Jobs lost as Ayrshire knitwear firm collapses

Jobs lost as Ayrshire knitwear firm collapses

Jobs lost as Ayrshire knitwear firm collapses 19 February 2018 An Ayrshire textiles firm has been forced to close down, with the loss of 42 jobs. Galston-based Balmoral Knitwear, which specialised in uniforms for work and school, saw turnover in recent years reach...
Amputee baby’s parents jailed for 10 years

Amputee baby’s parents jailed for 10 years

Amputee baby’s parents jailed for 10 years 19 February 2018 Image copyright Facebook/Jody Simpson Image caption Tony Smith and Jody Simpson denied assaulting their baby A man and woman who injured their six-week-old baby boy so badly his legs had to be...

Monday 19 February 2018

Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday Global dividends set new records in 2017 Global dividends reached record levels in 2017. The growth rate of global dividends leapt 7.7% last year to a record $ 1.3tn – the...
Oxfam scandal trio threatened key witness

Oxfam scandal trio threatened key witness

Description  Oxfam has released an internal report on sexual misconduct in Haiti in 2010 Credits  Frederic Dupoux/Getty Images Alt Text  Oxfam has released an internal report on sexual misconduct in Haiti in 2010 Charity releases redacted report on sex...
New clinic for victims of sexual violence

New clinic for victims of sexual violence

By Lucy Adams BBC Scotland correspondent 19 February 2018 Image caption The clinic will be based at Sandyford in Glasgow Scotland’s first clinic for victims of sexual violence is to open at the end of the month. Experts said women who had experienced sexual...

One in eight Scots oppose their own human rights

MORE than one in eight Scots oppose their own human rights, a new poll has found. Such people were vastly outnumbered by the 43 per cent of the population who value their current protections, a survey for YouGov published today discovered. The findings were released...
Man found unconscious outside Largs bar

Man found unconscious outside Largs bar

Man found unconscious outside Largs bar 18 February 2018 Image copyright Google Image caption The man was discovered unconscious outside The Lounge in Main Street A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being found unconscious outside a bar in Ayrshire....
Probe after digger crashes into home in Buckie

Probe after digger crashes into home in Buckie

Probe after digger crashes into home in Buckie 18 February 2018 Police have launched an investigation after a digger crashed into a building in Buckie. The vehicle smashed through the wall of a home in Land Street at about 05:00. It is understood to be part of a...
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