Scotland's richest people got richer over the last year****, it has been revealed.
The number of Scottish billionaires has grown from two to five, with Mahdi al-Tajir, head of the Highland Spring mineral water firm named as Scotland's richest person, worth £1.6bn.
He is joined by the Grant and Gordon whisky family, worth £1.4bn, Alastair Salveson and his family, who have a £1.19bn share of Aggreko, the Glasgow plant hire firm, oil tycoon Sir Ian Wood, worth £1.2bn, and businessman Jim McColl, worth £1bn.
The annual Sunday Times Rich List also shows that there are more Scots than ever before among Britain's wealthiest people, with 74 joining the ranks in the 2012 list, compared to 70 the previous year.
The entry point for Scots into the list has risen from £47m to £52m, with new entries including lottery winners Colin and Chris Weir and internet tycoon Pete Cashmore, who founded the Mashable blog.
Overall, Britain's wealthiest people have a combined fortune of £414bn, with 77 billionaires on the list.