Sunday, June 20, 2021

Undercover copper’s spy game to crack the US hotel market

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By Rory ReynoldsA FORMER undercover detective who left the force to develop a spy game for kids is on the verge of huge deal with a luxury US hotel chain.David Goutcher, a former CID...

La Favorita serves up AA Rosette win for wood-fired pizza

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By Shaun MilneA SCOTS restaurant has been judged one of the best in the country after winning a top food gong - for serving up PIZZA.La Favorita in Edinburgh has been crowned with a...

Edinburgh bridge job in a Glasgow office

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By Michael MacLeodTHE project director for a £2.3 billion bridge in Edinburgh will be based 50 miles away in Glasgow.A job advert for the £110,000 post has come under criticism for stating that...

Mobo awards to boost Scottish ecomony despite claims that Glasgow is ‘too white’

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By Cara Sulieman & Oliver FarrimondTONIGHT’S Mobo Awards in Glasgow are on course to deliver a massive £1 million boost to the Scottish economy.The last remaining tickets went on sale yesterday for the event...

Edinburgh to be rid of famous Auld Reek

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By Rory ReynoldsA HISTORIC Scots distillery is to have its famous scent extinguished by an artificial emissions tower.The North British Distillery’s distinctive roasted malt smell has given the city of Edinburgh the nickname Auld...

Marks ditch famous 90-day Christmas returns

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By Michael MacLeodMARKS and Spencer bosses have defended their decision to ditch their famous 90-day returns policy before Christmas.The legendary high street retail giant recently quietly axed the popular three-month no quibbles rule without...

Royal Mail vans to go green for trial

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By Michael MacLeodTRADITIONAL red Post Office vans are to turn green on a Scots island.If a trial of a new breed of hydrogen-powered post vans proves successful on the Isle of Lewis, they could...

Princes Street value plunges by 10%

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By Rory ReynoldsONE of Scotland’s major high streets has seen its value drop by a whopping ten per-cent due to a massive road works project, coupled with the recession.The average yearly rent on Princes...

Recession drives nightclub to target “divorced, single and dumped”

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By Rory ReynoldsA STRUGGLING nightclub giant is appealing to richer clubbers who are “divorced, single and dumped” because their 18-24 target market has been crippled by the recession.Luminar – which has clubs across Scotland...

Obama-backed electric vehicle firm to set up shop in Scotland

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By Rory ReynoldsA CUTTING-edge transport firm lauded by US President Barack Obama is to set up a dealership in Scotland selling hi-tech electric vehicles.Modec – who manufacture a 98 per cent recyclable 5.5 tonne...

Scottish company use LEDs to fix potholes

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  By Cara SuliemanA SCOTS company has harnessed infra-red technology to fix potholes without the usual noise and disruption of traditional road-works.And they have now been given a six month contract from Fife Council to...

Anster chippy gets nod of approval from Michelin Star chefs

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By Alexander Lawrie & Rory ReynoldsSCOTLAND’S most famous chip shop is facing a battle to retain its crown as the best in the business – by a rival situated just yards away.For years the...

Murray Mania boosts Scots economy to the tune of £400million

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By Rory ReynoldsMURRAY mania has boosted the British economy through tennis by a staggering £400million this year.The 22-year-old Scot’s meteoric rise to the top of world tennis, appearance at the Wimbledon semi-finals and becoming...

Distillery’s £7million bid to return to former glory

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By Rory ReynoldsSINGLE malt whisky brand GlenDronach is to receive massive investment to restore the distillery to its former glory.Owners BenRiach are to splash out £7million on the former giant – which was in...

Jobs may go in Berwick

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By Cara SuliemanMORE jobs could go as another big name company considers scaling back their operations.With 412 employees, Jus-Rol has been the largest employer in Berwick since 100 new jobs were created there three...

Soaking Scottish summer sparks Tesco to scrap barbecue food

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By Michael MacLeodTESCO cashed-in on Scotland’s dismal weather by employing their own weathermen to advise them to swap summer barbecues for “rainy day food.”As the heavens opened above Scotland last week - bringing...

Battle to save Johnnie Walker plant goes to Holyrood

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By Oliver FarrimondTHE BATTLE to save hundreds of jobs at one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries entered was stepped up tonight as MSPs backed by workers took their fight to Holyrood.Despite announcing profits of almost...

US backlash hits city hotels just six days after al-Megrahi freed

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By Rory ReynoldsTHE BACKLASH from the US over the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi has already begun to hit Scottish hotels hard – just days after his release.Fears are now growing...

Scotland to house first spaceport

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By Rory ReynoldsA MYSTERIOUS RAF base in Scotland could soon be home to the world’s first spaceport.Virgin Galactic has already scouted RAF Machrihanish on the Mull of Kintyre for their first space terminal.Machrihanish is...

Guru behind barcadi cat turns attention to Scotch whisky

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By Domenica GodutoTHE WOMAN who turned Pot Noodle and Barcardi Breezers into household names is turning her attention to Scotch whisky.Marketing guru Stella David has been tasked with giving the dram a “cooler” image,...
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