University of Strathclyde principal Professor Sir Jim McDonald has been nominated as the next president of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE).
Improvements to forensic examinations for victims of rape and sexual assault in Scotland are being considered.
Community groups in the Highlands and Islands are being given more than £2 million of European funding for projects to tackle poverty and inequality.
A new way of delivering neonatal care is being tested at four Scottish hospitals, with the aim of improving maternity services for mothers and babies.
Health workers in Scotland will apply the same treatment guidelines for women suffering from painful endometriosis as those in place south of the border.
Scotland’s new social security agency is to take on 100 additional staff by the end of this year to help provide face-to-face support to those claiming benefits.
Introducing a workplace parking levy could help Scotland cut emissions, improve public health and raises additional cash for public transport, supporters have claimed.
A plan for adapting to the effects of climate change has been launched by the Scottish Government.
Hospital accident and emergency departments kept more than 100 patients waiting for more than 12 hours in one week, new figures have revealed.
The items, available to be collected from guidance teachers and the school office at the academy, include a number of essentials such as toothbrushes, deodorant and shampoo.
Funding of up to £10 million to develop tidal energy technology has been welcomed by a conservation group.
The boss of an Aberdeen fireworks shop has thrown his support behind extra regulation.
An international agreement to grow and sustain social enterprises in Scotland and Canada has been announced by Nicola Sturgeon on a visit to Toronto.
More than £100 million of public money has been used to support food producers in Scotland over the last year.
A new welfare payment aimed at helping poorer families after the birth of a child has paid out more than £2.7 million in less than two months.
NHS Grampian could “potentially meet” targets later this year to ensure children and young people seeking mental health services are seen within 18 weeks.
New figures show just 18.6% of newly diagnosed patients were referred for support across the NHS Grampian area in 2016-17, with opposition politicians branding the statistics “utterly shameful”.
The Scottish Government is investing an additional £713,000 to help prevent the “utter devastation” that can be caused by flooding.
Four former SNP ministers will be put forward to sit on the Holyrood committee being set up to investigate how complaints against former first minister Alex Salmond were handled.
Buchanan Galleries will become the first shopping centre in Scotland to provide free sanitary products from next week.
An average of three criminals are ordered to do unpaid work in Aberdeen every day, figures show.
A training programme has been launched to give young Scottish TV talent from diverse backgrounds a route into the industry.
NHS and council bosses are being urged to increase the “pace and effectiveness” of work to integrate health and social care.
Two-thirds of Scottish children experience early life adversity – such as domestic violence or parental drug misuse – according to a new study.
More than 900 people in Aberdeen have been handed emergency cash because of late benefits.
Glasgow’s Celtic Connections festival has been awarded £100,000 of Scottish Government cash, after winning funding from the Expo Fund for a second consecutive year.
Scottish ministers have raised concerns over post-Brexit immigration policy and the “confusion, anxiety and insecurity” it could cause universities and students.
Aberdeen council leaders want powers to be devolved to local government in a bid to tackle budget cuts.
More than £50 million of cash in the Scottish Government’s Budget for the coming year will go unspent, it has emerged.
New rules being brought in to curb fire deaths will apply to all homes in Scotland from 2021, the Scottish Government has announced.