21 April 2014 Last updated at 02:58

Jobs market still growing, says bankWoman entering a job centre

The job market continued to grow last month, although at a slower rate than the previous month, according to the Bank of Scotland.


melanomaSkin cancer rates 'soar' since 1970s

The advent of the package holiday and the fashion for tans has seen skin cancer rates soar in Scotland since the 1970s, according to a charity.

Loch Fyne Oyster BarQueen's Awards for 10 Scottish firms

An Argyll seafood processor and an Isle of Bute textile firm are among 10 Scottish businesses to win Queen's Awards.

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