‘One Scotland: Hate Has No Home Here’

Public views sought as consultation opens.

The Scottish Government is calling on the public to help shape consolidated and modernised hate Read More

European Commission outlines Brexit contingency planning

Brexit: European Commission outlines contingency plan in the event of a no deal.

Strasbourg, 13 November 2018

The European Commission has today Read More

Michelin tyres plant - Economy Secretary meets unions and management

Mr Mackay said the Scottish Government will leave no stone unturned and will do all it can to protect the Read More


Landmark Scottish Crown Estate legislation passed

Local authorities and communities will have a stronger voice in the management of Scottish Crown Estate assets.

Under reforms passed by Read More

Fiona Hyslop speaking at the Arctic Circle Assembly

Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs.

Harpa Centre, Reykjavik

Thank you Dagfinnur [Sveinbjörnsson, CEO, Arctic Circle] for the introduction and Read More

Increase in renewable electricity and installed capacity

Renewable electricity continues to grow in Scotland.

Renewable electricity generation in Scotland has increased in the first six months of 2018 Read More


The future of Michelin in Dundee

Derek Mackay today convened the first meeting of the Michelin Dundee Action Group.

Work to find a sustainable future for the Read More

Getting the best possible outcome for Scottish fishermen

Fisheries Secretary outlines approach to negotiations.

Speaking at the Scottish Fishermen's Federation annual dinner in Edinburgh, Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing said:

“The Read More

Orbital Marine Power is looking to raise £7m

Abundance Investment offers opportunity to invest in Orbital Marine Power.

Orbital Marine Power Ltd (formerly named Scotrenewables Tidal Read More


Devolved power curb ’should be repealed’

UK law curbing the powers of the Scottish Parliament should now be repealed.

The ‘unnecessary’ UK law curbing the powers of Read More


SpaceX launch the Es’hail-2 satellite

Es’hail-2 Mission.

SpaceX successfully launched the Es’hail-2 satellite on Thursday, November 15 from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Read More


Red squirrel project wins conservation competition

Trees for Life’s red squirrel project wins global conservation competition.

Scotland’s only entry in the Forests category of a leading global Read More

EU President Donald Tusk speaking after the European Council meeting

Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the European Council meetings on 17 and 18 October 2018.

Good afternoon, let me start Read More

£2 billion ‘Invest in Scotland’ portfolio launched

Attracting international investors.

Opportunities to invest in nine projects worth more than £2 billion to Scotland’s economy have been announced by Read More


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