A leading figure in the UK's oil industry, Sir Ian Wood, tells the BBC warnings the industry is close to collapse are overstating the problem.
Scotland's children's minister becomes the first member of the Holyrood government to take maternity leave.
Crofting generated an estimated total revenue of almost £86m last year, according to a new Scottish government report.
'Ice pancakes' found on River Dee
Catholic midwives lose abortion case
MP Joyce charged over shop incident
Sex attacks ex-police officer jailed