The Registrar General for Scotland is already seeking views on proposals for the 2011 Census.
Book offers opportunity for millions of people in all corners of the globe to record a birth, death or marriage in Scotland.
Freedom of Information Act comes into force giving anyone access to information held by public bodies.
Party-goers reminded of the damage excessive drinking can cause.
Advice is to be safe, not sorry, as the New Year dawns.
Richard John Staite OBE, headteacher at Penicuik’s Beeslack Community High School, awarded a knighthood.
Civil Recovery Unit has successfully secured the money having taken 38 cases to civil courts throughout the country.
Scotland's ambitions for 2005 will build on old relationships as new links are forged - First Minister.
Projects across Scotland which help people living in rural areas access vital services receive £925,230.
Meeting to discuss organisations' response to disaster and how the Scottish government can help their efforts.
Carnival to mark special relationship between Scotland and France kicks off four days of Hogmanay celebrations.
Publication of a guide to health and safety on educational excusions.
Emergency phone number and links to latest information on situation in south-east Asia.
Aim is to improve conditions and set out minimum rights and responsibilities for hostel users.
New members appointed.
The number of Swedish tourists has almost doubled in the last two years.
Two children hand in bronze age arrowhead to National Museums of Scotland.
Details of the independent review committee now online with new website.
Order laid in Parliament allowing reduction in current 50 per cent rate of council tax on second homes.
Medical advice for pregnant women to stay clear of sheep during lambing season.