Enterprise Minister attends A Competitive Strategy for Competitive Business in Edinburgh.
Arts funding will go through the £100 million barrier next year for the first time.
Full time post to be created to cover courts in Orkney and Shetland.
New regulations to control tobacco sponsorship in Scotland laid before the Scottish Parliament.
Report published on how NHSScotland are meeting infection control standards.
20-Day restriction to remain in place pending a detailed review of current arrangements.
Motorway network to be completed and public transport upgraded in Central Scotland corridor.
First new research council in a decade to replace existing research board.
Minister says latest proposals are "unacceptable" from a Scottish perspective.
Quarterly report shows £12m of RSA distributed in last three months.
Minister says English White Paper will have implications for Scotland.
Executive provides £5 million for driver training schemes and vehicle upgrades.
Pupils asked to produce "inspiring" recipes to encourage healthy eating.
Ministers approve plans for what will be Scotland's largest wind farm to date.
Minister meets Scottish MEPs in Brussels to discuss how Scotland can best influence the debate.
Deputy Culture Minister stresses importance of engaging creativity of young people.
Funding to help ensure provision of children's services across Scotland confirmed.
William Brackenridge reappointed to Board of Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd for second term.
Deputy Sport Minister says intolerance of other people and faiths unacceptable.
The green light has been given to for more Gaelic signs in Highlands - (also in Gaelic).