Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has insisted his Budget gives Scots the ''best deal'' in the UK, despite coming under fire from the Tories for making some taxpayers pay more than south of the border.
Man Linked To Woman's Death Dies In Hospital
A man found hurt following a caravan fire has died in hospital.
The blaze at Peacockbank Farm in Stewarton last Thursday has been linked with the death of a woman at a house in the East Ayrshire town on the same day.
Police launched a murder inquiry after the body of Andrena Douglas, 53, was found at her home in Crusader Crescent.
The man who died following the fire has been named as Henry Galbraith, 50, Ms Douglas's partner.
A Police Scotland spokesman said officers were following a "definite line of inquiry'' and that a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.
Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with either incident.
Detectives investigating the rape of a woman in Renfrewshire have asked for help in tracing discarded clothing.
Roads and schools have been closed as Storm Doris sweeps in, bringing snow and high winds to parts of Scotland.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told how her "heart breaks'' for the family of murdered schoolgirl Paige Doherty after her killer had his sentence cut by four years.
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