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UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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The town centre owners have been criticised by the town's MSP.

MSP hits out at town centre owner’s ‘wall of silence’

The owner of Glenrothes town centre has been lambasted by the town’s MSP for its wall of silence over what, if anything, it is doing to attract new business and jobs to the area.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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The land was originally earmarked for a new superstore.

Big name chains head for Cupar

A discount retailer and a well-known coffee chain look set to be the first occupants of a new retail development due to be built in Cupar.

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Domino's Pizza is expected to open in Leven

Dominos Pizza heading to Leven

Domino’s Pizza has plans to open a new takeaway in Leven.

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Byrons Diane Mullen, owner Ronnie Marshall and Jill Graham at the Fife Business Awards 2017.

Entries now open for Fife Business Awards

Local businesses have until the end of next month to submit their applications to be recognised as one of Fife’s finest.

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The shop has raised �1,960,000 since it opened 31 years ago.

End of an era as charity shop pulls out of Fife town after 31 years

One of Fife’s longest running charity shops is to close for good at the end of the month.

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THe queensferry crossing at rush hour.

Transport chiefs urged: ‘Reopen Forth Road Bridge’

Transport bosses have been urged to reopen the Forth Road Bridge to ease traffic chaos on its replacement.

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Scandal of Fife’s £9m fixed odds betting bill

A Fife MSP has called for more to be done to tackle the scourge of fixed odds betting machines that have cost Fifer’s £9m in the last year alone.

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Cllr Altany Craik, Pamela Stevenson, Fife Council and Stephen Doran, Raytheon UK, launch Fife Business Week 2017

Fife Business Week is back

Fife Business Week 2017 will include a packed calendar of events aimed at inspiring and supporting Fife’s business community

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Campaigners descended on the Sports Direct store earlier today. (Pic George McLuskie).

Fife sports shop the target of workers rights demonstration

Campaigners calling for better working conditions for employees of a national sports retailer, descended on a busy Fife shopping centre today, to highlight their fight.

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The view towards Largo and Largo Law on the Fife Coastal Path (Paul Tomkins / VisitScotland)

Fife to star in national TV campaign

The Kingdom of Fife is set to take a starring role in a unique interactive TV campaign on E4 next week.

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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VIDEO: The Queen opens the Queensferry Crossing

VIDEO: The Queen opens the Queensferry Crossing

HM The Queen has officially opened the new Queensferry Crossing with a ribbon cutting ceremony today.

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Thousands walk across Queensferry Crossing

Thousands walk across Queensferry Crossing

Thousands of pedestrians have walked across the Queensferry Crossing for the first time on a beautiful day in South Queensferry,

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A busy Queensferry Crossing (Pic by Lisa Ferguson)

Historic day as thousands walk the Queensferry Crossing

Around 50,000 visitors will have a “once in a lifetime experience” as they walk across the new 1.7-mile Queensferry Crossing this weekend.

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Brian McCormack has invented the FlushAway. Picture: Johnston Press

Taxi driver’s FlushAway invention could help save thousands of lives

A Kirkcaldy taxi driver could change medical science with his new invention, which aims to aid in screening for illnesses like cancer.

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Queensferry Crossing. Picture: Transport Scotland

Traffic chaos as tailbacks hit new bridge

The Queensferry Crossing’s first morning rush hour has been hit by major tailbacks in both directions.

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There's a new wonder on the horizon. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opens to traffic

Move over Burj-Al-Arab, the Golden Gate Bridge and CN Tower – there’s a new man-made head-turner on the scene.

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Ricky Nicol , chief executive of the telecoms company Commsworld. Pic: Phil Wilkinson.

Call for action to improve Scotland’s poor digital infrastructure

Urgent and significant action is needed to address Scotland’s critically poor digital infrastructure which has already been “left in the dust” of European neighbours.

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