Generations of people across the north-east have grown up speaking in the Scots language which they have shared with their families and friends.
Holyrood has passed new laws curbing the number of statistics which ministers will get early access to – despite the Scottish Government opposing the Bill.
Urgent action is needed to ensure Scotland’s climate change targets are met, several committees of MSPs have said, including a timescale for phasing out new hybrid cars.
Scotland is “firmly heading in the right direction” in the fight against coronavirus, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
A member of the Extinction Rebellion climate change protest group has been arrested after climbing onto the roof of the Scottish Parliament.
A north-east MSP says “gold standard” council houses being built in Aberdeen should be replicated across the country.
Leading environmental charities have said that backing their plan for nature’s recovery could create up to 7,000 new jobs in Scotland.
The next Holyrood term should make recovering from the effects of Covid-19 its focus, MSPs have agreed.
A group of MSPs have called for the nine suspended Labour councillors in Aberdeen to be readmitted to the party.
Scotland’s most senior law officer has refused to say whether allegations that the Scottish Government failed to hand over evidence as demanded by a search warrant would be a criminal offence.
A petition calling for an independent inquiry into the case of the Lockerbie bomber will be continued, with the next Scottish Parliament now set to consider the matter.
A system of vaccine passports could ultimately allow the return of international travel, MSPs have been told, while some countries are already requiring vaccination “green passes” for entertainment venues.
John Swinney had admitted the legal advice reveals concerns about the unlawful investigation of Alex Salmond but claimed there were “good public policy grounds” to not concede the case for another three months.
An MSP candidate for a north-east constituency has written to young people to encourage them to make sure their voice is heard in the Scottish election.
Scotland’s Lord Advocate is due to reappear before a Holyrood inquiry to face questions about the Crown Office’s controversial intervention in redacting Alex Salmond’s evidence and the apparent breach of a court order about releasing evidence.
Douglas Ross says the SNP civil war over Alex Salmond is "running out of control" and risks trashing the international reputation of Scotland.
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 third of Scotland’s adult population have been given a coronavirus vaccine, with more than 1.5 million jabs administered, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has urged MSPs to back her tax and spending plans for the coming year – saying these provide a “solid foundation” from Scotland’s recovery from Covid-19.
The Scottish Government is preparing to create a new customs checkpoint in Dumfries and Galloway as a consequence of Brexit.
Holyrood has passed new legislation on heating that could be “crucial” in Scotland’s response to the climate change emergency.
Holyrood’s Justice Committee has backed plans to reduce by more than a third the number of unpaid work hours imposed as a punishment in most community payback orders.
Scotland’s economic recovery from the impact of the coronavirus restrictions should include a “fundamental examination” of taxes and support focused on low income, young and less-educated workers, Holyrood’s Finance Committee has said.
Hydrogen trains are being considered for north-east rail journeys in the future if studies show they should be supported.
Remote meetings of the Scottish Parliament should be allowed on a permanent basis, a group of MSPs has recommended.
Politicians from all parties are being urged to “step up” their support for youth workers, as the sector warned it was in a “precarious” position.
Struggling hospitality businesses need financial help until at least March 2022, industry chiefs have told Scotland’s political leaders.
Hospitality firms have challenged MSP hopefuls to sign a pledge card ahead of May's election to support the industry if voted in.
Council leaders are demanding Scotland’s political parties commit to a “menu for change” in the run up to May’s Holyrood election – insisting this must include “fair funding” for local government.
Absences among ambulance staff due to mental health problems have risen by more than 150% since 2017, new figures show.