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Edinburgh one of only two Scottish locations in UK’s Top 10 Cities

Those that live here have long known it, but now it is official: Edinburgh is one of the UK’s best cities. Aberdeen and Edinburgh have been listed among the top 10 cities to live and work in the UK, according to new research. Ranked ninth place last...

Monday, 19:12 in Lifestyle

General election 2019: Scotland's future being decided by Nigel Farage, warns Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland's future is at risk of being decided by Nigel Farage after he announced the Brexit Party would not stand candidates in Conservative-held seats, Nicola Sturgeon has warned. The First Minister reacted to news the Brexit Party would not contest...

Monday, 18:28 in Politics

Bo’ness buildings part of council’s property review

Making more use of schools could be the key to Falkirk Council transforming its property portfolio from a large number of decaying buildings to fewer modern facilities. Smaller offices, more shared space and flexible working are on the cards as...

Monday, 18:22 in Lifestyle

IN PICTURES: Remembrance Sunday in Hawick

Hawick British Legion chairman Ian McLeod said the parade was one of the largest in recent years...and it was captured on camera by our photographer Bill McBurnie. Nina, Zara and Thea Inglis join in the service at Hawick. Contributed

Monday, 18:22 in Lifestyle

Swift Dental Group looks to expand in Scottish market

Swift Dental Group is aiming to strengthen its Scottish offering and broaden its reach after acquiring a Dunfermline business. The Lancashire group, which describes itself as the largest dental laboratory in the UK, now has a physical presence in...

Monday, 17:50 in Business

Breast and kidney cancer drugs get approval for use across Scotland's NHS

Medicines for breast and kidney cancers are among five new drugs which can now be used across Scotland's NHS. The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) announced it had accepted the use of the treatments today while it also rejected atezolizumab for...

Monday, 17:47 in Health

Thistle give you a thrill on a cold night

Tweedbank Thistle Football Club held its last Bonfire and Fireworks night on Saturday and it has been hailed as a huge success. With a pesky weather front doing its best to put a dampener on proceedings, it wasn’t the perfect conditions for a family...

Monday, 17:39 in Lifestyle

Aberdeenshire's James Rizza & Sons scoops new Asda deal

A family-run Aberdeenshire ice cream firm is to create more jobs after “scooping” a new supply deal with Asda to stock two of its lines in the retailer’s Scottish stores. James Rizza & Sons will see its new double salted caramel and raspberry and...

Monday, 17:34 in Business

All the winners from Falkirk Herald Business Excellence Awards 2019

A host of winners were celebrating success at The Falkirk Herald Business Excellence Awards 2019 Held last night in the Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa in Polmont, the event recognised the achievements made by businesses, big and small, in the last...

Monday, 17:34 in Business

Chip shop owner 'killed wife with burning oil' from deep fat fryer

A husband burned his wife of 30 years to death at their chip shop by pouring scalding hot cooking oil over her, a court has heard. Geoffrey Bran, 71, allegedly murdered his wife Mavis Bran, 69, with a deep fat fryer at the Chipoteria in Hermon,...

Monday, 17:16 in Hot News

Hotel review: The Cavendish London - Unforgettable Reception

Scotland On Sunday Travel: Do Not Disturb ‘Welcome back Mr Rudden,” smiled the receptionist as I checked into The Cavendish London, one of the city’s more famous hotels. It was a greeting that left me bemused – I couldn’t recall having stayed there in...

Monday, 17:13 in Lifestyle

Orkney modelling company enjoys boost in UK-wide sales after Small Biz 100

An Orkney scale modelling company has enjoyed a sales boost after being showcased as part of the UK-wide Small Business Saturday campaign. Peedie Models, which designs, manufactures and supplies models including detailed aircraft, warships and railway...

Monday, 17:11 in Business

Doosan Babcock Renfew lease marks largest industrial property deal of 2019

Engineering group Doosan Babcock has inked the largest industrial property deal of the year in Scotland, after signing a new 15-year lease for its Renfrew site. The company occupies some 350,000 square feet of offices, industrial and manufacturing...

Monday, 17:11 in Business

Workflo Solutions launches debut facility outside Scotland

A managed services provider based in Livingston has opened its first facility outside Scotland. Workflo Solutions is developing a new hub in Saddleworth, Greater Manchester, as part of a national roll-out plan for its outsourced business support...

Monday, 17:11 in Business

West Lothian entrepreneur puts six-figure sum into HR app

An entrepreneur based in West Lothian has launched her first app, giving HR advice to stressed workers, after injecting a six-figure sum. Stephanie Robinson has put £120,000 into HR Solver, which aims to empower employees with instant HR and legal...

Monday, 17:11 in Business

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