Second GDP fall highlights 'scale of the economic challenge Scotland faces' - Swinney.
New laws to improve stability for young people in care unveiled.
Public inquiry to be held into outbreak of C.difficile in which 18 people died.
Research study to help identify the main threats to bees and other insect pollinators.
Minister on day tour of cultural sites in the city.
A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.
Centre of excellence for medical and scientific research.
Scottish Government announces plans to set up investment bank to support business growth.
Training scheme to help farmers adopt environmentally-friendly practices.
Best Bar None [Law, Order and Public Safety]
Scheme to recognise public safety and responsible promotions to be extended.
Partnerships will be set up in every local council area to deliver better support.
Exercise will test the country's response to a pandemic flu outbreak.
Scottish renewables projects able to bid for almost £350 million in Euro cash.
Help for people to acquire new skills as part of economic recovery plan.
£2 million to improve services for young people with severe mental health problems.
Over 14,000 systems installed in 2008-2009.
Cash to create 8,000 jobs and 75,000 training opportunities.
More than 600 new cleaners to ensure high standards of cleanliness in hospitals.
An additional £25 million set aside to build new council houses.
Minister welcomes annual grant allocations.