Nicola Sturgeon has described the rollout of the new Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in Scotland as the "biggest logistical peacetime challenge that the country will ever have undertaken".
There have been no changes to any coronavirus alert levels in Scotland this week, despite concerns about a number of areas.
People living in the Highlands and Moray may be able to meet each other indoors for the first time in months as part of next week's coronavirus restrictions review, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
A row at the heart of the SNP risked collapsing into a chasm just hours before the final day of the party's conference as Joanna Cherry publicly pleaded with Nicola Sturgeon to call out out a "campaign of abuse, smears and violent intimidation" against her.
Nicola Sturgeon has moved to distance herself from the views of SNP conference host Hayley Matthews after a series of conspiracy theorist social media posts about coronavirus and vaccines were unearthed.
The preferred date for a new referendum on Scottish independence is "very likely" to be included in the SNP manifesto for next year's Holyrood elections, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
There is always a chance Christmas will end in an almighty argument, with each member of the family stomping off in their own direction and shouting back that they would much rather do their own thing anyway.
A million Scots will receive the coronavirus vaccine by the end of January in "one of the biggest civilian logistical challenges in our lifetime", the health secretary has confirmed.
A leading expert in behavioural science has suggested a shake-up of coronavirus rules in Scotland to allow more household mixing could help slow the spread of the virus this Christmas.
Scottish families could form support bubbles - or "baubles" - to allow them to meet indoors over Christmas, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Gordon Brown has been tipped as the possible leader of any future Better Together-style campaign to prevent Scottish independence but his latest intervention has been met with a mixed response from political strategists.
Boris Johnson’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, is expected to leave his job by the end of the year, in the wake of reports of a bitter power struggle between some of the prime minister's closest allies.
Nicola Sturgeon has said it is a concern that coronavirus tracers were unable to contact more than 3,500 Scots who tested positive for the disease but insisted the country's Test and Protect system was not to blame.
Nicola Sturgeon defended Covid-19 restrictions in place across the north of Scotland as the country recorded its highest daily death toll from the virus in six months.
Alister Jack has claimed he was being "jocular" when he suggested there should be no new independence referendum for 40 years regardless of the outcome of next year's Holyrood elections.
Coronavirus restrictions are "highly unlikely" to be significantly eased in any part of the country on Tuesday but "careful judgement" will be given to toughening up existing measures, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has described the prospect of an effective coronavirus vaccine as a "ray of hope in a pretty dark tunnel" but cautioned any treatment may not provide a "way out" of current restrictions until next year.
The fallout from the Alex Salmond inquiry could cause "significant damage" to the SNP as it pushes for a new Scottish independence referendum, a leading polling expert has warned.
Retired and former healthcare workers could be drafted in to help keep the NHS afloat amid a warning from the first minister that services face a "very, very challenging winter".
Americans face a nail-biting wait for the final results of the US presidential election, with the outcome of several key battlegrounds still too close to call and election agents warning some counts may not be finished for days.
Nicola Sturgeon rules out early lockdown this week as she vows not be thrown of course by furlough row
Nicola Sturgeon has ruled out sending Scotland into an early lockdown this week as she insisted the country would not be thrown off course by the "chopping and changing position" of the UK Government on furlough.
Americans are set to vote in one of the most divisive and controversial presidential elections in decades, pitting incumbent Donald Trump against former vice-president Joe Biden.
The UK Government's pursuit of Brexit undermined confidence in the Union in Scotland and has led to a swell in support for independence, according to a new report from polling expert Sir John Curtice.
Students’ campus return: Scottish Government refuses to turn over its own correspondence with university bosses
The Scottish Government has been accused of showing "contempt" for the public after refusing to turn over its own correspondence with university bosses on students returning to campuses.
Scotland could be forced to follow England into lockdown this month or risk going it alone without the UK's full job retention scheme if national restrictions are required further down the line.
Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed calls for an immediate public inquiry into coronavirus in care homes after being urged to "fill in the blanks" of a delayed report that grieving families criticised for providing too few answers.
Ministers will begin work on a national strategy for rolling out a coronavirus vaccine as part of a £37 million NHS winter preparedness plan but have ruled out using the system behind this year's “shambolic” winter flu jabs.
Ministers have been accused of "dithering" over new guidance to reduce antisocial behaviour involving fireworks, despite warnings of a possible spike in incidents this year in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nicola Sturgeon has announced provisional coronavirus alert levels for local authorities across Scotland.
A new political party campaigning for "real independence" outside the UK and EU has been launched by two former SNP politicians.