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Wednesday, June 21st, 2017


Agency secures deals

Big secures £600,000 in new business

Zoe Ogilvie

PR and marketing agency The Big Partnership has picked up new business worth more than £600,000 ..

Ibrox clubs agrees deal

Rangers and Sports Direct settle retail dispute


Rangers and Sports Direct have agreed to settle their legal dispute and have launched a new retail offering..

Merger 'temporarily halted'

FanDuel, Draftkings deal held up by judge

Nigel Eccles

A merger between sport fantasy companies DraftKings and FanDuel has been held up by a US federal judge…

Ruling over historic debt

Ex-Wimbledon champion Becker declared bankrupt

Boris Becker

Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a London bankruptcy court. The 49-year-old owed a firm of private bankers a large sum and the court registrar said there was not enough credible evidence that he could pay. Mr Becker’s lawyers asked for a final chance to pay with the funds from re-mortgaging a property in Majorca, requesting another 28-day adjournment after saying that they expected the six million euro deal to be completed in a month’s time. Registrar Miss Christine Derrett rejected the appeal, saying itRead More

Increase in prize money

SPFL adds more fizz to IRN-BRU Cup

Dundee United

The SPFL has attempted to add more fizz to the IRN-BRU Cup this season by increasing the prize money in a revamped tournament format. Chief executive Neil Doncaster is hoping clubs and supporters will enjoy the new-look competition, with a reduction in the number of rounds from seven to six when the action kicks off in mid-August leading up to the final on 24/25 March next year. As recently announced, Bray Wanderers and Sligo Rovers from the Republic of Ireland will join the tournament along with the Northern Irish and WelshRead More

Queen's Speech

Holyrood may get power to derail Brexit bill

Brexit issues dominated the legislative programme outlined in today’s Queen’s Speech…

Investment into city

Michelin and Tesco deliver boost to Dundee


Dundee received a double dose of good news today with a big investment and more jobs..

Government responds to SRC demands

Brown agrees to talks on retail action plan

David Lonsdale

Retail leaders have welcomed a commitment from the Scottish Government to…

Initiative adds £17.5m to Scots economy

Film fund generates £10 for every £1 spent

T2 Trainspotting

A fund to bring more film production to Scotland has generated £17.5 million for the economy ..

Investors back biotech firm

EnteroBiotix raises £500k in seed funding

EnteroBiotix, a Scottish biotechnology company, has raised £500,000 in an oversubscribed seed round of investment. The financing was led by Equity Gap and supported by the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise.  EnteroBiotix, based in Aberdeen, is focused on using the body’s own microorganisms to prevent and treat disease. It will use the capital to further develop its product pipeline and grow its manufacturing and research team. James McIlroy, a final year medical student at the University of Aberdeen and CEO at EnteroBiotix. said: “This investment and grantRead More