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Scottish law firms knocked off Clydesdale Bank panel

Scottish law firms knocked off Clydesdale Bank panel. Wednesday 30 July 2014. A GROUP of Scottish law firms are among those which have missed out on potentially lucrative financial services work after Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank culled their …

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INDYREF: Scots culture takes centrestage at Yestival Dundee

It has been organised to "celebrate the popular aspects of Scottish culture and the undiscovered parts too," and similar events have been taking place, or will take place, all over the country. Dundee mutli-instrumentalist Esperi, bestselling author …

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Investors warned to ditch poor-performing Scottish Widows funds

Scottish Widows income investors seeking solid returns have been warned to sell out of the firm's poor-performing funds. Two of its funds have been ranked as the worst performers for the fourth time in a row, the latest UK Equity Income report from …

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Police Scotland under fire over trips abroad | UK | News …

POLICE Scotland spent almost £100000 on foreign junkets during its first year.

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Lawwell appointed to Scottish FA's main board

Stewart Regan, Scottish FA Chief Executive: "We are delighted to welcome Ralph back to the main Board, having already benefitted from Peter's wealth of experience in the past year. I am sure both will play key roles as we enter the next phase of our …

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Usain Bolt faces Scottish backlash after claiming Commonwealth Games were 'a …

Shona Robison, Commonwealth Secretary in the Scottish Government, said the Games were “fantastic”. She said: “The feedback is that the athletes are having a great time. I think that speaks volumes of what the real story is about Glasgow and Scotland.”.

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Scottish Independence Latest Poll: 'Yes' Campaign Snaps Up More Undecided …

Supporters of Scottish independence have gained ground ahead of the referendum in two months' time by snapping up more undecided voters. According to British Election Study (BES) data, which tracks individual voting intentions, the gap is closing …

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Scottish DJ Mylo says Commonwealth Games opening ceremony performance …

SCOTTISH DJ Mylo says performing at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony has given him a new lease of life. Skye-born Mylo shot to fame in 2004 with debut album Destroy Rock & Roll. The star, whose real name is Myles MacInnes, had success …

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Lawwell, Topping appointed to Scottish FA main board

The Scottish FA can confirm that both Peter Lawwell, the Celtic Chief Executive, and Ralph Topping, the Scottish Professional Football League Chairman, have been appointed to the main Board of the Scottish FA after nomination by the Professional Game …

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Usain Bolt faces Scottish backlash after claiming Commonwealth Games were 'a …

Shona Robison, Commonwealth Secretary in the Scottish Government, said the Games were “fantastic”. She said: “The feedback is that the athletes are having a great time. I think that speaks volumes of what the real story is about Glasgow and Scotland.”.

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Scottish independence essay: Yes to a richer future

One of my favourite people from Scottish history is the inspirational, flamboyant figure of RB Cunninghame Graham who was known as Don Roberto because of his Spanish blood and his gap years as a gaucho in Argentina. He founded the Scottish Labour …

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Scottish Independence: SNP's Alex Salmond Woos Voters with Minimum Wage …

Salmond pledged his party would set up a commission to consider a new 'Scottish Minimum Wage' – which would at least rise in line with inflation – if Scotland broke away from the rest of the UK. The plan comes less than two months ahead of the Scottish …

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Scottish independence: KPMG survey says firms 'not planning for 'Yes' vote'

More than eight out of 10 businesses in Scotland have not planned for a vote for independence, a survey has said. Almost 84% of Scottish firms questioned by financial services firm KPMG said they had not made continuity plans ahead of the 18 September …

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Every Scottish club will receive Ryder Cup tickets

Every golf club in Scotland will receive Ryder Cup tickets in a bid to boost membership retention. The Scottish Golf Union, the Scottish Ladies' Golf Association, the Scottish government and junior organisation ClubGolf have agreed to set aside 3,000 …

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20 Questions: James Phillips – London Scottish No. 8

Yes, but the best thing for me was to join London Scottish and get a load of game time under my belt – and hopefully that's what I'll be doing. Believe you still have a top-flight future? Yes. I'm trying to get in the best shape I can and my goal is to …

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Scottish Independence: Office talks fuel Standard Life move speculation

Standard Life is in talks to buy a large office block in London that could become its new head office in the event of Scottish independence. The financial service company is in discussions to buy 100 Cheapside, a 80,000sq ft development in the City …

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Opposing Scottish politicians come together in charity walk

Two opposing Scottish Borders politicians are putting their differences aside to walk 97 miles together along the length of the River Tweed. MP Michael Moore and Council Leader David Parker will complete the challenge next month to raise money for two …

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Scottish dress: when and how to don the tartan

… whom he credits with inventing the kilt, had not yet been born when John Michael Wright painted this magnificent portrait of Lord Mungo Murray, fifth son of the 1st Marquess of Atholl. It is on display in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in …

