A quango set up to promote Gaelic has been branded a "total disaster" by politicians who say bosses are failing to justify their massive salaries.
Nicola Sturgeon has promised to meet MSPs’ demands for a wide-ranging review of Scottish schools to tackle “weaknesses” in the education system.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has been urged to ensure the cost of the £49.5 million Haudagain roundabout project does not spiral further.
Scottish Conservative leadership hopeful Jackson Carlaw promised tax breaks for nurses, teachers and police officers if he gets into government.
Jackson Carlaw has revealed he does not expect another independence referendum in the 2020s - suggesting one should not be held for decades.
Banff and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has claimed the Tories will sell out the fishing industry in EU talks.
The prospect of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients getting a new drug has been welcomed on the island which has Scotland's highest rate of the disease.
SNP MSP Gail Ross has said she is seeking an urgent meeting with FlyBe bosses to protect jobs and rural airlinks following reports of a potential collapse.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson yesterday declined to apologise for problems blighting the Caledonian Sleeper when challenged at Holyrood.
NHS Grampian chief executive Amanda Croft has admitted that the 12-week target for all patients to be seen by an orthopaedic consultant will not be met until March next year.
‘The cracks are showing on our high streets and in our communities’: COSLA launches campaign against local government cuts
Cracks are beginning to show in Scotland's towns and cities and on their high streets amid worrying levels of cuts, Scotland's Finance Secretary has been told.
The Scottish Government has been urged to sort out staffing “problems” at HMP Grampian prison in Peterhead, and return young offenders to the institution.
The girl guide movement has attacked the Scottish Government for failing to support plans to offer free sanitary products to all women who need them.
It may be seven years until businesses and homes in the north and north-east can call upon superfast broadband it emerged yesterday.
Environment activists yesterday disrupted Holyrood in a protest against the oil and gas industry as Nicola Sturgeon was attacked over the SNP’s stance on Heathrow expansion.
Politicians will examine the impact the delayed launch of two new CalMac ferries is having on island communities as part of an inquiry into the vessels’ £100 million cost over-runs.
Children were subjected to horrendous levels of physical, emotional and sexual assault while at the Aberlour Orphanage in Moray, the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has concluded.
The number of estimated smokers in Scotland has risen for the first time in seven years, figures have shown.
Interim Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw yesterday confirmed he intends to stand for the position on a permanent basis as nominations opened to replace Ruth Davidson.
An ambitious proposal to establish a medical school in Inverness are to be at the heart of Conservative plans to end the NHS recruitment crisis in the Highlands.
A grieving Aberdeen mother who claims the NHS failed her five-year-old daughter is preparing to step up her fight for new safety protocols.
NHS Grampian’s eating disorders unit has received more than 100 admissions in the last five years, it has emerged.
The high cost of flying to the islands for work trips has been attacked by transport experts who claim it is damaging business.
The number of patients receiving treatment for Parkinson’s disease in Scotland has risen sharply, new figures show.
Transport Scotland has been accused of failing to protect the environment after it emerged staff have taken almost 1,400 flights in the last five years.
Thousands of pounds have been spent on north-east police stations despite the buildings being closed down, new figures have revealed.
The SNP has hailed the rising number of small businesses since the Scottish Government introduced business rates relief more than a decade ago.
Tourism operators and outdoor groups are urging Scottish ministers to resist pressure to exclude glass bottles from their Deposit Return Scheme (DRS).
Scottish politicians have been accused of being "out of touch" after a survey indicated that 70% of the country's councillors oppose the controversial smacking ban.
The time it takes for Scottish ambulances to drop patients off at hospital and return to the road is rising, it has emerged.
Fears the new GP contract will hit rural vaccinations will be raised at Holyrood after a leading doctor forecast immunisation rates will fall.
ScotRail has come under fire for cancelling seat reservations on trains linking Aberdeen and Inverness with the Central Belt.