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.
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.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said attacks on Scottish judges were "shocking" and "dangerous" and documents relating to Brexit chaos had been given to her as a "base level".
Scottish appeal court judges have ruled that Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament is unlawful.
Fife and Tayside mental health units recorded the highest number of inpatient stays last year, latest figures have shown.
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 agency responsible for the roll-out of Scotland's new benefits system has admitted it still does not know where in the Dundee it will be permanently situated.