A doctor’s organisation has said that serious consideration should be given to decriminalising drug use to help tackle the “national emergency” of drug-related deaths in Scotland.
The SFA say they are waiting for a "final decision" from the Scottish Government on when the leagues below the Championship can restart.
A further 29 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the north of Scotland in the last 24 hours.
The Brazilian Covid variant was flown into Aberdeen a month ago, the Scottish Government confirmed.
The Catholic Church in Scotland wants a planned 20-person limit on congregations when churches can reopen for worship to be dropped.
A training bursary scheme has been continued, giving more people in the north-east the opportunity to become secondary teachers in key subjects.
With the Covid-19 vaccination programme now under way, we've put together a collection of Covid vaccine tracker charts to monitor the progress of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout across the UK.
Lower league clubs hoping for restart green light this week – with loan window extended so teams can strengthen
Hopes are growing that the lower leagues will be given the go-ahead to return to action this week.
Care homes in Scotland are set to allow visitors in for the first time in 2021.
Protections for mountain hares have come into force from today, in what campaigners are calling National Mountain Hare Day.
A number of Brazilian Covid-19 variant cases have been detected in the north-east of Scotland, Holyrood has confirmed.
Scotland has recorded two new deaths and a further 572 Covid cases in the past 24 hours, the latest statistics have shown.
Scotland has recorded two deaths from coronavirus and 572 positive tests in the past 24 hours, the Scottish Government has said.
More than 125,000 reports of flytipping were made to Scottish councils in the past two years.
The Scottish Greens have warned they cannot back the Government’s budget unless more is done to tackle poverty.
Scotland has recorded 18 deaths from coronavirus and 525 positive tests in the past 24 hours, the Scottish Government has said.
Covid-19 prevalence is still too high to accelerate the easing of lockdown, Jeane Freeman has said.
One of the Scottish Government’s most senior medical advisers has said he believes coronavirus was almost eliminated last summer – just 24 hours after his colleague said Scotland has never been close to that point.
Women in the north-east are to benefit from a new scheme designed to create more opportunities in rural industries.
Singling out occupations for vaccination would take too long and age is a better signifier of risk from Covid-19, Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has said.
A further three people across the north-east have died in the past 24 hours after testing positive for Covid.
People aged over 40 in Scotland will be the next to be prioritised for a Covid-19 vaccine, the health secretary has confirmed.
Regarding those questioning Nicola Sturgeon’s roadmap out of lockdown.
Crime in Scotland fell by 38% after the start of the first lockdown last year, a report suggests.
A bursary scheme aimed at encouraging people to train as secondary school teachers in certain science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) subjects is to be extended.
Retaining senior doctors will be essential if the Scottish NHS is to recover from the coronavirus crisis because the health service is already facing staff shortages, the British Medical Association (BMA) Scotland has warned.
Meetings about possible restart plans for the lower leagues and Highland League have postponed, it is understood.
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has pledged to see if cash can be found in the Scottish Government’s Budget to give care workers a pay rise.
A Scottish Government minister has announced she will be on medical leave from Monday for an undisclosed condition.
Support for Scottish independence has slipped by 4% since last November, a new poll suggests, but the Yes side holds the lead for the 22nd straight survey.