Opposition parties and campaign groups have criticised the Scottish Government after key cancer waiting times were missed again.
Fife and Tayside mental health units recorded the highest number of inpatient stays last year, latest figures have shown.
Police Scotland has denied any wrongdoing after links between a tweet it sent out and a private company selling ready-made "grab and go" emergency bags were uncovered.
A second independence referendum, action on climate change, driver-less buses in Fife and electric planes were all included in the SNP’s programme for government.
Calls for a review into the fatal accident inquiry process have been made, four years on from the tragic M9 deaths of Lamara Bell and John Yuill.
A former prime minister has slammed the reaction of the UK and Scottish governments following news Scotland had the highest drug death rate in the developed world.
A leading Scottish policing expert has claimed the force is overstretched and underfunded to tackle the country's drugs death crisis.
Scotland has the highest rate of drug related death in Europe, shocking new statistics have shown.
Natalie McGarry, the former SNP MP who embezzled more than £25,600 from pro-independence organisations, has been jailed for 18 months.
The sustainability of Scottish universities funding could "quickly unravel" under rumoured plans to cut tuition fees in the rest of the UK, education chiefs have warned.