On the eve of the Scottish Green Party conference, Highland and Islands MSP John Finnie spells out why members are getting ready for a fresh campaign to secure independence for Scotland. In 2014 the Scottish Green Party campaigned under our distinctive "Green Yes" banner for a better Scotland, an independent Scotland.
Former Scottish secretary Alistair Carmichael insisted last night he had been the victim of a "politically motivated" campaign after judges dismissed a legal challenge to his election.
Transport chiefs claim Statistics will "vindicate" the decision to introduce average-speed cameras to the A9.
MSPs have demanded to know whether a decision to give guns to police on routine patrol was publicly endorsed prior to its roll-out across Scotland.
Only a small percentage of police officers are armed in Scotland but their presence is necessary to respond to the threat of mass shootings, a SNP minister has insisted.
An influential Holyrood committee has launched an investigation into why armed police officers are patrolling the Highlands.
The row over the use of armed police in the Highlands will be raised in the Scottish Parliament next week.
Church of Scotland members are being urged to oppose plans to scrap a legal obligation for councils to have religious representatives on education committees.