Hundreds of police officers cut across Scotland with drop in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire – Aberdeen Live

Humza Yousaf says announcement of 27 new oil and gas licences is ‘wrong move’ – Aberdeen Live

Former first minister candidate Ash Regan quits SNP to join Alba party – STV News

Yousaf under pressure for NHS waiting times causing ‘system-wide cycle of despair’ – Yahoo News

Suspected drug deaths increase by 7% on last year, figures show – STV News

MSPs warned of ‘extremely negative impacts’ of planned visitor levy – The Insider

£35m spent solely on redesigns for already over-budget ferry – STV News