Campaigners have vowed to stage further protests if a taxpayer-owned bank continues to push ahead with planned branch closures.
Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside a Highland Perthshire bank to protest at swingeing cuts by the firm.
Council bosses are preparing to oust bus station businesses to pave the way for a multi-million-pound redevelopment.
Children in Scotland now have the most rights in Europe if they need additional help with schooling, Education Secretary John Swinney said.
Residents beside the proposed site of a controversial £6 million pedigree chicken farm are demanding answers to a series of questions.
Problem parking has become a blight on a Carse of Gowrie community, forcing pedestrians to brave busy roads to walk the streets of their village.
John Swinney has said education funding in the Scottish Budget will help create a "transformative difference in the lives of our young people" but college and student organisations warn it does not go far enough.
Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of being "afraid" to reinstate a survey analysing literacy and numeracy of school pupils.
The Named Person scheme hit another roadblock when a Holyrood committee stalled its progress.
A British man allegedly tortured in jail by Indian police has been sentenced to a further two days in custody in Punjab, according to reports.