ALLIANCE TRUST, one of Scotland's oldest investment houses, has painted an upbeat picture for investors in 2014 despite the ongoing geopolitical uncertainty.
FEARS follow concerns that UK economic growth will not last - putting Chancellor under pressure to explain where axe will fall next.
DAIRY farmers fear a price war is about to break out among the big four supermarkets after Tesco reduced the price of four pints of milk to �1.
BUMPER payouts provoke fury among campaigners who blasted Chancellor George Osborne for turning a blind eye. �3million bung for RBS chief executive Ross McEwan.
That makes Mr. Albanese the first among a group of former mining bosses who left their jobs in the last year or two to have re-emerged at the helm of a listed company.