Scotland’s proposed 20p deposit return scheme for bottles and cans must not penalise those living in rural areas, MSPs have warned.
Calum Ross: There is only one predictable result at this general election – local councils will be the losers
From Brexit to Trump, political shocks have become routine in recent years.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson is facing calls to tackle a £3 billion roads repairs and potholes backlog.
Islands minster Paul Wheelhouse said some island communities face becoming “the next St Kilda” because they are losing so many young people.
Nicola Sturgeon’s second independence referendum plans were dealt a blow yesterday by a Holyrood report demanding the elections watchdog scrutinises the question.
A north-east union boss has called for a change in the law after shock new statistics revealed the average shop worker is being abused, threatened or assaulted on average over 17 times a year.
Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing outlines what the latest Progamme for Government means for rural Scotland
Scottish politicians last night rejected a no-deal Brexit in a symbolic Holyrood vote.
Watch live the debate at Holyrood’s health committee.
Councils should be given the power to abolish council tax and replace it with another levy, a leading think tank has proposed.
Theresa May's successor in Downing Street should appoint a "minister for the Highlands and Islands" to give greater voice to northern Scotland, MPs have been told.
Environment campaigners yesterday set up camp in Scottish Parliament grounds as they began a five-day climate change protest.
An abandoned shop will be transformed into a hotel after receiving a major cash boost as part of a Holyrood funding bonanza intended to breathe new life into north-east town centres.
Primary school-aged children will no longer be treated as offenders after MSPs passed legislation raising the age of criminal responsibility from eight to 12.
When Donald Dewar spoke at the opening of the Scottish Parliament two decades ago he described the moment as “a new stage on a journey begun long ago and which has no end”.
Scotland’s finance secretary has promised to explore adding “conditions” to future offshore wind farm projects to include local businesses and jobs, following a summit at Holyrood yesterday.
Trade unions are to make the legal case for Scottish Government intervention in offshore wind jobs during a summit at Holyrood today.
Kezia Dugdale is set to quit frontline politics for a role at Glasgow University’s John Smith Centre.
The Scottish Government’s influence over rural planning issues has been attacked after a local decision to reject two Orkney windfarms was overturned in Edinburgh.
Mike Russell has been accused of "game playing" after demanding a second Brexit referendum and then saying the Scottish Government would not necessarily accept the result.
Holyrood is set to receive £8million as part of a scheme to tackle the knife crime crisis.
The Scottish Government has been accused of "wasting" £10 million of cash earmarked for Brexit preparations.
SNP ministers have been accused of failing to listen to people’s views on controversial proposals for a workplace parking charge.
A north-east business body leader has urged the Scottish Government to bring forward the next business rates revaluation- warning that the survival of firms “depends on it”.
The Scottish Government has conceded defeat in its legal battle with former First Minister Alex Salmond but it's likely that the fall-out is only just beginning.
An Aberdeenshire community has been praised in the Scottish parliament for its fundraising efforts.
The potential impact of Brexit on Scotland’s construction industry will be put under the microscope at Holyrood.
A harpist who has mastered the instrument despite being blind is to play soothing music at hospitals across the north and north-east as a way of helping patients and their families relax.
Scottish and UK ministers could join forces to create incentives for stimulating North Sea exploration.
Urgent action must be taken to improve the regulation of the salmon farming industry and to improve fish health and meet environmental challenges, a Holyrood Committee has concluded.
More than half of under-18s sectioned under mental legislation in Scotland have some form of autism, a North East MSP campaigning for a constituent trapped in Carstairs has discovered.
Death, taxes and a post-Budget spat between the UK and Scottish governments.