The Scottish Government has signed up to a global project aimed at reducing the amount of fishing gear lost at sea and harming the marine environment.
De facto Deputy Prime Minister Damian Green has been forced to resign by Prime Minister Theresa May over sleaze allegations.
Council chiefs in Aberdeen are steeling themselves for an “economic Armageddon” amid fears up to £35million could be cut from its funding package today.
School children across the north and north-east are “falling behind” on a number of educational basics, new Scottish Government data suggests.
Workers at the crisis-hit BiFab yards marched on Holyrood today in bid to raise awareness of their plight.
Mark McDonald has revealed he is seeking professional help to change his behaviour after a sexual harassment complaint led to him quitting the Scottish Government.
Every day, there are new revelations emerging about Britain’s institutions, whether at Westminster or Holyrood, the Royal Family or the Fourth Estate.
A Scottish Parliament building was evacuated earlier today following the discovery of "suspicious packages".
Let’s start by stating what should be blindingly obvious and gain universal approval: predatory, unwanted, abusive and inappropriate sexual advances are wrong.
A north-east politician has resigned from the Scottish Government over "behaviour" which "might have made others uncomfortable."
Moray MSP Richard Lochhead has called for a crack down on what he says are exploitative delivery companies fleecing customers in the run-up to Christmas.
A debate on whether to ban fracking in Scotland is to be held at the Scottish Parliament today.
Legislation to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses will be debated by MSPs at Holyrood today.
It was an image which caused outrage across Scotland in 2014: the sight of lions and tigers locked in cages in freezing conditions in Fraserburgh.
A north MSP has warned that Raigmore Hospital’s radiology team is “overstretched and understaffed” as he raised the issue at Holyrood.
The vote in the Scottish Parliament yesterday was the clearest sign yet that the SNP is lurching to the left, and planning a raid on the pockets of the majority of Scottish taxpayers.
Scottish leadership candidate Anas Sarwar has gained the backing of two north MSPs and a dozen others a day after announcing he would stand.
Cross-party consensus against prison sentences of less than a year is growing, with Scottish Lib Dems and Labour backing alternatives to custody.
Tories have accused the first minister of hypocrisy after she appointed former Aberdeen MP Callum McCaig as a special adviser.
Teacher vacancies in Aberdeen have fallen by almost half since March.
Action must be taken to protect Aberdeen from Brexit, MSPs have said.
Data on teacher vacancies has not been collected by the Scottish Government since September 2016, parliamentary questions have revealed.
An £8.6m fund for community ventures will be announced in Inverness today.
Opposition parties have heaped scorn on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for his apparent ignorance on the single market.
Developers should be forced to pay to soundproof music venues near new homes to prevent more closures, an MSP has told ministers.
Nicola Sturgeon has announced a "reset" of the Scottish Government's plans to hold a new independence vote.
Moray College bosses have been taken to task at Holyrood over a string of financial failings.
Scottish MSPs could have the power to block one of the most important stages of the Brexit process, Theresa May admitted today.
North-east MSP, Gillian Martin, has claimed the introduction of new air departure tax cuts will boost the region's economy.
Parents will not be forced to accept advice from a named person, deputy first minister Mr Swinney has announced.
The Scottish Parliament will fly the rainbow flag this weekend for Edinburgh Pride, following pressure from the Press and Journal.
Party leaders have urged a rethink after it emerged the rainbow flag gay rights symbol will not be flown over Holyrood this weekend for Edinburgh Pride.