MSPs have been warned that replacements for EU funding in the Highlands and Islands must be found urgently after Brexit.
A public spending watchdog has warned that the Scottish Government still doesn't know how much investment is needed to achieve the aims of its 2017 digital strategy.
Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson has been criticised by a leading drugs reformer for arguing so-called "shooting galleries" would not cut heroin abuse or drug deaths.
Kezia Dugdale yesterday revealed she is “sore” over her deteriorating relationship with her father Jeff, the former depute rector of Elgin High.
An Aberdeen venue has welcomed changes to planning legislation that secure protections for bars and clubs playing live music.
Scottish alcohol sales have fallen to their lowest level for almost a quarter of a century since the introduction of minimum pricing.
Scotland’s councils were forced to raid their cash reserves this year and remove £157million to fund day-to-day services.
North and north-east councils experience fall in school leavers making it to work, studying or training
North and north-east councils have experienced falls in the percentage of school leavers moving to work, studying or training.
A Tory MP yesterday claimed that high-end tourism firms will continue to pay “sky-high” business rates under the SNP as long as the party is in government.
The transport secretary has admitted his target for 10% of everyday journeys to be made by bike by 2020 is expected to be missed - despite cyclists in the north-east racing towards that goal.
Environment campaigners yesterday set up camp in Scottish Parliament grounds as they began a five-day climate change protest.
Arlene Fraser’s family have demanding a law change to stop murderers being freed without revealing where their victims’ bodies are.
More needs to be done to help North Sea sector develop carbon capture technology – but experts also back nuclear
More work must be done to develop Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) so that the North Sea sector can make the transition to a low carbon economy, energy experts have said.
A trainee solicitor has launched a campaign to give people time off work to make life-saving donations of stem cells or bone marrow.
Education Secretary John Swinney has been urged to visit Tain Royal Academy to see for himself the leaks, substandard heating, “inadequate” canteen and poorly drained playing fields.
ScotRail has apologised to north-east rail passengers after staff shortages led to several Aberdeen trains being cancelled.
More GP surgeries in the north-east could be at risk of closure unless the Scottish government trains more people to become family doctors.
NHS Highland faces more questions over the birth of twin boys 50 miles apart after admitting the experience was “unusually stressful” for the mother.
Fears have been voiced about disruption to breeding curlews if the A96 is rerouted away from Inverurie.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman will visit NHS Highland next week to see what progress has been made to tackle its bullying problem.
Visitors to Aberdeen’s Union Square will be able take part in a go-karting event to improve young men’s driving on Saturday.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has warned public spending cuts may be needed to deal with a £1billion black hole in the Scottish budget.
Plans for council-run buses in Aberdeen have taken a major leap forward after MSPs voted to lift the ban that has prevented most local authorities from operating routes.
Scotland is to become the first part of the UK to limit the amount of processed red meat that children are given over the school week.
Surveying the cast of characters vying to become the next prime minister, Michael Portillo described the list as “extremely thin to tell the truth”.
Treatment delays within ‘cash starved’ NHS Grampian ‘will seem endless for people suffering with chronic pain’, says MSP
Treatment delays within NHS Grampian "will seem endless for people suffering with chronic pain", the Scottish Government has been told.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she has an indyref2 mandate, despite her former adviser claiming efforts to secure one before May 2021 are extremely unlikely to succeed.
An Aberdeen music bar has attacked the Scottish Government for attempting to remove measures to protect venues against noise complaints.
John Swinney yesterday said controversial primary one tests will continue despite a review reporting they made children “tired and bored”.
MSPs have overwhelmingly passed radical new proposals to increase the number of organs available for transplants.
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.
Former Nicola Sturgeon adviser says chances of her indyref2 plans succeeding are ‘very remote indeed’
A former adviser to Nicola Sturgeon today says the chances of the first minister’s plan to hold a second independence referendum by May 2021 succeeding are “very remote indeed”.