Scotland is on course for further belt-tightening, with a second wave of cuts now forecast after 2014/15, researchers have reported.
More than two-fifths of Scots motorists have had their vehicles damaged by potholes over the last two years, according to new figures.
A project that could provide up to 40% of Glasgow’s heat using water from abandoned coal mines is under way.
The company which runs a ski resort where five children and an adult were injured when a chairlift derailed has said it is “extremely upset” by the incident.
Travel disruption caused by snow and poor visibility has been blamed for a slight dip in passenger numbers at Glasgow Airport last month. Almost 412,000 people travelled through the airport in January, 1.2% less than last year. Aberdeen Airport meanwhile recorded its 24th month of consecutive growth in January (up 0.6%).
Train stations serving the 2014 Commonwealth Games are to undergo a £2 million revamp.
T in the Park has been crowned International Festival of the Year at the coveted Pollstar Awards in Los Angeles.