The Scottish Greens have again called for an outright ban on foxhunting in Scotland.
2021 Holyrood elections
The SNP will consider going to court in order to force a second referendum, the Scottish Government’s Constitution Secretary Michael Russell has said.
REGIONAL BREAKDOWN: 1,429 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in past 24 hours, with 42 of them in the north-east
A further 42 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the north-east in the past 24 hours, according to the latest Scottish Government statistics.
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.
SNP MSP Maureen Watt has announced she will not be seeking re-election at next year's Holyrood elections.