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Ian McConnell: Brexit theme park would be so much cheaper than this costly fiasco
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:07:43 +0100
MANY things are surprising. Others are astounding. However, it is not often you get the kind of truly jaw-dropping experience that was on offer this week when Prime Minister Theresa May, with a straight face, proclaimed there was a “new sense of optimism”...
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Bank flags key part of Brexit in uncertain outlook as interest rates held
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:06:40 +0100
BREXIT developments, and particularly the response of households, businesses and asset prices to them, remain the most significant source of economic uncertainty, the Bank of England has declared.
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test
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:05:46 +0100
Mixed emotions were no doubt order of the day for Andrew Shepherd yesterday when it was announced to the stock exchange that he was stepping down from his role at the business he founded 30 years ago.
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Medical firm founder steps back after HIV product milestone is passed
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:05:26 +0100
THE founder of Omega, the medical diagnostics company focused on allergy, food intolerance and infectious disease, has stepped down with immediate effect.
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Oil services giant highlights tough North Sea conditions
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
OIL services giant Petrofac has suffered a fall in business in the North Sea, where activity levels remain under pressure in spite of the partial recovery in the crude price since last November.
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Flagship tidal energy project wins vote of confidence from Tycoon
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
A flagship renewable energy project in Scotland has won a big boost after the company behind it linked up with billionaire Sanjeev Gupta who has been ramping up his interests in the country through acquisitions.
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Revealed: tycoon bids to bring shipbuilding back to the Clyde
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
SHIPBUILDING on the Clyde will be revived under plans drawn up by one of Scotland’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
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Maritime museum incorporated into tycoon's plans for shipbuilding revival
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
A MUSEUM to celebrate Glasgow’s rich heritage of shipbuilding should be incorporated into plans for the development of the Graving Docks in Govan, according to one of Scotland’s most celebrated businessmen.
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Sky shares drop on Fox-Disney deal, taking FTSE-100 into the red
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:19:55 +0100
News that Disney will snap up a raft of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets including Sky sent the broadcaster's shares to the bottom of the FTSE 100 and dragged the blue chip index into the red.
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The Bottom Line: A west-end hit and a festive risk
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:58 +0100
Festive risk
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Scotch lamb campaign lifts retail demand by 38 per cent
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:53 +0100
FIGURES from Kantar Worldpanel (12-week data to November 5 2017) show retail sales of Scottish-origin lamb in Scotland increased by 38.2 per cent during the "Wham Bam Lamb" campaign compared with the same period last year.
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Pay shows another fall amid surge in inflation
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:09:40 +0100
HOUSEHOLDS in Great Britain suffered another year-on-year fall in average pay in real terms in the three months to October, as inflation continued to outstrip nominal earnings increases, official figures show.
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Fly me to Dunoon: acquisition opens up air routes in west Scotland for aviation firm
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:04:00 +0100
CLOUD Global Group, the Glasgow-based aviation business, is able to operate passenger flights for the first time followings its acquisition of Fly Scenic Scotland.
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Oil and gas market challenges still weighing on Wood
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
WOOD has highlighted continued challenges in the oil and gas market as it hailed the benefits of the £2.2 billion takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler which will reduce its reliance on the North Sea.
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Bowleven expects to resume drilling off Africa in 2018
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
BOWLEVEN, the oil and gas firm which moved its headquarters from Edinburgh recently in the wake of a boardroom cull, is set to resume drilling off Africa following a four-year hiatus.
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Pound recovers poise after disappointing jobs data
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:18:52 +0100
THE pound recovered after initial disappointment over the UK jobs report and climbed higher against the greenback as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision.
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Near-£1m grant for film plant
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:31:50 +0100
MORE than 70 jobs have been secured, and further posts created, at DuPont Teijin Films’ Dumfries manufacturing plant with a £967,955 grant to support innovation, the Scottish Government said.
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Championship awarded to Robert Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke for Texels
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:31:49 +0100
Lawrie & Symington Ltd had 85 pens of three prime lambs presented for judging at their Christmas show and sale in Lanark on Monday when the championship was awarded to Robert Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke for Texels that weighed 44kg each and sold for...
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Norway’s farming model is looking good
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:46:30 +0100
GORDON DAVIDSON
© Herald Scotland
Most important news of Scotland:
Ian McConnell: Brexit theme park would be so much cheaper than this costly fiasco
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:07:43 +0100
MANY things are surprising. Others are astounding. However, it is not often you get the kind of truly jaw-dropping experience that was on offer this week when Prime Minister Theresa May, with a straight face, proclaimed there was a “new sense of optimism”...
