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New boss for Glasgow whisky firm

DOUGLAS Laing & Co, the Scotch whisky blender and bottler, has reported a 40 per cent increase in operating profits to £2.4 million, while announcing the...

St Mirren chairman Gordon Scott: Jack Ross not going to Sunderland unless there has been skulduggery

St Mirren chairman Gordon Scott has insisted Sunderland have not been given permission to talk to manager Jack Ross amid reports he is set to be unveiled as the English...

Edinburgh Trams project was ‘poor deal’

The "ridiculous" contract for the Edinburgh trams project represented an "extremely poor deal" for the city council, an inquiry has been told. A...

Yulia Skripal breaks her silence and says she is “lucky to be alive”

YULIA Skripal, the daughter of the ex-Russian spy who was poisoned in Salisbury, has broken her silence and said she is "lucky to be alive" after the attempt...

Anniversary memorial service remembers Manchester attack victims

The 22 people who lost their lives in the Manchester Arena atrocity have been remembered at an emotional national commemoration service to mark its first anniversary....

Swinney approved £345,000 for Government adviser’s school project after unminuted meeting with backers

NO official minute was taken of a meeting with lobbyists ahead of a £345,000 grant award for a private school spearheaded by a Government adviser, the Sunday...

Thousands of first-time buyers to be handed tax break from next month

THOUSANDS of first-time buyers will be handed a tax break from the end of next month, it has been confirmed. Scottish ministers announced the move last year, which will...

Thousands of first-time buyers to be handed tax break from next month

THOUSANDS of first-time buyers will be handed a tax break from the end of next month, it has been confirmed. Scottish ministers announced the move last year, which will...

NHS Scotland spends £4m sending X-rays and scans to private radiologists in UK and overseas

NHS Scotland is spending nearly £4 million sending X-rays, CT and MRI scans to radiologists as far afield as India and Australia amid a major recruitment crisis....

The Scot behind firms which laundered $7 billion out of Russia

Marios Papantoniou       4 comments A single Scottish accountant created and represented companies used to flush at least $7 billion in dirty money out of...