Victims and witnesses of crime have been given a new right to request up-to-date information about their case from police and prosecutors.
KILTED bagpipers in front of the Forth Road Bridge, Arbroath smokies and ceilidh dancers have become the first representations of Scotland to greet visitors to the country, as part of a new quarter-million pound advertising drive.
Ed Miliband's attempt to "weaponise the NHS" certainly worked.
The Crown Office has received an initial report from Police Scotland on the investigation into the George Square bin lorry crash.
Writing off decades-old debts from the "poll tax" is part of efforts to make local taxation fairer, the Deputy First Minister has said.