A leading nurseries group has warned of a "workforce crisis" ahead of the roll-out of the Scottish Government's compulsory hours provision in 2020.
Education secretary John Swinney defended the Scottish Government's efforts at improving education but admitted average "was not good enough" during questioning at Holyrood.
The Scottish and UK governments are gearing up for a planting war after each pledging to put millions of trees in the ground over the next decade.
The lack of plans to upgrade the Kingsway is "disappointing" and unbecoming of Dundee's transformation, an MSP has said.
Richard Leonard has been elected leader of the Scottish Labour party.