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Sunday, October 4th, 2015


New entrant says plenty of cash around

Finance chief: ‘there is no funding gap’ for growth firms

Stuart McKnight

A new entrant to the Scottish corporate finance sector claims there is ‘no funding gap’ in the market. READ MORE

PM to campaign for Yes vote

Cameron urges patience on date of EU poll

Prime Minister David Cameron has not yet set a date of the referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union and is in no rush to do so… READ MORE

As I See It

ITV takes a kicking after England’s cup exit

Terry at Exchange

England’s rugby players, officials and fans are not the only ones licking their wounds after their shock exit from the World Cup. READ MORE

Wearside boss departs

Advocaat and Rodgers out on day of long knives

Former Rangers manager Dick Advocaat and Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers have parted company with their clubs. READ MORE

Presenter in channel tug-of-war

BBC’s Peston poised for switch to ITV

Robert Peston

Robert Peston, Economics Editor at the BBC, is expected to leave the corporation after being offered his own Sunday morning politics show on ITV. READ MORE

Drapers Awards

Drapers nomination for East Lothian brand

Earth Squared

East Lothian fashion accessories brand Earth Squared has been nominated in the fashion supplier of the year category in the 25th anniversary Drapers Awards… READ MORE

Rugby World Cup

Scots poised for QFs while hosts humiliated by Wallabies

Scotland 16 South Africa 34 England 13 Australia 33 Scotland came into this match against South Africa optimistic about their chances of success on the back of rampant second half performances in their opening ties against Japan and the USA. It was not to be, but in spite of this defeat they are expected to defeat Samoa at the weekend and make the quarter finals. Not so the hosts. England’s loss to the Australians means they are dumped out of the tournament, prompting the usual inquests about who should takeRead More

Inaugural event proves big draw

Festival offers a tasty flavour for coffee fans

Coffee lovers were out in force at an inaugural event for cafe owners and roasters. More than 1,700 visitors flocked to the Edinburgh Coffee Festival at Mansfield Traquair. READ MORE