Some 310 Kaiam workers lost their jobs and were left without Christmas wages.
The question I have been asked consistently since the Government withdrew its proposals to amend the Hunting Act in July in response to the SNP's decision to vote against the changes is why Defra did not wait until the implementation of English Votes for English Laws (EVEL).
Whatever one might think politically, the Scottish "No" vote avoids some nasty questions for those of us who live south of the border. Would we have found a new home for Trident? Would the reduction of clout have prevented us reforming the EU? Would it have lost us our seat on the Security Council?...
No one knows how Scotland will vote. Perhaps "yes" and, then again, perhaps "no". Either way the aftermath of the decision is likely to be far more interesting than the campaign which precedes it.
A lorry driver has died in West Lothian after his HGV toppled onto a number of cars as high winds and gales battered Scotland
A fierce fire that tore through a zoo in Scotland has killed every animal in the tropical house, including an otter, meerkats