An ambitious £45 million plan to redevelop the main harbour in the Outer Hebrides - and cater for large cruise ships - was unveiled yesterday.
Paul Wheelhouse MSP
Nicola Sturgeon has hailed a wave of investment that could transform the Highlands into the "real beating heart" of the Scottish manufacturing sector.
An Aberdeenshire business group held an emergency meeting yesterday to discuss the current business rates crisis.
An influential Holyrood committee is calling for a crackdown on wildlife crimes - with better detection and more prosecutions.
Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) yesterday denied tree felling operations on a steep bank above the A82 had contributed to landslides that closed the busy trunk road for 30 hours.
SNP deputy leader contender Keith Brown has won support from two Scottish ministers.