Leaders from across the globe have continued to send their condolences over the Westminster terror attack.
Health chiefs have apologised to the family of a patient after they sent an air ambulance to the wrong Scottish island.
Doctors' leaders have warned a 1% pay rise will cause "widespread disappointment and anger" among the profession and will "do nothing" to tackle recruitment problems.
Trust in the Scottish Government fell last year, according to new statistics from the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey.
Days after an eight-year-old girl wrote a letter to her local council accusing it of "forgetting" her disabled twin brother when it installed new park equipment, a suitable swing has been put in place.
The Scottish Government is to fund three cycles of NHS IVF treatment for eligible couples trying to start a family - more than is available in some parts of England and Wales.
Four people, including two children, have been taken to hospital following a fire in a flat.
Civilian staff at the Faslane and Coulport naval bases have started a series of strikes in a workers' rights dispute .
Police and prosecutors have committed to a new agreement on tackling domestic abuse with a focus on victims and children.
College lecturers are being balloted on strike action for a second time as part of a long-running dispute over pay.
Police recorded a total of 260 cases of alleged electoral fraud in 2016, with convictions for a Tory councillor who gave a false address and a man who voted twice in the European Union referendum.
A multimillion-pound series of clinical trials in the UK could open up a new era of personalised treatment for pancreatic cancer, it is claimed.
A second teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of a father following a disturbance near a pub in the early hours of New Year's Day.
Detectives investigating the rape of a woman in Renfrewshire have appealed to three men to come forward.
The producers of Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations for the last 24 years have voiced their disappointment after losing the contract to stage the world-renowned festival.
Scottish faith leaders have condemned the terrorist attack in London as flags flew at half-mast across the country.
A US-based electronics company has announced plans to shut down its manufacturing operations in West Lothian, with the loss of about 260 jobs.
A watchdog is to investigate the response of police officers following the death of a 32-year-old man in Glasgow.
A review of children whose referrals to mental health services were rejected will be held, the First Minister has announced.
A drive to more than double the turnover of Scotland's food and drink sector has been unveiled.
Holyrood has united to "stand strong" against terrorism and division in the wake of the "heinous" attack on Westminster.
Two Canadian pilots have appeared in court accused of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a passenger flight from Scotland.
The brother of a British aid worker murdered by Islamic State terrorists has made a plea for unity and calm in the wake of the Westminster terror attack.