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RBS to cut 443 jobs in UK, move many of them to India.

LONDON, June 26 — British lender Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to cut 443 jobs dealing with business loans and many of them will move to India, the bank said. The Edinburgh-based bank said the cuts were part of a restructuring aimed at...

- The Malay Mail - MY

A trip round Scotland to celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter magic.

EDINBURGH, June 26 — On the 20th anniversary of the very first Harry Potter book, the national tourist office VisitScotland has put together an itinerary covering the locations which inspired JK Rowling to pen her best-selling series. The...

- The Malay Mail - MY

RBS to cut 443 jobs in UK, move many of them to India.

- British lender Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to cut 443 jobs dealing with business loans and many of them will move to India, the bank said.

- Reuters - US

Campbell Grayson Claims Squash XL PSA Title.

Campbell Grayson of New Zealand has taken out Greg Lobban of Scotland in the 2017 Squash XL PSA final on the all glass court in Auckland in a thrilling match of athleticism and shot play.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Geraldine Shearer Finishes UK Stint On A High.

New Zealand shearer Allan Oldfield has rounded-off a successful season in the UK with victory in the Royal High Highland Show blade shearing final in Edinburgh early today .

- Scoop NZ - NZ

RBS to cut 443 jobs in UK, move many of them to India | Reuters.

British lender Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to cut 443 jobs dealing with business loans and many of them will move to India, the bank said. The Edinburgh-based bank said the cuts were part of a restructuring aimed at becoming a smaller bank."We realise this will be difficult news for staff and we will do everything we ...

- Firstpost - IN

Prince Philip back in action after illness.

The Duke of Edinburgh has accompanied the Queen to a Guards Polo Club event, three days after being discharged from hospital for treatment for an infection.

- SBS.com.au - AU

RBS is moving hundreds of jobs to India.

Hundreds of jobs processing business loans will be shifted from the UK to Mumbai under new plans by the Royal Bank of Scotland . The lender, which is 73 per cent owned by the taxpayer, will cut 443 jobs in the UK, hiring replacements for its portfolio management team in India. A spokesperson said staff based in the UK will ...

- City AM - UK

Royal Bank of Scotland to move hundreds of jobs to India.

The move by the state-owned bank will cut nearly 450 UK jobs dealing with loans to small businesses.

- BBC - UK

RBS to cut over 400 jobs, move many of them to India.

British lender Royal Bank of Scotland said today that it is cutting 443 UK jobs dealing with business loans, and plans to shift many of the roles to India.The UKs largest government-owned bank said it was moving the jobs, which help handle loans for small businesses, as part of an ongoing cost-cutting drive."As we become a ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Majority of Scots want second EU referendum.

 A new poll has revealed that 61 per cent of voters want a second referendum on Brexit once the terms of a deal with the remaining EU countries have been agreed. The Scotpulse survey for STV found that 59 per cent of those polled think that Brexit will be bad for Scotland, The Scotsman writes.24 per cent think that ...

- Novinite - BG

Former Britain's Got Talent star target of abuse

LONDON, June 25 — Susan Boyle, who gained fame on Britain's Got Talent, has become a target of abuse by a gang of teens numbering up to 15. According to the locals of West Lothian, Scotland where Boyle lives, Boyle has faced numerous attacks...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Scheme to limit commercial bins on city streets launched

Officials in Glasgow will impound commercial waste bins left on the street outside designated times.

- BBC - UK

Second wild boar encounter over weekend as four animals subdued in Aberdeen, Hong Kong

Hong Kong recorded another boar sighting on Sunday morning, one day after two men were sent to hospital following an encounter with a wild pig in Tseung Kwan O. At about 6.28am, police were called to 8 Shum Wan Road in Aberdeen, where four of the animals were spotted wandering on a slope opposite the Aberdeen Marina Club. ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

David Wilson reflects on his time as former governor of Hong Kong: ‘It was the most worthwhile job in the world’

Arthur’s Seat near the centre of Edinburgh is a trek David Wilson is familiar with as the spritely 82-year-old hikes there often when he is in native Scotland. What took him by surprise one day though was when he, in a tracksuit soaked with sweat, got stopped by a group of young Hongkongers. “Gong duk, is it ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Keralite priest found dead in Scotland

A PhD scholar, he was reported missing two days ago

- The Hindu - IN

Indian priest found dead in Edinburgh

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tonight condoled the priest's death and asked the Consulate General of India in Edinburgh to provide help.

- Zee News - IN

Missing priest found dead on beach

Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira was last seen alive at a church in Edinburgh on Tuesday.

- BBC - UK

Thousands evacuated as 27 UK high-rise towers fail safety test

The estates evacuated were found to have cladding similar to Grenfell Tower, which Scotland Yard confirmed as a factor for the fire spreading rapidly through the 24-storey building after a fridge-freezer burst in one of the flats.  

- Zee News - IN

Thousands evacuated as 27 UK high-rise towers fail safety test

Thousands of residents were today evacuated from four housing towers as the UK government in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze found 27 high-rise residential blocks across Britain unsafe. Residents of 650 flats in four tower blocks on an estate in the Swiss Cottage area of north London were evacuated last night by ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Scotland undone by Fiji in Suva

Scotland are outgunned by an inspired Fiji as Gregor Townsend's men end their summer tour with defeat in Suva.

