Finance Secretary Derek Mackay insisted his tax and spending plans will give Scots the ''best deal'' in the UK as Holyrood approved his Budget for the coming year.
Two Men In Court Following Death Of Woman In Car Crash
Two men have appeared in court following the death of a woman in a crash in Ayrshire.
Joan Price, 59, died in the collision on the A77 near the Holmston roundabout, Ayr, at around 9.30pm on Monday.
Her 39-year-old passenger was also taken to Ayr Hospital for treatment.
The women were travelling in a Nissan Pulsar that was in collision with a black Volkswagen Golf.
In total three man have been charged following the incident but only two appeared at Ayr Sheriff Court. A third man, aged 19, is expected to appear at a later date.
Logan Matthew Knox, 19, of Girvan, Ayrshire, faces charges under the Road Traffic Accident Act plus an additional charge of attempting to pervert the course of justice.
He made no plea and was remanded in custody.
John Gribben, 18, of Ayr, was also charged under the Road Traffic Act and faces another of attempting to pervert the course of justice.
He made no plea and was released on bail.
A Flybe plane has been evacuated after its gear collapsed after landing.
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.
Most Viewed Pictures On Heart
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred location:
Now playing: Non-stop hit music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart Scotland- East.