Scotland's death rate will exceed its birth rate unless more people migrate to the country, the Scottish Government has said.
Alex Salmond will appear at the High Court Edinburgh next month for a preliminary hearing in relation to accusations of attempted rape.
The minister for overseeing Brexit preparations has insisted there would be no "regression" in standards on environmental protections and workers rights if the withdrawal deal is agreed to.
The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Junker has said there will be no "prolongation" to the Brexit deadline.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is travelling to Brussels with an agreed withdrawal arrangement.
A new Bill which would see suspected domestic abusers removed from their homes, rather than victims, is set to be put before the Scottish Parliament.
Former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has been named chair of a mental health advisory group for ITV.
Railway lines in Tayside and Fife could be electrified to connect better with the West Coast mainline, rail chiefs have suggested.
The SNP moved swiftly on the first day of its annual conference to rule out a so-called “plan B” route to independence.
Women should not have to suffer three miscarriages before being referred for specialist treatment, SNP conference has heard.