Scottish drinkers could face a 5p charge for plastic straws amid calls for the pub and club trade to clean up a growing environmental problem.
Housing sales reached a seven-year high in July, driven by “highly competitive” mortgage rates and lower stamp duty levels, according to a new report.
The family behind one of the world’s best-selling single malt whiskies has kept its place at the top of an annual league table of Scotland’s richest people.
House prices in Aberdeen have almost doubled in just ten years.
Workers at Amazon's main Scottish warehouse have resorted to living in tents nearby so they can make it into work.
A package of up to £10.5 million announced to support steelworkers and the local economy hit by the latest wave of job cuts in the industry has been attacked as “woefully inadequate.”
The first minister said she believed the expertise of the whisky industry in exporting could be used to drive other sectors to internationalise.
The deal agreed in Brussels will be worth an additional £10million next year to Scotland's white-fish and prawn fleets, Fishing Secretary Richard Lochhead said yesterday.