The UK government has come under fire for delaying an announcement on subsidy levels for renewable energy projects. Ministers had been expected to reveal new support levels for projects from April next year.
The Crown Office is conducting an investigation into the Scottish banking sector, it has revealed. It said it had decided to confirm that an investigation had been under way for some time because of "the degree of public concern about recently reported ...
Neither. We're 'turfing' - watching the less traditional, high-definition TV screen (47% of Scots claim to have one, and more in rural areas where it's more likely satellite-linked), while texting and Tweeting on our keyboards .
Associated British Foods said it remained on course to meet its profit goals on Thursday despite being hit by political instability in west Africa and a poor April for its Primark clothing chain in the UK and Ireland.
Sir Ian Wood has announced he is retiring from his role as chairman of Aberdeen-based oil services firm Wood Group. Sir Ian has been chairman of the company since 1982 and served as its chief executive from 1967 to 2006.