Scottish business confidence has increased for the first time in almost two years, according to a survey.
Scotland’s biggest teaching union has pleaded with candidates not to use schools as “political footballs” in the run up to the local government elections.
The companies pulled their adverts after the Wall Street Journal found earlier this week that their brands had been placed alongside racist content due to Google’s automated programs.
Some products being marketed as faux fur on the British high street are actually real, according to a new report by Humane Society International and Sky News. Farmed fur is still finding its way into supply chains from Asia despite being banned in Britain over a decade ago.
Spain’s senior diplomat has urged the UK not to “lose its temper” over Gibraltar after a former Conservative leader made belligerent comments on Sunday.
The Royal Bank of Scotland announced this week it is shutting 30 branches in Scotland, with hundreds of jobs expected to be lost.