The first minister marks national voter registration week by urging people in Scotland to register to vote in May's General Election.
Scottish government plans to protect the nation's seas are not fit for purpose and could even make the current situation worse, MSPs say.
Plans to reintroduce a tougher waiting time target for Accident and Emergency departments in Scotland are delayed.
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