Eddie Barnes: Taxing times as world looks to Cameron
Julianna Margulies on separating real life from work
Tom Kitchin: Fail-safe filleting
Sky’s the limit: Man’s fascination with Everest
Lions and Wallabies coaches in selection dilemmas
Kelso rally: Two-stroke serenade
Tom English: Ibrox is now an Odditorium
THE head of the UK’s most influential financial compensation body warned last night that thousands of bank account deposits would be at risk in an independent Scotland unless a new government set up its own guarantee scheme.42 comments
PARENTS in one of Scotland’s largest education authorities have been warned they face £30 fines if their children fail to turn up for end-of-year exams.1 comment
IN THE age-old war of the sexes over who fares better behind the wheel it is enough ammunition to keep the battle raging for years to come.1 comment
DOZENS of “windcrofters” are emerging across Scotland under a new drive that offers landowners free power in exchange for allowing developers to erect mini-turbines on their property.8 comments
COUNTER-terrorism police have arrested three more men in connection with the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in London.
A ZOOKEEPER who died after being mauled by a tiger entered the animal’s enclosure for “inexplicable reasons”, the park’s owner has said.
CELTIC manager Neil Lennon has rejected suggestions that the success of his club’s season will be judged on the outcome of today’s Scottish Cup final against Hibs.1 comment
HE SPOKE about Hibs, of course he did. Hibs and Celtic and his old mate Scott Brown and the excitement he feels ahead of today at Hampden.1 comment
JON Daly has a refreshingly simple take on becoming the first high-profile Catholic from the Republic of Ireland to sign for Rangers.
DAVID Denton has always been blessed with boy-band good looks and he has now augmented them with what looks suspiciously like a boy-band haircut, short at the back and sides but long and a little floppy at the front.
GOLF’S greatest-ever player, Jack Nicklaus, happens to be colour blind.
AT THE last blast of Nicola Rizzoli’s whistle, four Dortmund players hit the floor simultaneously, as if a sniper in the stand had taken them out with one magic bullet instead of Arjen Robben, the real marksmen, who had done the job with one golden goal, a finish of poise and brilliance that broke Dortmund’s resistance and elevated these Bayern players to the pantheon of legends.8 comments
THE brokers for the £3 billion flotation of Royal Mail are expected to be announced this week, as trade unions claim that the government may yet push for an outright sale of the business.
A SCOTTISH restaurant industry leader has called for a cut in VAT to help the struggling hospitality sector compete with cheaper destinations across Europe, where taxes are lower.
A GOLD and copper exploration company chaired by Scottish mining magnate Harry Dobson is poised to hit the acquisition trail on Canada’s eastern seaboard after profitably relaunching a mine in Newfoundland.
FOR generations the Avon Lady has been familiar as the ultimate doorstep seller.3 comments
A FORMER executive with merchant services firm WorldPay has launched a price comparison site aimed at small business owners.
A FAST-growing business in Edinburgh that books venues for conferences and meetings has secured a six-figure cash injection from private equity firm Bradenham Partners.
The Woolwich atrocity takes terrorism to a new stage, when the murder of one man can be as shocking as a bomb attack, and harder to prevent, writes Dani Garavelli
She has had to put up with the wayward ways of George Clooney and Chris Noth - on screen at least. But fortunately for Julianna Margulies, real life does not imitate art, as Siobhan Synnot discovers
Lord Patten has survived fearsome storms as Conservative Party chairman and Hong Kong’s last governor, but restoring faith in the BBC will be heavy weather, he tells Stephen McGinty
FOR ME, becoming a great chef is all about firstly mastering the basics. My recent involvement in the BBC2 series The Chef’s Protege, reminded me of that more than ever. I had to go back to my former college, Perth College and, indeed, it took me back to my early days of cooking.
It has been 60 years since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first stood together on the summit of Everest. Much has changed since, but not man’s fascination with reaching the highest, most inhospitable spot on the planet, finds Chitra Ramaswamy
TWO years ago I reviewed the Collected Stories of Lydia Davis for this paper, beginning my critique with the words: “This is not a book to review in a week: rather, it is a book to abide with and ponder over for a lifetime.”
COUNCIL bosses are to seek reassurances from the Procurator Fiscal that no further criminal action is being taken over the statutory repairs scandal.21 comments
A CITY reverend is set to quit the Kirk after the Church of Scotland voted in favour of allowing gay ministers.9 comments
Long-suffering residents have already waited an extra four years for a high-cost tram service through the Capital’s streets.30 comments
HIBS fans are jetting in from all four corners of the globe to join the exodus to Hampden as Scottish Cup history beckons for the Easter Road side tomorrow.11 comments
SHOTGUNS, swords and daggers were among weapons worth £40,000 seized from a Leith shop during a swoop by police.7 comments
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