Scotland's Brexit minister has said the path to an independent Scotland joining the EU is more open than it has ever been before, sentiments shared by former council president Herman Van Rompuy.
The SNP accused the Chancellor of stumping up a "pre-election bribe" following the launch of the UK government's spending review.
The Scottish Government has been accused of putting its "fingers in its ears" over the country's young persons' mental health provision.
Scottish MPs have said communities across the country are becoming "cash-free against their will" as the result of consistent bank closures.
Thousands of Tayside and Fife patients have not started treatment after referral, within the recommended 18-week time frame.
The number of non-British citizens living in Dundee has dropped to its lowest level in a decade, statistics have shown.
The Scottish Finance Secretary has insisted the country would be better off independent, despite latest statistics showing a deficit of £12.6 billion last year.
Scotland should move away from an off-shore reliant economy, the finance secretary has said.
Former first minister Alex Salmond received more than £500,000 from the Scottish Government after a court ruled its handling of sexual harassment allegations against him had been "unlawful".
Labour has said it is up to other parties to decide whether they would prop-up a Conservative government should the next general election result in a hung-parliament.