Children in Scotland should not start primary school until they are six or seven-years-old, it will be claimed today.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie
Furious teachers from the north and north-east have told Scottish ministers that controversial Primary 1 tests are “cruel nonsense” and “completely inappropriate”.
Mark McDonald was facing fresh calls to quit Holyrood last night after being left on the brink of an unprecedented suspension over his harassment of a woman.
Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald will have to wait another week to find out if he will be punished over harassment allegations.
Independence could boost the Scottish economy by the equivalent of £4,100 per person if it follows the example of other successful small nations, a new study will conclude.
Keith Brown has hinted that two new contracts could be secured for BiFab as he admitted that the shock over fresh job losses was “understandable”.
Nicola Sturgeon has been challenged to act to prevent any more expectant mothers from the Highlands having to make a 520-mile round trip to give birth.
Nicola Sturgeon has said the “eyes of the world” will be on Scotland today as a minimum alcohol unit price is introduced for the first time.
Mark McDonald’s position was branded “untenable” last night after it was claimed that a woman had to be escorted from Holyrood for her protection – and that she later suffered a stroke due to stress.
Scots are facing a double-whammy raid on their wallets after the draft budget proposed income tax rises for higher earners and paved the way for more council tax hikes.
New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard branded the chancellor’s Autumn Budget a failure – and Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said Britain had plunged “deep in the relegation zone”.
The Highlands and islands could face a “catastrophic” blow as the future of tax-free flights from the region hangs in the balance.
A call from the Scottish Liberal Democrats to lift the national ban on fracking has been dubbed "massively disappointing" by environment campaigners.
The leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats will tonight accuse David Cameron of "flirting" with an EU exit that would bring economic ruin to Scotland.
Councils battling to help communities ravaged by floods in north and north-east Scotland could have to wait months to receive government aid - and may never see any money at all.
Alex Salmond was under fire last night after missing Prime Minister David Cameron's statement on Syria - because he had travelled to Edinburgh to unveil a portrait of himself.
Opposition politicians have branded the SNP's GM crops ban as an insult to north-east scientists.
Nicola Sturgeon will address a meeting of one of Britain's most exclusive and secretive clubs tonight - an event missing from her list of official engagements.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to clarify what would motivate the SNP to trigger a second independence referendum.
Nicola Sturgeon emphatically denied a second independence referendum was in the wings if the SNP make the election gains suggested by the polls.
Scottish opposition leaders have rounded on Nicola Sturgeon for refusing to rule out a second independence referendum.
Political parties in Scotland seized on the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) report to attack the SNP and justify their own fiscal plans.
Nicola Sturgeon’s plans for full fiscal autonomy for Scotland has been dealt a hammer blow by independent experts.
Willie Rennie will claim a vote for the Liberal Democrats will deliver a “decade of opportunity” when he launches the Scottish manifesto today.
The Liberal Democrats were accused of “deliberately” setting out to mislead voters “in the most cynical way possible”.
The Conservatives have been accused of putting “party before politics” by fuelling support for the SNP.