A council boss has dubbed Derek Mackay the “Greatest Showman” for claiming town halls are winners in his Budget.
Brexit preparations in Scotland are costing nearly £100 million, new figures show.
The maximum prison sentence for knife possession has been imposed just once in Scotland since its introduction, ministers have admitted.
Councils in Tayside say they cannot afford to use powers handed to them by the Scottish Government to help struggling high streets.
Nicola Sturgeon told activists to sell their currency plan to fellow Scots as she launched the “biggest campaign on the economics of independence” in the party’s history.
The Chancellor has been warned against “short-changing” Scotland when he sets out how much cash the UK Government will pump into the Tay Cities Deal.
Scots would reject Nicola Sturgeon’s timetable for another referendum, according to a poll that shows support for independence at below 40%.
One of Scotland’s biggest trade unions has pleaded with councils not to introduce a levy they have called a “tax for turning up to work”.
Nicola Sturgeon accused Theresa May of “running scared” on Scottish independence after the Prime Minister made clear she would block another referendum request.
A cancer patient who was given lower chemotherapy doses than standard says she has lost trust in NHS Tayside.