Changes to self-isolation rules will allow “essential staff” to stay at work to keep critical services going in health, social care, transport and the provision of food supplies.
Transport Minister Graeme Dey has said a new blueprint for dualling the A9 will ensure the £3 billion project is completed "efficiently and within budget".
A proposed power-sharing deal between the SNP and Scottish Greens has “progressed” and could be announced within the next two weeks.
Contact tracing rules blamed for shortages on supermarket shelves could be reviewed before the August 9 target, Scottish finance secretary Kate Forbes revealed.
Scotland’s health secretary remains “sceptical” about using Covid passports as a way of forcing younger Scots to get their shots.
The Scottish Greens are challenging Holyrood to oppose plans to potentially develop an oilfield off the coast of Shetland, saying it is “incompatible” with the country’s climate targets.
Boris Johnson has been Prime Minister for two of the most eventful years in modern British history.
A charity helping people deal with the "catastrophic" impact of poverty over two decades has been handed £1,000 from a Conservative politician’s salary.
A north-east business owner who suffered a £3million drop in turnover during lockdown has accused the Scottish Government of "neglecting" calls for financial help in the region while giving hundreds of thousands of pounds to central belt competitors.
Boris Johnson has been blasted after leaked text messages appeared to show the prime minister opposed Covid restrictions as he believed those dying were "essentially all over 80".
Housing Secretary Shona Robison has been urged to reopen a scheme to support first-time home buyers after its "phenomenal popularity" led to it running out of money within a few days of being launched.
According to new Scottish Government statistics there have been 1,505 new cases of Covid reported across the country.