NHS Fife has seen the biggest increase in stress-related staff absence in Scotland, new figures show.
Wind farm developments should be accelerated with the help of state subsidies after a poll revealed two-thirds of rural Scots support them, campaigners say.
An MSP has urged the Prime Minister to copy Canada and legalise cannabis.
Hundreds lost their lives to winter in Tayside and Fife as the number of deaths across Scotland during the 2017-18 cold season hit an 18-year high.
Michael Gove has been warned not to cut subsidies for farmers after announcing a review into agriculture funding.
Women cannot get hold of the take-home abortion pill in swathes of Scotland including Tayside and Fife a year after the Scottish Government announced its introduction.
Hundreds of trainee teachers have quit over the last four years while Scotland suffers staffing shortages in its schools.
Rural life in Scotland faces devastation if farming subsidies in the UK are slashed after Brexit, an EU official has warned.
Scotland could be back in the EU two years after becoming independent, according to Britain’s longest-serving MEP.
Nicola Sturgeon has pleaded with SNP members to be patient on independence while the “fog of Brexit" clears.