Tuesday, September 17, 2019

RBS partners with Crowdfunder to support female entrepreneurs

A new initiative supporting female entrepreneurs across Scotland has been launched by Royal Bank of Scotland. The Back Her Business programme has been...

How the chainsaw became a million dollar idea.

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the chainsaw became a million dollar idea. READ SOURCE

SNP calls for Scotland to take control of post-Brexit visas

Scotland should have its own liberal visa regime after Brexit that allows EU nationals to easily come and work in the country, according...

Tottenham beat Ajax to set up Champions League final with Liverpool

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Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion

TOKYO/ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes...

From Paris to Omaha – How Occidental CEO out-manoeuvered Chevron in Anadarko bid

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More China policy easing seen as lending slows, trade risks rise

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Brexit tears apart big parties’ support ahead of poll

The Brexit crisis is tearing into the support for both main UK political parties, according to an FT analysis of recent polls, with...

We share tea-buying tips as the cost of a cuppa rises by 40% —...

IT might be hard to swallow – but the cost of a cuppa could be going up. Most of our tea comes from Kenya...

OPEC in the dark on oil supply as Russia, Iran cut exports

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC is in the dark on the oil supply outlook for the second half of this year, with Iranian and...

China still 'cautiously optimistic' on U.S. trade talks despite new tariffs

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said as...

Top supermarket meal deals to beat takeaway prices — plus win £15,000 on the...

SUPERMARKET meal deals can be the real deal. Stock up on these instead of ordering expensive takeaways, which cost families on average £30 a...

Homes used as film and TV locations – in pictures

Shepperton, Surrey This detached, Edwardian house on Pharaoh’s Island in the middle of the Thames has featured in two John Boorman films: Hope and...

Potato farmers to seek payout from PepsiCo

The US food and drinks giant PepsiCo has withdrawn it lawsuits against Indian farmers that the company claimed were growing a type of...

Pre-Brexit rush by manufacturers boosts UK economy in first quarter

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Should Labour support a universal basic income?

John McDonnell set the scene for a potential revolution in Britain’s personal tax and social security system this week as he welcomed a...

Food firm's new deal to put healthier kids' sausages in Asda

Ayrshire food firm We Hae Meat has signed an exclusive deal with Asda to stock its new kids' beef sliced sausage range in...

Let’s move to Hornsey, north London: pricey, yes, but not bad for these parts

What’s going for it? I like a hill. I live on a hill. I get claustrophobic in the vast, mostly hill-free (or hill-lite)...

Toyota, Panasonic to set up company for 'connected' homes

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Uber valued at $82 billion in IPO as market jitters, Lyft woes weigh

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc priced its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range for...

City, Liverpool primed for final day of epic title race

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Stagecoach launches legal action over rail franchise competition ban

Stagecoach has launched legal action against the Department for Transport (DfT) after it was disqualified from the East Midlands rail franchise competition. In a...

Elon Musk faces trial after calling British diver a paedophile

Elon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver and basely calling him a paedophile. The verbal...

Asda, Morrisons and Tesco are selling a big Cadbury chocolate trifle – and it...

CHOCOLATE fans are in luck, because Cadbury has rolled out big trifles in Asda, Morrisons and Tesco. The desserts come in layers of milk...

Three female entrepreneurs win places on Dubai and Berlin trade missions

Three Scottish-based female business founders are celebrating after winning top honours at this year AccelerateHER Awards. Rachel Jones of SnapDragon, Lina Gasiunaite of...

U.S. hikes tariffs on Chinese goods, China says to strike back

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff increase to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and...

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade turbulence shows market vulnerability as stocks get pricier

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock valuations have climbed to levels reached just before Wall Street’s late 2018 plunge, leaving the market at risk...