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Primark pulls Walking Dead t-shirt after row over racism

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Jim Logue

Glasgow City Region unites to create 100,000 jobs

North Lanarkshire is one of eight Scottish councils which jointly launched a new initiative to boost jobs, skills and inclusive growth.

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ATTACK: The child was assaulted on a train which had left Waverley Station Photo: Ian Georgeson

ScotRail paying £2000 a day in compensation to passengers

ScotRail is handing over £2000 per day in compensation payments to disgruntled train passengers

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Stagecoach vows to improve its bus services to and from Glasgow

Stagecoach vows to improve its bus services to and from Glasgow

Transport operator Stagecoach has confirmed it will take action to improve the reliability of its X25/X25A services.

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Resurfacing works will begin on October 18 and will run for four nights.

Closures planned for Forest Road in Abronhill

Forest Road in Abronhill will be subject to closures during February and March as contractors carry out works on the rail bridge.

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Sophie returns to Cumbernauld campus to encourage students planning careers in tourism

Sophie returns to Cumbernauld campus to encourage students planning careers in tourism

Former New College Lanarkshire student Sophie Cameron dropped in on the Cumbernauld campus to talk to travel and tourism students about how her studies helped her land her dream job.

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The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Scottish economy has seen an increase in growth courtesy of champions of the great outdoors, The Caravan Club. Members of The Club spent a huge £37 million off-site when in the region in 2016 – an increase of £2 million compared to £35 million in 2015.

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Transport Minister Humza Yousaf.

ScotRail reward patient passengers with a ‘free week’

More details of a package of discounted travel for Scotland’s rail passengers have been confirmed today.

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Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Scottish history sparks tourism rise

Scotland is capitalising on the booming demand from international tourists who wish to explore the country’s history and heritage, Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed today.

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Kilsyth’s part in major Antarctic engineering partnership

Kilsyth’s part in major Antarctic engineering partnership

The Kilsyth office of BAM Nuttall is now working to help the British Antarctic Survey to modernise research stations where vital work is carried out by UK scientists.

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Bank slammed for ‘unacceptable’
job cuts and blitz on branches

Bank slammed for ‘unacceptable’ job cuts and blitz on branches

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth’s MP and MSP say they want assurances their areas won’t fall victim to any new wave of Clydesdale Bank closures.

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Apprentices are vital to the area's economy, says Skills Development Scotland.

New call for firms to invest in apprentices

A business-led group is urging local employers to take on more apprentices, arguing they are vital to the area’s economy.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Ten of the most bizarre excuses used by unscrupulous bosses found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum Wage have today been revealed by the Government.

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Aldi will increase its its minimum wage to �8.53 an hour from next month.

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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Post Office advice to customers over strike action

Post Office advice to customers over strike action

The Post Office is reminding customers that the CWU has called strike action in 300 of its 11,600 branches on Saturday, December 24, which may result in the closure of some of these branches.

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05-12-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. FALKIRK. The Milkbarn. Advertising feature promoting Christmas festive flavours.

Get a taste of Christmas at The Milk Barn

Like ice-cream? Then head along to the award-winning Milk Barn in Falkirk on Thursday night.

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Passengers have been warned to plan in advance. Picture; Greg Macvean

Passengers warned ahead of Edinburgh Waverley’s ‘busiest day’

Rail passengers are being warned to plan ahead if travelling to or from Edinburgh on Saturday.

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Gaynor Jones,Aquatera director, advises on potential renewable energy developments on Gosong Island, North Sumatra.

Survey reveals Scottish companies’ global reach

Scottish renewable energy businesses are working on projects worth more than £100 million in more than 40 countries around the world, new research has found.

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For onshore wind, Scotland accounts for 46.2 per cent of all UK employment and 57.2 per cent of all UK turnover.

Low carbon industries worth almost £11bn

Low carbon industries in Scotland generated £10.7 billion in turnover and supported 43,500 jobs in 2014, according to news figures.

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