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.
The Scottish Police Federation has warned vulnerable people risk being failed if the impact of drugs on law enforcement is not further investigated.
The Scottish Conservatives have called on all front-line services – including the police and the courts – to be involved in tackling Dundee's drug deaths crisis.
The Dundee Drugs Commission has today launched its report into drug addiction and abuse in the city.
Further turmoil has engulfed the Scottish Labour party after Westminster leader Jeremy Corbyn said he would not block a second Scottish referendum.
Life expectancy in Dundee is the second lowest in Scotland, new statistics have shown.
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".
Pupils at schools across Courier Country start the first day of the new academic year on Tuesday, with 27 teachers positions still to be filled.
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.