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Oil's climbing back

The price of a barrel of oil is up by nearly two-thirds since January, despite the failure of exporters to agree a strategy to help it. They may have lost their price-setting power, but other factors are on their side.

2 May 2016
Douglas Fraser Business/economy editor, Scotland

Holyrood 2016: Talking balls in the Borders

On traversing the Borders, I mangled my local delicacies. My head bows slightly as I confess that I muddled Hawick Balls with Jeddart Snails.

29 April 2016
Brian Taylor Political editor, Scotland