The more than $5 million available in research funding would help Scottish businesses develop low-carbon technology, the Scottish government said.
An independent Scotland would be able to sustain itself in part from the estimated $1.5 trillion in remaining oil reserves, a finance official said.
Liquor giant Diageo said a Scottish government task force has failed to find a plan that would rescue 900 jobs at two historic beverage facilities.
A two-day work stoppage scheduled in Scotland could be the catalyst for panic gasoline buying throughout Britain, various sources said.
Donald Trump's brash statements concerning plans to build a resort in Scotland have perpetuated his image as an arrogant American, Scottish officials said.
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Scottish officials say that British Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling is trying to milk Scotch whisky as a "cash cow."
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Scottish traffic managers have discovered that removing the tolls on a busy highway bridge has had the predicted effect -- traffic jams are much worse.