Funding crisis leaves Dundee University facing research and teaching cuts

Dundee University is poised to slash its internationally renowned research and teaching to plug a financial black hole of up to £10 million.

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MSPs vote down organ donation opt-out system

A Labour MSP's bill to introduce a soft opt-out system for organ donation in Scotland has fallen at its first stage at Holyrood despite support from ...

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More pressure to help oil and gas industry

Ministers have faced cross party pressure to announce further measures to help the oil and gas industry after a dramatic drop in the price of crude.

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UK

Storm Imogen: Search for missing RSPCA inspector continues

A search has resumed for an RSPCA inspector who went missing while trying to rescue sea-birds from a cliff shortly before Storm Imogen's hurricane ...

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Ulster bakers say request for gay marriage cake contradicted their religious beliefs

Christian bakery owners found guilty of discriminating against a gay man have said they are appealing against the court ruling to protect all family ...

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“National treasure” Sir Terry Wogan dies at 77

Sir Terry Wogan, hailed as a "national treasure", has died aged 77 after suffering from cancer.

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Deepcut Barracks deaths: Lawyers say new science calls suicide verdict into question

New scientific evidence has shown a teenage soldier found dead at an army barracks more than 20 years may not have killed herself, an inquest has ...

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Npower follows rivals with price cut

Big Six energy provider npower said it will cut its average prices by 5.2%, which will reduce its standard domestic gas tariff by £32.

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Liverpool University puzzled by surgeon Sam Eljamel’s CV claim

A scandal-hit former Tayside surgeon is being investigated by a top UK university as he continues to jet around the globe on speaking engagements.

BT confirm national outage, but insist no evidence of “malicious attack”

A national internet outage has caused problems for people throughout Tayside and Fife.

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