Scottish economic growth outpaces UK

Scottish economic growth outpaces UK

19 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Production output rose in Scotland in the second quarter by 0.6% The Scottish economy grew at a slightly faster rate than the UK as a whole during the spring months, according to official figures. An initial...
Fine over £100,000 Scottish Tory donation

Fine over £100,000 Scottish Tory donation

18 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images A Scottish Conservative fundraising group has been fined £400 by the Electoral Commission for failing to properly register a £100,000 donation. The fine was imposed on the Irvine Unionist Club over its “failure to...
Two new Scottish newspaper titles launched

Two new Scottish newspaper titles launched

9 September 2018 Image copyright Newsquest Image caption The double launch means The National and The Herald have now become seven-day operations Two new Scottish newspaper titles, The Herald on Sunday and Sunday National, have published their first editions. The move...
Scottish Gin Society rapped over Facebook adverts

Scottish Gin Society rapped over Facebook adverts

Scottish Gin Society rapped over Facebook adverts 5 September 2018 Image caption The advertising regulator ruled that this Facebook post by the gin society encouraged excessive drinking A gin appreciation society has been left with a sour taste in its mouth after...
Richard Lochhead to return to Scottish cabinet

Richard Lochhead to return to Scottish cabinet

Richard Lochhead to return to Scottish cabinet 31 August 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Lochhead was the rural affairs secretary for nine years before stepping down in 2016 Richard Lochhead is to return to the Scottish government’s cabinet team after...

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