The Police are to restrict the use of stop and searches on children. After sustained political pressure, Police Scotland has agreed to change the controversial practice. Joe Pike has more:
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale's vote didn't register during a Parliamentary debate, saving the SNP government from defeat.
More than 150 farmers in the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway, and more than 700 across Scotland, are still facing delays.
Critics are wondering: why has it taken so long for the SNP to recognise the possible benefits of greater local control of schools?