Toddlers are among the hundreds of children who have needed emergency treatment in Tayside and Fife after being harmed by drinks and drugs, shock new figures reveal.
The Scottish Government's controversial named person scheme will be debated by MSPs this week.
The Education Secretary has published new guidelines on Scotland's curriculum, designed to cut down teacher workload.
In the third part of our pre-election mini-series, Michael Alexander meets Dundee’s Jenny Marra who is top of Scottish Labour’s North East Scotland regional list and battling to secure victory as a pro-UK candidate in Scotland’s ‘Yes’ city.
New programmes to help sick and disabled Scots into work will get up and running next year, Holyrood ministers have confirmed.
New legislation on human trafficking has come into force in Scotland which will ensure those convicted of the offence face the "toughest possible penalties", Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has said.
In the first part of a pre-election mini-series, Michael Alexander meets the Dundee-based co-convener of the Scottish Green Party, Maggie Chapman, who is top of the Greens’ North East of Scotland regional list and has ambitions to be Scotland’s “first participative MSP”.