News you might have missed

From new roads to new arrivals, here’s just some of the news from the week you might have missed.

The new M8 officially opened. The upgrade means – for the first time – Scotland’s two biggest cities, Glasgow and Edinburgh, are linked by continuous motorway.



Read more about our investment in Scotland’s infrastructure here.


New figures showed Scotland’s private sector grew at its fastest pace in nearly three years.



Nine out of 10 season ticket holders in Scotland have claimed their free week’s rail travel.



The first Baby Boxes were delivered.





… Early Years Minister Mark McDonald also found himself explaining the birds and the bees to Jeremy Kyle…



Read more about our action for families with young children here.


Scotland’s employment rate hit a record high.




Read more about Scotland’s economy here.

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