UK & World

UK & World

MSP calls for help to move travellers’ camps

July 12 2010

Alex Johnstone MSP is calling for more help for landowners plagued by illegal traveller encampments following the nightmare suffered by a Mearns pensioner made a prisoner in her own home after the arrival of nearly two dozen caravans.

UK & World

Fury at Firth of Forth oil transfer rules delay

July 9 2010

A government decision to postpone the introduction of new regulations aimed at controlling ship-to-ship oil transfers in waters such as the Firth of Forth to allow a review to take place has provoked a furious reaction from Scots politicians.