A total of 14% of all households in Scotland rent their property from either a private landlord, or a family member, friend or their employer, compared to 5% in 1999 Private renting households up 9% since 1999

A total of 14% of all households in Scotland rent their property from either a private landlord, or a family member, friend or their employer, compared to 5% in 1999 The number of families living in privately rented homes has almost tripled since Holyrood was established, with one in seven households now in this type of accommodation. Read Full Story

 

Experts said that the NHS has reached a "tipping point" NHS facing a ‘tsunami’ of patients in A&E departments, experts warn

Experts said that the NHS has reached a "tipping point" The NHS is facing a "tsunami" of patients in its A&E departments, experts have said, as health officials faced calls for an increase in the number of hospitals to meet rising demand. Read Full Story

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AB InBev has moved to sell SABMiller's Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime brands to Japanese firm Asahi SABMiller shareholders to have their say on AB InBev mega-merger in crunch vote

AB InBev has moved to sell SABMiller's Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime brands to Japanese firm Asahi Shareholders of beer giant SABMiller will have their say on the firm's £79 billion mega-merger with Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev on Wednesday in a crunch vote on the deal Read Full Story

 

Arsene Wenger, left, hopes Sam Allardyce can clear his name Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can ‘clear his name’

Arsene Wenger, left, hopes Sam Allardyce can clear his name Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can "clear his name" after he was part of secretly-filmed conversations which show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters. Read Full Story

 

Three quarters of homeowners have a look around for property even if they have no plans to move, the research found House hunting ‘increasingly becoming a hobby’

Three quarters of homeowners have a look around for property even if they have no plans to move, the research found House hunting has become a hobby for many people, with nearly three quarters of home owners regularly checking what is available where they live even when they have no plans to move, research suggests. Read Full Story

 

Doctor encourages Mearns patients to help save GP’s dispensing services

A senior Aberdeenshire doctor is urging his patients to take a stand against a proposed changes to where they get their prescriptions from. Read Full Story

 

A number of US banks have shifted their hiring for senior positions to locations such as Paris, DHR International said Fears that Brexit vote would spark City jobs exodus becoming reality says report

A number of US banks have shifted their hiring for senior positions to locations such as Paris, DHR International said Fears that the Brexit vote would spark an exodus of jobs from the City of London is fast becoming a reality, a report has revealed. Read Full Story

 

(L-R) Conservatives Ross Thomson, Alex Johnstone, Alexander Burnett, Peter Chapman and Liam Kerr issued a joint statement (Picture: Kenny Elrick) Tories call on Aberdeenshire SNP group to distance themselves from tax plans

(L-R) Conservatives Ross Thomson, Alex Johnstone, Alexander Burnett, Peter Chapman and Liam Kerr issued a joint statement (Picture: Kenny Elrick) Aberdeenshire Council's ruling SNP group has been challenged to put north-east residents before "the party in Edinburgh" as the row over proposed changes to council tax deepens. Read Full Story

 

A legal assessment has concluded that the decisions not to bring sex assault charges against Sir Cliff Richard were correct Sir Cliff Richard ‘obviously pleased’ as ruling on sex assault charges upheld

A legal assessment has concluded that the decisions not to bring sex assault charges against Sir Cliff Richard were correct Sir Cliff Richard has said he is "obviously pleased" after decisions not to charge him over historical sex abuse allegations were upheld. Read Full Story

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