A daily snapshot of the morning headlines and Parliamentary business
Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:
Council could charge to empty your bins (Press & Journal)
FirstGroup confident on West Coast Mail Line challenge (BBC Scotland)
Supermarket booze puts 1 in 4 Scottish pubs in danger of closure (Daily Express)
RBS chief in scathing attack on bank culture (The Herald)
Value of Ryder Cup ‘will soar past £100m’, says Alex Salmond (The Scotsman)
Donald Findlay QC voices concerns over cameras in court (BBC Scotland)
Today’s Scottish Parliament highlights:
09.30: Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport, Shona Robison, is among those lined up to give evidence before the Health and Sport Committee as part of their inquiry into support for community sport.
09.45: The role of the media in criminal trials is to be scrutinised by members of the Justice Committee with Donald Findlay QC and former Scotland Editor of The Times, Magnus Linklater, among those set to speak.
10.00: MSPs on the Education and Culture Committee will continue to take evidence on the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget 2013-14 with speakers from the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, Federation of Small Businesses and the Scottish Funding Council in attendance.
For full details of all current and upcoming Scottish Parliamentary business, check out the official Business Bulletin.