Scotland News:

Scotland's best new buildings of 2018
…The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has announced the 12… for the RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award, to be presented in November…


'Optimistic' outlook for Scotland's economy
Scotland's economy could recover this year, but businesses are still hampered…, tax partner at Deloitte, said: "There are some encouraging signs that Scotland's… of Scotland's exports, particularly food and drink, are showing strong growth and sentiment…


Coastal area project ideas sought by Crown Estate Scotland
… a new pilot scheme operated by Crown Estate Scotland. Community bodies and local…". She added: "Crown Estate Scotland has a wealth of expertise to share with local… Estate Scotland chief executive Simon Hodge said: "We've designed this scheme…


Dealer smuggled heroin attached to lorry into Scotland
…A man who arranged for 20kg of heroin to be smuggled into Scotland in tool… Scotland's organised crime and counter terrorism unit, which had launched Operation…-year-old was arrested when he returned to Scotland on 28 September. He was known…


Judge says fracking not banned in Scotland
… Nicola Surgeon later told MSPs that "fracking is being banned in Scotland, end… of story" and that people "should welcome the fact that fracking in Scotland is banned… on fracking in Scotland" - although this wording was changed shortly after the judgement…


Adults in Scotland drink almost 20 units a week
… in Scotland, a report on the nation's drinking has revealed. The amount of drink sold… was the equivalent to each adult drinking 19.6 units a week, NHS Health Scotland said. The UK…, and they will benefit most from minimum unit pricing." Scotland's Alcohol Strategy Monitoring Report…


Curriculum reform: 'Lessons to be learned from Scotland'
…There are lessons to be learned from Scotland over the introduction of the new… head of WJEC also said many reforms had been introduced in Scotland at the same…. Scotland: new curriculum could be 'disastrous', says education expert Scottish…


Rise in homelessness applications in Scotland reverses nine-year trend
…The number of applications for homelessness status in Scotland has gone up… consecutive annual increase. Graeme Brown, Director of Shelter Scotland, said… a household was made homeless in Scotland last year with 34,972 homelessness applications…


The school children who live in England but are taught in Scotland
… at schools in Scotland or elsewhere in Northumberland despite the long journeys… in Northumberland to Alnwick and Morpeth and across the border to Scotland to schools like Duns… on Scotland is markedly different from England, however. "The EIS supports the principle…


Police Scotland begin two-week firearms amnesty
…Police Scotland has launched a firearms amnesty, intended to stop weapons… Matheson. "Firearms offences are at historically low levels in Scotland," he said… into the wrong hands. "I therefore welcome Police Scotland's campaign to remove unwanted…