SNP politicians in Dundee have been accused of "cynically" raising the prospect of a long-hoped-for mental health crisis centre in the city just months before voters head to the polls in May's Holyrood election.
Boris Johnson has said he is keen to see power "sit at the most appropriate level" after being contacted by the leader of Shetland Islands Council on the issue of self-determination for the isles.
John Swinney has been accused of "dithering" over a coronavirus quarantine exemption for oil and gas staff amid growing anger over a lack of clear answers for workers and their families.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she wants "if at all possible" the current lockdown to be the last Scotland has to go through, as she confirmed her officials are still working towards eliminating coronavirus.
MSPs have voted to declare that Scotland is facing a mental health crisis, as charities called for a "radical new plan" to safeguard the emotional wellbeing of the nation in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nicola Sturgeon has agreed to "consider" a move to exempt offshore workers from having to quarantine in hotels when they return from overseas but warned any decision will be subject to the "utmost caution".
Business leaders have hailed the decision to extend rates relief for the whole of the next financial year and said it could be the lifeline that helps struggling north east firms survive the coronavirus crisis.
Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of ignoring "warning after warning" and showing a lack of leadership that left Scotland unprepared for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
A new roadmap out of lockdown will be published next week but restrictions will remain in place across Scotland until at least early March "and possibly for a period beyond that", Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Nicola Sturgeon is “satisfied” Scotland has hit its target to vaccinate all over-70s and the clinically vulnerable but warned progress will slow in the coming days as some centres reduce their hours following a dip in supplies.
'Serious thought' must be given to introducing border checks to stop travellers entering Scotland by landing elsewhere in the UK, Jean Freeman has warned, amid confusion just days before new quarantine rules come into force.
Jeane Freeman has rejected as "absolute nonsense" claims the Scottish Government spent days "plotting how to spin" a report on hospital patients being discharged into care homes.
Nicola Sturgeon has hailed the "heroic achievement" of hardy Scots who braved ice and snow to set a new daily vaccination record on the same day coronavirus hospitalisations fell to below the spring peak.
Holyrood has backed calls to extend business rates relief for struggling newspapers after Scottish Government ministers were accused of being blinded by their own hostility towards the media.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted there is no wider issue with Scotland's vaccination programme, as she apologised for a botched appointment booking that saw an elderly woman collapse with suspected hypothermia.
International travellers arriving in Scotland will be forced to pay up to £1,750 a head to quarantine inside a hotel room for 10 days as part of tough new measures that go even further than those introduced by UK ministers.
Alex Salmond is expected to deliver an explosive press conference outlining allegations against Nicola Sturgeon after ditching an appearance at the inquiry into the botched handling of sexual harassment claims against him.
UK ministers are reportedly looking into the creation of a digital vaccine passport in a bid to reopen international travel as life-saving jabs become more widely available across the world.
A legal bid to establish whether Holyrood has the power to hold a second independence referendum without permission from Westminster has been dismissed as “hypothetical, academic and premature”.
Delays in assessing furlough cash claims are putting Scottish jobs at risk, it has been claimed, with some firms still waiting to access vital support months after first being approved for the scheme.
A 30-year-old man has been charged after a threat was sent to SNP MP Joanna Cherry on the same day she was "sacked" from the party's front bench at Westminster.
A three-month extension of business rates relief will merely scratch the surface of the support needed to keep many north east firms afloat and will provide only a "stay of execution", industry leaders say.
Nicola Sturgeon has strongly condemned accusations of transphobia in the SNP and vowed to treat it with zero tolerance following reports of large numbers of young activists leaving the party over the issue.
Shielding advice for the most vulnerable Scots may have offered only "relatively modest" additional protection from coronavirus and less stringent measures may have delivered similar results, according to a new report.
Scottish electoral officials believe more than two million people could register for a postal vote ahead of May's Holyrood election but there are concerns a completely mail-in ballot could disenfranchise upwards of 1.5 million voters.
A prominent SNP figure who has been a driving force behind calls for a "plan B" route to Scottish independence claims party bosses orchestrated a "co-ordinated attack" to stifle the debate.
Scotland could follow Germany's lead in requiring people to wear medical grade face masks to help halt the spread of new mutated strains of coronavirus, John Swinney has said.
‘A sleekit cowrin tim’rous beastie’: Sturgeon takes swipe at Boris Johnson but refuses to speculate on her own future
Nicola Sturgeon has refused to speculate on her future as first minister as she accused Alex Salmond and his allies of being behind "false conspiracy theories" spun around Holyrood's harassment inquiry.
Many more people across north and north-east Scotland are traveling to work than during the first lockdown and experts have warned not enough is being done to support workers to stay at home.
Scottish ministers have announced plans to establish Scotland's first green freeports in a "screeching U-turn" that could attract major new investment and jobs.