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Fairstone Scottish Amateur Championship: Former champion Barry Hume aims …

FORMER Fairstone Scottish Amateur champion Barry Hume is hoping to go back to the future to claim glory at Downfield this week. Hume was in the first match out yesterday and raced to a 6&5 first round win over Connor Neil, brother of Amateur champion …

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Green Investment Bank to fund biomass project at Scottish whisky distillery

Rob Cormie, group operations director at UK Green Investment Bank, said, “I am very pleased that we have been able to make another investment at a Scottish distillery, just a few weeks after we announced that we were making £5 million available to fund …

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Scottish women won't be silenced in the referendum debate

Scottish women won't be silenced in the referendum debate. Kate Higgins. Both camps in Scotland's fight for independence have finally woken up to what we knew all along: women's votes will be key. Referendum on Scottish independence. 'Women have …

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Scotland's GDP per head £2,300 higher than UK as whole …

Party says new analysis of OECD figures show an independent Scotland would be 14th richest country in the economic bloc. … UK news · Scotland · Business · Economic growth (GDP) ·; Economics ·; OECD ·; Global economy.

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Collier progresses at Scottish Amateur Championship

The 21-year-old, a goalkeeper with East Fife until hanging up his gloves after being diagnosed with diabetes, squeezed through at the 19th against Scott Graham (Arbroath Artisans) on his debut in the Scottish Golf Union's flagship event. Collier, who …

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Czech out Prague, sample seafood in Sweden, and paddle the Scottish …

Get me out of here. Now… Paddle the Scottish Highlands. On 8 August, Wilderness Scotland are offering the chance to explore Scotland's whisky region by canoe, paddling the length of the River Spey. The deal costs £795pp, with four nights' half-board, …

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Clegg joy as her English guide wins Scottish gold

SPRINTER Libby Clegg has spoken of her delight at learning her running partner has been awarded a gold medal after their para-sports victory. It was expected that guide Mikail Huggins – who acts as her eyes and speaks to her during the race – would not …

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Search is on for family of love-struck Scottish woman who stitched poem into …

Search is on for family of love-struck Scottish woman who stitched poem into World War One soldier's kilt. Jul 30, 2014 00:01; By Scotland Now. HISTORIAN Helen Paul, of Southampton University, discovered the note as she removed packing stitches from …

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Scottish Independence: 700000 to Leave if Union is Broken

"This poll is a blow to [Scottish National Party (SNP)] Alex Salmond's faltering campaign and makes clear that the momentum is with those of us saying no thanks to separation," said Better Together campaign director Blair McDougall. "The closer we get …

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85% of Scottish firms haven't planned for Yes vote

Scottish first minister Alex Salmond will be hoping the businesses' guesses are wrong. Credit: PA. More than eight out of ten businesses in Scotland do not yet have plans in place to deal with the result of the referendum if the country votes for …

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Actual Vampire Hunt In Scotland In the 50's Inspires Graphic …

Home » Comics » Actual Vampire Hunt In Scotland In the 50′s Inspires Graphic Novel – Talking With Children's Vampire Hunting Brigade At San Diego Comic Con …. Disclaimer: This site is full of news, gossip and rumour.

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Scotland's medal haul gets even bigger | UK | News | Daily …

SCOTLAND'S medal avalanche showed no sign of stopping last night with more record-breaking performances at the Games.

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Dairy farmers! Help wanted.

"At present, there is no information on the intentions of dairy farmers across Scotland regarding their place in the industry, therefore it would be interesting to find out the policy and drivers which affect the decision making on Scottish dairy …

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Argyll News: Scottish Water to invest £1.2m to counter …

Scottish Water's customers in Helensburgh are set to benefit from a £1.2m investment in environmental improvement work on East King Street. A number of customers there experienced repeated internal flooding and, as part …

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AXA's Scottish branch completes management team

Karen Donald has been appointed underwriting manager, Scotland. Donald has 26 years' experience in the Scottish market having worked at Zurich, Chubb and most recently, Mitsui Sumitomo where she was branch underwriting manager. Donald has …

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Scottish Premiership – Pukki urges Forster to stay

Teemu Pukki struck twice against KR Reykjavik at the BT Murrayfield Stadium to take Celtic one step closer to the Champions League group stages and is hoping Southampton target Fraser Forster remains at Parkhead to enjoy it with him. 23 July 2014 09:11 …

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Hearts drawn to face Livingston

The winner of Rangers' home first-round tie against Hibernian will host Clyde while Falkirk will visit either Dunfermline or Raith Rovers. Brora Rangers, who stunned Stenhousemuir in round one, will entertain East Fife. Peterhead visit Brechin City …

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