Category: BUSINESS!

RBS chief Ross McEwan says Post Office is ‘the best solution for community banking’

THE under-fire head of RBS has suggested the 'in-decline' Post Office is "the best solution" to fill the void from a series of bank branch closures...

Andrew McKie: Italian turmoil shows it is Brussels, not the voters, which gets the final say

ROME may be eternal, but it often seems as if Italy is provisional. Its current turmoil, which has the president, Sergio Mattarella, facing calls for his impeachment...

Erik Sviatchenko takes his leave of Celtic but the club will always be a part of him

Erik Sviatchenko ticked a few things off his bucket list in Glasgow. There was a goal against Rangers to live in the memory, but it was his first experience of Celtic...

May defies calls for new law on abortion in Northern Ireland

THERESA May is defying calls from inside and outwith the Tory Party to "equalise" the law on abortion in Northern Ireland following the Irish referendum...

Patients miss out on cancer care amid staff crisis

PATIENTS are missing out on life-saving cancer treatment because  a lack of radiologists in Scotland has left the service “crumbling”, ...

Sturgeon: UK must concede on customs union ‘sooner or later’

Theresa May's government will "sooner or later" have to concede that the UK must remain in a customs union, Scotland's First Minister said. Nicola...

Glasgow distiller lines up £6m growth plan

THE first in a new wave of Glasgow whisky distilleries has revealed it has raised £6 million to drive its ambitious growth plans. Founded in 2014, the Glasgow...

Growth Commission: Unionists seeing red over SNP’s blueprint

A LONG-AWAITED blueprint which claims living standards in Scotland could “equal the best small countries in the world” within a generation of independence...

Fattest no more: study predicts Scots will be overtaken by English and Welsh on rates of morbid obesity by 2035

SCOTLAND is set to shed its reputation as the "fat man of Britain" over the next 20 years as it is overtaken by both England and Wales for rates of morbid...

Half of services on Scotland’s newest railway run late

HALF of services on the longest new domestic railway to be built in the UK for over 100 years fail to arrive on time. ScotRail has come under fresh criticism as the...