Taxpayers are set to pick up the tab for a Budget deal between the SNP and Greens to deliver more cash to local authorities.
A Budget that has been criticised for exposing families to higher bills and starving councils of cash has been signed off by the Scottish Parliament.
Frank’s Law kicks in today following a six-year fight by Kirriemuir campaigner Amanda Kopel to end age discrimination in the care system.
A second independence referendum, action on climate change, driver-less buses in Fife and electric planes were all included in the SNP’s programme for government.
Dundee has the highest proportion of electric vehicles in its council fleet in Scotland - but its neighbours lag below the national average.
Scots would reject Nicola Sturgeon’s timetable for another referendum, according to a poll that shows support for independence at below 40%.
DAVID CLEGG: If this exit poll is right, England and Scotland have never looked further apart politically
The SNP’s disappointing result in the 2017 snap general election was widely blamed on Nicola Sturgeon’s decision to tie her call for a second independence referendum to Brexit.
A council boss has dubbed Derek Mackay the “Greatest Showman” for claiming town halls are winners in his Budget.
The Scottish Office has defended spending "tens of thousands" of pounds on its social media budget since the start of the year.
Theresa May weighed into Scotland’s Budget row to tell the SNP to stop “hoarding power” in Edinburgh and start funding councils properly.