Troubled engineering firm BiFab was on the brink of administration three times last week as intensive talks to secure its future took place, Scotland's economy secretary has said.
A new group has been set up to advise the Scottish Government on issues of gender inequality.
More businesses will have the opportunity and support to trade abroad with the help of a new initiative, the Scottish Government has announced.
An agreement has been reached that will lift the threat of administration from troubled engineering firm BiFab, and see work continue on the current contract for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm.
Hundreds of people have taken part in a protest outside Dungavel Detention Centre calling for it to be closed down immediately, activists said.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has ordered an independent review after a whistleblower raised concerns that long A&E waiting times at a hospital were being under-reported.
The EU Withdrawal Bill should be amended so that UK ministers cannot legislate in devolved areas without the consent of the Scottish Government, MSPs have said.
Campaigners are calling on the Scottish and UK governments to make the "long term investment" needed to bring an end to homelessness.
A health board has met its hospital waiting times target for the first week of the month.
The Scottish Government is "deeply concerned" about the detention of a Scottish man in India who campaigners say has been tortured by police.
Scotland's decision to bring in a minimum price per unit for alcohol will save 120 lives a year once it takes full effect, experts who researched the impact of the policy said.
The decision to allow minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol in Scotland has been bailed a "massive victory" for health and democracy.
A Holyrood committee has called for clarity around who is responsible for major public sector IT projects following a string of failures.
Scotland's top inspector of policing has announced he is to retire next year.
MSPs have backed calls for a differentiated and flexible immigration system for Scotland.
Animal welfare campaigners said it was "extremely disappointing" the Scottish Government will continue to allow dog owners to use electric shock collars.
The Scottish Government has pledged to do whatever it can to help the struggling engineering firm BiFab after "disputed payments" sparked a financial crisis there.
Landlords have welcomed a new website which allows them to create tenancy agreements which comply with new legislation.
Two remote communities now have among the fastest broadband speeds in Scotland through a unique partnership with digital network business Openreach.
More than 1,500 mobile phones or component parts have been found behind bars in the last four years, Justice Secretary Michael Matheson said.
A North-east junction which critics have branded unsafe is set to come under the spotlight at the request of an MSP.
A new contract for Scotland's GPs will reduce their workload at the same time as bringing in a minimum earning expectation of just over £80,000.
An MSP who quit the Scottish Government over "inappropriate" behaviour has insisted he is "determined" to change.
The Scottish Government is on course to miss its house-building targets unless there is a massive increase in the number built, Labour claims.
Cabinet ministers from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands will visit Scotland next week for a summit on the challenges facing northern nations.
Confidence is building in the North Sea oil and gas industry, a new report has said, despite concerns a no-deal Brexit could double trade costs for the sector.
Scotland is taking a "bolder and more focused" approach to tackling fuel poverty, Housing Minister Kevin Stewart said.
A new action plan aimed at tackling cyber crime has been unveiled by the Scottish Government.
A homelessness charity has launched a public appeal for help to alleviate the "crisis" in Scotland this winter.
Performance at A&E departments in Scotland has slipped below a national target.