The most recent figures for GDP in Scotland showed a fall of 0.2% over the period of October to December at the same time as the UK economy grew by 0.7%.
Two-Year-Old Injured In Fall From Window
A toddler has been injured after falling from the window of a flat.
The two-year-old boy was taken to hospital after the incident in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, on Tuesday. His condition is not known or how far he fell.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "At 4.15pm on Tuesday, police were called after a child fell from a window of a flat in Kirkwood Street in Rutherglen.
"The two-year-old boy was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and police inquiries are ongoing.''
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.
The second meeting of a Ministerial Working Group to examine building and fire safety regulatory frameworks was held on Wednesday.
Research commissioned by the Trussell Trust showed that half of people using foodbanks said their incomes were "unsteady'' from week to week.
Frank's Law aims to end the situation where people under 65 who have conditions such as dementia, motor neurone disease, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis and cancer have to pay for the care they need.
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