Health boards have been forced to pay more than £1,500 for an agency nurse to cover a single hospital shift, new figures reveal.
19 Year Old Man Arrested In Rape Inquiry
A man has been arrested over the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl outside a supermarket.
The teenager was going to collect her bicycle after visiting an Asda store in Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, on Sunday when she was attacked.
Police Scotland launched a large-scale investigation and said they were following a "definite line of inquiry''.
A 19-year-old man has now been arrested and detained in custody over the incident.
He is expected to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court on Wednesday.
MSPs are in Brussels in a bid to gauge support for Scotland keeping some form of connection with both the European Union and the single market.
Ministers may need to introduce measures that are "initially unpopular'' as part of a "bold approach'' to tackling Scotland's obesity problem, according to MSPs.
Ministers should consider banning petrol and diesel vehicles from some parts of Scotland as part of efforts make the country more environmentally friendly by 2030.
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