16:10 UK time, Thursday, 5 December 2013
Childcare, extra cash in the chancellor's Autumn Statement and the developing White Paper front in the independence debate.
Alcohol is still killing the equivalent of 20 people a week in Scotland despite a fall in booze-related deaths, it has been warned.
Fire chiefs urge the public to take extra care during power cuts after a family escapes a gas canister explosion in their flat.
A Scottish island island secures "dark skies" status, meaning it is one of the best stargazing locations in the UK.
The cow that caused rioting on the streets of an Aberdeenshire town
Food prices in an independent Scotland
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A selection of your photographs taken across Scotland
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It has been a long wait for this city to get its own Indian style microbrewery
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