Launch of the 2003 Christmas Card Recycling Campaign.
Community projects to receive more than £700,000 over next three years.
Minister says celebrations can boost Scotland's prospects for 2003 tourism.
Men fully committed for alleged contravention of Section 57 of Terrorism Act.
First task of Centre for Change and Innovation to be root and branch review of outpatient services.
Bidders invited to submit tenders for subsidy to run Campbeltown – Ballycastle ferry service.
Search and seizure provisions are first of powers under Proceeds of Crime Act to come into force.
£10 million for new books, computers and homework facilities for looked after children.
£2m to be made available so that non-post office services can be developed or improved.
Report proposes measures to support children at risk of sexual exploitation through prostitution.
Message to the people of Scotland as one year ends and another begins.
NHS Quality Improvement Scotland to come into being on New Year's Day.
Dedication and hard work of Scotland's 130,000 NHS employees praised by Health Minister.
£884,000 being made available under the Agricultural and Farm Business Development Schemes.
Proposed timetable for regulation of services by the Care Commission announced.
The Horsburgh Spinet - of the harpsichord family - allocated to University of Edinburgh.
Extra £9.5 million pumped into MGF bringing total investment to date to more than £65 million.
New controls to restrict import of non-EU animal products to take effect from Jan 1.
Health Minister announces new member appointments to the new NHS Quality Improvement Scotland Board.
Seven men appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged with contravention of Terrorism Act.