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A Westminster stunt has highlighted the growing cash deserts in rural Scotland, where people cannot access their money for free.
Fresh delays to the introduction of cheaper fares to travel on ferries to Orkney have sparked a furious backlash on the islands.
An action plan has been drawn up to help tackle unfair charges to deliver goods to customers in the north and north-east.
NHS Highland is already predicted to need another £19 million bail-out – just two months into the new financial year.
Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to “very closely” monitor a trade row between the EU and US amid concerns it could hit the Scotch whisky sector.
Nicola Sturgeon’s reshuffle left in disarray over north-east MSP Gillian Martin’s offensive blog posts
Nicola Sturgeon’s long-awaited reshuffle was left in disarray yesterday after she was forced to a sack a new minister within hours of announcing her appointment.
Before her election in 2016, Gillian Martin wrote a blog called Misssy M Misssives for several years.
VIDEO: Scottish government removes Gillian Martin as junior education minister after offensive remarks
Gillian Martin, will no longer be appointed as the new further education, higher education and science minister.
Gillian Martin issues an apology for calling transgender students ‘hairy knuckled lipstick-wearing transitional laydees’
The north-east’s newest Scottish Government minister Gillian Martin today apologised “unreservedly” for “inappropriate and offensive” remarks she made about transgender people.
Shetland’s transport partnership is to write to the Scottish Government in an effort to get more clarity on its position on fixed links.
SNP rising stars Kate Forbes and Gillian Martin were promoted to ministerial jobs yesterday as Nicola Sturgeon completed a dramatic reshuffle.
Mark McDonald was suspended from Holyrood yesterday - but he left with a warning that public accusations and insults against under-fire politicians can end in tragedy.
MSPs have voted to suspend Mark McDonald from Holyrood for one month after a probe found he had harassed a woman.
An SNP councillor who resigned from her job at scandal-hit Donside MSP Mark McDonald’s office has been accused of “double dipping” the taxpayer’s purse after she found work with another senior nationalist just a month later.
North-east Labour and SNP supporters have launched rival petitions calling for Aberdeen Labour councillors to be permanently expelled from the party.
Aberdeen North MP Kirsty Blackman has come under fire from fellow city MP Ross Thomson over her decision to abstain from the Heathrow vote.
Voting for Heathrow expansion without guarantees for Scottish airports would have been a dereliction of duty, Drew Hendry said last night.
Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald has chosen not to defend himself before his colleagues deliver their verdict on his future at Holyrood today.
Public trust in the Scottish and UK governments has fallen amid declining confidence in the state of the economy, education and the NHS.
Nicola Sturgeon wielded the axe yesterday as she delivered the most radical reshuffle and restructure of the Cabinet in the 11 years since the SNP took power.
Almost 150,000 nurses, midwives and paramedics in Scotland are being offered their largest pay rise in a decade.
Former council finance convener Willie Young was absent from the protest in UTG, but insisted he was “right behind” the suspended group.
Shops and restaurants at retail parks in Scotland could be hit with higher business rates as part of efforts to revive struggling high streets.
It is in the nature of most of us to extol the virtues of where we live as the very best there is. To assert that our corner of this planet is unsurpassed. That our people are the finest, our landscape the most stunning, our spirit the most indomitable.
Airport bosses in the north and north-east have united to urge every Scottish MP to vote in favour of contentious plans to expand Heathrow.
Retaliatory tariffs have been imposed on Bourbon whisky in the EU, following the introduction of tariffs on EU steel and aluminium by Donald Trump.
Richard Leonard summons Labour’s council groups to meeting – but no invite for Aberdeen’s councillors
Scottish Labour leader, Richard Leonard, summoned the party’s council groups to a meeting yesterday - but there was no invitation for the Aberdeen’s elected members.
An Aberdeen politician has backed a campaign calling for less clutter on streets to make it easier for blind or partially-sighted people to walk on pavements.
Heathrow expansion could cost Aberdeen airport more than 1,100 flights by 2030, according to government figures.
This week’s controversy about Aberdeen’s suspended Labour councillors might seem to be an obscure issue about Labour Party rules, of interest only to party insiders and political anoraks.
Russian cyber attacks are a greater threat than Russian submarines, according to Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry.
Mark McDonald’s high-flying ministerial career was left in tatters because of the events of one day in 2016, it has emerged.