Endometriosis sufferers have called for "direct action" from government as a new report shows no improvement in diagnosis in a decade - taking eight years on average.
A row is brewing between the UK and Scottish governments over claims a "testing capacity issue" had led to a delay in the processing of tests.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has claimed the administering of the flu vaccine across Scotland is becoming a "national scandal".
Scottish Labour begins formal process to select candidate for potential by-election in disgraced MP Margaret Ferrier’s seat
Scottish Labour will have a candidate for a potential by-election in Margaret Ferrier's constituency "within weeks", it has been revealed.
First Minister warns those making decisions on festive travel to ‘err on the side of caution at the moment’
Nicola Sturgeon has urged Scots to stay out of each other's houses now if they want to see friends and family a "a bit more normally" closer to Christmas.
Nicola Sturgeon says she has shown ‘laser focus’ dealing with pandemic, as she denies Alex Salmond feud has been a ‘distraction’
The First Minister has denied her growing war with Alex Salmond has become a "distraction" over the course of the pandemic.
More than 80% of people surveyed who had Covid-19 symptoms did not self-isolate, according to a recent study from King's College London.
Negotations to reinstate the crisis-hit Cairngorm funicular are at an "advanced stage", auditors have revealed.
Thousands of students have moved to university campuses across Scotland this month, leading to a spike in cases of Covid-19 and forcing hundreds into self-isolation.
Scotland's drug deaths figures are expected to be "as bad if not worse" compared to a record high seen last year, chairman of the Scottish Affairs Committee Pete Wishart has warned.
Aberdeen North MP Kirsty Blackman has opened up about suffering from depression, urging others to seek help if they are in the same situation.
Key among the new announcements unveiled by Rishi Sunak in his winter crisis plan is the creation of the new job support scheme as a successor to furlough.
Rishi Sunak has unveiled his emergency job protection plan amid new Covid-19 restrictions, including the creation of a new job support scheme.
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has admitted a controversial Hate Crime Bill could lead to "self-censorship", as he announced the bill will now only prosecute those who intended to stir up hatred.
Education Secretary John Swinney has claimed the Scottish Government is "pulling out all the stops" to reach a final decision on next year's school exams, amid growing uncertainty.
The Scottish Government should restrict new hate crime laws to behaviour or material that is threatening, rather than abusive, writes Dr Kath Murray, Lucy Hunter Blackburn and Lisa Mackenzie from policy analysis collective MurrayBlackburnMackenzie.
Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds has called for urgent action from the UK Government as businesses face "going to the wall" if support is withdrawn.
John Swinney on ‘ambition’ to hold exams next year, teacher staffing numbers and testing capacity for schools
Education Secretary John Swinney expects to make an announcement before the October break setting out the plans for school exams next year.
Scotland’s former top civil servant claims Alex Salmond could display ‘bullying and intimidatory’ behaviour but says no formal complaints made
Alex Salmond displayed "bullying and intimidatory behaviour" while First Minister, according to claims by Scotland's former top civil servant.
Coronavirus tightens its grip: A look at the rise in cases across parts of Europe and further afield
Several large European nations have seen a steady increase in the number of coronavirus infections being recorded in recent weeks.
Former prime ministers Sir John Major and Tony Blair have urged Boris Johnson to drop his "shameful" EU bill and accused the government of "embarassing" the nation under mounting criticism from across the political spectrum.
It was influential SNP politician Winnie Ewing who first inspired Aberdeen South and North Kincardine MSP Maureen Watt to consider a career in politics, back in 1974.
A changing of the guard is imminent at Holyrood with a total of 26 MSPs - about a fifth of the parliament - confirming they will not be seeking re-election next year.
The Hate Crime Bill has proved hugely controversial since its introduction to the Scottish Parliament this year.
It’s hard to think of a policy proposal in recent years that has been met with more criticism than the Hate Crime Bill.
Aberdeen City Council is among the organisations to have waded into the debate around Scotland's new Hate Crime Bill by suggesting the language is "strengthened" to allow a balance between respecting freedom of speech and tackling hate crime.
SNP MSP Maureen Watt has announced she will not be seeking re-election at next year's Holyrood elections.
The First Minister has said the Scottish Government continues to engage on an "ongoing basis" with councils on winter planning, following concerns a resurgence of the pandemic could lead to roads being left untreated.
‘We’ve released the virus from lockdown’: Nicola Sturgeon cites ‘very definite trend’ in rising Covid-19 cases
The First Minister has said latest figures showing a rise in the number of coronavirus cases across Scotland mean she may need to "put the brakes" on some measures to ease lockdown.
Kezia Dugdale says online abuse ‘single biggest factor’ putting women off standing for elected office
Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale believes women with all the skills for elected office are put off standing to avoid the "toxic online culture" that exists.