John Swinney’s claim that the Scottish replacement of stamp duty would not increase taxes has been undermined by independent analysis.
Aberdeen scientist Anne Glover has joined the board of Scottish Enterprise.
Plans for a billion-dollar cash injection in the North Sea will be unveiled today by Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama.
One of Scotland's largest companies has denied it is looking to set up a new headquarters in London.
A lifeline has been thrown to a ship builders threatened with closure with a contract for a new CalMac ferry.
The Scottish Government has allocated £360,000 to help small and medium sized businesses bid for public sector contracts.