its involvement with the project. Drug discovery outfit TPP Global
Development and MV...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Business
 
Sponsored by Intelligent Finance future in EC’s hands

Sponsored by Intelligent Finance future in EC’s hands

THE future of Intelligent Finance, the Scottish online bank, will be referred back to the European Commission, it emerged yesterday. Lloyds Banking Group is to hold talks with EC officials after IF was a surprise withdrawal from last week's £750...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Business
 
Sponsored by Sir Michael Rake quits Barclays chairmanship race as investor activists turn up the heat

Sponsored by Sir Michael Rake quits Barclays chairmanship race as investor activists turn up the heat

SIR Michael Rake, the deputy chairman of Barclays, has withdrawn from the race to replace Marcus Agius, who resigned as chairman in the wake of the Libor-fixing scandal. The bank, which was hit with fines of £290 million following the affair, is also...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Business
 

Sponsored by Shareholders benefit as cash piles become £23bn in dividends

Britain's listed companies shrugged off the recession to pay record dividends in the
second quarter as firms returned some of their accumulated cash to shareholders. UK dividends surged 18.4 per cent to £22.6 billion in the April to June...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Business
 

Sponsored by Succession at Front Page has been secured

Scottish creative agency Front Page Design has been sold to two of its directors as its founders step down. Director of client services Jackie Arnott-Raymond and head of digital media John Tafe have become majority shareholders of the Glasgow-based...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Business
 

Sponsored by Increased turnover helps put Brodies on ‘firm footing’

Law firm Brodies today said it was on a "firm footing for future growth" after announcing a 16 per cent rise in annual turnover to £42.8 million. Costs rose 12 per cent to £25.2m, although that did not prevent a 22 per cent jump in operating...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Business
 

Sponsored by People: Sandra Rodger makes six at accountant

Audit specialist Sandra Rodger has completed her rise from apprentice to partner as she moves to accountancy firm Grant Thornton in Scotland. Having left school at 16, Rodger has worked her way to the top from an apprenticeship scheme in Newcastle....

Scotsman, 00:18 in Business
 


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