International development secretary
Jenny Gilruth says the Scottish Government will look again at tying Scotland's modest aid budget with development goals around better health and education opportunities for women and girls.
Hundreds of thousands of people are being urged to get tested to try and stamp out a “concerning” strain of the virus which causes Covid-19.
People have been urged “not to go wild” after social restrictions were eased as one expert warned “we could go back to square one”.
Rapid spread of coronavirus variants could necessitate the reimposition of lockdown measures, a scientist advising the Government said.
Nearly one in 10 (9%) adults have started investing for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, a survey has found.
An Aberdeen teaching union boss has raised safety concerns as secondary pupils return to full-time in-class lessons for the first time since before Christmas.
Aberdeen’s Lord Provost is urging people to view getting their Covid jab as a thank you to the hard work of the NHS during the pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic is at a “critical point” and people need a “reality check” as restrictions are eased, a World Health Organisation (WHO) expert has warned.
Much-needed midnight haircuts, crack-of-dawn retail therapy and cheering thirsty pub-goers have ushered in the long-awaited reopening of a swathe of businesses across England.
Beauty therapists wasted little time ushering in the easing of lockdown restrictions across England as long-awaited hair and beauty treatments began when the clock struck twelve.
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on funerals is the subject of a new study by Aberdeen University.
More than a third of teachers do not see themselves working in education in five years’ time, a survey suggests.
Looking back on 12 months in a pandemic, Dr Robert Graham and his daughter, Carol, from Graham's The Family Dairy, talked to Rebecca Shearer about what this meant for their business.
Special isolation pods have been installed in Dundee to help dental students return to practical learning amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Bosses from leading UK airlines have urged the Prime Minister to give them the green light for international travel within weeks.
Scottish Secretary Alister Jack has backed Andrew Bowie's calls for a national review of "do not resuscitate" decisions taken at the start of the pandemic.
Aboyne’s Highland Games have been called off for a second year in a row as a result of the pandemic.
An animal welfare charity has said its centres across Scotland have hit capacity as a result of the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
A man who started a business with his wife after they both lost work due to the pandemic has said he is “over the moon” with his new career.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he can see an “end” to the pandemic after which the UK will manage coronavirus “more like flu” with repeated and updated vaccinations.
A union embroiled in the dispute over fears that further education jobs are being replaced with lower paid posts has criticised the college employers’ group for “rejecting its own proposals”.
A new organisation is being set up with the aim of halting future pandemics.
Restaurateur Craig Wilson addresses the highs and lows of running a business throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Boris Johnson has pledged to build a "fitting and permanent" memorial to those who have died from Covid-19, as Britain marked the anniversary of the first national lockdown.
A north-east curling club has been handed a six-figure support package to help it cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
While the past year has been incredibly challenging, one of Scotland's leading ice cream firms has continued to build its empire little by little.
Constitution secretary Mike Russell has published a draft independence referendum bill just days before the parliament winds down for the election
Florida’s Miami Beach has declared a state of emergency after more than 1,000 arrests during an unruly spring break the city fears is a serious threat to public safety.
Scottish dentists have slammed Health Secretary Jeane Freeman for comments suggesting overstretched services should be at "pre-pandemic" levels.
The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically altered the way people have lived their lives over the past year.