Scotland has fallen down international education rankings for core school subjects, according to a major world study.
Man In Hospital After Holyrood Park Plunge
A man is being treated in hospital after falling 50ft down an embankment in an Edinburgh park.
Firefighters had to use a line rescue to reach the 22-year-old who had fallen in the crags in Holyrood Park at about 11pm yesterday.
The man suffered head injuries and was reached by firefighters with a basket stretcher near St Margaret's Loch in the park.
Officers passed him to the care of paramedics, who took him to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary as a precaution.
Boosting investment in energy efficiency could create up to 9,000 jobs a year, business leaders have told the Scottish Government.
Thousands of cancer patients in Scotland will be lonely this Christmas and New Year, according to a survey for Macmillan Cancer Support.
SFA chief executive Stewart Regan says they take full responsibility for child protection failings.
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