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Brexit stunts growth in Scottish jobs market, finds RBS

Scotland’s labour market declined last month, with permanent placements dropping at the quickest rate since January 2017, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland. The lender found that the number of new starters in permanent positions in Scotland fell...

Friday, 06:11 in Business

Scottish Property Federation builds for future with Dowbrae MD as new chair

The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has unveiled new leadership with a duo of appointments focused on championing a sustainable future for the sector. Robin Backlock, managing director of Dowbrae Property Consultancy, has been announced as the...

Friday, 06:11 in Business

This general election we should think beyond Brexit - Andrew Henderson

Election campaigns are not famed as periods of calm political reflection. That said, a five-week break from Westminster may be welcomed as a tonic by many, after what the country has witnessed so far this autumn. October was long anticipated to be a...

Friday, 06:00 in Business

Scavenging seabirds hit by drop in North Sea fisheries discards

A reduction in the amount of unwanted catch being dumped overboard by fishing fleets could be having a significant impact on seabird numbers, new international research suggests. Academics say millions of seabirds depend on fisheries discards for...

Friday, 00:47 in Environment

Scottish leaders win duo of titles at EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards

Two Scottish business leaders have been crowned winners at the UK-wide EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 awards. Poonam Gupta, who was previously named overall victor for Scotland in October, won the Scale-Up award, while Jean-Christophe Granier...

Friday, 00:32 in Business

'Makes the long nights watching Jon Daly worthwhile': Rangers fans react to Europa League win over Porto

Rangers fans react on social media after seeing their side defeat Portuguese giants Porto. READ MORE - Rangers 2 - 0 Porto: Alfredo Morelos excels as Gerrard's men see off Portuguese giants with fantastic win @hylian_marc: "2-0 against Porto and...

Friday, 00:21 in Lifestyle

Analysis: European crusade highlights Neil Lennon’s habit of breaking down boundaries

S    pecial things happen
  for Celtic in Europe with Neil Lennon at the helm of the club. So much so, it seems almost matter of fact to say the club haven’t known a continental victory of the magnitude he presided over courtesy of his team’s...

Friday, 00:21 in Lifestyle

26 photos showing Leith’s Newkirkgate shopping centre down the decades

Built during the 1960s, the shopping centre replaced the ancient thoroughfare of the old Kirkgate, resulting in the loss of a number of buildings and a huge part of Leith’s heritage going back centuries. But out of the destruction rose a new heritage;...

Friday, 00:21 in Lifestyle

How to donate toiletries to our Fife-wide Christmas appeal

The Fife Free Press is backing a new campaign for Christmas launched by online magazine, Queendom Of Fife. It aims to collect toiletries for people in poverty who cannot afford to buy them. Over 20 businesses have signed up to create a Fife-wide...

Thursday, 20:48 in Lifestyle

Hundreds left stranded in Sheffield shopping mall as floods hit north of England

Hundreds of people have been left stranded in a shopping mall after flooding brought gridlock to surrounding roads. Thousands had headed to the Meadowhall shopping centre, just off the M1 near Sheffield, on Thursday afternoon for the annual Christmas...

Thursday, 20:10 in Hot News

General Election 2019: Two former Labour MPs urge voters to back Boris over Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn's bid for Number 10 has suffered a series of blows as two former Labour MPs urged voters to back Boris Johnson instead at the General Election. Ian Austin said the Labour leader was "not fit to lead", and was joined by John...

Thursday, 19:59 in Politics

Labour election candidate for Gordon quits following reports of antisemitic online posts

The Labour candidate in the constituency of Gordon has stood down for “personal reasons” after reports that she made antisemitic comments in online posts. Kate Ramsden, who sits on the national executive council of the Unison union, is reported to...

Thursday, 19:02 in Politics

Jodie Chesney murder: Father's relief as teenage drug dealers found guilty of killing daughter

The father of Girl Scout Jodie Chesney shouted "We got them" as two teenage drug dealers were found guilty of her murder. The popular student had been smoking cannabis and listening to music with friends in a park when she was stabbed in the...

Thursday, 18:37 in Hot News

Glasgow community's disgust after vandals wreck memorial to Holocaust victims

A Glasgow community has expressed its digust after vandals destroyed a newly-erected memorial to victims of the Holocaust. A plaque commemorating the lives of thousands of people murdered during World War II was planted in the rose garden in Queens...

Thursday, 17:51 in Lifestyle

Eating out slows in popularity for first time in four years

The out of home dining market has fallen out of growth for the first time in four years. Sales at restaurants, cafes, bars and other eating out options are currently flat compared to last year, the first time since July 2016 that there has been no...

Thursday, 17:51 in Lifestyle

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