Scotland's First Minister will have face-to-face talks with the latest Bank of England governor for the first time
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Friday 03 June 2011
The construction sector grew faster than expected in May and added jobs for the first time in nearly a year, offering a chink of light in what has become a generally sombre outlook for the economy.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Equitable Life investors will start to receive compensation from the end of next month, the Government said yesterday. Some £775m will be paid out to about 945,000 policyholders, while £620m will be shared among 37,000 with-profits annuitants.
Friday 13 May 2011
As Scotland move ever closer towards independence, this bulky compendium suggests that it was a big mistake to assert dominion over a land so well stocked with spooks, witches and demons.
Thursday 12 May 2011
This week has seen two significant steps in the development of government digital – moving to get more people online, and starting the process of improving government services when they get there.
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Teachers at Bell Baxter High School in Scotland put on an impromptu dance for pupils leaving to go on study leave.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Prime Minister David Cameron believes the Government is making progress "for the good of the country".
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Former Scotland Office minister David Cairns has died in hospital suffering from acute pancreatitis.
Friday 06 May 2011
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Hundreds of firefighters have been tackling heathland blazes across the UK, including at the Queen's Balmoral estate in Scotland. .
Sunday 01 May 2011
The UK is failing to deal with greenwash – the practice of making products sound more environmentally friendly than they really are. The problem arose because government guidelines to ensure "clear, accurate, relevant and verifiable" environmental claims were "non-binding". Ministers last year rejected MPs' calls for "direct intervention" to remove inaccurate and misleading claims. Instead they preferred to rely on eco-labelling schemes sponsored by industry or non-governmental groups.
Wednesday 20 April 2011
Redrow is ditching its loss-making Scottish operations in order to focus its attention on the South-east.
Monday 18 April 2011
Saturday 16 April 2011
The Celtic manager Neil Lennon has a near full squad to choose from for the Scottish Cup semi-final against Aberdeen tomorrow.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
The Government's advisers admit they took too long to ban mephedrone, allowing dealers to build up a stash of the drugs.
Friday 18 March 2011
Craig Gordon has been included in the Scotland squad for the game against Brazil on Sunday week, despite not featuring for his club side for five weeks.
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