Scotland's death rate will exceed its birth rate unless more people migrate to the country, the Scottish Government has said.
Tayside and Fife could bask in the heatwave due to hit the UK later this week, according to an updated forecast.
The Chancellor's Autumn Statement exposed the reality of the "Brexit con", the First Minister has said.
Pupils will remember a classmate who was stabbed at a special assembly to mark the first anniversary of his death.
Campaigners are calling for a further extension to the Borders Railway on the first anniversary of its successful reopening.
Scotland's First Minister has accused the UK Government of "playing games" over Trident as MPs prepare to vote on the renewal of the nuclear deterrent.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has insisted there is "no mood" in Scotland for a second independence referendum as Theresa May prepares to meet First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh.
A knife-wielding robber made off with a till from a McDonald's restaurant in a "terrifying" incident.
The Queen's apparent preference for using sticky notes has been recognised during a visit to an Edinburgh silversmiths and jewellery house.
A dispute over alleged Government interference in Scotland's child abuse inquiry centred around the use of public finances, John Swinney has said.