Archbishop to Address General Assembly

Archbishop to Address General Assembly

6 hours ago - East
Archbishop to address general assembly. The Archbishop of Canterbury is to become the first head of the Church of England to take part in a debate at the Church of Scotland's General Assembly. -> Read more at BBC News

Hampden Chaos: Only 138 Cops Were on Duty Inside the Stadium when Thousands of Fans Invaded the Pitch

Hampden Chaos: Only 138 Cops Were on Duty Inside the Stadium when Thousands of Fans Invaded the Pitch6 hours ago - Sport
Hampden chaos: Only 138 cops were on duty inside the stadium when thousands of fans invaded the pitch. THE Record can reveal it was a very thin blue line that policed the crowd at Saturday's Scottish Cup Final with the majority of officers deployed OUTSIDE where cops had anticipated trouble might start. -> Read more at Daily Record

Clydesdale Bank Boss Highlights Commitment to Glasgow and Shrugs off Fall in Profits

6 hours ago - Business
Clydesdale Bank boss highlights commitment to Glasgow and shrugs off fall in profits. CLYDESDALE and Yorkshire banking group chief executive David Duffy has underlined the company's commitment to Glasgow and insisted the firm has made good progress as an independent in spite of suffering a fall in profits. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Wood Group Lands New Statoil Agreement

6 hours ago - Business
Wood Group lands new Statoil agreement. Wood Group has been awarded an evergreen master services agreement by Statoil to support the life cycles of its offshore and onshore facilities. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

SLI Reshuffles as Jackson Departs

6 hours ago - Business
SLI reshuffles as Jackson departs. Andrew Jackson, head of wholesale and listed real estate funds at Standard Life Investments, is leaving after 25 years to pursue other interests. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Soaring Nationwide Sees Resilient Economy Ahead

6 hours ago - Business
Soaring Nationwide sees resilient economy ahead. Nationwide has said the UK economy and housing market should remain resilient, "assuming uncertainty around the referendum lifts", after reporting soaring profits which rose by almost a quarter last year to £1.28billion. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Aberdeen Hotel Occupancy Fall Slowing

6 hours ago - Business
Aberdeen hotel occupancy fall slowing. THE year-on-year decline in occupancy rates in Aberdeen's hotel sector slowed to its weakest pace in more than 12 months in April, a key survey has revealed, fuelling hopes the market might be stabilising. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

$100bn Beer Merger Gets Green Light

6 hours ago - Business
$100bn beer merger gets green light. EU ANTITRUST regulators have approved Anheuser-Busch InBev's $100 billion-plus takeover of SABMiller. The deal is conditional on the sale of SABMiller's European beer business. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Kingfisher Beats Expectations with First Quarter Sales Growth

6 hours ago - Business
Kingfisher beats expectations with first quarter sales growth. B&Q owner Kingfisher grew like-for-like sales by 3.6 per cent to £2.7 billion in the first quarter, driven by strong growth at trade outlet Screwfix. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Bond Repayment Hole Could Mark the End for Xcite Energy

6 hours ago - Business
Bond repayment hole could mark the end for Xcite Energy. XCITE Energy is continuing negotiations with bondholders as the oil appraisal and development company aims to renegotiate terms ahead of bond maturity on June 30. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Holiday Feedback Sites Could Boost Economy by Billions

6 hours ago - Business
Holiday feedback sites could boost economy by billions. WEBSITES such as TripAdvisor could provide a huge boost to the Scottish economy as consumers become more reliant on peer-to-peer feedback. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Tennent's Set to Launch Nationwide in China

6 hours ago - Business
Tennent's set to launch nationwide in China. TENNENT'S is to be distributed across China after owner C&C Group agreed a strategic partnership with Beijing-based import business Vandergeeten. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Fight the Fizz with Fresh Milk

6 hours ago - Business
Fight the fizz with fresh milk. SUPERMARKETS across Scotland are being urged to reposition fresh milk as a healthy alternative to fizzy drinks. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Glasgow Whisky Firm Targets Younger Drinkers with Ready-to-drink Cocktail

