Education Secretary John Swinney has revealed all downgraded exam awards will be withdrawn, with grades based solely on teacher judgement.
‘We did not get this right’: Nicola Sturgeon apologises for exams controversy ahead of major U-turn on appeals
The First Minister has apologised to pupils over the handling of controversial exam results, admitting the Scottish Government did "not get this right".
The First Minister has confirmed she would not rule out a further extension of lockdown measures in Aberdeen.
The First Minister has defended the work of contact tracers following criticism over a lack of staff to deal with the outbreak.
The First Minister said her "fears had been realised" in announcing a return to lockdown restrictions for Aberdeen.
The First Minister said she would not "comment speculatively" on claims an Aberdeen bar had to proactively get in touch with contact tracers in the wake of a recent outbreak in the city.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned she will make judgements over the coming days on whether to "step in and do anything further" to tackle a coronavirus cluster at an Aberdeen bar.
The boss of a popular Aberdeen pub that has been linked to a cluster of coronavirus cases today told of his sadness - and urged customers to support them.
Moray MP Douglas Ross has pledged to deliver a jobs plan for Scotland within 30 days of taking over, if successful in being named new leader of the Scottish Conservatives.
NHS Grampian are investigating a cluster of thirteen cases of coronavirus thirteen linked to an Aberdeen pub.
Moray MP Douglas Ross has claimed he wants to be a "leader for all of Scotland", stating the Scottish Government has been "very central belt-centric in what they do".
North-east MSP Liam Kerr has pledged his support to Douglas Ross's campaign to be the next leader of the Scottish Conservatives.
Scottish Conservative MP Douglas Ross has confirmed he will stand for leader of the Scottish Conservatives.
Coronavirus: Scotland remains in phase three but indicative dates given for reopening of gyms, outdoor gigs and theatres
Scotland may not be moving into phase four of its roadmap out of lockdown but a number of indicative dates have been given for the reopening of venues including stadia, theatres and swimming pools.
Scotland's first female bishop believes new hate crime laws will have to be "very clear" on what can and cannot be said by people in faith communities.
Michael Gove has defended ministers going abroad on holiday this summer but said the "safest thing of all" is to have a break in the UK.
Aberdeenshire MSP claims call to halt sale of SNP branded face coverings ‘a piece of nonsense drawn up by a bored Tory staff member’
Gillian Martin has defended the SNP selling its own branded face coverings, following criticism from the Scottish Conservatives, arguing it could encourage their use.
Humza Yousaf: Hate Crime Bill strikes right balance between respecting freedom of expression and tackling hate speech
The Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill looks to modernise, consolidate and extend hate crime legislation in Scotland.
A working group set up to look at misogynistic harassment should investigate online abuse amid a "dearth of data", a women's rights organisation has claimed.
New laws will give older people the much-needed "confidence" to report hate crimes committed against them, the chief executive of a leading charity says.
The Hate Crime Bill has split opinion across Scotland since it was introduced to the Scottish Parliament earlier this year.
Homophobic hate crime has reached its highest level on record in Aberdeen, official figures show.
New powers drawn up to protect victims of hate crime are "excessive, vague and seriously risks chilling free speech", the chief executive of a secular organisation has claimed.
Harry Potter author JK Rowling could fall foul of Scotland's proposed new hate crime legislation for expressing her views on trans issues, critics have warned.
A justified emphasis on tackling the coronavirus pandemic has meant issues that would ordinarily have formed major talking points for society have been pushed to the sidelines.
Aberdeen North MP Kirsty Blackman has been hailed by the First Minister for "bravely" opening up about the pressures on her mental health during lockdown.
The First Minister has revealed the country could move to more localised coronavirus restrictions to avoid "longer, more general lockdowns" across Scotland.
The health secretary has announced a "cautious, phased return" to the resumption of care home visits from next month.
Coronavirus in Scotland: How does geography, sex, location, deprivation and occupation affect Covid-19 deaths?
Weekly data provide a closer look at how Covid-19 is affecting communities - providing breakdowns on location, sex, age, geography and deprivation.
Nicola Sturgeon hails ‘real and sustained progress’ as Covid-19 deaths drop to 5% of all deaths across Scotland
The number of deaths from Covid-19 has fallen for eight weeks in a row, dropping to 5% of all deaths from a peak of 36% in late April.