Irn Bru maker AG Barr has announced plans to slash 90 jobs and said it was grappling with a shift in consumer taste towards low-sugar drinks.
John Swinney Goes Back To School
John Swinney will carry out his first school visit as Scotland's new Education Secretary on Friday - on a trip to his former secondary.
The Deputy First Minister will join pupils for a science class at Forrester High School in Edinburgh as he takes up his new brief.
The ex-finance secretary has been tasked with the government's "top priority'' of closing the attainment gap following a Cabinet reshuffle earlier this week.
His predecessor Angela Constance has been moved to the new portfolio of Communities, Social Security and Equalities.
Mr Swinney will carry out several engagements in the capital before moving on to Stirling University where he will speak to students and lecturers.
He said: "Giving every child in Scotland an excellent education and improving prospects for all our young people is at the heart of the Scottish Government's priorities this term.
"Allocating the Deputy First Minister the role of Education Secretary demonstrates the significance that the First Minister attaches to this issue. Our children and young people must be given the best possible start in life and I am determined to drive forward this agenda every day that I hold this office.
"Today I look forward to engaging directly with children, young people, early years staff, teachers, youth workers, students and lecturers - all of who are key to helping this government in our crucial work to ensure that every child in Scotland can have a great future.''
MP Natalie McGarry has been charged by police over fraud allegations.
The father of a vulnerable teenager missing for more than a week has made an appeal for him to get in touch.
A study's found passengers have to walk up to a kilometre from check-in to departure gates at UK airports.
Most Viewed Pictures On Heart
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred location:
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart Scotland- East.