The SNP have won their 26th council by-election victory in just eight months - putting them on course for a clean sweep of constituencies at May's Holyrood poll.
The Conservatives have launched an 11th hour bid to block the Scottish Government's "arbitrary" new rules for anglers.
They will have to do more than a Two Step to get out of this one.
The number of teaching days lost to absence in schools in the north of Scotland soared in the last academic year, leading to calls for the Scottish Government to give more help to local authorities.
The Scottish Conservatives have warned that any move to raise income tax rates above those in the UK would leave Scotland at a "competitive disadvantage".
The Conservatives claimed victory at an Aberdeenshire by-election yesterday, while the SNP cemented its hold on the area.
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson's former chief-of-staff has spoken of the "huge opportunity" for the party to occupy the centre ground - as she confirmed she had left the top job.
The leader of the Scottish Conservatives has said she believes her party is on course to secure more seats than ever in the north-east of Scotland at next year's Holyrood elections.
Aberdeen councillor Ross Thomson has been selected by the Conservatives to stand in next year’s Holyrood election.
The Scottish Government has dramatically lowered its estimates on how much revenue will be generated by North Sea oil and gas.
North-east Conservative MSP Nanette Milne has announced she is standing down at the Scottish Parliament election next year.
The Scottish Conservatives have pledged to secure a fully-funded week of respite for people who care for their loved ones for more than 50 hours a week.
A row has broken out between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats over future voting rights at Westminster.
The Scottish Conservative’s general election candidate in Moray has won the support of two people who once stood for rival parties and a former SNP election agent.
The Scottish Conservatives have vowed to address public concerns about the number of on-shore windfarms being erected across the country.
The Scottish Government will closely monitor a consultation on tax breaks for local newspapers.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has been subjected to foul-mouthed homophobic abuse by a Twitter user purporting to be a pro-independence SNP supporter.
A political betting expert has claimed the Scottish Conservatives would “over perform expectations” if they won two seats at the General Election.
Scotland's court system is now owed more than £25million in unpaid criminal fines - a figure described as an "insult" to victims of crime.
Scottish Labour Party leadership hopeful Jim Murphy has promised to introduce a 50p tax rate for earnings of more than £150,000 a year.
A senior Moray councillor has been expelled from the local authority's crisis-hit administration after a row over aborted school closure plans.
Candidates have been announced for a north-east seat left vacant after the sudden death of councillor John Duncan last month.
A north-east politics expert has cast doubt on claims the Conservatives are on the verge of re-emerging as a force to be reckoned with in Scotland.
A legal battle to try to stop the Scottish Government from appointing state guardians for every child will officially begin today.
The cost of prescribing antidepressants in Scotland soared by £10million in the last year.
The number of criminal cases resolved within a target time dropped by 10% after a string of court closures, it has been claimed.
A Conservative MSP has suggested that a federal system of government should be introduced in the UK.
Scottish Conservatives have called for retired officers to be allowed to work in schools that have a dedicated police presence.
Opposition parties have reacted angrily to a claim they are using immigration as a "weapon" to stoke up fears about independence.
Holyrood should be given almost full control over income tax, according to a report commissioned for the Scottish Conservatives.
It is now more than two years since the Conservatives entered into an unlikely alliance with Labour and a trio of Independents on Aberdeen City Council.
The Conservative group leader on Aberdeen City Council has quit his party, the Press and Journal can reveal.