Arts and crafts retailer Hobbycraft has reported bumper Christmas sales as it continues to fight the consumer trend towards high tech gadgets.
Shoppers are heading out on Christmas Eve to make the most of new discounts, in a late surge in trading.
Chris Evans asked listeners not to “shed too many tears” as he began his final breakfast show on Radio 2.
Railway food supplies workers in Edinburgh are to go on strike on Christmas Eve amid allegations of bullying by management.
Thousands of people and dignitaries have attended the lighting of the giant Christmas tree outside the Church of the Nativity in the traditional birthplace of Jesus.
A civil engineering contractor faces the sack after being found by police to be nearly seven times the legal drink-drive limit.
A prisoner is on the run after freeing himself from security at a Scottish hospital.
A woman stole £350 from a house in Dundee on Christmas Eve. Barbara Mason, of Elders Court, Kirk Street, had sentence deferred at Dundee Sheriff Court after admitting one charge. The 39-year-old admitted stealing £350 from a property in Ann Street between December 23 and 24 last year. Sentence was deferred until June 14 for reports.
A thief stole presents from a family’s Dundee home on Christmas Eve.
Kieran Burgess, 21, of Dobson Drive, Carnoustie, had sentence deferred until March 30 after admitting having drugs. Burges admitted via letter to the court that he had cocaine, a Class A drug, in his possession at Fort Street, Broughty Ferry, on December 24 last year.