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VIDEO: HK Electric IPO 'not a blockbuster'

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:10
The flotation of a utility company owned by Hong Kong billionare Li Ka-Shing has faced a lukewarm reception from investors.

Big construction jobs boost forecast

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:09
Demand for new homes could lead to nearly 30,000 extra construction jobs in Scotland over the next five years, a report claims.

Games tickets to be given away

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:06
Up to 5,000 free tickets for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are to be given to individuals and community groups.

Cycling ad banned over 'no helmet'

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:03
A television advert promoting safe cycling, part of a Cycling Scotland campaign, is banned for showing a rider without a helmet.

Multiple sclerosis link to food bug

Tue, 2014-01-28 17:45
A food poisoning bacterium could be implicated in MS, US researchers believe.

Scottish currency debate explained

Tue, 2014-01-28 17:41
The debate on the future of the pound in Scotland

Ortega allowed to seek re-election

Tue, 2014-01-28 17:35
Congress in Nicaragua approves constitutional changes that would allow President Daniel Ortega to run for a third successive term in 2016.

A Holocaust book for young children

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:42
Israel grapples with how to educate its six-year-olds about the Holocaust without the trauma of seeing 'walking corpses in striped pyjamas'.

Is the end nigh for the iPod?

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:19
Could this be the end for Apple's iconic music player?

Togo arrests three over ivory haul

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:18
Police in Togo say they have arrested three men after finding nearly two tons of ivory in a container destined for Vietnam.

Moyes admits Man Utd mood shift

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:16
Manchester United boss David Moyes says his mood has improved following his side's 2-0 win over Cardiff.

The 70-year wait for primary school

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:09
There are still 57 million children who never have a first day at school and it will take decades to create places, says Unesco.

'Huge support' for libel law change

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:03
Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt claims overwhelming support in his bid to reform Northern Ireland's libel laws.

Bank boss to appear before inquiry

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:01
The chief executive of Ulster Bank is due to give evidence to a Westminster inquiry into Northern Ireland's banking system later.

Everton's Lukaku facing long lay off

Tue, 2014-01-28 15:57
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku could face a lengthy absence after sustaining an ankle injury in the Merseyside derby.

Rodgers hopeful of 'major signing'

Tue, 2014-01-28 15:47
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is hopeful of making a breakthrough in the transfer market before Friday's deadline.

Turkish central bank in rate raise

Tue, 2014-01-28 15:34
After an emergency meeting, the Turkish central bank raises its overnight lending rate to 12% from 7.75% to help stabilise the lira.

Liverpool 4-0 Everton

Tue, 2014-01-28 15:28
Daniel Sturridge scores twice and misses a penalty as Liverpool thrash Everton in the Merseyside derby at Anfield.

Caterham car prompts 'huge' reaction

Tue, 2014-01-28 15:24
Caterham's new F1 car divides opinion after the team reveal a design featuring an unusual front nose.

VIDEO: Fire festival celebrates Viking heritage

Tue, 2014-01-28 15:11
A thousand people dressed as Vikings have celebrated Shetland's spectacular annual Up Helly Aa fire festival.

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