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Laughter Spot : “A Scot was drinking in a bar in London”

Laughter Spot : “A Scot was drinking in a bar in London”

by Will Corry on December 3, 2016


A Scot was drinking in a bar in London when he gets a call on his cell phone. He orders drinks for everybody in the bar as he announces, his wife has just produced a typical Scottish baby boy, weighing 25 pounds

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Customer Service : Widow who got an apology by ScottishPower after two years of blunders is now threatened with debt collectors

by Will Corry on November 6, 2016

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KFC selects Inspired Thinking Group and SECC for annual conference

KFC selects Inspired Thinking Group and SECC for annual conference

by James on October 25, 2016

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has chosen agency Inspired Thinking Group to host its Annual Regional Managers Conference in early 2017, at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC).

More than 1000 managers from all 850 of KFC’s UK restaurants will gather at the Glasgow-based venue. Meanwhile, the SECC has also announced it will also host the Arbonne Advantage Conference in autumn 2017, where around 2,500 delegates will gather over two days. [more…]

Scotland is a bigger economic basket case than Greece …. “A fiscal deficit of £14.8billion headache for Nicola”

Scotland is a bigger economic basket case than Greece …. “A fiscal deficit of £14.8billion headache for Nicola”

by Will Corry on October 13, 2016

Scotland is a bigger economic basket case than Greece: Country would have to double basic rate of income tax to tackle its public spending deficit

  • A report by the Taxpayers' Alliance says Scotland would need to plug its deficit through massive cuts or a tax hike to meet EU criteria
  • It ran up a fiscal deficit of £14.8billion in 2015-16
  • The group said Scotland is 'living well beyond its means'
  • Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will open the SNP's conference in Glasgow today

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Sensewhere secures £1.4m funding to develop next generation indoor positioning

Sensewhere secures £1.4m funding to develop next generation indoor positioning

by James on August 30, 2016

Sensewhere, a leading provider of indoor positioning solutions, has been awarded £1.4m by Scottish Enterprise to create jobs and further develop its disruptive location software.

sensewhere is pioneering the creation of software that offers universal location and navigation data in dense urban areas including shopping centres and airports, where GPS and other global navigation satellite systems are blocked.

The grant will open up seven new highly skilled jobs at the company’s headquarters in Edinburgh and create job security for those already employed.

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Scotland launches food fraud hotline /  Chlorella start-up / Purella Food

Scotland launches food fraud hotline / Chlorella start-up / Purella Food

by Will Corry on August 29, 2016

Via FoodAndDrinkEurope.com News Headlines

EU rejects more than 90% of all health claims: Study

The EU has authorised only a small fraction of the health claims submitted to it, with a number of categories seeing no authorised claims at all, according to a new analysis of the bloc’s uber-strict health claim process... Read [more…]

“Say aye to a pie” / Do you want to know who is World Scotch Pie Champion 2016?

“Say aye to a pie” / Do you want to know who is World Scotch Pie Champion 2016?

by Will Corry on August 27, 2016

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Watch : Home of Amazing Moments’ tourism campaign launches to get Brits to ‘holiday at home’

Watch : Home of Amazing Moments’ tourism campaign launches to get Brits to ‘holiday at home’

by James on May 20, 2016

In the run-up to May half-term and the summer holiday season VisitEngland has today launched its largest domestic marketing campaign for 2016 to promote amazing ‘moments’ that can only be experienced on a trip across Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The four-week #OMGB ‘Home of Amazing Moments’ TV, digital and print campaign, part of the UK Government’s GREAT Britain campaign, uses film and images of authentic experiences and activities shot on locations across the UK to inspire people to take a short-break at home. Agency RKCR/Y&R produced the creative for this year’s campaign.

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Labour Crisis : Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to continue talking to terrorist organisations

by Will Corry on May 2, 2016

Labour in crisis - " They could slip to 3rd in Scotland and Livingstone fights on"

Latest News : Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to continue talking to terrorist organisations Hamas and Hezbollah, in comments that threaten to further destabilise his leadership ahead of the local elections.

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Find out why Caledonia Best is so committed to Scottish Rugby, the team, its customers and drinkers

by Will Corry on February 7, 2016

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