Any trader will tell you that, like comedy, one of the secrets of striking a successful deal is down to good timing. RBS, and indeed the Treasury, may be reflecting on this as they digest the details of Worldpay’s sale.
Scotland’s most questionable marriage was finally dissolved this week with declarations of an amicable separation despite persistent rumours that it would all end in tears.
The world premiere of Local Hero, a stage adaptation of the 1983 film opens in Edinburgh with new music and lyrics by Dire Straits front man Mark Knopfler.
Homeless campaigner Josh Littlejohn has announced that his next project will be an international collaboration that will see 50,000 people sleep out in cities around the world.
First off, something that may shock you: I don’t blame the politicians for the Brexit bungle. Well, not entirely. There is a lot of stubbornness, an unwillingness to compromise, and too many are pursuing other agendas, in the SNP’s case it is for Scottish independence, while Labour has been driven to undermine Theresa May and thereby trigger a general election.