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Edinburgh Fringe and book festival to join forces for 70th anniversary arena

Heritage
Gordon Reid will work closely with the Hillington Road dealership over the next year on a range of events.

Paralympian Gordon Reid joins Lookers Audi as brand ambassador

Retail
Scottish-based property group Lomond Capital has an acquisition war chest. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Lomond Capital launches first foray into southern England property market

Companies
The return of train services to the area would transform Fife

Allen Armstrong: Future of rail depends on Levenmouth line

Transport

Dani Garavelli: Football lost in moral maze over Barton

Opinion 3

Final phase of Cairngorms pylon removal gets underway

News 1

Hebridean Way walking route offers new way to explore islands

News

Whisky industry plea for assurances as exports rise

Companies 1
The pension commencement lump sum could help you fund the retirement of your dreams, but taking up this option does have implications for your future finances. Picture: Getty

Gareth Shaw: Will you like it if you lump it?

Opinion
Nicola Sturgeon visits Clyde Space, Scotlands first micro satellite company. Glasgow is the hub of the country's growing space sector. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Scotland’s space sector lifts off thanks to funding boost

Tech 1
The taxpayer now owns just 0.89% of Lloyds Banking Group. Picture: Contributed

Taxpayer stake in Lloyds Banking Group cut below 1%

Financial 2
RBS, 72% owned by the taxpayer, has made its first profit since the third quarter of 2015. Picture: John Devlin

Royal Bank of Scotland posts first profit since 2015

Financial 5
Dr Colin Adams, director of commercialisation at Edinburgh Universitys school of informatics from 2006-2016

How to make your money work by investing in Scottish tech

Promoted content
The Bank of Scotland owner saw its first-quarter profits double. Picture: John Devlin

Lloyds defies ‘challenging’ market to double profit

Financial
Barclays received the most complaints in the second half of 2016. Picture: Alastair Grant/AP

Barclays tops table for financial service complaints

Financial 1
Royal Bank of Scotland could face a parliamentary probe.

RBS under fire over £125m cost of legal case

Financial
Developer 4J Studios, behind the Minecraft console games, has a base in Dundee. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Martin Flanagan: Dundee’s game for the digital challenge

Tech 1

Luke Scanlon: More clarity needed on cloud banking

Financial

AI software start-up Airts nets six-figure PwC deal

Tech

Santander profits fall amid plunge in Brexit-hit pound

Financial

Ethical bank Triodos to launch first current account

Financial 1
Nicola Sturgeon visits Clyde Space, Scotlands first micro satellite company. Glasgow is the hub of the country's growing space sector. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Scotland’s space sector lifts off thanks to funding boost

Tech 1
Skyscanner chief Gareth Williams won the ScotlandIS award for 'outstanding personal achievement'. Picture: Esme Allen

Skyscanner chief honoured at digital technology awards

Tech
Pyreos chief Andrew Wallace said the order was a 'real validation' of the firm's technology. Picture: Contributed

Sensors firm Pyreos wins first large-scale chip order

Tech
Edinburgh is highly rated as a base for tech start-ups. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Edinburgh ‘best city in the UK to launch a start-up’

Tech

How to make your money work by investing in Scottish tech

Promoted content

Martin Flanagan: Dundee’s game for the digital challenge

Tech 1

Luke Scanlon: More clarity needed on cloud banking

Financial

AI software start-up Airts nets six-figure PwC deal

Tech
More than 300 redundant pylons are to be removed from the Cairngorms National Park. Pic: PA

Final phase of Cairngorms pylon removal gets underway

News 1
OTC will be set against a backdrop of a 'lower for longer' oil price, writes Bob Ruddiman. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Bob Ruddiman: Offshore conference vital to trade ideas

News
Robust legal foundations are needed for the development of green energy, says Gillespie Macandrew partner Colin Hamilton. Picture: John Devlin

Colin Hamilton: Robust laws needed to keep lights on

News 5
Brian Wilson said the US blockade on Cuba was a 'crazy' policy. Picture: Greg Macvean

Brian Wilson slams US as Cuba energy project launches

News 15
ScottishPower's boss said customers should shop around for the best deal. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

ScottishPower says bill cap could harm competition

News 1
Kishorn was historically used for oil and gas fabrication. Picture: Contributed

Wind farm project to create 200 jobs at Kishorn dry dock

News 5
Edinburgh-based Atlantis Resources is moving from George Street to the city's Fountainbridge district. Picture: Contributed

