There has been a minor increase in support for Scottish independence, but a majority of Scots would vote No if a second independence referendum was held before Britain leaves the EU, according to a new poll.
Ruth Davidson has called for more international trade ambassadors for Scotland - provided they are not used as "a Trojan horse" to promote independence.
Kezia Dugdale has said she would reject any deal, coalition or pact with the SNP to get Labour into power at Westminster.
The Scottish Government is to bring forward infrastructure spending to support jobs in the wake of the EU referendum.
Germany's Europe Minister has hailed Nicola Sturgeon as a "dedicated pro-European" following Brexit talks in Berlin.
The SNP needs to get match fit in case it has to fight a second independence campaign sooner rather than later, an MP bidding to become the party's depute leader has said.
The SNP will know the time is right for a second independence referendum "when we see it", an MEP bidding to become the party's depute leader has suggested.
Holyrood ministers are considering scrapping the use of the word "benefits" when they take charge of some parts of the social security system.
Campaigners have won a challenge at the UK's highest court against the Scottish Government's named person legislation but it does not mean the law cannot be implemented if parts of it are changed.
Former first minister Henry McLeish has called on Scottish Labour to cut its ties with London, arguing that an independent party north of the border is now "essential".