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Wednesday, June 14th, 2017


Cable and Swinson top list of successors

Christian Farron quits over views on gay sex

Tim Farron

Tim Farron has stepped down as leader of the Liberal Democrats..

Yellen: making progress

US raises interest rate despite weaker data

Janet Yellen vid

The US Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate…

Ministers urged to ease burdens

Higher costs creating more ‘gap toothed’ high streets

Keith Brown, Louise Masson, Andrew Murphy

A Scottish retail leader has warned of an acceleration in the rate of shop closures and “gap toothed” high streets..

Senior hire for law firm

Hutcheson joins MacRoberts in Dundee

Scottish commercial law firm, MacRoberts, has strengthened its team in Dundee with the appointment of corporate lawyer, Iain Hutcheson. He has more than 30 years experience, including a previous role as a partner at Thorntons. He joins from Brymer Legal. David Milne, partner and head of the Dundee office said: “This is a sign of our commitment to grow our presence in the region and we are pleased to have him on board.” Mr Hutcheson commented: “Joining a firm with the pedigree and quality of MacRoberts is a huge privilegeRead More

17 now confirmed dead in tower block in London; people still missing; death toll will rise say police

US Congressman shot at charity baseball practice, two others wounded, gunman shot dead

MPs choose new leader

Blackford to lead SNP at Westminster

Ian Blackford

Ian Blackford, the Ross, Skye and Lochaber MP, has been elected leader of the SNP’s 35-strong bloc of MPs at Westminster..

New Scottish Edge initiative

Start-ups urged to help fund next generation

Scottish Edge

Start-ups are being offered the opportunity to become ‘investors’ themselves in the next generation of entrepreneurs…

Unemployment at 4%

Scots jobless tally slumps to 25 year low

Jamie Hepburn

Scottish unemployment fell by 17,000 in the last quarter to its lowest rate for 25 years..

Promotion is target

Robertson returns as Inverness manager

John Robertson has returned to management with Inverness Caledonian Thistle 13 years after leading the club into the Premiership for the first time in its history. The former Hearts boss replaces Richie Foran, who was sacked following the club’s relegation in May. Robertson, who has signed a two-year deal, was previously in charge of the Highlands outfit from 2002 to 2004, during which time he masterminded the club’s historic promotion to the top flight. He left Inverness to take over the reins at Tynecastle but has not held a managerialRead More