Flags are flying at half mast in Scotland as a mark of respect to Labour MP Jo Cox.
Health minister Shona Robison has pledged to ensure training is brought in faster to diagnose rare diseases after meeting an Angus campaigner.
Labour has called for the Scottish Government to drop plans to share data from NHS records with the tax collection agency HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
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 Tory leader Ruth Davidson is pledging more than £100 million extra cash for colleges over the next parliament to help them reverse the fall in student numbers.
SNP MP Mhairi Black has thanked well-wishers after picking up a first-class honours degree in politics.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed she will take part in an ITV debate on the EU referendum next week.
A rise in the jobless total means Scotland now has a higher unemployment rate than the UK.
Tory leader Ruth Davidson will today pledge to put "parent power" at the heart of a shake-up of Scotland's schools and nurseries.
Poor reading, writing and maths teaching in primary schools is preventing women from pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and maths, according to Labour.