Only a small percentage of police officers are armed in Scotland but their presence is necessary to respond to the threat of mass shootings, a SNP minister has insisted.
Campaigners fighting for assisted suicide to be legalised in Scotland will today hand over a 2,500-signature petition to the MSP leading the charge.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has urged unionist parties to agree on a programme of further powers for Holyrood to ward off the threat of a Yes vote.
The Strathclyde Commission recommends changes at the Scottish Parliament to ensure the government is held to account.
The UK Government has been accused of being in "denial" about the increased use of food banks in Scotland.
The Press and Journal has been praised for its local news coverage at the Scottish Parliament.
An influential Holyrood committee has launched an investigation into why armed police officers are patrolling the Highlands.
Scotland will become independent "in more promising circumstances than virtually any nation in history" if the country votes Yes in September, according to the First Minister.
The SNP have been accused of "doctoring" a Holyrood report on Scotland's place in Europe to reflect a pro-independence position.
An Orkney man has called on the Scottish Parliament to close a loophole that exempts some oil depots from stringent environmental protection measures.
Transport Minister Keith Brown yesterday blamed the Edinburgh trams project for pot-holed roads in the Highlands.
Church of Scotland members are being urged to oppose plans to scrap a legal obligation for councils to have religious representatives on education committees.