Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of trying to cover up the latest agricultural payment delays as one-in-five farmers across the north-east face a shortfall.
Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of presiding over a "culture of secrecy" after it emerged her government is seeking an extension for delivering farm payments.
Scotland's top civil servant has said she has "greater confidence" in the troubled farm payments system but warned there could be "further errors" as the IT system expands.
Fergus Ewing has been accused of "failing miserably" in his bid to tackle the government's CAP payments debacle.
Cabinet Secretary, Fergus Ewing, has been accused of "obfuscating" over the Scottish Government's failure to deliver crucial CAP payments on time.
Farmers' debt increased by more than £150million in the year when bungling officials failed to deliver crucial EU payments.
A fresh call has been made for a Holyrood inquiry into the Scottish Government's bungled distribution of EU subsidies to farmers.
Fuming farmers are still waiting for £12million in delayed CAP payments - despite a Scottish Government pledge to give them their money "as quickly as possible".
Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha could be set for a move to the north-east, with rumours flying that they have their sights set on a stunning Aberdeenshire estate.
Nicola Sturgeon has begged the European Commission to extend Scotland's deadline for making CAP payments - despite her government publicly insisting everything is being done to get the cash out in time.
The SNP has apologised to Scotland's rural communities as the government faces the prospect of a £125million fine for failing to deliver vital CAP payments.
Opposition politicians are sharpening their knives ahead of a Scottish Government statement on the CAP payments debacle in Holyrood today.
Fergus Ewing will face the first big test of his new rural brief today as he meets farmers who feel "badly let down" by the SNP.
The SNP's £178million failure to deliver CAP payments could have knock-on effects across the government's budget.
Richard Lochhead has left his post as cabinet secretary for rural affairs.
Pressure is mounting on Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead - with the Liberal Democrats now attempting to organise a parliamentary alliance to block his reappointment.
Nicola Sturgeon has claimed "putting right" the SNP's CAP payment debacle is at the "uppermost of (her) mind" following the election.
The Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to sack her under-fire rural affairs secretary if she wants their crucial votes.
The battle for political dominance in Moray re-ignited last night as the Conservatives claimed the region could no longer be considered an SNP stronghold and was now firmly "within our sights".
A second Scottish Government IT blunder could cost local authorities across the north and north-east millions of pounds.
Farmers have been dealt a "slap in the face" by plans to charge them extortionate interest on emergency loans they only took out because of Scottish Government bungling.
The pressure is mounting on Nicola Sturgeon to sack her rural affairs secretary over a debacle that has seen farmers left £500million out of pocket.
Lochhead “left farmers in the dark” over CAP payments to not “undermine the paper-thin case for independence”
The Scottish Government was warned farmers could miss out on hundreds of millions of pounds of EU funding - but kept quiet to win votes for independence, it has been claimed.