The Scottish Government has dropped the "controversial" Named Persons scheme following recommendation from an expert panel.
Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie has accused the Scottish Government of "trampling over democracy" in a row over school tests.
The cash gulf between Scotland's ancient universities and more modern institutions is a "serious concern", MSPs have warned.
The UK government has been accused of being “depressingly dismissive” in the country’s battle to stem drugs deaths.
Opposition parties have called on the health secretary to resign after more than half-a-million delayed discharge days were recorded last year.
Criticism levelled at the RNLI after it was found that 2% of their funding was spent overseas has been branded a "disgrace" by a Fife MP as he offered his support for the organisation.
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.
A clear lack of leadership from Scotland's education bodies is to blame for a narrowing of subject choice in the country's schools, a Holyrood committee has uncovered.
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.
Blunted kitchen knives could become the norm in Scottish shops as part of efforts to reduce knife-crime, it has been suggested.