November 2018

Black Friday: How sales have changed how we spend

Image copyright Getty Images UK consumers are expected to spend over £2,000 each in the run-up to Christmas, according to research by Adobe. Many will be hoping to make the most of any deals on…


The day the German navy surrendered in the Forth

Image copyright NAtional Museums Scotland Ten days after the Armistice ended the fighting in World War One, the British navy celebrated a decisive victory without a shot being fired when the entire German fleet surrendered…


RBS customer lost thousands of pounds in scam

Image caption Charlotte Higman was finally refunded by RBS A Royal Bank of Scotland customer had more than £4,300 stolen from her account by a fraudulent caller who got one of her security questions wrong,…



Scotland 3-2 Israel: Alex McLeish say win was ‘perfect’ after criticism

Allan McGregor’s late save helped secure victory for Alex McLeish’s Scotland Earning a Euro 2020 play-off by beating Israel was “perfect” and gives the Scotland squad a “massive feeling of self-satisfaction”, says manager Alex McLeish….


Cardiff hospital eye surgery ‘concerns’ prompt apology

Image caption Seven patients treated at the University Hospital of Wales require further treatment Almost 140 hospital patients have been contacted by Wales’ largest hospital after a woman was told she may lose her sight…


Ryan Giggs: Wales boss angered by ‘complacent’ display in Albania

Wales’ defeat was their first ever against Albania Wales manager Ryan Giggs was scathing in his criticism of his “complacent” players after their humiliating 1-0 friendly defeat in Albania. Tuesday’s loss in Elbasan was Giggs’…


Clydesdale Bank owner sets aside another £150m for PPI

Image copyright CYBG The owner of Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank has had to set aside a further £150m to cover the cost of mis-selling payment protection insurance. The full-year financial results for parent company…


Terror survivors: Mental health services must improve ‘dramatically’

A survey of 300 survivors says there is a severe lack of long-term support to process the psychological trauma caused by terror attacks. Most of those interviewed said the immediate response from emergency services needed…


Dundee Utd 4-2 Alloa Athletic: Clark, Safranko, Aird & Curran score

Pavel Safranko headed Dundee United in front just five minutes after they conceded the opener Dundee United moved to within three points of the Scottish Championship summit after beating Alloa Athletic. Nicky Clark and Pavel…


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