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.
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.
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.
The Labour split in Westminster has exposed divisions north of the border after senior figures blamed Jeremy Corbyn for forcing MPs out.
Nicola Sturgeon’s pledge to prioritise education called ‘farcical’ as Budget slashes revenue funding for universities
Universities in Scotland will have £417 million less for day-to-day spending than four years ago if the Budget is approved this week, according to new figures.