The widow of footballer Frank Kopel said she was "ecstatic" a bill has been lodged at Holyrood to extend free care to under-65s with conditions such as dementia.
Jeremy Corbyn came under fire from opponents and his own ranks after a speech in which he sought to draw links between involvement in the "war on terror" and attacks on the streets of Britain.
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.