Quarter of shops in Scotland could close, retail bosses warn

A quarter of shops in Scotland could close within the next decade due to the rise of online retailers and increasing costs, industry research has found.

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Semefab exports 85% of its devices to Europe, the Far East and US. Picture: Simon Thong/AP

Electronics firm Semefab invests £1.25m in Fife site

A Glenrothes electronics company is set to inject £1.25 million into its operations to extend its reach into markets for microscopic devices used in everything from printers and mobile phones to medical technology, cars and industrial manufacturing.

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URS specialises in remote operated vehicles (ROVs). Picture: Contributed

Fife firm URS adds staff as energy work surges ahead

A Fife company focused on remote operated vehicles (ROVs) is to add 28 employees to support growth in the business, including a new £6 million investment as energy sector demand expands.

Rachel Fee and her civil partner Nyomi Fee (right). Picture: Hemedia

Liam Fee murder: Mother and partner jailed for life

A mother and her partner have been jailed for life for murdering her toddler son after subjecting him to a “cruel and pitiless regime” of abuse and neglect.

Rachel and Nyomi Fee deny murdering Liam. Picture: PA

Liam Fee murder trial jury adjourns until Monday

Jurors in the trial of a mother accused of murdering her two-year-old son with her partner will return to court next week to resume consideration of their verdict.

Rachael Fee, or Trelfa, left, and her partner Nyomi Fee outside the High Court in Livingston. Picture: PA

Liam Fee murder: Accused ‘regrets’ not seeking medical help

A woman accused of murdering her son has told a court her decision not to seek medical help for the toddler is one she will regret for the rest of her life.

John Carson was scathing about Transport Scotland. Picture: Julie Howden

Key Forth Road Bridge work ‘cancelled 5 years ago’

Plans to strengthen the Forth Road Bridge were mothballed five years ago, an engineer has claimed.

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This could be yours for sixty thousand pounds - not really. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Forth Road Bridge put up for sale on eBay

THE Forth Road Bridge has been jokingly put up for sale on auction site eBay following Friday’s news that the link between Edinburgh and Fife will be closed for the remainder of the year.

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Fife councillors show their support for refugees

Fifers pledge support for refugees

Fife’s councillors have vowed to do what they can to help aid agencies and other organisations support refugees fleeing war-torn countries.

Tracey Dingwall and Mabel Lawson with Beverley Donaldson and her parents Gillian and Andrew. Pic: Steven Brown

Crash survivor walks the distance

A Glenrothes woman who defied the odds of survival after a car accident left her with severe brain injury has completed a sponsored walk.

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