Sunday Round Up: X Factor, RBS, Walker's Crisps
The Drum highlights some of the stories making the news in this Sunday's newspapers.
Pretty much every tabloid has this morning picked up on the X-Factor putting through 20-year old Chloe Mafia from Salford to it’s second round ‘Boot-camp- show, despite her alleged vice-girl past. The Sunday Express however reports that she has already been kicked off the show for soliciting, despite the organisers allegedly knowing of her past as an escort.
Scotland on Sunday reports that MP Andrew Tyrie, chair of the Treasury Select Committee, backs dividing up the Royal Bank of Scotland, and other publicly owned banks, into retail and investment banks. He is reported to have said that the process of selling the tax-payer’s stake in the part-nationalised banks would allow them to grow competition within the industry.
The latest television advert for Walkers Crisps shows match-of-the-day presenter and former England-striker Gary Lineker dancing to The Weather Girl’s hit, It’s Raining Men, with images running in this morning’s Telegraph.
5pm.co.uk, the last minute online restaurant reservation service has branched out into the health and beauty sector. The Sunday Herald reports that the website is piloting a scheme in Glasgow for treatments at spas and salons, which will then be rolled out across-Scotland if a success.
The Sunday Herald also talks to online entrepreneur Bill Dobbie who is looking for investors to join him in running dating website EasyDate, which is expected to announce a growth in demand this week.