The new minister of a Moray church has vowed to reach out and connect with local people by making services “intelligible”.
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has been urged to halt controversial plans to close a police control room and service centre in Aberdeen.
Transport Minister Derek Mackay has been urged to dip into his own pocket and contribute £10 to the cost of building a flyover at a notorious north-east road junction.
Health boards are offering varying quality of services for stroke victims across Scotland, according to a new report.
Health boards across the north and north-east have surpassed hospital accident and emergency waiting times targets.
Police Scotland is under growing pressure to abandon controversial plans to close down emergency control rooms in the north and north-east.
Rail passengers in the Highlands have been reassured that the region would not lose modern carriages to a new railway in the Borders.
A memorial dinner and debate is being held at Glasgow University Union in honour of the late former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy.
Health bosses have moved to reassure patients that they value staff and strived to deliver the best service possible.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to give medical staff the support they need to resolve a “crisis” that has engulfed the NHS.
Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney has branded the UK Government’s emergency budget a “con trick” and a big attack on low income households and young people.
More than 64,000 children across the north and north-east are at risk from UK Government cuts to tax credits, it has been claimed.
Scottish Labour leader hopeful Kezia Dugdale has admitted the party can no longer rely on its traditional core vote to win future elections.
Transport Minister Derek Mackay has agreed to launch a wide-ranging review into passenger air services from the mainland to the northern isles.
Accident and emergency department staff in north-east hospitals have managed to surpass a waiting times target to ensure patients are seen as quickly as possible.
A Scottish Labour leadership candidate has vowed to turn it into a party that champions devolution and rejects austerity.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has claimed his party had “considerable” power in the House of Lords to try and protect the country from damaging right-wing Conservative policies.
The whisky producing region of Speyside would be an ideal candidate for world heritage site status, local parliamentarians have claimed.
A group of MSPs want to know people’s opinions on legislation that would restrict the sale of e-cigarettes and create no smoking areas in hospital grounds.
Hospital porters, catering assistants and domestic staff could soon be in line for a pay rise.
SNP ministers are being partly blamed for a reduction in ScotRail services across the country tomorrow.
Aberdeen councillor Ross Thomson has been selected by the Conservatives to stand in next year’s Holyrood election.
A north-east MSP who hopes to become the next deputy leader of Scottish Labour has vowed to introduce a radical new housing policy based on cooperative ownership.
A row broke out yesterday after the UK Government announced that English MPs will have a veto over laws that only affected that country.
The UK Government has been urged to bring forward an independent review of the benefit sanctions system.
More than 140 patients waited longer than they should have had for emergency treatment at the north-east’s flagship hospital.
A defiant pensioner has vowed to “sit in-front of a bulldozer” to prevent a key piece of infrastructure for Aberdeen Bay windfarm from being built on a former landfill site.
The co-convener of the Scottish Green Party has decided to resign as an Edinburgh councillor to focus on becoming a north-east MSP.
A row broke out last night after a senior SNP MSP branded privacy campaigners “paranoid” over NHS database reforms.
More than 30,000 part-time places have been axed in colleges in the north and north-east.
An airline that serves the northern isles has announced it is going to introduce a compassionate fares discount scheme to help people under duress.
New research published by the Scottish Government has showed that the North Sea remains the largest oil producer in the EU.