A City Deal worth around £1 billion which will see thousands of jobs created in and around Edinburgh has been signed in the capital today.
Tory Bet Punter Collects £240k
A Glasgow pensioner who bet £30,000 on a Conservative majority in the general election has collected his£240,000 winnings.
The man placed his bet at odds of 7/1 in a branch of Ladbrokes in the city centre on April 29.
The bookmaker made an appeal for him to come forward after the election because he had yet to collect his £30,000 stake and £210,000 winnings.
Alex Donohue, of Ladbrokes, said: "I can confirm that the gentleman has been paid in full and has specifically asked not to be identified.
"Once again, we congratulate him on his record-breaking election win."
The son of a woman who was killed in a rally car accident has told an inquiry they were moving to a safer spot when the crash happened.
Fresh failings have been raised at a criticised police control room over the handling of reports of concern for a vulnerable man who was later found dead.
Sir Michael Fallon revealed the name as he cut the ship's first piece of steel at the BAE Systems shipyard in Govan.
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