Thursday, June 20, 2019

UK wage growth faster than expected

Wages rose at an annual pace of 3.4% in the three months to April, official figures show.

2019/06/11 09:00 GMT

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Soft skills

These are job skills needed to deal with the public, and very much in demand.

Man charged over Edinburgh’s Calton Hill teenager death

The 15-year-old was found dead on Calton Hill in Edinburgh last December.

Renovation of historic Provost Skene’s House in Aberdeen to start in July

The regenerated Provost Skene's House in Aberdeen will honour stars such as former footballer Denis Law.

Iran to release Lebanese US resident convicted of spying

Nizar Zakka, a businessman with US permanent residency, was arrested during a visit to Iran in 2015.

Greenpeace maintains occupation of Cromarty Firth rig

Two campaigners who boarded the structure in the Cromarty Firth on Sunday have been relieved by two colleagues.

Paulo Fonseca: Shakhtar Donetsk boss appointed Roma head coach

Roma have appointed former Shakhtar Donetsk coach Paulo Fonseca as their head coach on a two-year deal in succession to Claudio Ranieri.

Boy, 10, struck while cycling to school in Dumfries

Police want to trace the driver of a red people carrier involved in the collision on a Dumfries street.

Is your wood from a legal source? This test can tell

Scientists say they will be able to identify where a piece of wood comes from to the nearest 10km.