A Conservative MSP is being investigated over sexual harassment allegations.
Richard Leonard has condemned a Scottish Labour party official for making an anti-Catholic comment at the party’s UK conference.
Groups helping young people in the north-east are being given the opportunity to benefit from grant funding of up to £10,000.
A rower has been rescued off the coast of Land’s End after attempting a solo trip across the Atlantic in a homemade boat.
Concerns that austerity and welfare reform could pose a risk to health should be taken seriously, a new report from NHS Health Scotland has concluded.
Reliability on ScotRail trains over April to June was the worst it had been for over two decades, new figures showed, with problems linked to the weather having soared by almost 350%.
The European Court will be asked if the UK can unilaterally revoke its Article 50 request to leave the European Union, following a “bombshell” ruling from Scotland’s highest court.
Aberdeen University has been named as the Scottish University of the Year after jumping up the rankings for the third year in a row.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is “duplicitous” and a “hypocrite” when it comes to tackling racism within his party, Scotland’s Justice Secretary has said.
Ruth Davidson has challenged those in the Tory party who want to oust Theresa May from Number 10 to “put their sharp elbows away” and back her as she battles to deliver an Brexit deal for the UK.
Ruth Davidson has insisted there is no “contradiction whatsoever” between her desire to be first minister of Scotland and her ruling out ever becoming prime minister because of the impact it would have on her mental health.
Council leaders in Aberdeen have signalled their intention to scrap controversial tests for P1 youngsters.
The Conservatives have accused the Scottish Government of failing to recognise “hidden” crime figures.
Allegations of “systematic bullying” at NHS Tayside and the stress-related suicide of a trainee doctor there prompted the resignation of the health board’s whistleblowing champion, MSPs were told.
Charrity leaders warned Scotland is facing a “national housing emergency” after record numbers of people turned to Shelter Scotland in a bid to keep a roof over their head.
A family with a sick baby faced a return hospital journey of more than five hours due to a children’s ward closure, MSPs heard.
A government investigation should be held into a bacteria outbreak at a children’s hospital after it caused treatment delays for child cancer patients, Scottish Labour has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has come under fire on education, after her government lost a vote on controversial assessments for P1 pupils.
Nicola Sturgeon has said fracking protesters should not be considered “domestic extremists” after police labelling them as such was raised at First Minister’s Questions.
Glasgow School of Art (GSA) management will be asked to give evidence to MSPs after a Holyrood committee heard of systemic management failures on fire risk.
Cutting the speed limit to 20mph in Scotland’s towns and cities could result in up to 755 fewer injuries a year – with savings of up to almost £40 million possible, according to new research.
A new survey has today revealed the top reasons why Scots leave the lights on in empty rooms.
The Scottish Government’s pledge for superfast broadband coverage across Scotland by 2021 will be “difficult” to deliver, a public finance watchdog has warned.
Small business confidence has dropped sharply and Scottish businesses are among the most concerned in the UK about a no-deal Brexit, new figures show.
A think tank has warned skills system reform is needed to deal with a forecast gap of more than 400,000 workers by 2030.
MSPs have narrowly voted in favour of halting national assessments for P1 pupils – with Education Secretary John Swinney now facing calls to respect the will of Parliament and ditch the controversial tests.
An HIV charity has been saved from closure following a Scottish Government funding u-turn.
Standardised tests in Scotland are not being used in a way which causes concern, an educational adviser has said.
Hospital bosses have been orderd to apologise to the family of a patient who died after a watchdog found there were “significant failings” in his care.
Scottish economic growth has overtaken the UK with 0.5% growth, new official figures show.