John Swinney said the total number of coronavirus deaths in Scotland now stands at 5,468.
Officers recovered the weapons after a police helicopter spotted them being dumped in a bin.
Holyrood’s Justice Committee said more clarity is needed on the proposals to ensure they can be used by law enforcement.
The team have been providing vital food parcels throughout the pandemic.
Nathan Evans, 26, from Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, has been singing sea shanties on TikTok.
Officers from Ayrshire division’s proactive crime team raided an address in Kilmarnock on Tuesday.
The Met Office has issued a number of weather warnings across the country.
Sir Keir Starmer said there was an opportunity for the UK to 'reset' its relationship with the White House.
The facility has been established at the University of Glasgow's centre for virus research.
Natasha Hamilton wants more access to her mother Anne, who has dementia and lives in a care home.
The Celtic boss says he'll keep working to turn around form "until told otherwise".
Celtic go four league games without a win for the first time since the 1999/2000 season.
There were 6,324 more deaths last year than the average over the previous five years.
A pathologist who carried out a post mortem said that injuries to her chest were the most immediately significant.
Salmond was awarded £512,250 after the Court of Session ruled an investigation was unlawful and "tainted by apparent bias.
More than 500 people were questioned after James Coyle went missing in November.
The assaults happened in The Meadows area of Edinburgh between 10.30pm and 11.30pm on Monday, January 11.
The First Minister accepted more could and should have been done in recent years to stem the increase.
Amber weather warning issued for the south and south-east of Scotland.
Davidson was the assistant manager to Tommy Wright when the Perth side won the Scottish Cup for the first time.