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.
The organisers of Highland Games gatherings have raised fears that the events could be killed off by a possible alcohol ban.
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.
Motorists could be taxed to fund pothole repairs amid concerns that struggling local authorities are unable to bear the burden of spiralling costs.
Like all of us in the first intake of MSPs elected to the new Scottish Parliament in 1999, I was delighted and slightly daunted.
Fears have been voiced about disruption to breeding curlews if the A96 is rerouted away from Inverurie.
A Labour frontbencher has claimed that north Sutherland was chosen to host the UK’s first spaceport because it is “close” to Tory seats – despite the nearest being 100-miles away.
The SNP’s plans for a new Scottish currency were dealt a blow when a poll suggested nearly three-quarters of Scots want to keep the pound.
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.
The number of "winter deaths" plummeted in the north and north-east last year as the area bounced back from a "staggering" spike in fatalities in 2017/18.
A witness has told an inquiry of the "anguish" he suffered as he realised he may not have been alone in suffering sexual abuse while at a Highland school.
Hard-pressed families in the north and north-east could have their energy bills cut by £17 a year under a new initiative by the UK Government.
A child abuse probe is focusing on former pupils of Gordonstoun in Moray if they had experiences that may help the investigation.
When Donald Dewar spoke at the opening of the Scottish Parliament two decades ago he described the moment as “a new stage on a journey begun long ago and which has no end”.
The head of a Scottish Government task force has acknowledged doctors’ fears that the new GP contract is damaging to rural areas, the health secretary has said.
More than 200 assaults were committed against ambulance staff across Grampian and the Highlands and Islands over the last six years.
Prison chiefs have reported that they are hopeful of maintaining a "downward trend" in staff sickness absence rates at Inverness and Peterhead prisons this year.
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.
As someone who co-founded a business 36 years ago, I know only too well that there are teething problems when you start out.
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.
Jobs are feared to be at risk under shock NHS plans to axe half of the hospital laundries in mainland Scotland.
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.
Lewis Macdonald will propose today that Scotland’s radical new organ donation system is reviewed in five years to confirm that more organs are being transplanted.
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.
Families in northern Scotland have endured the "injustice" of being hit with the highest electricity bills in Britain for a fourth consecutive year, it has been confirmed.
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.
Given that most Conservatives campaigned against the formation of the Scottish Parliament, it was with some degree of scepticism that 18 new Tory MSPs took their seats at Holyrood.
Fergus Ewing will mark devolution's 20th anniversary by remembering the role played by his mother Winnie in re-establishing the Scottish Parliament after almost 300 years.
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has suggested Police Scotland’s overdraft might have to be extended to ensure officers continue to be paid next year.