Community groups in the Highlands and Islands are being given more than £2 million of European funding for projects to tackle poverty and inequality.
A new way of delivering neonatal care is being tested at four Scottish hospitals, with the aim of improving maternity services for mothers and babies.
Health workers in Scotland will apply the same treatment guidelines for women suffering from painful endometriosis as those in place south of the border.
Introducing a workplace parking levy could help Scotland cut emissions, improve public health and raises additional cash for public transport, supporters have claimed.
A plan for adapting to the effects of climate change has been launched by the Scottish Government.
Hospital accident and emergency departments kept more than 100 patients waiting for more than 12 hours in one week, new figures have revealed.
Funding of up to £10 million to develop tidal energy technology has been welcomed by a conservation group.
An international agreement to grow and sustain social enterprises in Scotland and Canada has been announced by Nicola Sturgeon on a visit to Toronto.
More than £100 million of public money has been used to support food producers in Scotland over the last year.
A new welfare payment aimed at helping poorer families after the birth of a child has paid out more than £2.7 million in less than two months.
The Scottish Government is investing an additional £713,000 to help prevent the “utter devastation” that can be caused by flooding.