The police and Scottish Government have been accused scaring a tense public after recommending the public pack a "grab-and-go" bag of essentials this month.
Scotland's chief legal officer has said safe consumption rooms would not be possible in cities like Dundee and Glasgow under the current law.
Devolution of powers from Westminster has stopped at Holyrood and not enough have passed down to local authorities, Cosla president Alison Evison will warn today.
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.
The Ministry of Defence hatched a plan to dump nuclear submarines off the coast of Scotland, newly-released government papers reveal.
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.
Former SNP leader and first minister of Scotland Alex Salmond is accused of a string of sex offences, including attempted rape.
Taxpayers are set to pick up the tab for a Budget deal between the SNP and Greens to deliver more cash to local authorities.
Voters headed to the polls in Dundee on Thursday with the SNP expected to comfortably retain both constituencies.
Nicola Sturgeon is to make a long-awaited speech on her independence plans to MSPs on Wednesday.