Benefits claimants face a "postcode lottery" in which the mood of jobcentre staff can decide whether sanctions are imposed, MPs have heard.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to write to Donald Trump to congratulate him on becoming US president.
Scotland will seek to intervene against the UK Government as it seeks to overturn a legal ruling which made clear MPs must approve the formal triggering of Brexit, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Tories took an Aberdeenshire Council seat from the SNP and another from an independent in the latest local by-elections in Scotland.
MPs using unpaid interns are sending a message to UK businesses that "exploiting" young workers is acceptable, a Conservative has claimed.
The "xenophobic language" on display by the Government has left the public "totally disgusted", the SNP has warned.
Donald Trump has claimed Hillary Clinton should be in jail and accused former US president Bill Clinton of being "abusive to women" in a tense second presidential debate.
Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of racism as the US presidential candidates clashed in their first head-to-head debate in the race to the White House.
Theresa May has said Scotland was only able to "weather the storm" of the collapse in North Sea oil revenues because "of the UK's broad shoulders".
A Labour MSP has cautioned party members against being "seduced" by the SNP and independence, insisting: "You can't pay your bills with a Saltire."