A Budget that has been criticised for exposing families to higher bills and starving councils of cash has been signed off by the Scottish Parliament.
A trial will be held into allegations a former SNP MP embezzled tens of thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups.
A mother whose daughter was killed in a Rottweiler attack has called for an outright ban on dogs being off the lead in public.
One of Scotland’s biggest trade unions has pleaded with councils not to introduce a levy they have called a “tax for turning up to work”.
The smacking ban is likely to increase costs for the police, force chiefs say.
Dundee parents will tell MSPs about the trauma of losing their 11-year-old daughter in a dog attack as part of a Holyrood review of animal control legislation.
George Galloway revealed he has applied to rejoin Labour as he raged at “Goebbelian propaganda” being deployed against Jeremy Corbyn.
‘Reconsider this retrograde decision’ – Deputy First Minister hits out at Perth & Kinross Council frozen school meals plan
Scotland's Education Secretary has told a Tayside council to rethink its cost-cutting plans for frozen school dinners.
SNP minsters faced fresh warnings that the widening of the tax gap between higher earners in Scotland and England risks driving workers away.
The Greens have slammed the SNP for pandering to “right-wing voices” and failing to impose steeper income tax rises.