A former prime minister has slammed the reaction of the UK and Scottish governments following news Scotland had the highest drug death rate in the developed world.
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.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday through down the gauntlet of a second referendum on independence to Prime Minister Boris Johnson following the "material change" of Brexit.
Blunted kitchen knives could become the norm in Scottish shops as part of efforts to reduce knife-crime, it has been suggested.
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.
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.
The cash gulf between Scotland's ancient universities and more modern institutions is a "serious concern", MSPs have warned.
Royal Navy frigates would still be built in an independent Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.