- BBC - UK

Kevin Bacon's 'Story of a Girl' premieres in Edinburgh

EDINBURGH, June 24 ― Hollywood husband and wife team, Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, showcased their latest feature at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on Thursday . Sedgwick, making her directorial debut, and Bacon...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Reuters Video: Kevin Bacon brings new movie to Edinburgh

Hollywood stars Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick attend the Edinburgh premiere of their new film, 'Story of a Girl'. ― Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

London fire: Manslaughter charges could be filed

The British government has also ordered an examination of Hotpoint's Fridge Freezer units following the Scotland Yard's statement

- Rediff.com - IN

Labour MP for East Lothian Martin Whitfield: "I started an argument and ended up winning an election"

The former primary school teacher still misses home.  Two months ago, Martin Whitfield was a primary school teacher in Prestonpans, a small town along the coast from Edinburgh. Then he got into an argument. It was a Saturday morning shortly after the snap election had been called, and he and other members of the local ...

- New Statesman - UK

Prince Philip cancels London Zoo visit after hospital stay

The Duke of Edinburgh is resting after spending two nights in hospital as a precaution earlier this week.

- BBC - UK

Grenfell Tower blaze sparked by fridge says Scotland Yard as manslaughter inquiry launched

Police have confirmed cladding on the doomed tower block failed safety tests.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Workers uncover forgotten WWII military air raid shelter

Workers installing solar panels at a waste water treatment plant in Scotland have uncovered a fascinating piece of World War II military history.

- FOX News - US

New research claims 'broken heart syndrome' is real, leaving permanent damage

University of Aberdeen researchers claim that not even time can mend a broken heart, leaving physical scars

- National Post - CA

Prince Philip leaves hospital after undergoing treatment for infection

The Duke of Edinburgh was seen leaving the King Edward VII hospital today.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

CMA clears Standard Life-Aberdeen Asset Management merger

The decision by the Competition and Markets Authority paves the way for the deal's completion in August.

- BBC - UK

Prince Philip leaves London hospital after treatment for infection

"The Duke of Edinburgh left hospital this morning," a Palace spokesman said.

- Global News - CA

Prince Philip, 96, Leaves Hospital After Treatment

Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, was discharged from hospital Thursday after treatment for an infection. Philip, who is also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure for the treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing ...

- Voice of America - US

Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital after being admitted as "a precautionary measure".

- BBC - UK

UK oil and gas survey notes confidence

Confidence is returning to the UK oil and gas industry, according to an annual survey by the Bank of Scotland.

- OGJ - US

UK competition watchdog clears Standard Life-Aberdeen deal

- Britain's competition watchdog said it had cleared Standard Life's 11 billion pound deal to buy Aberdeen Asset Management , paving the way for the tie-up which will create the country's biggest listed asset manager.

- Reuters - US

CMA clears path for Standard Life-Aberdeen merger as it drops investigation

The competition watchdog has ditched its investigation into the proposed merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management. The Competition and Markets Authority announced it was launching an inquiry into the takeover last month, but said today it won't be pursuing a more in-depth phase two investigation.

- City AM - UK

Every country should consider copying this UK bill to support electric cars

In order for electric vehicles to go mainstream, it'll take more than just people buying them: governments will have to create infrastructure that enables drivers to use them just as easily as regular cars. And that's what the UK is trying to do with the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill. It was included in the Queen's ...

- The Next Web - US

A 'Broken Heart' Might Never Physically Heal

Time may heal wounds for some, but for others, the damage is permanent, and it's physical. So say researchers at the University of Aberdeen after examining MRI scans of the hearts of patients with takotsubo syndrome, otherwise known as broken-heart syndrome. The syndrome, which nine out of 10 times is...

- Newser - US

Britain's Prince Philip Admitted to Hospital with Infection

Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be able to attend the queen's speech, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday.   Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, was admitted as a precautionary measure and is in good spirits, the palace said.   Philip, also known as the Duke of ...

- Voice of America - US

WATCH: Prince Philip hospitalized as a 'precautionary measure'

The Duke of Edinburgh, 96, announced his retirement from public life last month.

- ABC News - US

Duke of Edinburgh to spend second night in hospital

Prince Philip, who is 96, is being treated for an infection at King Edward VII hospital in London.

- BBC - UK

Tesco set to cut 1,100 Cardiff call centre jobs

Tesco says it is shutting its Cardiff base and consolidating centres into a single site in Scotland.

- BBC - UK

Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital, according to the Buckingham Palace. He will miss the formal opening of Parliament as the queen outlines the government's agenda.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

The Duke of Edinburgh admitted last night

The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted last night as a precautionary measure' for treatment of an infection, Buckingham Palace says.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Prince Philip, 96, admitted to hospital as 'precautionary measure'

Duke of Edinburgh being treated for infection and will miss State Opening of Parliament.

- USA TODAY - US

Standard Life and Aberdeen keep it fair on new investment committee

Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management have been keen to promote their proposed merger as a match of equals, rather than a takeover. And so it continues with the appointment of their new investment committee , which includes a near-equal split of employees from each firm. The IMC is comprised of global functional ...

- City AM - UK

Britain's Prince Philip, 96, in hospital with infection

Duke of Edinburgh was to accompany the monarch to opening of Parliament.

- Daily Nation - KE

Britain's Prince Philip admitted in hospital with infection

, June 21 : The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip has been admitted to hospital for treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition.Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been admitted to hospital as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection, Buckingham Palace said ...

- Sify - IN

Prince Philip, 96, admitted to hospital as 'precautionary measure'

Duke of Edinburgh being treated for infection and will miss State Opening of Parliament.         

- USA TODAY - US

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