The unemployment rate in some parts of the Highlands has almost trebled as Covid wiped billions from the tourism industry, MSPs have been told.
Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing has said the seafood industry will need more compensation to cope with disruption to trade following EU withdrawal.
That Richard Leonard’s ill-starred spell as Scottish Labour leader should come to an end was unsurprising in itself. But what did come as shock to most of his colleagues was the timing of his departure, just four months before the Scottish election.
Scotland’s tight lockdown restrictions will result in a slower recovery for the nation’s tourism industry than elsewhere in the UK, says an industry leader.
Aberdeen’s P&J Live is to be transformed into a mass Covid vaccination centre delivering 20,000 jabs per week, Health Secretary Jeane Freeman says.
Permanent Secretary explains why harassment complaints against Alex Salmond were passed on to the Crown Office
Scotland’s most senior civil servant has defended her decision to report harassment claims against Alex Salmond to Scotland’s prosecutors against the will of the women involved.
The operator of a north-east sports centre has called on the Scottish Government to outline how coronavirus measures are to be eased, warning that current restrictions are unsustainable.
Alex Salmond has signalled he may defy MSPs’ calls to appear next week before the Holyrood inquiry examining the Scottish Government’s handling of harassment complaints against him.
Nicola Sturgeon’s flagship ambition to deliver 30,000 new apprenticeships in 2020 has been missed, the Scottish Government admits.
There’s an image of a donkey being led by a carrot dangling from the end of a stick doing the rounds on social media.
Call for widening of investigation into Nicola Sturgeon’s treatment of harassment claims against Alex Salmond
The investigation into whether Nicola Sturgeon broke Scottish Government rules in her handling of harassment claims against Alex Salmond will cover “any aspect” of potential breaches, it has been claimed.
John Swinney has claimed a second independence referendum is an “essential priority” to enable Scotland to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Alex Salmond has accused Nicola Sturgeon of breaking Scottish Government rules by giving “untrue” accounts of the circumstances surrounding a meeting to discuss harassment allegations against him.
The coronavirus restrictions have wrecked traditional Christmas celebrations for everyone across the country and Scotland’s politicians are no exception.
A civil service document that had been controversially withheld from the Salmond inquiry has been described as “illuminating” after MSPs were finally shown a copy.
Charging the UK Government to keep Trident on the Clyde in an independent Scotland is more likely to lead to nuclear disarmament than demanding immediate removal, a defence expert says.
Q&A: What does the emergence of another Lockerbie suspect tell us about a three-decade quest for justice?
The FBI agent who led the original Lockerbie investigation has revealed the atrocity’s latest suspect was on his “radar” 30 years ago but there was a struggle to prove the case against him.
Ebenezer Scrooge might have approved of the latest official pronouncements on how to “celebrate” – if that’s the right word – this year’s Covid Christmas.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that plans to ease Christmas Covid measures may have to be scaled back, as four-nations talks failed to reach a conclusion on how to handle the festivities.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned people against meeting up for office parties and urged them to cut down contact with others before the easing of Covid measures for Christmas.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned rising Covid cases in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire are “a matter of real concern”, ahead of her weekly review of restrictions.
Aberdeen City Council co-leader Douglas Lumsden has tabled a motion urging councillors to strike a deal with the UK Government for cash to boost the local authority’s low funding levels.
The coronavirus vaccine may not be widely rolled out until the end of next year as a result of the Scottish Government’s “woefully inadequate” plans, Gordon Dewar warned MSPs.
NHS Highland bullying victims are having their compensation payments reduced because they are being administered through the health board’s pay-roll, says an MSP.
Care home residents will start getting vaccinated against Covid-19 before Christmas but the vast majority of those under 50 will have to wait until the summer for their jabs.
Douglas Ross has said the SNP must top up its £500 “thank-you” payment for NHS and social care staff immediately and stop playing politics with the coronavirus pandemic.
Fife MP Neale Hanvey, who was suspended from the SNP for using anti-Semitic language on social media, has been elected to the party’s body that investigates misbehaviour allegations.
A plea to fix “crippling” north-east business rates has been rejected by Holyrood, after SNP MSPs voted to delay revaluation by a year.
Nicola Sturgeon hailed the Covid vaccine as the “beginning of the end” of the pandemic as she announced the first jabs are to be administered on Tuesday.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she would be prepared to get the Covid vaccine on live television if she thought it would persuade others to get the jab.