A ban on housing evictions will be put in place for six weeks over the winter, with Nicola Sturgeon saying people will only be removed from their homes if there are “exceptional circumstances”.
Former Labour MP Maria Fyfe has been hailed as an “inspiration to generations” after her death, aged 82.
Sex workers have accused the Scottish Government of adopting an “outdated ideology” and a “harmful moralistic view” in its approach to prostitution.
Lord Maginnis should be suspended from the House of Lords for at least 18 months for bullying and harassment of three MPs and a security guard, the peers’ standards watchdog has recommended.
Pressure is piling on remaining supermarkets to “do the right thing” and hand back cash from the business rates holiday after Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Aldi and Asda all committed to return savings, analysts have said.
Complainants against Alex Salmond did not intend to make reports to the police when they initially contacted the Scottish Government, an inquiry has heard.
Douglas Ross has said the SNP must top up its £500 “thank-you” payment for NHS and social care staff immediately and stop playing politics with the coronavirus pandemic.
Fife MP Neale Hanvey, who was suspended from the SNP for using anti-Semitic language on social media, has been elected to the party’s body that investigates misbehaviour allegations.
An SNP minister says Westminster is already beginning to behave like Brussels when it comes to its handling of the Scottish fishing industry.
MSPs have condemned the Scottish Government's decision to end financial support for Bifab without "justifying" it legally.
A plea to fix “crippling” north-east business rates has been rejected by Holyrood, after SNP MSPs voted to delay revaluation by a year.
Supermarket giant Tesco has announced it will pay back an estimated £60 million in coronavirus-related rates relief to the Scottish Government.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she would be prepared to get the Covid vaccine on live television if she thought it would persuade others to get the jab.
The three primary aims of Scotland’s new investment bank have been set out by the Economy Secretary.
Downing Street has fuelled speculation that Boris Johnson is plotting a new year Cabinet reshuffle after saying he has no plans for changes “just now”.
Boris Johnson has been urged to help millions of people across the UK who have been "excluded" from vital support throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus testing for care home visitors will be available across Scotland from mid-December, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Former prostitutes have urged the Scottish Government to change the law to make buying sex a criminal offence.
Dentists have warned “sporadic and unreliable” supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) are harming the services they provide to the public.
Ms Sturgeon, at her SNP conference, pronounced that “Scotland is on the cusp of history with independence in sight”.
Nicola Sturgeon and her husband Peter Murrell’s grip on the SNP is under threat from an influx of new blood to powerful positions in the party.
A close aide to Nicola Sturgeon has "definitively and categorically" denied informing the first minister or other senior government officials about a secret meeting with a woman who complained about Alex Salmond.
Medical experts have warned they have “significant concerns” the easing of coronavirus rules over Christmas will lead to an increase in cases and probably deaths.
Thailand’s highest court acquitted prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha of breaching ethics clauses in the country’s constitution, allowing him to stay in his job.
The Scottish Government has been urged to act on NHS staffing levels as new figures show a drop in the number of nurses and midwives.
Scottish ministers hope to decide this week if the Christmas school holidays will be extended as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Here are the latest weekly rates of new cases of Covid-19 for every local authority area in Scotland.
The Scottish Government has been told to increase its thank-you payments to NHS and care workers if it wants them to receive £500.
North-east avoids tougher coronavirus restrictions – but changes could be imminent as health officials assess ‘sharp rise’ in cases
The north-east will be kept under close review as medical experts consider if tougher coronavirus restrictions should be imposed.
Nearly £15 million in the Carer’s Allowance benefit has been overpaid due to error and fraud, a report from Scotland’s Auditor General has found.