North-east MSPs have welcomed a new package of £45million to help local authorities.
The chief executive at Seafood Scotland says the sector has only days left, not weeks to survive the current crisis.
Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has welcomed the UK Government's response to human rights violations in China
MSP Stewart Stevenson will welcome Father Piotr Rytel to deliver Time for Reflection to the Scottish Parliament.
Pilots of two different testing models one in-school and another at-home will begin in a small number of schools from next week.
The minimum price of a single use carrier bag is set to increase from 5p to 10p in April.
Stricter rules will come into effect on Saturday on takeaways and click and collect along with consumption of alcohol outdoors.
Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has slammed Westminster for "breaking its promises" to north-east farmers.
Some posts in Aberdeenshire secondary schools have been vacant since January 2019, impacting young people's education.
Families in the north-east have been urged to apply for a new payment which will open next month.
Aberdeen University Student Association says students are being forced to pay for accommodation that they cannot occupy.