The Scottish Government has been urged to make it illegal for fantasists to masquerade as war heroes by wearing medals they were not awarded.
The Scottish Government will consult on whether to increase its 50p minimum unit price for alcohol before the “ground-breaking” scheme comes into effect on May 1.
A major housing developer has appealed to the Scottish Government after its application for 142 homes was rejected.
Philip Hammond's Budget pledge of £2 billion for Scotland has been dismissed as "smoke and mirrors" by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
More than 24,000 Scots were hospitalised because of their drinking last year, with people from the most deprived areas nearly eight times more likely to need that kind of help than those in the most affluent areas.
Less than 7% of overall NHS spending went to family doctors last year, new figures have revealed.
Scotland's minimum unit price for alcohol could be in place at the start of May next year, Scotland's Health Secretary has announced.
Scottish students should be entitled to a minimum income of £8,100 a year, a major review of student support has found.
A road safety charity is calling for action to cut speeding after figures showed more than 9,700 people were injured and 159 killed on Scottish roads in the year to June.
Organisations including faith and environmental groups have called on the Scottish Government to make sure the Scottish National Investment Bank exists to make the country greener and more equal.
The Highlands and islands and Cairngorms areas have been chosen to take part in a new Scottish Government-led pilot programme aimed at increasing the number of companies exporting their products and services.
Troubled engineering firm BiFab was on the brink of administration three times last week as intensive talks to secure its future took place, Scotland's economy secretary has said.
A new group has been set up to advise the Scottish Government on issues of gender inequality.
More businesses will have the opportunity and support to trade abroad with the help of a new initiative, the Scottish Government has announced.
An agreement has been reached that will lift the threat of administration from troubled engineering firm BiFab, and see work continue on the current contract for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm.
Hundreds of people have taken part in a protest outside Dungavel Detention Centre calling for it to be closed down immediately, activists said.
Moray Council’s SNP group has refused to back the local Conservative group’s pleas for more cash from the Scottish Government – branding the request “ludicrous”.
Pressure was mounting on shamed Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald last night, amid doubts over his future at Holyrood.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has ordered an independent review after a whistleblower raised concerns that long A&E waiting times at a hospital were being under-reported.
The EU Withdrawal Bill should be amended so that UK ministers cannot legislate in devolved areas without the consent of the Scottish Government, MSPs have said.
A group of Aberdeen residents are seeking to be the first in northern Scotland to use new laws and take over a piece of land central to their community.
A fisheries officer who claims she was “tied to a chair” during a decade of harassment has taken the Scottish Government to court.
Campaigners are calling on the Scottish and UK governments to make the "long term investment" needed to bring an end to homelessness.
The Scottish Government is "deeply concerned" about the detention of a Scottish man in India who campaigners say has been tortured by police.
Scotland's decision to bring in a minimum price per unit for alcohol will save 120 lives a year once it takes full effect, experts who researched the impact of the policy said.
The decision to allow minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol in Scotland has been bailed a "massive victory" for health and democracy.
A Holyrood committee has called for clarity around who is responsible for major public sector IT projects following a string of failures.
Scotland's top inspector of policing has announced he is to retire next year.
Plans to create a unique holiday camp outside a north-east town have collapsed after the Scottish Government raised road safety fears.
MSPs have backed calls for a differentiated and flexible immigration system for Scotland.
Animal welfare campaigners said it was "extremely disappointing" the Scottish Government will continue to allow dog owners to use electric shock collars.
The Scottish Government has pledged to do whatever it can to help the struggling engineering firm BiFab after "disputed payments" sparked a financial crisis there.