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Former leader expresses regret

Dugdale reprimanded by Labour for jungle jaunt

Kezia Dugdale

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has been reprimanded by the party


388 homes to be built

Cala wins backing for new Leith community

A new community will emerge on disused land opposite Leith’s Ocean Terminal after plans were approved..


Blackford says PM should intervene

May ‘washing her hands’ of RBS closures says SNP

Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of washing her hands of the RBS branch closures.


Developer 'disappointed' with council

Rift opens over £250m Queensferry waterfront project

Queensferry One

A rift has developed between Fife Council and the developer of a huge tract of land in the shadow of the Queensferry Crossing.


More joining dole queue

Alarm bells as Scottish jobless total rises

Scotland’s unemployment total rose in the three months to October..


Scottish Budget: economy pledge

FM: ‘we need to balance competitive taxes with growth’

Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon says the Scottish Budget will balance the need for “competitive taxes” and growing the economy.


Investors back payments firm

iZettle raises €40 million for growth plan

Jacob de Geer and Robin Knox

iZettle, the electronic payments company, has raised €40 million to accelerate its growth strategy and product innovation.


Restructuring of games company

FanDuel reveals lay-offs following Eccles exit

Nigel Eccles

Fantasy sports company FanDuel is understood to have laid off a number of workers in the past week following the departure of CEO Nigel Eccles.


As I See It

Mackay should demand a more productive public sector

Terry smiling

Derek Mackay will become the first Finance Secretary to use the Scottish Parliament’s newly-extended tax powers, though his place in history would be most favourable if he chooses to make no change to the rates and bands. On the available evidence that doesn’t look likely.


Make or break December for shops

Black Friday proves festive flop for retailers

Black Friday proved a flop for Scottish retailers with sales falling in November as shoppers resisted the expected rush to the high street.