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Terry Murden, Editor

 

As I See It

Phoenix deal should revive Standard Life Aberdeen

Weekend Comment: Standard Life Aberdeen’s decision to sell most of its insurance business marks a historic and seismic change in Scotland’s financial services sector that should not be underestimated.


Six Nations Championship

Scintillating Scots on fire at Murrayfield

Huw Jones

Scotland survived a wave of England attacks in the dying minutes of a scintillating contest to secure their first victory over their oldest opponents for 10 years.


As Tusk warns Prime Minister

Cable calls for SNP to back vote on final Brexit deal

Lib Dem leader Vince Cable is urging the SNP to commit to supporting a second referendum on the final Brexit deal as the EU issues a new warning to Prime Minister Theresa May..


Collaboration 'key' to scheme

Investors urged to back £25m digital fund

Potential investors were told today that a £25m fund would help turn Stirling into a digital hub.


Company focusing on investment...

Standard Life Aberdeen offloads insurance to Phoenix

Gerry Grimstone

Standard Life Aberdeen has announced it is selling its insurance business in a £3 billion deal that will confirm long-held plans for it to focus on asset management.


Campaigners want change

RBS profit return overshadowed by branch closures

Ross McEwan

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced a return to profitability amid growing demands to reverse its branch closures


Wall Street panics over comment

Jenner’s Snapchat tweet wipes $1bn off value

TV celebrity Kylie Jenner caused a meltdown in a social media company’s shares yesterday after making comments about it on Twitter.


Busiest year for attraction

Milestone for visitors to Mary’s Close

The Real Mary King’s Close, a visitor attraction on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, has marked its busiest year since opening 15 years ago.


Tech media breakthrough

Beattie gives voice to ‘world first’ radio show

Beattie voice

Beattie, the communications agency, has launched what it claims is a world first for a radio show


Agency staff moves

Smarts unveils two hires and three promotions

PR agency Smarts Communicate has announced a number of appointments and promotions in its Scottish business.