More needs to be done to prevent criminals and fraudsters cheating the public purse, a Holyrood committee has said.
SNP ministers have continued to insist Brexit legislation is a "blatant power grab" from Westminster - despite a senior UK Government minister claiming he was "cautiously optimistic" talks could end the deadlock between the two administrations.
Legislation to ban wild animals in travelling circuses must be tightened up to avoid loopholes, a Holyrood committee has said.
MSPs have called for clarity on proposed changes to the controversial named person policy following criticism from lawyers and health workers.
Nicola Sturgeon has backed Catalonia's right to hold a referendum on independence, saying she is concerned about attempts to stop the vote.
MSPs gathered outside Holyrood with animal rights campaigners yesterday calling on colleagues to support plans for tougher sentences on animal cruelty.
Labour, Green and Lib Dem MSPs have voted in favour of tax rises to fund extra spending on public services like the NHS and schools.
The convener of an Aberdeenshire SNP branch has apologised after labelling Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie “insane” and “unhinged”.
Scottish Secretary, David Mundell, has confirmed that powers over agriculture are likely to pass directly from the EU to Westminster.
Plans to create Scotland’s first electric highway along the A9 are essential for the tourism industry, according to energy minister Paul Wheelhouse.
Nicola Sturgeon has accused Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson of having "lost the plot" after the Tory claimed Scotland's "crippling" teacher shortage was being worsened by government bureaucracy.
Aberdeenshire West MSP Alexander Burnett has been admonished for failing to declare business interests in parliamentary questions.
Police Scotland has begun to address concerns surrounding morale following a scathing assessment from the organisation representing rank and file officers, MSPs have been told.
Anas Sarwar has pledged a woman will always hold one of two deputy leader positions in Scottish Labour.
A national debate on housing is needed amid a crisis not seen since the Second World War, the Scottish Tories have said.
Scotland's Brexit Secretary has claimed Holyrood stands to lose more than 100 parliamentary powers if the repeal bill is passed.
Nicola Sturgeon has claimed Brexit is “threatening the underpinning principle” of devolution and called for a new cross-party consensus to boost Holyrood’s powers.
Nicola Sturgeon has called for a new cross-party consensus on boosting the powers of Holyrood in the face of Brexit "threatening the underpinning principle" of devolution.
The Scottish Government could face a fine of up to £700,000 for the late payment of European subsidies to farmers this year, MSPs have heard.
Election hustings could take place inside jails if prisoners are given the right to vote, an MSP has suggested.
Aberdeen is facing a brain drain of EU citizens, with almost 50% planning to leave Scotland due to Brexit, it has been claimed.
Europe's chief negotiator in the Brexit talks, Michel Barnier, is to meet with MSPs.
Plans to effectively abolish prison sentences of less than a year could see convicted killers escape jail, as well as others who have committed serious assaults and sexual offences, the Scottish Conservatives have claimed.
More than 50 surgical staff have signed a letter outlining how Raigmore’s radiology department is in crisis.
Green energy schemes, an income tax review and a plan to tackle homelessness were among the key features of Nicola Sturgeon’s “fresh, bold and ambitious” programme for government.
MSPs have agreed to keep open a petition for an independent inquiry into the conviction of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.
Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled "bold and ambitious" plans for the coming year aimed at making Scotland fairer, greener and more prosperous.
Controversial housing benefit cuts have seen a 400% rise in families affected in the north of Scotland since November.
Tackling challenges such as pay rates and workload facing teachers is "fundamental" to combating shortages, a Holyrood committee has said.
Plans for a new law to establish Scotland's first welfare system have been branded a ministerial power grab by Scottish Labour.
Maintaining Scottish Labour’s tradition of diversity is at least as important as close allegiance to Jeremy Corbyn in the party’s search for a new leader, a north-east MSP has suggested.
The lack of a Highlands representative on the Scottish Government’s rural council has been criticised by Labour MSP Rhoda Grant.