Nicola Sturgeon refused to rule out coalitions with the Conservatives despite saying the election of Tory councillors would be “disastrous” for local services.
The Education Secretary rejected calls to ban isolation rooms in schools as he pledged to publish fresh guidance on restraint next month.
Theresa May called the snap election in response to the threat of mass prosecutions of Tory MPs, an SNP politician has suggested.
A health boss in Fife has suggested the Scottish Government reverses Tory welfare cuts amid evidence the country is losing its fight against child poverty.
The Scottish Conservatives say tweets about Nicola Sturgeon and her supporters by a Fife teacher bidding to be a Tory councillor are "clearly unacceptable".
The number of children living in poverty in Tayside and Fife would fill Dundee United’s stadium more than twice over, new figures show.
The Tories are “itching” to take control of councils so they can slash funding for public services, says the Scottish Labour leader.
A Scottish Conservative candidate in Perthshire has apologised for a series of inflammatory Facebook posts.
There is no credible central banking system for an independent Scotland when the country faces a £15bn deficit, warns a St Andrews professor.
A Perthshire MP has been criticised for posting an image directing sexual slurs at opposition parties.