Suggestions made by SNP politicians that a referendum could be avoided for Scotland to gain independence have been derided as a "conference carrot" for hardliners.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has denied maths and science teaching is being “left behind” after figures showed a “slip” in world comparative mean score testing.
Blunted kitchen knives could become the norm in Scottish shops as part of efforts to reduce knife-crime, it has been suggested.
Scotland's First Minister said she would be unable to comment on the discussion on whether the Stone of Destiny should be returned to Perth due to her responsibilities as a "commissioner for safeguarding the Regalia".
Former SNP leader and first minister of Scotland Alex Salmond appeared at the High Court in Edinburgh yesterday accused of a string of sex offences, including attempted rape.
The Scottish Government could ban the sale of high-caffeine "energy drinks" to under-16s.
Royal Navy frigates would still be built in an independent Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
The cash gulf between Scotland's ancient universities and more modern institutions is a "serious concern", MSPs have warned.
Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie has accused the Scottish Government of "trampling over democracy" in a row over school tests.
A politician has called for the Scottish Government to reintroduce the capital murder conviction for those found guilty of killing police officers.