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.