Monday, October 18, 2021

FLYGLOBESPAN: Bust airline ‘owed’ £30 million by credit card firm

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By Cara SuliemanSCOTS travel giants Globespan went bust despite being owed around £30 million from a credit card processing company, it was revealed last night.Administrators said they believed a firm called E-Clear owed the...

Holiday nightmare for travellers as flyglobespan goes bust

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By Michael MacLeodTHOUSANDS of passengers and 600 staff were facing a nightmare last night after a Scots airline went bust.Edinburgh based operator flyglobespan – which only days earlier predicted a bright future of...

Hard times for axed comedian Hardeep

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By Michael MacLeodCOMEDY bad-boy Hardeep Singh-Kohli is proving a box office flop after a series of sex scandals saw him axed by telly chiefs.The Glasgow-born comedian was first ditched by the BBC amid...

Sir Sean in bank advert row

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By Paul ThorntonSIR Sean Connery has stunned politicians by fronting a lucrative ad campaign for a bank which was bailed out by tax payers’ cash, despite slamming fat cat financiers during the credit crunch.Last...

Rangers owner Sir David Murray unveils plans for massive new development

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By Oliver FarrimondUNDER-FIRE Rangers owner Sir David Murray has unveiled new plans for a massive development next to Edinburgh Airport.The former Ibrox chairman was forced to go back to the drawing board after his...

Edinburgh facelift project pitches to world business in Cannes

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By Rory ReynoldsPLANS for one of Scotland’s biggest urban modernisation projects have been pitched to worldwide business leaders at a glitzy Cannes exhibition.The massive £850million redevelopment of Edinburgh’s St James Centre will transform the...

Scheme allows house owners to explore history of their home

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By Rory ReynoldsRESIDENTS in Edinburgh are being handed the chance to discover if their home has ever been the site of scandal or infamous crime.Visitors to the History of My House events will be...

Fraser Suites opens ‘Landmark’ hotel on historic Edinburgh site

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by SHAUN MILNETHE historic site of what was once the former ‘Fleet Street of Scotland’ will be relaunched tonight as a multi-million pound luxury hotel.Fraser Suites have taken over a restored Grade B Listed Building,...

Ten years for Alastair Thomson over jewellery boss attack

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by RORY REYNOLDSA MAN who tried to kill a jeweller after robbing him on the way to his shop has been jailed for 10 years.Alastair Thomson attacked Gareth Steven with a hammer and a knife as he walked...

Busy spell of business works magic for Harry Potter uniform-makers

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By Oliver FarrimondA SCOTS knitwear company has had to almost double its staff to cope with a new order of school uniforms - for Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.Lochaven International, based in Ayrshire,...

Passenger numbers nosedive at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

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By Shaun MilnePASSENGER numbers have nose-dived at one of Scotland’s best known low-cost airports.Glasgow Prestwick Airport said the number of people travelling through the Ayrshire hub are down 28 per cent year on year.The...

Administrators spark Kenmore Property Group job fears

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by Shaun MilneAN EDINBURGH based property group with a £1 billion investment portfolio has called in the receivers.Fifty jobs are now understood to be at risk at Kenmore Property Group after administrator Grant Thornton...

Edinburgh business group launch Apprentice-style search for new boss

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By Rory ReynoldsA SCOTTISH business group has launched its own Apprentice-style competition to find a new boss to head up its operation.Edinburgh-based Winning Entrepreneurs are appealing to young business minded hopefuls to bid for...

Winning idea to find new boss

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By Rory ReynoldsA SCOTTISH business group has launched its own Apprentice-style competition to find a new boss to head up its operation.Edinburgh-based Winning Entrepreneurs are appealing to young business minded hopefuls to bid for...

RBS launches Mobile Banking App

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By Rory ReynoldsWORRIED that beleaguered RBS bankers might lose your money and go cap in hand looking for another taxpayer funded government bail out?Well now there’s an App for that.Part state-owned RBS has now...

Cabin crew staff go Ryan-bare for charity

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By Rory ReynoldsBUDGET airline staff havegone from Ryanair to Ryan-bare – by stripping off to raise £100,000.The airline’s yearly calendar is set to raise a record sum for the KIDS charity, which supports disabled...

Bailed-out RBS offer free coffee and cash to Americans

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By Michael MacLeodROYAL Bank of Scotland is dishing out free dollars and drinks at Dunkin Donuts to its American customers – while going cap-in-hand to the UK Government asking for more bail-out cash.The...

Scots firm offers free dry cleaning for jobseekers

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By Rory ReynoldsA SCOTS firm is to give a helping hand to jobseekers going for interviews - by dry cleaning their clothes for free.The Waverley Laundry Company are offering the free deal in their...

Edinburgh publisher rakes in millions from Obama book rights

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By Rory ReynoldsA SMALL Scots publishing house is reaping millions in profits after it bought the rights to Barack Obama’s best-selling titles – before he was president.Jamie Byng’s publishing firm Canongate has posted a...
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