The public health minister has said he does not have the power to declare a national emergency in response to Scotland's drugs death crisis.
Police Scotland has denied any wrongdoing after links between a tweet it sent out and a private company selling ready-made "grab and go" emergency bags were uncovered.
The shadow chancellor John McDonnell has claimed the SNP are "Tories" as he ruled out forming a coalition with the party in the event of a hung parliament.
Scotland's Brexit minister has said the path to an independent Scotland joining the EU is more open than it has ever been before, sentiments shared by former council president Herman Van Rompuy.
Scotland should move away from an off-shore reliant economy, the finance secretary has said.
A Perthshire MSP has slammed the treatment of NHS Tayside's oncology team in an ongoing row over cancer dosages.
The SNP moved swiftly on the first day of its annual conference to rule out a so-called “plan B” route to independence.
The Scottish Finance Secretary has insisted the country would be better off independent, despite latest statistics showing a deficit of £12.6 billion last year.
A second independence referendum, action on climate change, driver-less buses in Fife and electric planes were all included in the SNP’s programme for government.
Scottish government drug services cuts ‘made situation worse’ as calls are made to decriminalise drug possession
A cross-party group of Scottish MPs has said decriminalisation may be the most "pragmatic" method of ending Scotland's drug-related health crisis.