English farmers will be paid for “public goods” such as protecting water and air quality, boosting wildlife and tackling climate change under new laws for agriculture.
Legal advice commissioned by a pro-independence group has suggested there are “good arguments” to be made for holding a second referendum without UK Government approval.
The DUP has signalled support for a deal to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland tabled by the UK and Irish governments.
The UK and Irish governments have published a draft deal to restore Stormont, with the Assembly to be recalled on Friday to see if the parties will turn up and sign up to it.
Scottish secretary Alister Jack has confirmed he is in discussions with the Treasury about a bespoke growth deal for Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles.
The relationship between Holyrood and Westminster is at a “low ebb” and has deteriorated since Boris Johnson’s election victory, Scotland’s Constitutional Relations Secretary has said.
The Scottish Parliament has been urged to reject the UK Government’s Withdrawal Agreement.
Former first minister of Scotland Jack McConnell threatened he would expose fears about the cost of G8 summit security unless the UK Government paid for extra policing, newly released files reveal.
The SNP has said UK humanitarian efforts must be stepped up, claiming the government is to fall “well short” of its commitment to resettle 3,000 vulnerable refugee children by 2020.
Winning a second referendum on Scottish independence is “all about gentle persuasion”, SNP MP Pete Wishart has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has published the “democratic case” for a new independence referendum as the Scottish Government requested the powers to hold another vote.
NFU Scotland officials (NFUS) are preparing to travel to Westminster at the beginning of next year to engage with newly-elected MPs and government ministers.
An army veteran who served in Iraq has returned to the country to lead the fight against landmines and is urging the public to donate to help clear the deadly devices.
An armed forces charity is backing calls for the Government to scrap visa costs for veterans from overseas who want to remain in the UK.
Boris Johnson’s claims he will get Brexit done are “diplomatic amateurism” and his deal will be even harder to achieve than Theresa May’s, a former ambassador to the EU has warned.
A project which could see the world’s first electric –powered commercial passenger flights take off in Orkney has won £9 million backing from the UK government.
Britain’s pig farmers have warned the next UK Government that it must ensure the country’s ability to produce high-quality pork products isn’t fatally undermined by double standards being applied to post-Brexit trade deals.
Progress to the next stage of a multi-million pound funding package for Moray has been pushed back to after the General Election.
Mobile phone firms and the UK government have agreed a £1 billion plan to banish so-called "not-spots", areas of poor network coverage in rural areas.
The Scottish Parliament could be recalled from recess early to debate giving consent for a new Brexit deal.
The fate of 27 firefighter jobs at RAF Lossiemouth has been called into question following the move to outsource contracts at the base.
The UK government has been urged to intervene to help Aberdeenshire repair its stricken roads network.
Liberal Democrat MEP Sheila Ritchie last night attacked the UK Government for endorsing plans to leave some decommissioned North Sea oil rigs in place rather than dismantle them fully.
Fears have been raised that “turmoil” in the corridors of Westminster is delaying ambitious regeneration plans in Moray.
The Scottish Government has been urged to use a funding boost to hand over money to support schools in Moray – despite no confirmation that the extra cash actually exists.
Scotland Office minister believes whisky will become more important to UK after Brexit – but concerns remain for industry
A UK Government minister has insisted whisky will only become more important to the country’s economy after Brexit – despite the industry still awaiting the answers to key questions about how Scotland’s national drink will continue to be exported.
North-east and Highland councils are preparing for potential no-deal Brexit fuel, food and medicine shortages, confidential papers have revealed.
Accidentally-leaked memo reveals UK Government concerns about UK’s ability to patrol fishing waters after no-deal Brexit
An accidentally-leaked government memo has revealed “a lot of uncertainty” about the UK’s ability to safeguard its fishing waters in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
The vast options of renewable energy across the Highlands has been highlighted by a regional MSP to the UK Government as the potential solution to energising homes.
The UK Government has pledged to "repay the debt" by commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ Day next year.
A deal that aims to rejuvenate and revitalise Moray with a huge cash boost is very close to being announced, the region's MP has claimed.
Pensioners across the Highlands have been left in "desperate straits" due to crippling bills from a "mis-sold" energy scheme.