Child poverty is increasing and will hit a 20-year high, pushing an extra 60,000 children into poverty, the Scottish Government has been warned.
A shortage of skilled workers across Scotland could worsen after Brexit, it has been suggested.
Police officers do not all know about dog control legislation introduced by Holyrood almost a decade ago, MSPs have been told.
Scotland’s councils are dealing with rising demands for care and increasing staff sickness rates while day-to-day funding from the Scottish Government has fallen in real terms over the last six years, a new report has warned.
Concentrated land ownership appears to be causing “significant and long-term damage” to communities in some parts of Scotland, a report has found.
Seizures of hard drugs in Scotland have risen dramatically leading to calls for the Scottish Government to declare a public health emergency.
A leading transport union has written to the First Minister demanding action over a £1.5million funding shortfall for Orkney's vital inter-island ferries.
Fears have been raised that the impact of Brexit on the north and north-east of Scotland could result in “21st Century clearances”.
A law must be introduced to clamp down on unqualified people calling themselves electricians, according to an MSP.
The funding of mental health care for Scotland’s prisoners must be increased after the number of self-harm incidents “skyrocketed”, an MSP has said.
A new £200million vision for Moray could help the region reach for the stars.
The Scottish Government spent more than £100,000 on legal costs in a civil court case brought by former First Minister Alex Salmond.
Councillors have voiced concerns over a new languages scheme for children.
Councils in Scotland will not be able to bring in a tourist tax on hotel stays until the 2021 season at the earliest, Fiona Hyslop has said.
Another troubled multi-million IT project has exposed “very serious shortcomings” in government, a former cabinet minister has said.
Funding for projects aimed at tackling child poverty has been announced by the Scottish Government
Nicola Sturgeon has announced £400,000 of funding to help disadvantaged women and girls in Pakistan complete their education, inspired by education campaigner Malala Yousafzai.
Science centres in Scotland’s four largest cities have been given £2.63 million to make them more accessible.
A Holyrood committee has agreed to back proposals to extend the use of pre-recorded evidence to child witnesses of domestic abuse.
The number of new build homes completed in Scotland has increased, according to official figures.
The Scottish Government must have a guaranteed role in future trade negotiations, a powerful Commons committee has said.
The Scottish Government has vowed to convene a summit after issues over fairness were exposed in the Moray East offshore wind farm contract procurement process.
Support for businesses preparing for Brexit is being stepped up as March 29 approaches, the Economy Secretary said.
The Scottish Government should have a seat at the negotiating table in Brexit trade negotiations to protect the distinct priorities of Scottish trade, according to a House of Commons committee.
A no-deal Brexit could cause serious problems for Scotland’s housing sector, the housing minister has warned.
The Scottish Government should introduce a three-month waiting time target for autism patients, according to the Scottish Conservatives.
A Highlands MSP has claimed the government's green credentials are making him see red.
Calls have been made for government intervention to ensure water supplies do not run dry, following an "unprecedented" drought last year.
Moray Council’s SNP administration urged to heap more pressure on Scottish Government for better funding deal
Moray Council’s SNP administration has been urged to heap more pressure on the Scottish Government to get a better funding deal for the region.
Plans for a £25 million community centre on the grounds of a former Aberdeen school have been given a major boost.
A historic theatre in need of redevelopment has been given £1.5 million in extra funding after it emerged the project’s final cost had risen.
A rail depot in Glasgow has been marked for closure, threatening almost 200 jobs.