Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has been urged to help hard-up families by increasing child benefit payments by £5 a week as part of his budget.
Formal budget talks between Finance Secretary Derek Mackay and the Scottish Greens have not yet taken place – with the smaller party insisting its preconditions for supporting the SNP have not been met.
Labour’s alternative Brexit plan could prevent a political vacuum engulfing Westminster if Theresa May’s withdrawal deal is defeated next week, the shadow chancellor said.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has vowed to protect “vital public services” and prioritise spending on health and education in his forthcoming Scottish Budget – despite not yet appearing to have the support to get his plans through Holyrood.
Travis frontman Fran Healy led a special performance of the band’s hit Sing to mark the opening of Aberdeen Music Hall following a £9 million renovation.
Thieves armed with tasers threatened staff at a hair salon during a raid.
A robber who attacked a pregnant woman before making off with her handbag has been branded “cowardly and contemptible” by police.
Labour would scrap trade union laws barring workers in the UK from taking industrial action in solidarity with their counterparts in other countries, the shadow chancellor has announced.
In retrospect, it would have been tough for anyone but the V&A Dundee crew to take the top spot in our
Impact 100 list. In the planning for a decade, financed after a remarkable funding campaign, and now finally here to tremendous acclaim, Scotland’s first design museum is a once in a generation project.
A race course where four horses died in a single day has been deemed safe after an inspection by the British Horseracing Authority.
Serial child killer Robert Black died from a heart attack, an inquest jury has confirmed.
A second man has been charged in connection with the death of a security guard almost six weeks ago.
A rare Scottish wildcat kitten born at Chester Zoo has been captured on camera for the first time.
Police searching for a missing man have returned to the area where he was last seen a week ago.
More than 100,000 grants have been paid out by the scheme used to mitigate Westminster’s so-called bedroom tax in Scotland, new figures show.
The mother of a “loving” father who was murdered near her pub has made an emotional appeal for information to help catch her son’s killer.
A stone-throwing incident that injured two people on a bus could have had “horrendous” consequences, police have warned.
The UK Government will not allow Holyrood ministers to pay £65 settled status fees for European citizens who are working in Scotland’s public services, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
John McDonnell thinks the EU will be open to renegotiating a Brexit deal if Theresa May’s proposal is rejected.
Ukip MEP and former leader Paul Nuttall has quit the party in protest at Tommy Robinson being appointed as an adviser.