Economy back to pre-recession level
Scotland's economic performance has returned to pre-recession levels, according to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce.
Scottish unemployment rises by 3,000
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 3,000 to 179,000 between December and February 2014, according to official figures.
Lamont 'common aims' appeal to unions
Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont urges trade unions not to split along referendum lines and risk losing sight of common aims.
Tories call for education reform
The party say changes are needed to help children from poorer backgrounds get the marks they need to gain entry to higher education.
Growth in Scottish economy slows
The Scottish economy grew by 0.2% in the final three months of 2013, compared with growth of 0.7% in the UK as a whole.
Vote letters 'did not break rules'
Claims that Aberdeen City Council broke the rules by including a pro-Better Together letter to council tax payers are thrown out by Audit Scotland.
Women 'sceptical' on independence
Women are more sceptical about Scottish independence because they favour "head-over-heart" arguments and are better at spotting "bluff", it is claimed.
Carmichael promises more isles power
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael promises to deliver greater powers for the Northern and Western Isles.
Independence 'risks defence jobs'
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond predicts that a vote for Scottish independence would put defence jobs at risk.
Debt dump 'worth more than oil'
Dumping a share of the UK's debt would be worth twice as much to an independent Scotland as North Sea oil, academics say.
Modern apprentices target to rise
First Minister Alex Salmond announces an increase in targets to create 30,000 new modern apprenticeships a year in Scotland by 2020.
Pledge to have 50% women on boards
Half of Scottish public boards would in future be made up of women, under a Labour pitch to female voters ahead of the independence referendum.
Councillors vote to close school
Parents campaigning to save a Fife primary school are left disappointed after councillors back plans to close it down.
'Record' year for regional airports
A burgeoning energy sector helped Scottish regional airports attract record passenger traffic last year, according to operator Hial.
Protest fears led to Red Road U-turn
Plans to blow up five tower blocks as part of the Commonwealth Games were abandoned over fears protestors would threaten safety and security.
'Almost 85,000' Scots on zero-hours
As many as 85,000 people in Scotland could be employed on zero-hours contracts, according to the Scottish Trades Union Council.