‘Vast gap’ in choice
of Higher subjects
Schools just a few miles apart in Edinburgh are offering pupils a vastly different number of subjects to study for exams, playing a vital part in determining their future higher education and career chances, figures released today show.
Backlash looms over Standard Life’s £11bn AAM deal
Sir George Mathewson, a former chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland and a doyen of the finance sector in Scotland, has voiced “regret” at the proposed £11 billion merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM).
Fresh Royal High School hotel plans fail to sway rivals
A REVISED planning application to turn Edinburgh’s historic old Royal High School into a luxury hotel is unlikely to give planners who rejected the proposal any reason to change their minds, the leader of a rival scheme has claimed.