WHITE KNIGHT JIM McCOLL TOLD MACKAY THAT BOSSES WOULD RESIGN

But by last May, the Scottish government had sunk £45m in loans into FMEL, without explaining the loans to its own procurement agency.
It told MSPs the loans were to help modernise the yard, yet it has since been learned that draw-down of the money was linked to progress on the ferry contract. … More WHITE KNIGHT JIM McCOLL TOLD MACKAY THAT BOSSES WOULD RESIGN

FIVE SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR JOURNALIST MURDER

Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia sentences five to death for killing Public prosecutor says three more given jail terms over death of journalist in Istanbul in 2018 Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in October last year. By News agency reporters  Saudi Arabia has sentenced five people to death and three more to jail terms over … More FIVE SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR JOURNALIST MURDER

FERRET INVESTIGATION INTO SCALLOP FISHING

Scallop dredgers accused of sabotaging creel fishing gear Shellfish is popular with visitors to places like Oban and as a special treat on Christmas and New Year dinner tables. Pictures by Bill Heaney By Billy Briggs, investigative reporter   Rogue scallop dredgers have been sabotaging the gear of crab and lobster fishermen operating off Scotland’s … More FERRET INVESTIGATION INTO SCALLOP FISHING