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£10m study offers hope for pancreatic cancer patients

Andrew Biankin

HUNDREDS of patients are being recruited to test out ‘tailor-made’ therapies in a new multi-million pound Scottish study aimed at improving survival rates for one of the deadliest forms of cancer.

12:05am Friday 24 March 2017

Mary Ann Frances (Marian), nee Kennedy Russell

RUSSELL — MARY ANN FRANCES (nee KENNEDY), known to all as MARIAN. Peacefully, after a short period of illness, at The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, on 20th March, 2017. Marian, beloved wife of the late Terence, loving mother of Andrea and…

2:51am Friday 24 March 2017

James Russell Sim

SIM James Russell Peacefully at Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness, on Wednesday 15th March 2017, James Russell, aged 97 years, (Ex-Major, REME/former Assistant Rector, Inverness Royal Academy), husband of the late darling Margaret, father of dear…

2:51am Friday 24 March 2017

Muriel Warnock

WARNOCK — MURIEL. Unexpectedly but peacefully, at The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, on Tuesday, 21st March 2017. Muriel, beloved wife of the late Robert, much loved mum of Gillian, Karen and the late Graham, adored mother-in-law and special…

2:51am Friday 24 March 2017

Growth in Scotland will lag UK, forecaster says

Lindsay Gardiner of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Picture: Colin Templeton

ECONOMIC growth in Scotland will trail that in the UK as a whole this year and in 2018, partly because of a drag resulting from oil and gas sector weakness, PricewaterhouseCoopers has forecast.

12:09am Friday 24 March 2017

John Swinney urges reform after council hit by ‘worst’ report into running of education

Education Secretary John Swinney

A DAMNING report into the running of schools by a Scottish council has been used as a justification for wider reforms by Education Secretary John Swinney.

12:08am Friday 24 March 2017

Giants to hunt for oil and gas off Hebrides

Giants to hunt for oil and gas off Hebrides

OIL majors have shown confidence in the exploration potential of the frontier territory off the Hebrides and Shetland in spite of the prospect of a long period of low oil prices.

12:07am Friday 24 March 2017

Kier warns of construction slowdown as profits rise

Kier is currently on site at Glasgow School of Art

THE boss of Kier Group’s construction division in Scotland has signalled there is an expectation across the industry that activity will slow down in the coming months as a result of Brexit uncertainty.

12:07am Friday 24 March 2017

Cillian Murphy on his gritty new gangster movie Free Fire

Cillian Murphy credit Joe Giddens/PA

THE first thing you notice about Cillian Murphy’s new film Free Fire is the dirt. Essentially a shoot-out in a 1970s Boston warehouse, it’s probably the filthiest single-location movie ever made as characters duck, dive and crawl through the…

12:06am Friday 24 March 2017

To infinity and way beyond - Philip Miller on All the Galaxies


PHILIP Miller has a problem with the elevator pitch for his new novel. In fact, he hasn’t got one. He knows what one is, of course: you don’t get to be the Herald’s arts correspondent for the last 13 years – never mind being married to a film…

12:06am Friday 24 March 2017
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