Over £20m worth of payments made to green projects such as wind farms last year.
MSPs welcome Police Scotland's U-turn on plans to use live facial recognition software.
Downing Street said a 'range of officials' were looking at the plan which has been championed by Boris Johnson.
Richard Leonard has written to the First Minister demanding to know why she opted to let Mackay resign from her cabinet.
Derek Mackay quit as finance secretary after it emerged he sent hundreds of messages to a schoolboy.
Joanna Cherry said Holyrood should pass legislation for a consultative referendum.
Public finance minister Kate Forbes said the proposals are aimed at ‘protecting family budgets’.
The 16-year-old schoolboy is said to have received 270 messages from the politician.
The former finance secretary was forced to resign just hours ahead of delivering the budget on Thursday.
The name of Scotland's only Labour MP will be on the ballot paper.
From income tax to benefits changes, what do the government's spending plans mean for your pocket?
Minister Kate Forbes revealed a raft of measures 'to accelerate the transition to a net-zero economy'.
The finance secretary was tipped as a possible successor to Nicola Sturgeon but has now quit in disgrace.
Mackay has quit after allegedly sending hundreds of messages to a 16-year-old boy.
The former Scottish Conservatives leader has been nominated by the Prime Minister.
Derek Mackay has been suspended from the SNP after messages to 16-year-old boy were made public.
Laura Beveridge and Ashley Cameron featured in STV's 2016 documentary about the care system, Who Cares.
The First Minister said the report showed 'we let too many of them down'.
A former director of Ferguson Marine, which collapsed into administration in August, is calling for a public inquiry.
The interim Scottish Conservatives leader was given the award for political and public service.