Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns NatWest and Ulster Bank, reported a loss for the first six months after setting aside more money for repaying customers and potential legal settlements.
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it is to shed 6,500 jobs as part of cost-cutting plans.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon praises a Scottish university for "leading the way" with its new carbon innovation centre in Hong Kong.
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