Minister addresses annual STUC Highlands and Islands conference in Inverness.
Executive to become official owners of the HCI Hospital at midnight Friday, Jun 28.
Minister describes latest delayed discharge figures as "encouraging".
Work on Bill to continue over summer with view to introduction to Parliament in September.
Historic Scotland properties to accept Euros to make foreign tourists feel welcome.
Consultation launched on new guidelines - Responding to Domestic Abuse in NHSScotland.
Minister comments on the setting up of the Scottish Sustainable Development Forum.
Businessmen told education debate can tap into their pool of knowledge.
Convention unveils steps to improve infection control in hospitals and care homes.
Red meat levy to be used to enhance industry's reputation in Britain and the world.
Minister for Environment and Rural Development describes decision as step in the right direction.
£4.75 million of new money allocated for increased tourism marketing in Scotland.
Consultation paper outlining three options for court business at Peebles.
Fluorescent dye from jellyfish in research to obtain vaccines from plants.
Initiative launched to put disabled people back in the driving seat.
Latest statistics show uptake of free school meals lower than entitlement.
Announcement made as part of consultation on tendering services currently operated by CalMac.
Far-reaching framework will determine how Scotland develops over next two decades.
£55,000 per annum over 3 years awarded for rural policy officer and administrative support.
Recommendations cover a wide range of issues aimed at reducing the risk from sex offending.