The Scottish Government has admitted the NHS could soon become “overwhelmed” in some areas due to the new coronavirus strain.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
The Scottish Government is to introduce further coronavirus restrictions in a bid to cut the number of journeys people are making during the current lockdown, Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has confirmed.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned the spread of coronavirus is now no less “serious and severe” a problem in the Highlands than it is in the central belt.
Scotland hopes to have just over 900,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines by the end of the month, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Sir John Curtice predicts the upcoming Holyrood election would only be delayed if the decision was backed by authorities in England and Wales.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will update the nation today on the fast-changing coronavirus situation amid rising case numbers and fears over the new strain.
Calls have been made for the reopening of schools to be postponed and more remote learning to be used to keep staff and pupils safe.
Covid cases in Scotland have continued to soar, with health officials recording a further 2,539 positive cases in 24 hours.
North-east health chiefs have welcomed the new Covid-19 vaccine but urged caution over the new 'dominant' strain.
Thousands of pages of testimony have been submitted, and more than a dozen witnesses have been grilled by MSPs since the summer.
Scotland’s new drugs minister has said she believes the country can start to turn the tide in tackling its drug deaths problem next year through a new “national mission” to address it.
Senior figures in Scottish politics fear it would be “completely inappropriate” to hold the Holyrood election before the pandemic is fully under control.
The SNP is under pressure to explain the way it handled a complaint against ex-minister Mark McDonald amid claims the process was "dodgy and inappropriate".
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will update the nation today on any changes to the level areas find themselves in, but when is it taking place and where can I watch?
Angus Robertson has confirmed he spoke to Alex Salmond about alleged “inappropriateness” towards female staff at Edinburgh Airport in 2009.
Testimony from Nicola Sturgeon’s husband has fuelled claims that the first minister misled parliament and broke the ministerial code.
SNP chief executive Peter Murrell has said he sent controversial messages calling for the police to be pressurised over the Alex Salmond case because he was "shocked" and "upset" at the scale of charges against his former colleague.
The first supplies of the new Covid-19 vaccine have arrived in Scotland.
A close aide to Nicola Sturgeon has "definitively and categorically" denied informing the first minister or other senior government officials about a secret meeting with a woman who complained about Alex Salmond.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will outline changes to the level areas find themselves in today in the Scottish Parliament, but when will it all take place?
A council chief has voiced his “disappointment” over an increase of Covid-19 cases across the north-east.
Ex-minister Mark McDonald was "thrown under a bus" to justify the creation of a Scottish Government policy that would snare Alex Salmond, it has been claimed.
The Scottish Government has been urged to find a “workable solution” that would end the ban on amateur football matches.
Nicola Sturgeon should spearhead a new taskforce to turbocharge the drive towards a “green recovery” from the pandemic, a group of MSPs has said.
Scots could face fines for crossing council boundaries in Scotland, after the nation recorded its highest daily death toll from coronavirus since May.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that the integrity US democracy is at stake as the country enters a "crucial" few hours and days.
A national strategy to manage hospitals during the second wave of Covid-19 is needed to ensure the NHS stays afloat through the “impending winter storm”, leading physicians have said.
Hospitality businesses in Aberdeen and the north-east have raised fears over the possibility of Scotland being plunged into a second national lockdown.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined the levels of restrictions each region is in to tackle coronavirus.
Report finds ‘no statistical evidence’ in hospital discharges to care homes leading to Covid outbreaks
A report issued today concluded that hospital discharges did not contribute to outbreaks in care homes, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.