© Herald Scotland
Bank flags key part of Brexit in uncertain outlook as interest rates held
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:06:40 +0100
BREXIT developments, and particularly the response of households, businesses and asset prices to them, remain the most significant source of economic uncertainty, the Bank of England has declared.
© Herald Scotland
test
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:05:46 +0100
Mixed emotions were no doubt order of the day for Andrew Shepherd yesterday when it was announced to the stock exchange that he was stepping down from his role at the business he founded 30 years ago.
© Herald Scotland
Medical firm founder steps back after HIV product milestone is passed
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:05:26 +0100
THE founder of Omega, the medical diagnostics company focused on allergy, food intolerance and infectious disease, has stepped down with immediate effect.
© Herald Scotland
Oil services giant highlights tough North Sea conditions
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
OIL services giant Petrofac has suffered a fall in business in the North Sea, where activity levels remain under pressure in spite of the partial recovery in the crude price since last November.
© Herald Scotland
Flagship tidal energy project wins vote of confidence from Tycoon
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
A flagship renewable energy project in Scotland has won a big boost after the company behind it linked up with billionaire Sanjeev Gupta who has been ramping up his interests in the country through acquisitions.
© Herald Scotland
Revealed: tycoon bids to bring shipbuilding back to the Clyde
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
SHIPBUILDING on the Clyde will be revived under plans drawn up by one of Scotland’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
© Herald Scotland
Maritime museum incorporated into tycoon's plans for shipbuilding revival
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
A MUSEUM to celebrate Glasgow’s rich heritage of shipbuilding should be incorporated into plans for the development of the Graving Docks in Govan, according to one of Scotland’s most celebrated businessmen.
© Herald Scotland
Sky shares drop on Fox-Disney deal, taking FTSE-100 into the red
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:19:55 +0100
News that Disney will snap up a raft of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets including Sky sent the broadcaster's shares to the bottom of the FTSE 100 and dragged the blue chip index into the red.
© Herald Scotland
The Bottom Line: A west-end hit and a festive risk
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:58 +0100
Festive risk
© Herald Scotland
Scotch lamb campaign lifts retail demand by 38 per cent
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:53 +0100
FIGURES from Kantar Worldpanel (12-week data to November 5 2017) show retail sales of Scottish-origin lamb in Scotland increased by 38.2 per cent during the "Wham Bam Lamb" campaign compared with the same period last year.
© Herald Scotland
Pay shows another fall amid surge in inflation
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:09:40 +0100
HOUSEHOLDS in Great Britain suffered another year-on-year fall in average pay in real terms in the three months to October, as inflation continued to outstrip nominal earnings increases, official figures show.
© Herald Scotland
Fly me to Dunoon: acquisition opens up air routes in west Scotland for aviation firm
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:04:00 +0100
CLOUD Global Group, the Glasgow-based aviation business, is able to operate passenger flights for the first time followings its acquisition of Fly Scenic Scotland.
© Herald Scotland
Bowleven expects to resume drilling off Africa in 2018
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
BOWLEVEN, the oil and gas firm which moved its headquarters from Edinburgh recently in the wake of a boardroom cull, is set to resume drilling off Africa following a four-year hiatus.
© Herald Scotland
Oil and gas market challenges still weighing on Wood
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
WOOD has highlighted continued challenges in the oil and gas market as it hailed the benefits of the £2.2 billion takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler which will reduce its reliance on the North Sea.
© Herald Scotland
Pound recovers poise after disappointing jobs data
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:18:52 +0100
THE pound recovered after initial disappointment over the UK jobs report and climbed higher against the greenback as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision.
© Herald Scotland
Near-£1m grant for film plant
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:31:50 +0100
MORE than 70 jobs have been secured, and further posts created, at DuPont Teijin Films’ Dumfries manufacturing plant with a £967,955 grant to support innovation, the Scottish Government said.
© Herald Scotland
Championship awarded to Robert Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke for Texels
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:31:49 +0100
Lawrie & Symington Ltd had 85 pens of three prime lambs presented for judging at their Christmas show and sale in Lanark on Monday when the championship was awarded to Robert Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke for Texels that weighed 44kg each and sold for...
© Herald Scotland
Norway’s farming model is looking good
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:46:30 +0100
GORDON DAVIDSON
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