6 hours ago - Business
Glasgow whisky firm targets younger drinkers with ready-to-drink cocktail. GLASGOW drinks firm Dram? O has launched a new whisky cocktail to appeal to non-whisky drinkers. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Scale-up Programme Invites New Entrants After First Intake Beats Expectations

6 hours ago - Business
Scale-up programme invites new entrants after first intake beats expectations. A SCOTTISH scale-up programme supported by entrepreneurs including Sir Tom Hunter is inviting new applicants after the forecasts of its first cohort of businesses beat the official definition for high-growth firms. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Report Supports Case for Minimum Unit Pricing

Report Supports Case for Minimum Unit Pricing6 hours ago
Report supports case for Minimum Unit Pricing. Amount of alcohol sold in Scotland is increasing.. -> Read more at Scottish Government

Glasgow Firm Creates Stir with Whisky Cocktail

Glasgow Firm Creates Stir with Whisky Cocktail6 hours ago - Business
Glasgow firm creates stir with whisky cocktail. A Glasgow-based drinks business is looking to shake up the market with the launch of its Scotch whisky cocktail. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Scots Booze Figures Prompt Push for Minimum Pricing

7 hours ago
Scots booze figures prompt push for minimum pricing.. ALCOHOL sales in Scotland rose again last year, prompting the Scottish Government to launch a renewed push for minimum pricing. -> Read more at Daily Express

Crisis-hit Citizens Advice Scotland May be Offloaded to Holyrood

Crisis-hit Citizens Advice Scotland May be Offloaded to Holyrood7 hours ago - Business
Crisis-hit Citizens Advice Scotland may be offloaded to Holyrood. The UK government is believed to be considering offloading troubled Citizens Advice Scotland on to the Scottish Government amid on-going governance problems at the charity. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Italy Coach Antonio Conte Brands Scotland "physical"

7 hours ago - Sport
Italy coach Antonio Conte brands Scotland "physical". ANTONIO CONTE, the head coach of Italy, believes crossing swords with Scotland is the perfect preparation for his side's upcoming Group E encounter with the Republic of Ireland at the European Championships. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Hibernian Cup Hero Darren McGregor out to Repay his Girlfriend After a Rollercoaster Season

7 hours ago - Sport
Hibernian cup hero Darren McGregor out to repay his girlfriend after a rollercoaster season. DARREN McGREGOR has vowed to use his win bonus from lifting the William Hill Scottish Cup with Hibernian to treat his long-suffering girlfriend Erin to an all-expenses paid trip to Gullane Beach. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Ibrox Keeper Wants Cup Final Thugs Punished

7 hours ago
Ibrox keeper wants cup final thugs punished.. RANGERS star Wes Foderingham has demanded action be taken against Hibs-supporting thugs who attacked the Ibrox club's players following the Scottish Cup Final. -> Read more at Daily Express

Reformed Bad Boy Barton Ignoring Rap Sheet to Concentrate on Confounding Critics Once More

7 hours ago - Sport
Reformed bad boy Barton ignoring rap sheet to concentrate on confounding critics once more. JOEY Barton admits he has got a "rap sheet" as long as his arm. But at the very least he deserves some leniency for good behaviour. Let the record show that the Burnley midfielder didn't pick up a single suspension last season, no mean feat for a combative midfielder in one of the world's most comp... -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Crowded Calendar Leaves Players Little Time for a Break

7 hours ago - Sport
Crowded calendar leaves players little time for a break. GLASGOW's season may have ended a week early thanks to their PRO12 semi-final defeat by Connacht, but there is no denying the fact that the Warriors and every other player in the game are overdue a good break. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

New Celtic Boss Rodgers Admits He Revelled in Rangers Successes Under Old Friend Warburton

8 hours ago - Sport
New Celtic boss Rodgers admits he revelled in Rangers successes under old friend Warburton. BRENDAN Rodgers, the new Celtic manager, has admitted the success Mark Warburton, his former colleague at Watford, has enjoyed in his first season at Rangers has "delighted" him. -> Read more at Herald Scotland