2 October 2014 Last updated at 01:42

Universities hold world rankingsstudents in lecture

Four Scottish universities rise up the Times Higher Education world rankings despite the UK coming under pressure from overseas competition.


Armed police officersPolicy change over armed police

Specialist armed police officers in Scotland will in future only be deployed to firearms incidents or where there is a threat to life.

WavesScotland supports green energy fund

Economic development agency Scottish Enterprise is putting £450,000 into an international fund which supports renewable energy projects.

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Let's play a fun game of 'Duopoly'

Here is a fun game you can all play. Take David Cameron's speech today - and project its key offer forward to a time in which income tax has been devolved to Scotland.

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Oil's corroding pipeline

These are bumper times for the offshore oil and gas industry. But while there's record investment, costs have been rising at an alarming rate, so there's a warning about future tax take.

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