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Tue, 23 Jul 2024 09:58:02 +0100
Inside new Michael Kors store as designer brand reopens in Edinburgh
Designer brand Michael Kors have opened their expanded lifestyle store in Edinburgh.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 09:02:28 +0100
Conservative leadership contest rules and when it will end
The Conservative Party has announced the rules for the leadership contest to replace Rishi Sunak

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 07:44:43 +0100
Two-child benefit cap vote: Time, process and likely outcome
The new government is likely to face a rebellion over the two-child benefit cap, which is expected to go to a vote today - here's everything you need to know

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 07:39:10 +0100
Study shows about half of Scottish entrepreneurs female
Researchers have hailed a “landmark moment” for Scotland after a study showed that women accounted for around half of all entrepreneurs last year

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 07:19:30 +0100
Taylor Swift, TRNSMT help boost economy as fans travel
An increasing number of British fans have to travel across the UK to see high-profile music acts, a new report has revealed

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 07:14:45 +0100
Scottish sewage dumps could be 'huge underestimate'
Figures showing there were thousands more sewage dumps into Scotland’s waterways last year than previously known could still be a “huge underestimate” of the scale of the problem, Liberal Democrats have warned

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 06:08:41 +0100
College lecturers in Scotland could strike again over pay
Renewed strikes could hit Scotland's colleges after lecturers voted to continue industrial action in a long-running pay dispute

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 04:35:00 +0100
Scottish cities climb UK league table for FDI draw
The Scottish cities have climbed the UK league table

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 04:30:00 +0100
Professional services firm reveals Scotland promotion, hires
It declared it had “strengthened” the team with the promotion and new appointments

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 04:30:00 +0100
Markets take stock as the US political show rolls on
Joe Biden's decision to withdraw from the US presidential election against Donald Trump has left the business community asking what next

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 00:01:00 +0100
National Archives secrets: Kim Philby to what Bush said about Israel
New papers released by the National Archives reveals Tony Blair's government feared the Israeli army was "out of control"

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 00:01:00 +0100
Evidence found for Bonnie Prince Charlie assassination attempt
Researchers have uncovered long-sought evidence of an assassination attempt on Bonnie Prince Charlie as he slept at Bannockburn House

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 00:01:00 +0100
Major airline announces 200 fully funded pilot jobs
The airline says the recruitment drive is designed to give people the chance to train as a commercial pilot without worrying about the costs.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 06:30:00 +0100
More than 80 tenants seek damages for black mould after baby’s death
A personal injury firm is seeking damages in dozens of cases where it claims tenants' health has been harmed by prolonged exposure to hazardous black mould, amid calls for tighter legislation. Claire Campbell, a partner at Thompsons Solicitors, is cu...

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 04:28:00 +0100
Finance chief joins Scottish electric vehicle charging firm
Graham Neill joins fast-growing company from N4 Partners

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 04:31:00 +0100
What do the new government’s plans mean for your pension?
What do the new government’s plans mean for your pension?

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 04:30:00 +0100
Ryanair looks to offer discounted fares amid profits slump
Ryanair to offer discounted fares amid profits slump

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 06:00:00 +0100
Our cartoonist Steven Camley’s take on Tory leadership
Our cartoonist Steven Camley’s take on Tory leadership

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 06:30:00 +0100
Russell Findlay leadership bid 'premature' says rival
Russell Findlay has been accused of disrespecting party members after he announced his bid to be the next leader of the Scottish Conservative.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 06:30:00 +0100
New think tank urges Swinney to address Christian community concerns
There is a "palpable feeling of exclusion amongst Scotland's vibrant Christian community,” a new thinktank has warned after a poll found more than 70% feel the Scottish Government does not support them.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 18:48:29 +0100
'Unique' home at the centre of Royal Troon golf course up for sale
A property hailed as the 'best house in golf' is up for sale in what has been described as a 'once in a generation opportunity' for potential buyers.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 17:03:39 +0100
Farmers union opposes Galloway's National Park proposals
National Farmers Union Scotland say their members strongly oppose the proposals to make Galloway a National Park.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 16:48:29 +0100
Calls for Edinburgh to follow Barcelona and ban Airbnb
A call has been made for Edinburgh to follow Barcelona’s lead and ban Airbnb’s as part of the council’s review into their short-term lets policy.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 16:08:18 +0100
Castle Street and M8 junction closed after Glasgow crash
A busy road in Glasgow city centre is closed after a pedestrian and bus were involved in a collision. Police are asking the public to avoid the area.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 16:00:00 +0100
New study suggests chimpanzees converse like humans
Chimpanzees have a similar conversation style to humans, research from the University of St Andrews has found, including interrupting each other

