David Mundell believes Labour voters in Scotland would be "appalled" by the notion of the party forging an alliance with the SNP.
A new scheme to enable people to check whether their new partner has a history of domestic abuse could soon be rolled out across the north and north-east.
A high profile public information campaign to ensure Scotland is ready for a new lower drink drive limit is being launched next week.
SNP Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has sparked a row by posting a Tweet in which he compared Aberdeenshire Council's bid to collect the poll tax to tactics used by southern states during the American civil war.
The Scottish Government has defended the actions of Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill but refused to react to the call for his resignation.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill said he was pleased the two reviews would take place.
Tory grandee Annabel Goldie has laid into the Justice Secretary over armed police on the streets of Scotland.
Scottish Power has described metal theft as one of the biggest threats to the country's electricity supply.
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.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has given an assurance that Scotland will not slip into a situation where police are routinely armed.
Kenny MacAskill can expect to come under heavy fire today for allowing armed police to become a common sight on Scottish streets.
Highland MP Danny Alexander has written to SNP Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill asking five key questions that Highlanders want answers to over the armed police debate.
A north-east MSP has challenged Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill to resolve on-going issues at HMP Grampian.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has been accused of "washing his hands" off all responsibility regarding police officers carrying firearms on the streets of Scotland.
Offenders who have turned their back on crime met Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill yesterday.
A group of MSPs will hold an inquiry into a controversial proposal for a new licensing regime for air guns.
The Scottish Government has been urged to ensure emergency service drivers are able to do their jobs without fear of "unfair" prosecution.
Scotland's Justice Secretary has insisted that "hooliganism will not be tolerated" at trouble-hit HMP Grampian.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has been accused of refusing to take responsibility for a series of disturbances at a north-east prison.
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.
Scottish Conservatives have called for retired officers to be allowed to work in schools that have a dedicated police presence.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has been accused of using a handful of high profile incidents to justify a crackdown on air weapons.
A north-east MSP will call on Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill to come clean on the "exodus" of police in the north-east.
A Highland MSP has criticised SNP ministers for the length of time they are taking to replace an overcrowded jail in Inverness.
Motorists have been warned they could be fined up to £5,000 and face a prison sentence if they are caught drink driving.
The Scottish Police governing body has found no link between stop-and-searches and a fall in violent crime.
Armed police officers were deployed on the streets of the Highlands and Islands before the creation of the national police service'
Angry north-east air gun enthusiasts have accused the Scottish Government of going over the top with a new licensing regime.
A row broke out on Thursday after the Scottish Government announced it is pressing ahead with plans to license airguns.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has revealed the ringleaders of a major disturbance at a north-east prison have already been transferred to other jails.