Scotland's chief legal officer has said safe consumption rooms would not be possible in cities like Dundee and Glasgow under the current law.
The Scottish Office has defended spending "tens of thousands" of pounds on its social media budget since the start of the year.
Some of Scotland's leading medical experts have called on the Scottish Government to "stop playing catch-up" with emergency stroke treatment.
Drastic action must be taken to reduce the impact of drug deaths in Scotland, the public health minister has warned.
A Fife MP has demanded to know why the Ministry of Defence (MoD) cancelled a constituency meeting arranged with armed forces members and their families.
Suggestions made by SNP politicians that a referendum could be avoided for Scotland to gain independence have been derided as a "conference carrot" for hardliners.
Temporary homeless accommodation could be phased out for people in Dundee under innovative new plans.
There has been a 40% increase in the number of Tayside children admitted to hospital drunk since 2016.
Dundee City Council is preparing for fuel shortages if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal.
The number of people being taken into police custody after offending has fallen by around 70,000 a year since Police Scotland has formed in 2013.