Prosecutors have met the family of a girl who was sexually assaulted by a teenager to explain their decision not to appeal against his sentence.
The case of a teenager who walked free from court after sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl shows sentencing guidelines must be updated as a “matter of urgency”, Labour have said.
A call has been made for NHS payments to a failed clinical waste contractor to be diverted to workers who were let go at Christmas without wages.
Almost 500,000 people in Scotland could get a pay rise of more than £2,600 under Labour proposals, according to a think tank.
A Scottish Labour promotional video trumpeting its “vision for Scotland” has been ridiculed after viewers spotted it was illustrated with shots of the Welsh mountains.
The Scottish Labour party has defended itself after viewers noticed a promotional video was partially filmed in Wales.
Brexit has “materially strengthened” the case for Scottish independence, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Vulnerable and homeless people should be able to keep their pets in their temporary and sheltered accommodation, Scottish Labour has said.
Official statistics show that the cost of private rented housing in the Highlands and Islands has soared by 17% in the past eight years - with more people than ever facing homelessness when they cannot meet the rent.
Scotland needs up to 900 more police officers to cope with Brexit, MSPs have been told.
Scottish Labour has launched a Christmas campaign on fuel poverty to highlight that the issue will affect one in four homes in Scotland over the holidays.
The first of ScotRail’s multi-million pound fleet of “high-speed” trains broke down on its maiden voyage after an overzealous driver tooted its horn for too long.
A north-east MSP spent almost £1,200 on meals in Edinburgh hotels last year, while another forked out £4,350 on postage stamps.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard accused of ‘running scared’ after ducking meeting with Aberdeen city’s nine suspended councillors
An invitation to dinner at an Aberdeenshire curry house is the unlikely source of a fresh row for Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard.
A Scottish Labour MEP who enjoyed a family Easter holiday in the Highlands fears any closures of public toilets in the region could harm the success of the NC500 tourist route.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard will today unveil proposals to control rents and limit the power of private landlords.
More than 95% of households exempt from council tax increases in Scotland are still paying for the hike in costs.
Scottish Labour has backed calls to save services and boost investment by introducing a controversial “tourism tax” in areas such as Aberdeen and the Highlands.
Scottish Labour has called for answers over delays to the creation of special environmentally-protected zone off the north-east coast.
A disgraced former Moray councillor has admitted possessing a stash of photographs of naked children.
Richard Leonard: After a decade of despair for British workers, the chancellor has failed to deliver
This week the Tory chancellor delivered a failing Budget, on a failing economy from a failing government.
Labour politician Kezia Dugdale has said she is going into the I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! jungle to teach young viewers about politics.
Kezia Dugdale’s decision to take part in I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here has prompted concern among her party colleagues in the north-east.
Scottish interim Labour leader Alex Rowley has stepped aside from the role amid claims about his conduct, the party said.
Aberdeen’s SNP leader has again called on Scottish Labour leadership contenders to make clear what the fate of the suspended Aberdeen councillors will be.
Former Aberdeen MP Frank Doran has died aged 68 following a long illness just two years after stepping down from politics.
A Highland MSP has called for all convicted drink and drug drivers in Scotland to be forced to undertake a rehabilitation scheme.
Scottish Labour’s leadership contenders have pledged to work to reduce poverty and inequality in the Highlands and Islands and give more powers to local government.
Scottish Labour leadership candidate Anas Sarwar has claimed the decision to suspend Aberdeen Labour councillors after they went into coalition with the Tories was seen by many as “inconsistent”.
At a time when we desperately need investment in our public services and to drive Scotland’s economy, it is right to consider using the tax powers of the Scottish Parliament in a progressive way - ensuring that those who are able to pay a bit more do so.
Scottish Labour’s leadership hopefuls must make their position clear on the “rogue” suspended Aberdeen councillors, the council’s SNP leader has said.
Anas Sarwar has pledged a woman will always hold one of two deputy leader positions in Scottish Labour.