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Sunday, November 20th, 2016

 

Bank to bulk up credit card operation

Lloyds ‘returns to M&A’ with £7bn MBNA bid

Lloyds Banking Group looks poised to make its first acquisition since its 2009 bail-out by acquiring the MBNA credit card business…


Scot conquers Djokovic

Murray on top of the world with ATP victory

Andy Murray overcame his nemesis to retain world number one status..


Cost rockets to £6m

Tram inquiry ‘may cost more than Chilcot’

Edinburgh Trams

The cost of an inquiry into the Edinburgh tram project has rocketed to more than £ 6million…


Autumn International

Last gasp Laidlaw kicks Scotland to victory

  Autumn International – Scotland 19 Argentina 16 Greig Laidlaw’s last-minute penalty gave Scotland victory and took them above their opponents into the top eight of world rugby. Laidlaw and Nicolas Sanchez scored penalties in a scrappy first half. Matias Orlando and Sean Maitland converted tries in an improved second 40 minutes. With a minute to play Scots fly-half Finn Russell saw his drop-goal charged down but the captain’s penalty snatched the win. The World Cup draw takes place next May and top eight nations will comprise the highest seeding pots.Read More


As I See It

FanDuel merger: A deal to rejoice or regret?

Should we rejoice at FanDuel’s merger with its US rival or regret that it has become another Scottish company to lose its independence?