Rural areas with relatively low Covid infection rates may have to have the same restrictions imposed on them as cities where the virus is more prevalent, Nicola Sturgeon has warned.
Alex Salmond has called for an independent investigation into whether Nicola Sturgeon broke the ministerial code to be broadened to include claims she misled Holyrood.
Nicola Sturgeon's private secretary held two meetings with a female civil servant before she made a complaint against Alex Salmond, the former first minister has claimed.
Salmond inquiry: Civil servant deleted explosive text related to former first minister’s civil court victory
A civil servant has admitted deleting a controversial text sent to her by Scotland’s most senior official after Alex Salmond’s successful court action against the Scottish Government.
The Alex Salmond inquiry will resume in a few hours' time when a key figure in the Scottish Government investigation into harassment claims against the former first minister gives evidence.
The most senior civil servant in Alex Salmond’s government has said he did not discuss any “bullying and intimidatory” behaviour by the former first minister with Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned Dundee faces tougher Covid restrictions amid growing concern about the rising number of cases in the area.
Parents and pupils bombarded John Swinney with a barrage of criticism in the immediate aftermath of this year’s exam results landing on doorsteps.
Scottish Conservative MPs will not take part in House of Commons votes that only apply to England after Douglas Ross came under fire for failing to support free school meals south of the border.
Scottish Secretary Alister Jack has admitted Brexit has “upset” many Scots and has contributed to rising support for independence.
Leaked document suggests Scottish Government to excuse criminals from more than 200,000 hours of unpaid work
The Scottish Government will write down around 200,000 hours of unpaid work for criminals and has been asked to consider banning sentences of 12 months or less, a leaked document suggests.
Blanket Covid-19 restrictions across Scotland would be easier to communicate, argues public health expert
One of Scotland’s leading public health experts has said a blanket system of restrictions would be a simpler way of suppressing Covid-19 than local measures.
Nicola Sturgeon considers travel ban to the Highlands as she tells those in the Central Belt not to head north
Nicola Sturgeon is considering a Highland travel ban for those living in areas of high Covid-19 prevalence in the central belt, it has emerged.
Happy couples getting married or entering civil partnerships will not be required to wear face coverings during the ceremony, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has called on Sky Sports to broadcast this weekend’s Old Firm game for free to discourage fans from gathering in homes or pubs.
Nicola Sturgeon has said there will be no return to normality when hospitality restrictions are due to be eased this month, warning that household gatherings will remain banned.
Fears of “inhumane” treatment of care home residents have been raised following the publication of the latest report summarising the findings of inspections of premises.
Scotland’s GP shortage and cancer test delays could be to blame for higher than average number of people dying at home during the coronavirus pandemic, a leading medical expert has said.
Eight-day waits for Covid test results will prevent care homes from taking advantage of new visiting rules to give families more time with relatives, Scottish Care has warned.
The Scouts have complained to the SNP after a woman wearing their uniform was featured in a party political broadcast.
MSPs call for standards inquiry into Nicola Sturgeon to be widened to investigate claims she misled Holyrood
An inquiry into whether Nicola Sturgeon has broken ministerial rules should be widened to investigate claims she misled Holyrood over meetings concerning Alex Salmond, MSPs have said.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has urged the Scottish Government to give businesses one week’s notice to prepare for anti-coronavirus measures imposed against them.
Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of continuing to “cover-up” a meeting with Alex Salmond’s former chief-of-staff after she was reminded she had taken part in it.
Nicola Sturgeon’s failure to remember a meeting at which she was told about sexual misconduct allegations against Alex Salmond has been branded “absurd”.
Sir Keir Starmer was told Scottish Labour was a “joke” when he hosted a virtual meeting to highlight local frustration over Margaret Ferrier’s breach of Covid rules.
Nicola Sturgeon has suggested she failed to inform MSPs about a meeting involving sexual harassment allegations made against Alex Salmond because she forgot about it.
The Stonehaven rail crash and stormy weather led to NHS Grampian cancelling dozens of operations in the summer, it has emerged.
Call for localised restrictions after new data shows rural and island areas have lower coronavirus death rates
Nicola Sturgeon faced fresh calls for coronavirus restrictions to be tailored locally after a report confirmed rural and island areas have experienced lower death rates than the central belt.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to sack her husband, Peter Murrell, as SNP chief executive after he admitted to sending WhatsApp messages appearing to back police action against Alex Salmond.
EXCLUSIVE: John Swinney accused of defending the indefensible after emergence of letter sent on eve of exam results
John Swinney extolled the virtues of this year’s controversial exam system to Scotland’s universities just hours before fury erupted over the downgrading of thousands of pupils' results.