MSPs will seek advice from those working in Scotland's justice system about spending on prisons and providing alternatives to custody.
Boris Johnson has repeatedly insisted the UK must prepare for a no-deal Brexit, despite Ruth Davidson’s opposition to crashing out of the EU.
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.
Boris Johnson yesterday tried to suggest that the “warm” reception he got from a hen party at Aberdeen International Airport was proof that he was liked north of the border.
The SNP has been criticised for cutting millions from drug treatment programmes while demanding new powers for “shooting galleries” for addicts.
Boris Johnson will stage showdown talks with Ruth Davidson next week when he travels north of the border for the first time as prime minister.
Ruth Davidson was last night said to be “disappointed” that Boris Johnson had sacked David Mundell as Scottish Secretary.
Newly-appointed Defence Secretary Ben Wallace cut his political teeth representing the north-east at Holyrood two decades ago.
Almost 70,000 NHS-funded operations have been carried out in private hospitals since 2007, it has emerged.
The organisers of Highland Games gatherings have raised fears that the events could be killed off by a possible alcohol ban.
Boris Johnson’s lack of “empathy” for Scotland could have implications for the Tory revival in the north-east, a leading political expert predicted yesterday.
Fruit will be left to rot in fields unless the UK Government lifts the cap on the number of seasonal pickers allowed on Scottish farms, a MSP has warned.
The cost of NHS prescription treatments in Scotland came to £1.343 billion in the most recent financial year, new figures have shown.
The majority of Scottish health boards and councils fail to provide training courses for the public on the risks of food allergies, new research suggests.
The number of businesses in Scotland has risen by 46% over the last two decades but the increase lags behind the UK as a whole, new research has found.
Free Church seeks talks with SNP’s Ian Blackford after he votes to legalise abortion in Northern Ireland
The Skye church attended by SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford is seeking talks with the politician after he voted to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
Island ferries could face a "real problem" as a result of sending rubbish to England to meet a Scottish ban on landfill.
Scottish Government considers nationalising Ferguson shipyard amid concern over two new island ferries
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay is considering nationalising the Ferguson shipyard, amid rising concern over the multi-million pound increase of two new west coast ferries.
A renewable energy expert has been selected as the SNP’s candidate for the upcoming Shetland by-election.
Moray MP Douglas Ross is to host a live Facebook discussion next week with road safety experts on his proposal for a Scottish Graduated Driving licence.
Scotland's budget will be cut by more than £200 million next year to compensate for an income tax take of almost £1 billion less than forecast.
More than 200 assaults were committed against ambulance staff across Grampian and the Highlands and Islands over the last six years.
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire councils are spending more than £8million a year on supply teachers, new figures have revealed.
Drug deaths in the north and north east reached record levels last year, according to “shocking” new figures, which confirmed the highest-ever number of Scottish fatalities.
No one chooses to become drug-dependent and every drug-related death is preventable.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeeman has pledged a “comprehensive response” to concerns about the birth of twin babies 50 miles apart in Golspie and Inverness.
This column comes to you from a static caravan near Pitlochry. Freed from reporting duties in the Scottish Parliament for a family staycaytion, this is escapism on a grand scale.
Doctors’ leaders yesterday expressed concern about unfilled GP training posts following the publication of official medical recruitment figures.
Video conferencing lessons and podcast learning are being examined in Aberdeenshire to combat “very challenging” teacher shortages.
Politicians have reacted angrily to reports that Brexit has led to Scotland losing out to New Zealand as the location of Amazon’s $1.5 billion Lord of the Rings television series.
Theresa May last night urged her successor not to take the Union “for granted” as she warned that Nicola Sturgeon was only interested in breaking up the UK.
The Scottish Government yesterday rejected fishing leaders’ calls for a dedicated fisheries minister to be brought into Nicola Sturgeon’s Cabinet.