Organisations helping women who have suffered domestic abuse are to get extra cash to help with the increase in demand for services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Labour’s deputy leader has said the party has a mountain to climb to win the next general election but is offering the country the leadership it needs amid the coronavirus crisis.
The Liberal Democrats can regain credibility and relevance by listening to people’s concerns during the coronavirus pandemic and not focusing on “distractions” such as Brexit and Scottish independence, Sir Ed Davey has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has called on the Prime Minister to convene an emergency meeting this weekend to discuss what further steps are needed to combat the rising number of coronavirus cases.
The Scottish Government will back new laws being put forward by a Labour MSP aimed at improving protection for shop staff.
Former trade secretary Liam Fox has made it through to the second round of the race to become the next director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Sir Keir Starmer says he has confidence in Richard Leonard but declines to be drawn on Scottish Labour leader’s claim
Sir Keir Starmer has said he has confidence in Richard Leonard but refused to be drawn on the Scottish Labour leader’s view that he is the best man for the job.
The new leader of the Liberal Democrats Sir Ed Davey said he will be “mucking in” with workers at Fife Zoo during his first visit to Scotland since his election.
The UK Government has announced the latest changes to its quarantine exemption list of countries.
BBC Scotland has announced it will screen Nicola Sturgeon’s coronavirus briefings over the “coming weeks”, as the corporation looks to adapt how it covers the daily updates from the First Minister.
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf is being urged to make clear if the Scottish Government will change controversial new hate crime legislation before the end of Holyrood’s October break.
House parties are now a “danger to life” because of coronavirus, Nicola Sturgeon has warned.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to do “whatever it takes” to allow more people to visit relatives in care homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A by-election for the vacant Kincorth, Nigg and Cove seat on Aberdeen City Council will now be held in November.
Boris Johnson has rejected calls to give the Scottish Government power to hold a second independence referendum, telling MPs "a generation has not elapsed" since 2014.
PROFILE: Lord Keen of Elie QC, the tenacious lawyer who quit as Advocate General in row over Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans
In a long and distinguished career, Lord Keen of Elie QC built up a formidable reputation as one of the most brilliant legal minds of his generation.
Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross has said he is confident that a new Advocate General for Scotland can be appointed.
Boris Johnson faced a barrage of questions on the coronavirus response and Britain's readiness for Brexit from Westminster's most senior MPs this afternoon.
Talks have taken place with the aviation sector over a pilot scheme to test passengers arriving at airports for coronavirus, Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has told MSPs.
The contrast at prime minister's questions today could not have been greater. In the red corner we had Angela Rayner, a fiery, northern, woman who left school at 16 vs Boris Johnson, an Old Etonian, former member of the Bullingdon Club.
I read with interest the article on the lady who had twice been challenged about not wearing a mask on a bus.
TV chef Nick Nairn has said the coronavirus lockdown has left his business on “life support”, as he warned he will have to make some “pretty tough decisions” if the UK Government does not extend the furlough scheme for the hospitality sector.
Confusion reigned on the Commons committee corridor this afternoon as Tory MPs accidentally voted for Labour amendments to the Fisheries Bill.
Covid tests could be flown into Dundee under proposals put forward by council leader to tackle UK-wide backlog
Coronavirus tests could be flown into Dundee from other parts of the UK in a bid to clear a nationwide results backlog under proposals put forward by the city's council leader.
Christopher Brookmyre spoke of grotesque parodies, his unflattering characters and an intriguing mystery when he appeared at Holyrood
“The legal side of things is far from my area of expertise, I primarily deal in lies,” does not sound like the most promising opening statement when giving evidence to a parliamentary committee looking at defamation law.
The Scottish Government is facing renewed calls to introduce a coronavirus testing regime for airports.
Concerns were raised about the development of more than a fifth of children living in Scotland’s most deprived areas, a report has revealed.
Coronavirus con artists who pose as contact tracers as part of a scam in which they ask people to pay money to get tested have been branded “truly and utterly despicable” by Nicola Sturgeon.
Henceforth, I have decided I will drive at 80mph to help me get around the north-east that bit faster. Yes, I know that’s illegal, however, I will only be breaking the law in a very specific and limited way. It’s just a small matter of going 10mph faster than the speed limit when it suits me.
Greens at loggerheads with country sports enthusiasts over grouse shooting during the coronavirus pandemic
A furious row has erupted over the exemption of grouse shoots from coronavirus public health rules limiting gatherings to six people.