Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers have contributed to a new action plan to support those seeking sanctuary in Scotland.
A new study will examine whether building more floating wind farms could boost the Scottish economy.
Finnair is to make its Edinburgh-Helsinki route a year-round service after high demand.
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has insisted he did not exceed his authority when he asked police watchdogs to "reconsider" their decision to allow Chief Constable Phil Gormley to return to work while misconduct allegations against him were being investigated.
Children in Scotland now have the most rights in Europe if they need additional help with schooling, Education Secretary John Swinney said.
Sales at Oxfam shops across Scotland over the festive period raised nearly £1.2 million for the charity's lifesaving work, it has announced.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has acknowledged that the uptake of flu vaccination among healthcare staff is too low.
A Liberal Democrat MSP has called for the Scottish Government to be "open and transparent" about any possibility of future closures of the Queensferry Crossing after it was revealed 23 works are still outstanding.
Police officers have said they are "disappointed" after the proportion of drivers found to be over the legal limit increased during a four-week drink/drug enforcement campaign.
An Angus butcher's shop has been named this year's world Scotch pie champion.
Police investigating a fatal hit-and-run have released images of four key witnesses they want to trace.
Nuns at an orphanage used anti-Semitic threats while beating a boy of Jewish descent, an inquiry has heard.
Scotland is facing a "drugs disaster", the Health Secretary has been warned.
Proposals to centralise air traffic control for seven airports could put jobs and safety at risk, a union has warned.
Scotland's accident-and-emergency (A&E) departments have recorded the worst performance against a key waiting target since weekly reporting began.
The Scottish Conservatives have called for a "reset" of the national curriculum, arguing it is not working well enough to deliver on its aims.
Dozens of firefighters have been tackling a large blaze in Edinburgh's Old Town.
An airfield in Perthshire was the coldest place in the whole of the UK as the weekend's cold snap endured into Monday.
A man has died after his car collided with a hedgerow in South Ayrshire.
Scotland's tourism industry is "gazing over a cliff", an expert has warned, with an "acute" shortage of migrant workers just one of the problems the sector is facing.