Snow and hail warning for Scotland

Snow and hail warning for Scotland

15 January 2018 A cold snap could disrupt travel plans and power supplies in Scotland, forecasters have warned. They have issued a warning for snow and ice as an icy front advances from the Atlantic at the start of the week. Mild conditions on Monday morning will...
More apprentice places to be created in Scotland

More apprentice places to be created in Scotland

More apprentice places to be created in Scotland 12 January 2018 Image caption The apprenticeships are aimed at providing educational qualifications and workplace training More than 3,500 new-style apprenticeship places have been announced for Scotland. The places are...
Stephen Ingledew to head up FinTech Scotland

Stephen Ingledew to head up FinTech Scotland

Stephen Ingledew to head up FinTech Scotland 12 January 2018 Image copyright Getty Images The chief executive of a new body set up to boost growth in the financial technology sector has been named. Stephen Ingledew will head FinTech Scotland, an organisation...
Scotland ban announced for plastic cotton buds

Scotland ban announced for plastic cotton buds

Scotland ban announced for plastic cotton buds By Kevin Keane BBC Scotland’s environment correspondent 11 January 2018 Image copyright Clare Cavers Image caption Hundreds of plastic bud stems collected on just 100m of beach at Gullane, East Lothian The sale and...
New strategy for helping refugees in Scotland

New strategy for helping refugees in Scotland

New strategy for helping refugees in Scotland 10 January 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new strategy was developed by the Scottish government, Cosla and the Scottish Refugee Council A new strategy to help refugees and asylum seekers settle in...
Storm Eleanor strikes in south west Scotland

Storm Eleanor strikes in south west Scotland

Storm Eleanor strikes in south west Scotland 3 January 2018 Related Topics Storm Eleanor Image copyright Nithy Image caption BBC Weather Watchers captured images of the coastal flooding in parts of Dumfries and Galloway Storm Eleanor has caused significant coastal...
Scotland braces for Storm Eleanor

Scotland braces for Storm Eleanor

2 January 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption The warnings were issued just days after Storm Dylan Residents in coastal areas have been warned of possible 80mph gusts as Storm Eleanor approaches. The west coast is most likely to be affected, with a combination of...
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