Scottish Labour is unveiling plans for “life-saving” mental health workers in every GP practice as part of a recovery plan for Scotland’s NHS.
Freedom of Information
Civil liberties and press freedom campaigners have said there is “no justification” for a new “high-risk” scientific research agency to be permitted to carry out its work in secret.
Scientists will be given £800 million of public money to explore ideas that could fail as the UK strives to put itself at the centre of global innovation, ministers have announced.
Downing Street has insisted it welcomes press scrutiny after newspaper editors signed an open letter calling for a review into the Government’s use of freedom of information (FOI) requests.
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.
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.
‘Jaw-dropping’ correspondence heaps more pressure on Nicola Sturgeon and Jeane Freeman over transfer of hospital patients into care homes
NHS Scotland warned health chiefs that discharging elderly hospital patients would put pressure on care homes but told them to go ahead with the controversial policy anyway, newly released documents reveal.
The number of women being sent sexually explicit images by strangers on trains is going “largely unreported” – despite a spike in incidents, new data has revealed.
New figures have revealed more than 70 people died in the north-east as a result of drugs last year – the highest total in Scotland.
A drug-driver was caught by police once every second day over the festive period on north-east roads, the Evening Express can reveal today.
More than 280 assaults have been recorded against Aberdeen teachers this year, the Evening Express can reveal today.
The number of hoax calls received by north-east coastguard teams has more than doubled in the last year.
More than £760,000 has been spent repairing vandalism to schools in Aberdeen in the last five years.
Figures show the number of people being convicted of domestic abuse in the city has steadied – though a charity says statistics for this year will show if a new law is working.
Medical students at Dundee University played noughts and crosses on body donated for training and research
Medical students at Dundee University played noughts and crosses on a cadaver donated for research and training, it has been revealed.
In one case, the position of technical education teacher has been advertised 14 times with just four applicants.
More than £24,000 has been handed out in fines from Aberdeen libraries.
Firefighters spent more than 80 hours at the scene of a series of wildfires that blighted Aberdeen, the Evening Express can reveal.
Knives, darts, scissors and screwdrivers were among the 43 weapons taken from pupils in north-east schools since last year.
Pest control call-outs in Aberdeen have soared thanks to the warmer summer weather, new figures have revealed.
Aberdeen City Council spent more than £1.3 million on repairing potholes and other defects last year – more than double the amount five years ago.
NHS Grampian has the third most incidents of staff and patients suffering injuries in mental health units across the country.
The group campaigning against Kingsford Stadium created a fake spokesman to comment on the plan, the Evening Express can exclusively reveal today.
In Aberdeen, the figure totals 17 with the youngest culprits aged 13 – fewer than five individuals.
North-east courts have ordered more than £600,000 to be paid back from convicted criminals in the past year.
A warning over fly-tipping has been issued after it emerged that more than 2,200 illegal dumps have been made in the last few years.