Scotland’s public services watchdog has accused the Scottish Government of a “lack of progress” over enabling her to hold public value investigations.
The UK Government has cancelled talks with senior politicians from Scotland and Wales over Brexit, MSPs have been told.
A review will be carried out at Scotland’s flagship hospital after it emerged one of the two patients who died there after contracting an infection linked to pigeon droppings was a child.
Unemployment in Scotland has fallen below 100,000 for the first time, new figures have revealed.
Plans to raise council house rents by 3% are set to be approved by councillors this week.
The Scottish Transport secretary has cautioned Aberdeen Bypass contractors against “using the north-east’s enthusiasm for the road” to “apply pressure” for extra money or “cut corners” as final work is carried out on the last remaining piece of the multi-million pound project.
Funding for music tuition in schools should be re-examined following the controversial introduction of fees by most councils across Scotland, MSPs have said.
A no-deal Brexit could cost Scotland £14 billion a year, new analysis by business organisation the CBI has indicated.
Confidence in the outlook for the UK oil and gas sector has increased almost fourfold in two years, an industry survey found.
Theresa May has scrapped a £65 fee for EU citizens wanting to stay in Britain after Brexit on the same day as its registration policy was rolled out.
All public bodies should record staff mental health absences, the Scottish Liberal Democrats have said.
A leading SNP MP has called on the party’s leadership to drop calls for a second European referendum and instead put the case for a fresh vote on Scottish independence to the “fore”.
The Scottish Government is facing calls to bring in an outright ban on electric shock collars for pets.
The Home Office is being warned it risks creating a new “Windrush scandal” as the roll-out of its post-Brexit scheme to register an estimated 3.5 million EU citizens living in the UK begins.
Theresa May is due to lay out her fresh plans to get a Brexit deal through Parliament on Monday.
Even people who have been in the UK since before it joined the EU are not exempt from the settlement scheme.
Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson has come under fire after spelling two crucial words wrong in a political leaflet.
Prime Minister Theresa May is due before the House of Commons on Monday where she will set out her Plan B after her Brexit blueprint was roundly defeated last week.
The SNP’s Westminster leader has said that the Prime Minister needs to “fundamentally change her position” to end the Brexit deadlock.
North-east businessman Martin Gilbert believes a second Brexit referendum would be ‘dangerous’ for the UK
One of the north-east’s most powerful businessmen has warned another Brexit referendum would “really dangerous” for the UK.
An “historic and generation-defining failure” by the Conservatives on Brexit strengthens the case for Scottish independence, the SNP has claimed.
Activists aiming to highlight the “hypocrisy” of British politicians on Brexit have raised more than £30,000 in one day to erect billboards featuring their quotes across the country.
The Scottish Government forecasts a 40% rise in the number of people able to get help with funeral costs when a new benefit payment is introduced this summer.
The failure of Westminster politicians to agree on an EU withdrawal plan prompted most rural leaders to reiterate their fears of a no-deal scenario and repeat demands for frictionless trade with Europe, equivalence in the standard of imports and access to seasonal and permanent workers.
There has been a big rise in the number of drugs on a “shortage of supply” list for England, analysis shows.
The group tasked with drawing up a code of practice for a key part of the Scottish Government’s named person scheme is finding it “challenging” to ensure this is “simple, concise and accessible”.
The Scottish Labour party has defended itself after viewers noticed a promotional video was partially filmed in Wales.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to look into reports that a lack of care staff on a Scottish island has left a frail 90-year-old woman unable to get the help she needs.
Nicola Sturgeon confirms that a taskforce to help workers at the at-risk Stoneywood Mill is being considered
Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed steps have been made to consider whether a taskforce should be set up to help the troubled Stoneywood paper mill.
She’s won a confidence vote but seen her Brexit deal eviscerated by MPs in the greatest parliamentary humiliation of a serving prime minister in the modern era.
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has been winning fans online and around the world this week for his no-nonsense approach to keeping MPs in line.
Bosses at a struggling health board knew their former chief executive should only have been paid three months’ notice – but they gave her six months amid concerns she could bring age and sex discrimination claims against them, a Holyrood committee has heard.