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Scottish Government 'concerned' about incident that saw coronavirus samples found at the side of the A9

Scottish Government 'concerned' about incident that saw coronavirus samples found at the side of the A9

Scottish Government 'concerned' about incident that saw coronavirus samples found at the side of the A9

An investigation is ongoing into how a medical sample bag – containing Covid–19 tests – came to be found at the side of the A9.


Scottish Government announces help for homebuyers and employment support

Scottish Government announces help for homebuyers and employment support

Scottish Government announces help for homebuyers and employment support

Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has announced a series of measures aimed at boosting the economy.


Retail and tourism sectors allowed to reopen further next week

Retail and tourism sectors allowed to reopen further next week

Retail and tourism sectors allowed to reopen further next week

Scotland will move into phase three of the route out of lockdown with what the First Minister called “the highest risk changes we have made so far.”


UK government announces eating out discount scheme for August

UK government announces eating out discount scheme for August

UK government announces eating out discount scheme for August

The UK government has announced a new initiative to get people to eat out again – picking up half the tab to a maximum of £10 per person.


VAT to be slashed to just five per cent on food, accommodation and attractions

VAT to be slashed to just five per cent on food, accommodation and attractions

VAT to be slashed to just five per cent on food, accommodation and attractions

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces multi-billion range of measures in a bid to protect jobs


Scotland to retain quarantine measures for Spanish travel

Scotland to retain quarantine measures for Spanish travel

Scotland to retain quarantine measures for Spanish travel

People travelling to or from Spain will have to quarantine on arrival in Scotland it has been announced.


MSP warns of need for Gaelic to be treated 'as normal in all services' to reverse its decline

MSP warns of need for Gaelic to be treated 'as normal in all services' to reverse its decline

MSP warns of need for Gaelic to be treated 'as normal in all services' to reverse its decline

GAELIC needs to be treated as normal in all Highland services if speakers are to have confidence to use it in everyday situations, says a Ross MSP.


First Minister calls for major economic stimulus

First Minister calls for major economic stimulus

First Minister calls for major economic stimulus

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called on the UK government to invest £80 billion in the economy.


Highland SNP MSP targeted by online fraudster

Highland SNP MSP targeted by online fraudster

Highland SNP MSP targeted by online fraudster

North MSP Gail Ross contacted the police after an online identity theft that left her feeling appalled and sickened.


First Minister hails further progress against Covid-19

First Minister hails further progress against Covid-19

First Minister hails further progress against Covid-19

There have been no new deaths from Covid-19 in Scotland in the last 48 hours.


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