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Easyjet ‘sorry’ after cabin crew rejected Scottish bank note

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Easyjet is training cabin crew to recognise Scottish banknotes after a passenger’s attempt to make an onboard purchase with Scottish money was turned down.

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Euan McColm: Radicalised misogynists go under the radar

When we think of people who have been radicalised, we think of Jihadists, 
don’t we?

Oil workers still don’t trust revamped helicopter after fatal crash

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MSPs will this week warn that offshore workers still have to be convinced of the safety of the Super Puma helicopter following a crash that claimed the lives of 13 people.

Interest rumours tempt borrowers to take fixed-rate plunge

It’s crunch time for borrowers considering taking out a new fixed-rate mortgage deal.

easyJet flies into Scots banknote storm

Easyjet is training cabin crew to recognise Scottish banknotes after a passenger’s attempt to make an onboard purchase with Scottish money was turned down.

Easyjet ‘sorry’ after cabin crew reject Scottish bank note

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Easyjet is training cabin crew to recognise Scottish banknotes after a passenger’s attempt to make an onboard purchase with Scottish money was turned down.

Bill Jamieson: Chancellor relies on Bank’s tender mercies

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Seldom has a UK chancellor been in greater need of an economic uplift. Retail spending growth is slowing. The service sector is losing momentum. Business investment has been hit by deepening concern over a Brexit “cliff edge”.

Saturday, Oct 21

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Stephen Jardine: It’s no yolk: Eggs are officially good for us

What do we all eat? When you think about it, there aren’t many foods that unite young and old, male and female, rich and poor. Perhaps bread – but then there is a big difference between white sliced and special sourdough. Most people will…

Catalonia tourism down 15% as images of police violence hit industry

It’s one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Europe, a mere two-hour flight from Scotland and home to millions of sun-seekers every year. But Catalonia has seen tourism slump 15 per cent in the two weeks since the region held a…

Friday, Oct 20

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Michael Fallon hits out at ‘miserable’ SNP over Clyde shipyards

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Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon has hailed the prosperity of the Clyde shipyards and dimissed concerns from the SNP over future orders as ‘miserable’.

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Duncan Thorp: Enterprising social businesses are on the up and that’s good for everybody

The results of the national Social Enterprise in ­Scotland: Census 2017 are out. The new census allows us to see the size and impact of social enterprises in Scotland’s communities. It helps us understand how social enterprises benefit…

Thursday, Oct 19

13

Clyde shipyard workers ‘betrayed’ over frigate order

The recent dominance of the Clyde shipbuilding industry in securing warship could be weakened as five Type 31e frigates are on course to be built on the Mersey.

Wednesday, Oct 18

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'Instagram travel agency' attracting Londoners to Scotland

VisitScotland has launched what it is calling the world's first Instagram travel agency in a bid to inspire visitors to Scotland. A to a pop-up store in England is being used to lure Londoners and visitors to Scotland, allowing them to…

Tuesday, Oct 17

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P&O Ferries posts record Q3 for lorries across the Irish Sea

P&O Ferries has cut a swathe through gathering UK economic headwinds, with the highest number of lorries and trailers carried on its ferries between Larne and Cairn­ryan in the third trading quarter in six years.

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Dr Katherine Trebeck: Fair play to the SNP – their ideas could cut gap between have and have-nots

This Friday, political leaders from various corners of the world will meet in Glasgow for a conference hosted by the Scottish Government on ­inclusive growth.

Monday, Oct 16

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Million Scots at risk of ‘transport poverty’

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More than one million Scots live in areas that are at risk of ‘transport poverty’, according to new research.

Brian Monteith: Nicola Surgeon’s state energy company will never fly

A not-for-profit company is more about chasing a cheap headline than reducing bills, writes Brian Monteith

Sunday, Oct 15

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Scotland is ‘open for business’ - Keith Brown

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The Economy Secretary will seek to strengthen Scotland’s international ties in the face of Brexit on a visit to the US and Canada next week.

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Happy landings at last for St Helena’s first flight

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The long-awaited first scheduled airline service to the British overseas territory of St Helena has landed – and, true to the much-maligned new airport’s chequered history, it was late.

Insight: Can SNP deliver green energy at a fair price?

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For hard-pressed Scottish families who have seen energy bills double over the past decade, it’s not hard to see why Nicola Sturgeon’s plan to establish a new state-owned energy firm was met with some enthusiasm. The First Minister’s…

Saturday, Oct 14

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BBC told to meet minimum quota for original and Scottish content

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The BBC has been ordered to meet a minimum quota of the amount of network productions it makes in Scotland, with the corporation facing new rules which will compel it to spend the same amount on programmes per head across the UK’s devolved…

Friday, Oct 13

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BBC Scotland set with ‘tough’ new quotas by regulator

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The BBC has been ordered to meet a minimum quota of the amount of network productions it makes in Scotland, with the corporation facing new rules which will compel it to spend the same amount on programmes per head across the UK’s devolved…

Thursday, Oct 12

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VisitScotland to shut 60% of tourist information offices

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More than half of Scotland’s tourist information centres are to be axed - despite soaring numbers of visitors from overseas countries.

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Energy price cap ‘could last until 2023’

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An “absolute cap” is to be imposed on poor-value energy tariffs, but only as a temporary measure that will run until 2023 at the latest, the Government has announced.

Wednesday, Oct 11

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Edinburgh tram lawyer gave false information to the council

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THE spectre of fraud has been raised at the tram inquiry after a senior lawyer admitted councillors were given false information about the risks just before signing the multi-million pound contract.

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SPFL among organisations concerned with Brexit impact

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Scottish businesses from football to farming have voiced their fears about the impact of Brexit on staffing, profitability and growth.

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Cyberbullying and trolling to be targeted in government crackdown

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Facebook and Twitter face being made to pay for action to tackle the “undeniable suffering” the internet can cause, the Culture Secretary has announced.

Tuesday, Oct 10

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IMF raises growth forecast for all advanced economies except UK

The pound has made gains despite a flurry of gloomy economic reports, while advances among bank stocks helped the wider market push higher.

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Nicola Sturgeon announces publicly owned energy company

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Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled plans to create a new state-owned Scottish energy firm in a move aimed at driving down soaring energy costs.

Monday, Oct 9

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Dove apologises for ‘racist’ picture posted on Facebook

Dove has apologised after the brand was accused of racism over an online advertising campaign.