Fears have been raised that the SNP’s £600 million pledge to deliver superfast broadband to all Scottish homes and offices could be three years late.
David Cameron actively sought support for a No vote from the Queen when he stayed at Balmoral during the independence referendum campaign, it has emerged.
Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has outlined his tax and spending plans for the country for 2019-20.
Fears have been voiced about disruption to breeding curlews if the A96 is rerouted away from Inverurie.
Shop workers in Scotland are abused, threatened or assaulted over 20 times a year on average.
Fears rural households may face higher internet charges were raised yesterday after it emerged the R100 broadband procurement programme will not achieve 100% coverage on its own.
Nicola Sturgeon was yesterday urged to make safety of Inverness jail staff a “top priority” when she was challenged over the prison’s “insufficient” CCTV coverage.
Scotland’s councils were forced to raid their cash reserves this year and remove £157million to fund day-to-day services.
New figures have revealed that north-east patients are being forced to wait nearly a year for knee surgery.
More than 200 assaults were committed against ambulance staff across Grampian and the Highlands and Islands over the last six years.
North and north-east MSPs are growing increasingly concerned the Scottish Government will miss its target of delivering superfast broadband to all properties by 2021.
Almost £8 million of taxpayers’ cash handed out by north enterprise bosses in grants and loans to businesses has been written off over the past five years.
ScotRail boss Alex Hynes yesterday insisted his firm should not be stripped of the contract to run the country's railways when he faced more complaints about the service north of the central belt.
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire councils are spending more than £8million a year on supply teachers, new figures have revealed.
Nicola Sturgeon yesterday claimed it was her “duty” to hold a legal independence referendum to protect Scotland against Westminster and declared it must be held next year.
Bringing power closer to the people: that was the purpose of the incoming Labour Government when it created the first democratically-elected Scottish Parliament in 1999.
A row has erupted after an SNP leaflet in Aberdeen used the official NHS Grampian logo next to the words "not for sale".
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has suggested Police Scotland’s overdraft might have to be extended to ensure officers continue to be paid next year.
Aberdeen has suffered from a 40% real terms cut in arts funding over the last nine years and risks losing artists to the Central Belt, MSPs have been told.
Only a fifth of voters back Nicola Sturgeon’s plan for a second independence referendum within two years, a new poll has found.
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Almost 40,000 violent assaults on staff in the public sector have been reported this year including thousands in the north and north-east.
Fears have been raised that the impact of Brexit on the north and north-east of Scotland could result in “21st Century clearances”.
Workers can expect more tax rises to plug a £1 billion gap in the Scottish budget, Scotland’s independent economic forecaster has said.
Those who commit the most serious animal welfare offences face a five year prison sentence under new laws published yesterday.
UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove has declared he is “invincibly” confident Britain will be negotiating as an independent coastal state by the end of 2020 - despite talk of extending the Brexit transition period.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that anyone needing a flu jab will receive one without delay, following reports of stock shortages.
Calls have been made for the government to step in and offer a north-east council which is potentially facing a £3 million-per-day headache.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell will today tell Nicola Sturgeon to “open her ears” and “hear what Scotland is actually saying” about Theresa May’s Brexit deal.
Nearly one-in-three disability welfare claims were rejected in Aberdeen in the last year, social security minister Jeanne Freeman has revealed.
Boris Johnson vowed that access to UK fishing waters will not be used as a Brexit bargaining chip when he visited Scotland for the first time as prime minister yesterday.
The Scottish Government has warned of the “huge risks” of losing health and care staff and of possible medicine shortages following a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.