Up to 190 clothing workers at two different garment companies in Scotland face the axe after bosses decided to switch production overseas.

Up to 110 employees of Delta Babygro will lose their jobs at the Kirkcaldy factory when its sewing operations are transferred to Romania and the Middle East, although it will keep on a further 140 staff.

Meanwhile upscale cotton shirt makers Hilditch and Key has axed more than 70 staff at its plant in Glenrothes amid rumours production has been switched to Pakistan to take advantage of cheaper labour.