Tidal power firm makes waves with capital relocation

News 1

210 BP terminal roles secured under Bilfinger deal

News

Aberdeen entrepreneur swoops on oil consultancy

News 1

John MacNeil: Smart meters will take us out of the Victorian era at last

Opinion 5

Hurricane Energy triples estimate of North Sea oil recovery

Energy 44
Farmers saw their incomes slashed again last year. Picture: Neil Hanna

Farm incomes slashed by almost 50% in one year

Farming 4
Barley is the UK's second most important crop. Picture: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Genome map to play ‘key role’ in barley breeding

Farming
The president of the British Society of Animal Science will warn over Brexit threats to farming. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

‘UK must change policy or risk farming’s future’

Farming 2
Fergus Ewing claimed the Treasury had 'no enthusiasm' to continue direct payments to farmers. Picture: John Devlin

Fergus Ewing attacks post-Brexit agricultural policy

Farming 31

Calum Kerr MP hits out over farm funding delays

Farming 27

Mistrust between landowners and tenants is growing

Farming 2

Rural college looks to future with ambitious strategy

Farming

Dairy farmers urged to apply for £4,000 EU support

Farming
Gordon Reid will work closely with the Hillington Road dealership over the next year on a range of events.

Paralympian Gordon Reid joins Lookers Audi as brand ambassador

Retail
Pret boss Clive Schlee is 'reaching out' to British workers. Picture: Pret A Manger/PA Wire

Pret A Manger hunts for British staff to plug Brexit gap

Retail 6
Costa Koulisakis of Simaudio, left, with John Carroll of Edinburgh-based Renaissance Audio. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Edinburgh hi-fi specialist makes big noise with Moon

Retail 1
Martin Flanagan says investor concerns over Whitbread's prospects 'look excessive'. Picture: Jane Barlow

Martin Flanagan: Clouds in Whitbread’s coffee cup

Retail
Annual profits at Whitbread's Costa arm grew 5.3%. Picture: Contributed

Costa Coffee owner ‘cautious’ despite rise in profits

Retail
Woolworths in Dalkeith in 1998.

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Retail 6
Jimmy Choo's largest shareholder has thrown its weight behind the sale process. Picture: Contributed

Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale

Retail

Monday interview: Alex Feechan, founder of Findra

Retail

Keith Brewery launches record-breaking Snake Venom beer

Retail 2

Scott Reid: Audio industry hopes records keep spinning

Retail

Estonia gains BrewDog bar in latest EU growth push

Retail 2
The Edinburgh International Book Festival will spill out of Charlotte Square and onto George Street this August.

Edinburgh Fringe and book festival to join forces for 70th anniversary arena

Heritage
Joey Barton at Ibrox during his abortive spell with Rangers last year. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS Group

Dani Garavelli: Football lost in moral maze over Barton

Opinion 3
Seilebost beach, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides. Picture: VisitScotland/Richard Elliot

Hebridean Way walking route offers new way to explore islands

News

Scottish author wins national ‘Railway Book of the Year’ award

News 1

VisitScotland reveals tourism spin-off from Still Game

TV & Radio 1

Scotland's greatest golf holes revealed

Golf 3
Robust legal foundations are needed for the development of green energy, says Gillespie Macandrew partner Colin Hamilton. Picture: John Devlin

Colin Hamilton: Robust laws needed to keep lights on

News 5
'There is a real buzz within the firm,' said Thorntons joint managing partner Craig Nicol. Picture: Contributed

Law firm Thorntons targets further growth in Edinburgh

Law
Police Scotland launch Operation Close Pass, which will see drivers pulled over for passing too closely an unmarked police cyclist.

Leader comment: Road safety is a two-way street

Opinion 5
Trade marks and patents are valuable assets for many businesses. Picture: Corbis

New laws should take the heat out of IP disputes

Law 2
Pinsent Masons partner Tom Stocker says US-style deferred prosecution agreements could be coming to Scotland. Picture: Contributed

Tom Stocker: Screw tightens on unscrupulous practices

Law 2
Bruce Farquhar takes over as Anderson Strathern chairman on Friday. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Change at the helm of law firm Anderson Strathern

Law
Morton Fraser's CEO said Linda Urquhart has been 'breaking glass ceilings' throughout her career. Picture: Esme Allen

Linda Urquhart to retire as chair of Morton Fraser

Law

Valerie Surgenor: The impact of privacy rule changes

Law 2

Katherine Grainger makes waves at leadership event

Management 1

Law firm WJM in expansion mode with BMK Wilson merger

Law

Kirk Murdoch, doyen of Scots law sector, passes away

Law