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Scottish Oil and gas ‘over-reliance’ claims challenged by official figures

  By Bob Duncan  A new analysis of the role that oil & gas revenues have played in the Norwegian Government’s budget has blown...

BBC Scotland Economy Editor casts doubt on viability of Scottish oil...

By a Newsnet reporter BBC Scotland’s Business and Economy editor, Douglas Fraser has suggested that the SNP’s plan for a wealth fund supported by...

UK pledges support for political and economic reform in Middle East

The UK Prime Minister announced today further UK support for economic and political reform in the Middle East and North Africa. ...

400 Disabled people celebrate ‘transformation through learning’

Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA), an organisation which provides training and support to disabled people and promotes awareness to increase equality and social justice, is...

Head of IMF resigns after sexual assault charges

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has resigned after prosecutors charged him for sexual assault and attempted rape. ...

Norwegian Oil Fund Surpasses $500 Billion

by Alex Porter The central bank of Norway announced today that it's oil fund, also known as Pension Fund Global, now stands at $513...

North Sea oil propels Norway, not Scotland, up the league of...

by Alex Porter Norway is now the second richest country in the world in terms of wealth per capita, thanks to her oil income...

‘Daft, Deluded & Dangerous’ – Media coverage of last weeks FMQs

First Ministers Questions (FMQs) is the weekly event held in the Scottish parliament that sees the leader of each of the opposition groups question...

Ireland defended after attack by Labour’s Iain Gray

Irish Economist Marc Coleman has defended Ireland’s financial reputation after the country’s economy was attacked by Labour’s Holyrood leader Iain Gray (pictured) on Thursday at...

Calls for oil fund increase after yet another major discovery

  The SNP have repeated their calls for an oil fund to be set up following the announcement of yet another major oil...