New evidence in hunt for Corrie McKeague means ‘Only One Thing’

The mother of missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague has claimed that new revelations involving a bin lorry can mean ‘only one thing’. Police confirmed the refuse vehicle, which was originally deemed too light to be carrying a body, had a much heavier … [Read more...]

Teenage human trafficking victim found in Dumbarton

A teenage boy from Vietnam was found after escaping his captors an hour away from Dumbarton. This story breaks at the same time a documentary on Channel 4 tackling modern slavery airs, exposing the criminal gangs who exploit immigrants and forcing … [Read more...]

Scotland puts pressure on rest of UK over tree planting initiative

Ambitious tree planting targets in Scotland are leaving the rest of the rest of the UK under pressure, as other governments must now act to reduce the impacts of climate change. Confor, the leading UK trade body for forestry and timber, has praised … [Read more...]

Scottish government begins Fracking consultation

The Scottish government is inviting the public to share their views on unconventional oil and gas extraction, including "fracking." The consultation Talking “fracking” will run until 31 May 2017 and can be viewed on the Scottish government’s … [Read more...]

Scotland gear up for Six Nations opener

Rugby fans across the the world are eagerly anticipating the start of the 2017 RBS Six Nations Championship, which gets underway on Saturday. The prestigious tournament, which displays the best of the sport within the northern hemisphere, is now … [Read more...]

New Scottish festival is ‘not replacing’ T in the Park

The organiser of a new Scottish music festival, TRNSMT, has told BBC Newsbeat he is “not trying to replace” T in the Park. With both festivals being coordinated by Geoff Ellis, he maintains they can run parallel to each other in a complementary … [Read more...]

Scottish Crofters urged to vote for their commission in March

Scotland's 16,000 crofters are being urged to vote in the Crofting Commission elections this March. The Crofting Commission, based in Inverness, is the statutory regulator for crofting in Scotland. As a public body of the Scottish Government the … [Read more...]

Brexit ‘disastrous’ for farming and food sectors

Rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing has called for the protection of access to markets for Scottish producers, with warnings that leaving the European Single Market would be "disastrous" for Scotland's farming and food sectors. Ewing said: "The … [Read more...]

New digital jobs coming to Glasgow

New investment is set to create 48 new jobs over the next 12 months in Glasgow with digital technology services business, Incremental Group. With jobs from software engineers, data scientists, infrastructure engineers to project managers, this is … [Read more...]

Scotrail Satisfaction Plummets to 14-year Low

Passenger satisfaction with ScotRail has reached a 14 year low according to the watchdog Transport Focus. Satisfaction dropped to 83 per cent, its lowest since 2002. This is down from 87 per cent in Spring of last year. By comparison, Virgin … [Read more...]