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Monday, July 10th, 2017

 

Wimbledon 2017

Nadal edged out in epic five-set encounter

Muller and Nadal

Gilles Muller bt Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-4 3-6 4-6 15-13 Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal’s dreams of landing a third title were shattered when he was defeated by 16th seed Gilles Muller in a five-set thriller. The Spaniard battle back from two sets down to square the match on Court No. 1 but in an epic deciding set, his opponent from Luxembourg held his nerve to clinch a remarkable triumph. One of the pre-tournament favourites, Nadal had saved four match points before finally succumbing to the tenacious Muller in a matchRead More


Dependent contractor status proposed

‘Giggers’ secure new rights under Taylor review

Deliveroo

A report on the so-called ‘gig economy’ is expected to call for the creation of a new category…


Wimbledon Fourth Round

Two singles quarter finalists for Britain

Andy Murray

Britain will have a quarter finalist in the men’s and women’s singles for the first time since 1973 after victories for Andy Murray and Johanna Konta. Andy Murray beat France’s Benoit Paire, 7-6, (7-1) 6-4 6-4 and has now reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon for the 10th successive year and at 23 of the last 25 Grand Slam events he has contested. He will play Sam Querrey in the next round. Murray has a 7-1 record over the American. Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach this stage atRead More


Latest partner for heritage site

BAM signs £30m contract for Playfair site

BAM Construction has signed a £30 million deal to deliver the main shell and core structure of..


Former Weir boss put in charge

Cochrane steps in as Carillion shares crash in weak trade

Keith Cochrane

Former Weir and Stagecoach CEO Keith Cochrane has been installed as interim chief executive of construction group Carillion after its shares crashed this morning…


Brexit realities 'will hit home'

May urges opposition to help deliver Brexit deal

Theresa May on Marr

Prime Minister Theresa May will make a direct appeal to opposition parties to help her deliver the Brexit deal…


Rents rising in industry hotspots says report

Brucefield

A lack of supply is continuing to push up rents in Scotland’s industrial property hotspots, according to a new report..


City is joint second in new ranking

Ships to insurance: Glasgow’s new economy

Glasgow financial district

Glasgow has been revealed as one of the biggest centres in the UK for the insurance and long-term savings industry…


Growth 'subdued' say surveys

More ‘softening’ evident in Scottish economy

Wireline industry

Surveys today provide further evidence of a softening of the Scottish economy…