28 December 2014 Last updated at 01:18

Call for transfer of air tax powerGlasgow and Edinburgh Airports

The transport minister Derek Mackay calls for control over air passenger duty to be devolved to Holyrood immediately.


City Link vansCity Link staff 'face NYE redundancy'

More than 2,000 staff from the collapsed UK parcel delivery firm City Link are to be made redundant on New Year's Eve, the RMT union says.

Terraced housingScottish rents 'hit all-time high'

Scottish rents reach an all-time high while tenants' finances are "stuck in a rut", according to a new report.

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Hark! The discount sales ker-chingg

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UK living too high on the hog (again)

How worried should we be by the UK's record current account deficit, our inability to pay our way in the world?

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