A Dundee parliamentary candidate spent thousands of pounds of public money to investigate claims he failed to protect a city councillor working in his office from physical and emotional abuse.
Royal Navy frigates would still be built in an independent Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Ice monitors are to be installed on the Queensferry Crossing's cables in a bid to prevent build-up which can fall on vehicles travelling below.
Drivers could face more delays on the Queensferry Crossing due to the threat of falling ice.
The director of Scotland's trunk road network has insisted the dualling of the A9 will still form part of the government's over-arching review of major projects.
Action over a crumbling eyesore in the Cairngorms National Park should be taken by the local counil, a Perthshire MSP has claimed.
He was the Tayside writer "with a high voltage lifestyle" whose own life story was stranger than fiction.
Scotland's First Minister said she would be unable to comment on the discussion on whether the Stone of Destiny should be returned to Perth due to her responsibilities as a "commissioner for safeguarding the Regalia".
A law to close a loophole which allows drivers to dodge private parking tickets has been brought another step closer.
Translators have cost NHS Tayside more than £364,000 in the past year.