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Construction group Kier builds 12% profit increase

Kier, the construction group behind the restoration of Glasgow School of Art’s iconic home, today reported higher half-year profits and a “strong pipeline” of activity north of the Border.

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Professor Andrew Biankin.

Glasgow scientists leading in pancreatic cancer treatment

GLASGOW scientists are set to receive up to £8 million from Cancer Research UK to lead a project that could transform pancreatic cancer trials in the UK, with patients being selected based on their individual tumour.

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BT said it was impressed with the quality of its recent Glasgow recruits. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

BT to create 31 customer service roles in Glasgow

Telecoms giant BT is to create 31 jobs in Glasgow as part of a recruitment drive to transform customer service.

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David Ferguson, founder and CEO of Nucleus. Picture: Ditte Solgaard/First Light Photography

Nucleus boss in the running for DigiTech CEO award

David Ferguson, the founder and chief executive of financial wrap platform Nucleus, has been shortlisted in the CEO of the year category in the latest Digital Technology Awards.

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The Red Tree incubator is due for completion by summer 2018. Picture: Contributed

First building confirmed for Magenta business park

Work is set to get kick off at Magenta, Glasgow’s new satellite business district, after project costs for the development’s first building were approved by the board of Clyde Gateway.

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Jacqueline Morton, 51, was one of six people who died when the refuse lorry, driven by Harry Clarke, lost control in Glasgow city centre in December 2014.

Family of Glasgow bin lorry crash victim sue Council

The family of one of the Glasgow bin lorry crash victims are suing for compensation.

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The Nor' Loch in Edinburgh. Picture; TSPL

The origins of Scotland’s city nicknames explained

Scotland’s six cities, and yes for the purposes of this piece there are six (what constitutes a Scottish city could fill a whole book of opinion) are all known by a variety of names.

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Human rights lawyer Aamer Anwar. Picture: John Devlin

Lawyer Aamer Anwar elected as new Glasgow University rector

Scottish human rights lawyer Aamer Anwar has been voted in the next rector of the University of Glasgow.

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Celtic's Scott Sinclair joins Lisbon Lions Jim Craig and John Clark to launch a 50th anniversary celebration event. Picture: SNS

Rod Stewart to headline Celtic tribute concert

Sir Rod Stewart will headline a charity concert at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Thursday 25 May to mark the 50th anniversary of Celtic’s historic European Cup victory.

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SMS chief executive Alan Foy said the Glasgow firm has enjoyed a 'strong start' to 2017. Picture: Contributed

Glasgow smart meters firm hails ‘transformation’

Smart Metering Systems (SMS) today posted a 4 per cent rise in profits following a “year of transformation” for the Glasgow company.

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Mental Health minister Maureen Watt.

Innovative business models helping to build communities

AN innovative Church of Scotland-backed charity that has helped people in some of the country’s poorest communities start their own businesses is to expand with help from a £225,000 grant from the Scottish Government.

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Canal search for Moira Anderson 60 years after disappearance

Police divers have removed a series of objects from a canal as they continue their search for the body of a schoolgirl who disappeared more than 60 years ago.

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Altia-ABM has opened an office in Toronto. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Crime-fighting IT outfit Altia-ABM expands in Canada

A Glasgow firm whose specialist software is used by all police forces in the UK and many more globally today announced the major growth of its activities in Canada.

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Will Sandwell joins CKD Galbraith's Edinburgh office as associate. Picture: Contributed

Property firm CKD Galbraith bulks up commercial arm

An independent property consultancy with offices across Scotland today unveiled “significant” growth at its commercial property operations.

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Bill Ritchie at the Glasgow office of  Atelier Ten. He recently added to his duties a three-year stint as chairman of the Scottish committee of the British Council for Offices. Picture: John Devlin

The Big Interview: Bill Ritchie of Atelier Ten – ‘We need stability on the political scene’

One day I could be working with an oligarch from India on a penthouse in Knightsbridge, and the next sitting in a site hut in Springburn working on some social housing,” says Bill Ritchie of his role in charge of Scottish operations of Atelier Ten. “Both are just as enjoyable and just as challenging and exciting, and both require a different approach to design.”

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Saint John Ogilvie at the church of the same name in Easterhouse, Glasgow. Picture: Robert Perry

Memorial planned for Scotland’s only Catholic martyr

AN online campaign has been launched to mark the spot where St John Ogilvie was executed.

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Glasgow city centre. Picture: John Devlin

Glasgow’s back lanes in line for Melbourne style revamp

NINETY city centre lanes in Glasgow are to undergo a makeover - taking inspiration from projects around the world.

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Stephen Profili, centre, joins Lovell's leadership team in Scotland, from left: regional commercial director Scott Mercer, regional sales director Helen Dow, regional partnerships director Sarah Freel and regional operations director Adam Forrest. Picture: Contributed

Builder Lovell appoints former Cala Homes director

Housing developer Lovell has named former Cala Homes director Stephen Profili as its regional managing director in Scotland as it targets expansion.

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FarrPoint, led by CEO Andrew Muir, will advise Glasgow council on networking needs for the European Championships. Picture: Alex Hewitt

FarrPoint limbers up for Glasgow sport extravaganza

Telecoms and IT outfit FarrPoint has been appointed by Glasgow City Council to advise on the internet connectivity and telecoms networks for the forthcoming Glasgow 2018 European Championships.

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