Rugby players from Dundee's senior clubs came together at the weekend to raise money for mental health support in memory of late soldier Adam Grassie.
The SNP would put a "Marxist in Number 10" for independence, the Scottish Conservatives have claimed.
One of the country's leading social change groups has warned poverty in Scotland is rising from an already "unacceptably high level".
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she fully expects NHS Tayside to take on the recommendations of a mental health report which are currently being "ignored".
The director of Scotland's trunk road network has insisted the dualling of the A9 will still form part of the government's over-arching review of major projects.
More needs to be done to protect communities from dangerous dog attacks, MSPs have said.
An English-born Conservative has said the "true mask of nationalism has slipped" after a political rival posted a video threatening to send him homeward.