A north-east MSP has welcomed additional funding of £15 million to help GP practices to cope with extra pressures arising from coronavirus.
A campaign group has welcomed a decision to allow north-east pubs to deliver beer and food to people’s doors.
Ferry companies and port operators need urgent support to stop routes being axed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Scotland’s Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has said.
Those in the north-east most at risk of contracting Covid-19 have begun receiving home deliveries of essential groceries.
The Scottish Government’s target of building 50,000 new affordable homes before the next election is unlikely to be met, housing minister Kevin Stewart has announced.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has stressed no-one should be asked to sign a do not resuscitate order (DNR) if they do not want to.
The Scottish Government has announced a £10 million package of support for the seafood industry during the coronavirus outbreak.
Plans to conduct solemn criminal trials without a jury during the coronavirus pandemic have been shelved – but the fact the move was even considered has been branded “massively concerning”.
A north-east MSP has urged members of the public to take official advice seriously.
Fees paid to conduct background checks are to be scrapped for those being recruited to fight the coronavirus outbreak.
A global health charity based in Scotland has donated 10 anaesthetic machines to help provide more intensive care beds at a Tayside hospital.
Calls have been made for an extension of business rates relief to support whisky distilleries during the coronavirus lockdown.
The Scottish Government has announced it supports the creation of an emergency Scottish Parliament committee to oversee the response to the coronavirus outbreak.
MSPs have voted to pass the Scottish Government’s emergency legislation on coronavirus.
A leading north-east entrepreneur has warned the north-east faces a “tsunami of unemployment” unless business rates are frozen.
The fate of north-east nursery staff due to start work in the summer to accommodate extended childcare areas is now up in the air because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A further 16 people have died in Scotland after contracting coronavirus, the first minister has announced.
The rollout of two key Scottish benefit payments has been delayed indefinitely in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Controversial plans to make it easier for people to change their gender are among legislative proposals being scrapped as the Scottish Government focuses on tackling the coronavirus outbreak.
Three trade unions have asked the First Minister to intervene over “inconsistent” approaches by local authorities they claim are putting lives at risk during the coronavirus outbreak.
The number of people in Scotland who have died after being diagnosed with Covid-19 is 76, a rise of 16 on Tuesday, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
The Scottish Government’s emergency coronavirus Bill has passed the first stage of parliamentary scrutiny after plans to suspend jury trials were dropped.
A union chief has spoken of his hopes that a scheme can be set up to test oil and gas workers for Covid-19 before going offshore.
Controversial plans to temporarily end trial by jury have been dropped from the Scottish Government’s emergency coronavirus legislation.
GP surgeries in Scotland will receive an additional £15 million to help them cope with the pressures of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Scottish Government has published legislation aimed at tackling Covid-19.
The number of coronavirus deaths in Scotland has increased by 13, the First Minister has announced.
The rate of Scotland’s poorest pupils being suspended from school has dropped 60% in the past 10 years, according to official statistics.
Around 100 jobs are under threat with the proposed closure of a train carriage refurbishment firm in East Ayrshire.
Cash-strapped north-east golf clubs struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic have been offered some vital cash aid as the second week of the nationwide lockdown bites.