The Scottish Labour Party has moved to distance itself from a Dundee candidate who made social media comments about the party's reaction to the death of Prince Philip.
Election campaigning will resume this week following a pause to mark the death of the Duke of Edinburgh but will be suspended again on Saturday for his funeral, it has been confirmed.
Former Scottish Greens MSP Andy Wightman has launched his Holyrood campaign as an independent.
Scotland needs a business rates overhaul with extra help for smaller high street traders, the Lib Dems say.
Young people are being promised extra help to find affordable housing in rural areas where second homes have caused serious problems for locals.
Alex Salmond’s Alba party threatens to cost the SNP its majority at Holyrood due to voters choosing it instead, a new poll suggests.
Alex Salmond threw the constitution back into the election campaign today but Holyrood’s political leaders had promises of their own to make.
Alex Salmond claimed a pro-independence Holyrood should start negotiating to quit the UK in the first week of the next Scottish parliamentary session.
Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross insists election campaign ‘100% Scottish’ and that ‘Westminster can look, but has no role to play’ in policy decisions
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross played down suggestions the Westminster party was interfering in his party campaign and that he had not been "sidelined" in favour of Ruth Davidson
Liberal Democrats are calling for sweeping reforms to be made to the way Holyrood operates – which could potentially see MSPs given the power to appoint Scotland’s most senior civil servant.
Alex Salmond has been compared with Nigel Farage in a swipe at the former first minister’s new pro-independence party.
The SNP will hold annual Citizens’ Assemblies if it is re-elected after May’s election, the party’s depute leader has said.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has suggested her former boss Alex Salmond would have expected a "bigger defection" than the one he oversaw last week.
Labour’s Anas Sarwar is proposing a new commission to “clean up” Holyrood – which would include an independent ethics commissioner to oversee the work of the Scottish Government.
The leaders of Scottish Labour and the Scottish Liberal Democrats have rejected private attempts to form an alliance with the Tories, Douglas Ross has said.
Nicola Sturgeon is to carry out a virtual tour of Scotland as she bids to win a fourth term in power for the SNP.
Scotland’s politicians briefly came together in pledges to rebuild the country from the pandemic during the first televised debate of the Holyrood campaign.
The Scottish Tories have said they will seek to repeal parts of new hate crime legislation that impact on free speech.
Delaying the age children start school till seven will help give youngsters a “flying start”, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has insisted.
Being 198 years younger than Westminster, the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood operates very differently to its elder sibling.
Alex Salmond has revealed plans to return to Holyrood as leader of the Alba Party.
MSPs from around the north-east who are not standing for re-election have given their last speeches to parliament.
Scotland will see 100,000 affordable new homes built in the next decade if the SNP is re-elected to power in May, Nicola Sturgeon has pledged.
Alex Salmond's shock new electoral strategy could see extra pro-independence MSPs returned to Holyrood, according to a polling expert.
The campaign for May’s Holyrood election has kicked off with party leaders making their pitches to voters.
New polling suggests Scotland would only vote to become independent if it was guaranteed EU membership.
Women who complained about sexual harassment were badly let down with “serious flaws” and “catastrophic” decisions by the Scottish Government, a Holyrood inquiry has concluded.
Reports into the first minister's conduct, her government's botched handling of sexual harassment complaints, and a looming vote of no-confidence could potentially spell the end of Nicola Sturgeon's time in office, but allies insist the wagons aren't circling just yet.
Police use of drones and body-worn video cameras must be subject to better scrutiny, according to MSPs.
The northern part of the Scottish Government’s superfast broadband rollout will not be finished until 2026, four years later than originally planned, a minister has admitted.