Callum Main

Digital Content Producer

Live: MSPs to vote on banning fracking in Scotland


The Scottish Parliament is preparing for a debate on an outright ban on fracking in Scotland. Follow our live blog as we cover proceedings from Holyrood this afternoon as the debate gets underway. For the latest news from the oil and gas industry, visit


Missing 87-year-old Bob Cassie traced safe and well


A missing North-east pensioner has been found safe and well. Forbes Cassie, known as Bob, was last seen at around 2am this morning at his home in the Brae Crescent area of Mintlaw. However, police confirmed this afternoon the 87-year-old has been found safe and well.


BP chairman announces plans to step down


BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg has announced plans to step down from the oil major. Mr Svanberg, who took up the role in January 2010, will remain until a successor can be found. He will chair the company’s annual general meeting (AGM) in May next year. For more on this story visit