Young Gaelic speakers have a duty to pass on the language to the next generation, according to SNP MSP Kate Forbes.
The use of pre-recorded evidence in criminal trials in Scotland could be increased after MSPs on Holyrood’s Justice Committee approved initial proposals.
Proposals to introduce a “winter break” on forced evictions have been supported by Scotland’s largest student organisation.
MSPs have voted by 76 to 27 in favour, with six abstentions, of a Scottish Government motion, as amended by Labour, recognising the success of Scotland’s entrepreneurial businesses, welcoming the collaborative approach to increasing and supporting entrepreneurship between the private sector and the Scottish Government, and noting the role of the public sector in supporting entrepreneurship and innovation.
The Scottish Government was made aware of concerns about a clinical waste disposal firm several months before it ceased trading and made hundreds of staff redundant.
Schools will be given updated guidance on teaching pupils about relationships and consent in the wake of the #MeToo movement.
The Scottish Government has been urged to publish what legal advice it has been given over the holding of a second independence referendum.
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has faced calls to permanently rule out plans to merge Police Scotland and the British Transport Police north of the border.
The Scottish Government will double the cash it gives to a charity that helps those struggling to pay for food in the run-up to Brexit.
Nationalised data from controversial tests for primary one pupils could be “invalidated” by the way they are carried out, an academic has warned.
Scotland is “punching above its weight” in the science and research sector, according to a new report.
Low-income families will be able to apply for financial support to help with the costs of preparing for school from June 3, the Scottish Government has announced.
Environmental campaigners have claimed it is “credible” for Scotland to achieve the target of having “net zero” emissions by 2045 – even though ministers’ current target is to reduce these by 90% by 2050.
The number of people facing financial hardship has increased in Scotland, according to official statistics published on Wednesday.
The SNP continues to be split over whether now is the time for Nicola Sturgeon to call a second Scottish referendum, with one of the party’s MEPs insisting it is not time yet to “push the button” on such a vote.
More than a third of employees at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Scotland have quit their job due to stress in their workplace, according to new research.
Brexit has already had a negative effect on just under a fifth of Scotland’s hospitality sector, a new survey suggests.
Scotland’s public services watchdog has accused the Scottish Government of a “lack of progress” over enabling her to hold public value investigations.
Caledonian Sleeper has trialled its new carriages running from Scotland to London Euston ahead of the rollout of the new fleet in May.
The UK Government has cancelled talks with senior politicians from Scotland and Wales over Brexit, MSPs have been told.
Proposals to build a rail link between Glasgow Airport and Glasgow city centre must be progressed “as a matter of urgency”, according to opposition parties at Holyrood.
A review will be carried out at Scotland’s flagship hospital after it emerged one of the two patients who died there after contracting an infection linked to pigeon droppings was a child.
Authorities looking into concerns about children’s well-being provided a “less consistently robust” response in cases where youngsters were suffering from “chronic poor parenting”, inspectors have said.
Guidelines on cancer referrals in Scotland have been updated in a bid to recognise symptoms of the disease earlier.
Singer Emeli Sande picking buskers to perform with an orchestra and a new drama featuring stars from Game of Thrones and Line of Duty are among the latest shows announced for the new BBC Scotland channel.
Police failed to record a report of concern for a vulnerable man who went missing and was later found dead, an investigation has indicated.
There must be greater diversity in Scotland’s teaching profession to help promote equality, MSPs will be told.
Unemployment in Scotland has fallen below 100,000 for the first time, new figures have revealed.
People from Scotland’s most deprived areas are less likely to have visited their NHS dentist in the past two years than their more affluent peers, new figures indicate.
The Prince of Wales is to open a new health and well-being centre at Dumfries House on Tuesday.