August 21, 2019

Seized Beijing skyscraper snapped up for £605m in auction

A Beijing skyscraper confiscated from a fugitive Chinese billionaire has been sold in an online auction for 5.18 billion yuan (£605m).
August 21, 2019

Police Scotland might have to axe 750 officers to balance books

POLICE Scotland faces slashing up to 750 frontline officers to balance its books next year, senior officers have warned.
August 21, 2019

Union dividend now nearly £2,000 per Scot, say GERS figures

EVERY Scot benefits from a “Union dividend” of nearly £2,000 a year, according to official figures that damage Nicola Sturgeon’s independence crusade.
August 21, 2019

Tax on top earners could boost UK budget by billions – Oxfam

Taxing the UK's top 1% of earners could raise billions of pounds each year and reduce the country's inequality, according to a study conducted by the charity Oxfam.
August 21, 2019

‘Dinosaur bosses’ averse to hire pregnant women

More than 10% of employers would hesitate to hire a woman who they think might get pregnant, showing that "dinosaur bosses" are still found in workplaces, a new study suggests.
August 21, 2019

Lotto results for Wednesday, August 21: National Lottery winning numbers from the latest draw

The winning numbers for the Lotto draw and Thunderball - the Lotto jackpot is a £5m rollover tonight
August 21, 2019

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: There is much to entertain as well as educate

FROM the revolutionary Sixties up to Brexit, insights into our history, and a show recalling one of Scotland’s greats, Ines Watson has discovered much to entertain as well as educate
August 21, 2019

FSB calls for £90m-a-year war chest to save Scots high streets

BUSINESS leaders have demanded a £90million-a-year war chest for Scotland’s high streets as banks and stores vanish at an alarming rate.
August 21, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon under fire for ducking out of GERS figures event

NICOLA Sturgeon has been accused of “running scared” over the state of Scotland’s public finances by missing the launch of a key report.
August 21, 2019

Twitter to meet Man United over Pogba racist abuse

Twitter representatives will meet Manchester United and British anti-discriminatory body Kick It Out after the club's midfielder Paul Pogba became the latest player to be subjected to online racist abuse, the social media company said on Wednesday.
August 21, 2019

Sturridge joins Turkish side Trabzonspor

Former Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge has joined Trabzonspor on a three-year deal, the Turkish Super League side said on Wednesday.
August 21, 2019

Nine teams vie for football on roller skates World Cup in Belgium

Rollersoccer World Cup kicked off in Brussels on Monday as nine teams from the United States and Europe compete for the honours during the five-day biennial event.