A MAJOR city centre site owned by the taxpayer and said to be worth at least £50 million could be lost to Rangers tycoon Sir David Murray for £2.60 because of radical land reforms being proposed by the Scottish Government.
THE Long Leases (Scotland) Bill sounds like the kind of law that no-one apart from solicitors, property developers and the politicians who are paid to care about these things would take the slightest interest in.
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Scotland's chief planner is at the centre of a row over a controversial £1 billion green belt development by Sir David Murray, after accepting an invitation to give the opening speech at the venture's official launch in which he praised it as an "exciting development".
SIR David Murray's property company has vowed to press ahead with plans to build a stadium on green belt land in west Edinburgh, even if Hearts and Edinburgh Rugby don't agree to play in it.
SIR David Murray's property empire has been accused of "flying a kite" over plans for a new sports arena and "garden district" on a huge swathe of green belt land near Edinburgh Airport.
A FORMER lieutenant of Sir David Murray has rejoined one of Scotland's "big four" law firms.
SIR David Murray is planning to invest £180 million building 1,000 homes in Fife.
LLOYDS Banking Group has injected £150 million into Sir David Murray's Edinburgh-based business empire.
HE CLATTERED down the Sunday Times' Rich List faster than an HBOS share when the hurricane struck.
RANGERS owner Sir David Murray says he is hopeful that a new owner will take over at Ibrox by the start of next season.
LLOYDS Banking Group is increasing its stake in Sir David Murray's group of companies in a £150 million debt for equity swap.
Good news: His team's just won the Scottish title Bad news: David Murray lost £44,520 an hour last year
RANGERS owner Sir David Murray has suffered a massive £390 million fall in his personal fortune in the last year, according to an annual list of the UK's wealthiest people.
A FALL in the share price of Rangers Football Club led to a further £4.5 million write-down in the value of the stake held by one of Sir David Murray's companies, according to newly-published accounts.
FORMER Rangers chairman Sir David Murray has answered a call to save Scotland's oldest wine merchant.
SIR David Murray's Premier Property Group has sold a landmark development in Glasgow, but has denied any pressure from the bank to dispose of a key asset, writes Terry Murden.
NUMBER Nine Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, is a world away from the raw, raucous terraces of Ibrox stadium, home of Rangers Football Club. In an elegant oak-panelled drawing room, paintings by Scottish Colourists blend into a sombre brown as a bleak November afternoon light seeps through the window.
SCOTTISH business supremo Sir David Murray, boss of Scotland's largest private company, is adamant that the worst of his troubles are behind him despite his firm having debts of £759 million.
SIR David Murray brought two decades of Rangers history to a close yesterday when he announced he is to step down as a director and as the chairman of the club.
SIR David Murray brought two decades of Rangers history to a close yesterday when he announced he is to step down as a director and as the chairman of the club. Murray, who bought Rangers for £6 million in November 1988, will remain the majority shareholder for the time being at least, but the chairmanship and operational control will pass to 61-year-old Alastair Johnston, a director for the past five years.
ALTHOUGH he will remain a key figure so long as he remains the major shareholder, Sir David Murray's decision to step down as director and chairman of Rangers seems to finally anticipate his cutting of ties with the Ibrox club after nearly 21 years. His tenure has spanned two generations, and yielded 32 trophies.