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Raptor puts Scots car making back on the road

In a former air base canteen in East Lothian, an assembly line is taking shape to launch Scotland’s first volume car production in more than 30 years.

Arbnco will meet key decision-makers in New York City. Picture: Getty Images

Arbnco eyes US growth after New York mission

A Glasgow-based software simulation company helping commercial property owners to improve energy performance and comply with environmental legislation is targeting growth in the US after securing a place on a trade mission to the country.

The Bump Mat is almost double the thickness of a standard yoga mat.

Bump Mat’s the way to do it for pregnant yoga fans

An Edinburgh-based entrepreneur who has helped bring to market a yoga mat suitable for pregnant women and those with knee problems aims to sell it on the high street by the end of this year and begin exporting.

The site above the Mitre Bar, the Royal Mile Tavern, Ladbrokes and the Dubh Prais restaurant. Picture: Sean Bell

Flats fill ‘gap site in the sky’ on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

It is likely to be the last new-build project on Scotland’s most historic street in a city where every square foot of land is at a premium.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
Fiona Godsman says the students are keen to deliver positive social impact rather than purely chase the bottom line ' and are both willing to learn and bold. Picture: John Devlin

The Big Interview: Fiona Godsman, chief executive of the Scottish Institute for Enterprise

It was created in 2001 to help students in Scotland develop enterprise skills, uncover their entrepreneurial talent and start up their own ventures.


Signal fault causes disruption to Edinburgh trains

TRAIN passengers are facing delays in and out of Edinburgh this afternoon.

Glasgow is to bid for the new HQ for Channel 4

Glasgow to rival London in bid to become media capital

Glasgow is thought to be making a bid to rival London as the UK’s media capital after it was revealed that they will pitch to host a new Channel 4 HQ.

Glasgow & Strathclyde 37

Battle of the bridges: But which Forth bridge is best?

It’s a question that residents in North Queensferry enjoy debating on social media or in the pub. Of the three Forth bridges that dominate the local landscape, which is the best?

Tech 5
Pupils need to be given information about apprenticeships early on at secondary school, experts say.

‘Apprenticeships equal to university places’ says SNP MSP

Apprenticeships should be “sold” to pupils across Scotland as having the same value as university places, an MSP has said.

Education 39
Volunteers in Balquhidder dug trenches and laid cables to bring 'world-class' broadband to the area

Leader comment: Scottish village challenges age of entitlement

In our age of individualism, there is a risk of a descent into narcissism; after all, we are surely the most important person on the planet, so we are obviously entitled to the best of everything, preferably handed to us on a plate.

Opinion 10
Scots have left more than 3.8 million pounds in their wills in 2017 to help pay for heart research

Scots leave £3.8m in their wills to heart disease researchers

Scots left more than £3.8 million in their wills last year to fund life-saving heart research, according to a leading charity.

Cheese can be high in fat and salt

Jane Bradley: Cheese faces 9pm advert watershed

Attempts to tackle obesity by banning junk food adverts could affect more traditional food, writes Jane Bradley.

Opinion 17
Fish landed at Peterhead harbour, where there is dismay that the UK will remain in the Common Fisheries Policy during the post-Brexit transition period (Picture: Getty)

Stephen Jardine: Food industry is silent on benefits of Brexit

If you wanted to check the health of the food-and-drink sector in Scotland, Aberdeen was the place to be on Thursday night.

Opinion 10
The popular Highlands walking area were a banned pesticide has been found

Banned pesticide found at Highlands walking area after dog death

Tests in a popular dog walking area in the Scottish Highlands have confirmed the presence of a banned pesticide after the death of a pet.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Independent retailers have been asked not to sell energy drinks to children

Independent Scots stores told not to sell energy drinks to kids

Independent retailers in Scotland are being urged to stop selling energy drinks to children.

All ten of Prezzo's Scottish restaurants are at risk of closure

Three Scottish Prezzo restaurants to shut as chain axes jobs

Three Prezzo restaurants in Scotland’s two major cities will be closed as the chain announced hundreds of jobs would be axed under a restructuring plan.

Retail 4
Professor Mahmood Adil, medical director, public health and intelligence, at NHS National Services Scotland. Picture: Matt Davis

NHS in Scotland must move from ‘stethoscope to data-scope’

The NHS in Scotland must move from the “stethoscope to the data-scope” to better understand when to make interventions to improve the nation’s health, a leading specialist has said.

The company is alleged to have made 200 million automated calls.

Clydebank firm searched over 200 million nuisance phone calls

The information watchdog has searched a Scottish firm over claims that it has made more than 200 million nuisance phone calls - one of the highest volumes dealt with by the organisation.

Eating processed meat like bacon and sausages has been linked to an increased risk of cancer (Picture: Getty)

Leader comment: The secret to long life is in our hands

It is an astonishing figure: more than four out every ten cases of cancer in Scotland could be prevented if we made relatively simple changes to our lifestyle.

About 250 cases of cancer a week across Scotland could be avoided through lifestyle changes

About 250 cases a week of cancer in Scotland could be avoided

Around 250 cases of cancer a week could be avoided in Scotland through lifestyle changes, according to new figures from a leading charity.

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