The record number of mountaineers crowding Mount Everest this climbing season has left a government clean-up crew struggling to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste which threatens drinking water for local communities.
Given the current state of affairs, any sort of funding from the Scottish Government would normally be welcomed with open arms.
There was no sign of St Mirren manager Oran Kearney at the club’s training base as the Buddies’ first-team squad returned to start their pre-season preparations.
Attempts by the bosses of Just Eat to stave off activist investors calling for the food delivery platform to be sold have been given a welcome boost as the company unveiled a new boardroom addition.
A Boris Johnson-led government would rapidly collapse when faced with key decisions on Brexit, his Tory leadership rival, Jeremy Hunt, has warned.
A new chapter for the library service in Angus will make a positive impact on “social isolation and service inequalities”.
Lewis Hamilton strengthened his hold on the world championship with a dominant victory at the French Grand Prix.
As an unofficial ref in five-a-side games at Hibs in 2013, Jimmy Nicholl was given no end of grief from a certain James McPake.
He is one of the most feared interrogators on television, relentlessly grilling candidates on BBC 1’s The Apprentice.
Banknote and passport-maker De La Rue has seen two more boardroom members quit just weeks after the chief executive headed for the door.