Cross-party consensus in the Scottish Parliament has been “essential” in creating planned new emergency legislation to help the country deal with the coronavirus pandemic, according to Mike Russell.
MSPs are set to debate further coronavirus measures for Scotland.
Business at the Scottish Parliament is to be cut back following advice to stay indoors amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Alex Salmond has been acquitted of attempted rape and a series of sexual assaults, including one with intent to rape.
Scotland’s Constitutional Relations Secretary has praised the level of cross-Government collaboration in creating emergency legislation to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
The Scottish Parliament has announced it will suspend public engagements due to the “extremely challenging circumstances” caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Holyrood is consulting with MSPs over whether new procedures for proxy voting should be brought in for the first time.
Nurseries will not be left short-staffed by the Scottish Government’s free childcare pledge despite concerns about recruitment, the children’s minister has pledged.
Former Scottish Government minister Mark McDonald has said he contemplated taking his life after he was sacked in 2017.
A second Scottish Government minister has announced plans to step down at next year’s election.
A former minister who quit the SNP after it emerged he behaved inappropriately is to stand down.
Optimism and hard work will make a success of Brexit, the Scottish Secretary has claimed.
Scottish Secretary Alister Jack has said he favours the building of a tunnel between Scotland and Northern Ireland – and claims Boris Johnson is “on the same page”.
Ian Murray has said he would create a position of co-deputy leader for a woman to join them in the role if he is successful in the contest.
Small businesses’ profits fell at the end of the year as confidence slumped across Scotland.
An SNP MSP has announced he will retire at the next Scottish Parliament election after more than 20 years of service.
A Highlands MSP has announced she is quitting Holyrood after next year’s election and called for parliament bosses to introduce remote voting and video meetings.
The Scottish Conservatives have revealed their red lines in the budget negotiations with the Scottish Government.
The Scottish Government should take a more strategic approach to allocating funding, a new report has said.
The SNP’s former leader at Westminster, Angus Robertson, has announced plans to stand for election to Holyrood – contesting the seat held by Ruth Davidson.
Jackson Carlaw has made the first appointments to his top team, just hours after being elected as leader of the Scottish Conservatives.
Holyrood could be hit by industrial action if a pay dispute involving MSPs’ staff is not resolved, a union has said.
Part of a north-east charity art trail has been presented to MSPs at Holyrood as part of a celebration of the country’s coasts and waters.
Funding for a proposed bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland should be sent to Holyrood and Stormont instead, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
More than £20 million in payments have been issued in the first year of the new Best Start Grant, according to Scottish Government figures.
Business leaders in Aberdeen have raised concerns about the contents of a new business rates bill passed by MSPs.
Holyrood has endorsed Nicola Sturgeon’s calls for a second independence referendum, after the First Minister insisted such a vote is “necessary”.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted a second vote on independence is necessary to protect Scotland from the consequences of a Tory Government and Brexit.
Legal advice commissioned by a pro-independence group has suggested there are “good arguments” to be made for holding a second referendum without UK Government approval.