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 16:00:00 +0100
'First-of-its kind' piano and cocktail bar to open in Edinburgh
A first-of-its-kind, sing-along piano and cocktail bar will open in Edinburgh this week with a motto of “no microphone, no spotlight, no judgment”.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 16:05:20 +0100
How Democrats have responded to Biden's decision to step aside
After more than three weeks of fretting about President Joe Biden’s reelection bid, major donors say they are relieved and grateful for his decision to step aside.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 16:03:05 +0100
Scotch whisky: Edinburgh distillery to offer free tours
A city centre distillery will offer a series of free tours as well as a discounted cocktail menu this week amid fifth birthday celebrations.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 14:31:41 +0100
Scotland to be hit by bin strikes as unions reject offer
It's set to be a 'stinking summer' for Scotland after council workers rejected the latest COSLA pay offer today, as bin strikes loom.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:44:23 +0100
Man behind Banksy's Glasgow exhibition announces retirement plans
The man behind Banksy’s surprise Glasgow show is to retire as Head of Glasgow Life Museums and Collections after almost a decade in the role.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 12:47:26 +0100
Scottish space programme get funding boost of more than £10million
More than £10million in funding has been announced for five space projects across Scotland on the opening day of the Farnborough International Airshow.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 12:31:00 +0100
SSE reveals plans to progress Great Glen pumped hydro scheme
Project would develop tunnels and a new power station connecting reservoir at Loch Quoich with an upper reservoir at Loch Fearna

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 12:45:19 +0100
Scottish National Park status to be awarded to Galloway
Galloway is now set to become Scotland's next National Park by 2026.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 12:01:16 +0100
Is America ready for a black female president?
Kamala Harris has been on a yo-yo string with Democratic Party bigwigs since that cataclysmic debate performance catapulted her boss out of a sure 2024 nomination.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 12:22:40 +0100
'Deluge' of challenges puts more Scottish companies at risk
Scottish businesses are continuing to struggle with growing numbers showing signs of financial distress across all sectors

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:04:49 +0100
Scottish Street Food Awards Winners announced at Edinburgh festival
The champions of this year’s Scottish Street Food Awards are now preparing for the next stage of the competition after a victorious weekend in Edinburgh.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 11:00:00 +0100
Back in Blackhill for Angus and Malcolm Young statue
IF you want to appreciate the splendour and majesty of the Cranhill water tower, you need to get up close to it. It’s located at one of the highest points in Glasgow, standing guard over the housing schemes of Cranhill, Queenslie, Blackhill and Ruc...

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 10:56:57 +0100
Who is Russell Findlay? The ex-journalist in bid to lead Scots Tories
Russell Findlay has announced his decision to run to be leader, but who is he?

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 10:17:03 +0100
Scrapping two-child benefit cap will be considered
A Labour cabinet member has said that scrapping the two-child benefit cap will be 'considered' amid growing pressure on the new government

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 09:41:26 +0100
Jagtar Singh Johal: Brother calls for Lammy action on India trip
 The brother of a Scottish man, Jagtar Singh Johal, imprisoned in India has urged Foreign Secretary David Lammy to use a trip to India to call have for his release

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 09:16:43 +0100
Russell Findlay to stand for Scottish Tory leadership
Russell Findlay, the Scottish Conservative Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Justice, has announced he'll stand to replace Douglas Ross as party leader

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 07:55:44 +0100
BT fined £17.5m after 14,000 emergency calls missed
BT has been fined £17.5m after a service outage saw 14,000 emergency calls unable to get through and presented a serious risk to the public

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 07:14:56 +0100
Unions to announce decision on bin strikes in Scotland
Two trade unions are expected to announce on Monday whether or not their members in waste disposal will accept a new pay deal

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 06:41:26 +0100
Scottish nature spots receive share of £150m lottery funding
Projects that aim to boost nature recovery and 'back the people who make landscapes thrive' will receive a share of £150 million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 06:30:00 +0100
How the housing emergency affects Scotland's students
Research by the National Union of Students (NUS) shows that housing is a major and increasing problem for college and university students.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 06:30:00 +0100
Scottish actor Alan Cumming joins animal welfare campaign
Alan Cumming has joined charity Animals Asia to help prevent cruel tourist attractions abroad, calling on the new government to implement an act passed last year.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 06:00:00 +0100
How US and Scots colleges keep communities afloat
Scotland's colleges and American community colleges face similar threats to survival, and there are lessons to be learned from across the pond.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 04:33:00 +0100
'I don’t always think the industry is fully understood'
Suntory boss calls for fairer treatment for distillers on tax

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 06:52:00 +0100
Councillor bids for permanent AC/DC memorial in Glasgow
A councillor is to launch a campaign for a permanent memorial to AC/DC in Glasgow, The Herald can exclusively reveal.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 06:50:00 +0100
Glasgow tribute to AC/DC and the Youngs is long overdue
If you want to appreciate the splendour and majesty of the Cranhill water tower you need to get up close to it. It’s located at one of the highest points in the city, standing guard over the housing schemes of Cranhill, Queenslie, Springboig and Ru...