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Corbyn defiant in wake of Copeland defeat

Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn issued a message of defiance in the face of more calls for a change of leadership following the Copeland by-election defeat…

As I See It

Class war is not the answer, Comrade Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn

Can Labour find a coherent strategy to win back voters?

Labour steps up indyref2 opposition

Dugdale launches ‘movement for a new Scotland’

Kezia Dugdale speaking

Scottish Labour has launched what leader Kezia Dugdale called her “movement for a new Scotland” ..

Joy for Scots at Murrayfield

Scotland end ten year wait to beat Welsh

Tommy Seymour

Six Nations: Scotland 29 Wales 13 Scotland turned around this match after trailing at half-time to secure their second victory in the championship. Second half tries from Tommy Seymour (pictured) and Tim Visser gave Scotland the lead over a Welsh team which took control in the first period and looked destined for victory. Stand-off Finn Russell proved a worthy replacement kicker for the injured Greig Laidlaw and was named Man of the Match, The result ended Wales’ run of four consecutive wins in Edinburgh and a ten-year wait for aRead More

Outcry over mayor's speech

Sturgeon: Khan’s separation comments ‘ill-judged’

Sadiq Khan

London mayor Sadiq Khan has sparked a furious outcry in Scotland over comments on independence in his address to the Scottish Labour conference in Perth…

Three-year contract agreed

Anglian secures city centre water deal

Capital Building

Anglian Water Business has secured a three-year contract to supply a business in central Edinburgh. It has signed with commercial managing agent, Property Initiatives to provide water billing services to The Capital Building in St Andrew Square. The transfer to AWB was handled by utility consultant, LSI Energy. AWB clients in Scotland include branches of ASDA, bookmaker Betfred, the brewer Greene King, and Starwood Hotels, which runs the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa in Edinburgh, Malmaison and Hotel du Vin. It has a Scottish Government contract to provide water billing services to moreRead More

Expansion in new markets

Wester Ross acquires farm to boost growth plan

Wester Ross Fisheries

Scotland’s oldest independent salmon farming business, Wester Ross Fisheries, has bought a salmon farm near Ullapool to support the business’s long term growth…

Supermarket moves in

Aldi takes first former Bhs store in Scotland

Aldi Port Glasgow

Supermarket chain Aldi is to take a vacant Bhs store in a Scottish shopping centre..

2018 to be a 'milestone year'

RBS confirms loss but expects profit next year

Ross McEwan

Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed its ninth consecutive year in the red with an attributable annual loss of £6.95 billion…

Operating profits rise

Standard Life benefits from client spread

Keith Skeoch

Standard Life saw annual operating profits rise 9% to £723 million as it broadened its customer offering. A final dividend of 13.35p per share (2015: 12.34p) is recommended. Standard Life Investments has achieved its 45% EBITDA margin target one year early helped by delivery of over £50m of annual cost synergies following the successful integration of Ignis. Assets under administration rose 16% to £357.1 billion, above forecast. Keith Skeoch (pictured) chief executive, said: “Standard Life continues to make good progress towards creating a world-class investment company. “We have increased the paceRead More