The Scottish Government needs to take urgent action to stop the equivalent of a classroom of children a day from falling into poverty.
Growing numbers of Carnoustie residents are feeling the year-round benefit of a food share scheme initially launched to ease festive season difficulties.
The UK Government must recognise the damage caused by austerity and change course on policies that are causing poverty and inequality to rise, the Scottish Government has said.
Steps taken by devolved administrations to mitigate the worst impacts of UK austerity “come at a price” and are “not sustainable”, according to a report commissioned by the UN.
The UK has violated its human rights obligations through sustained and widespread cuts to social support, a UN poverty expert has claimed.
The Scottish Government needs to invest “considerably more” on tackling child poverty if it is to meet legally binding targets it has set, according to its own advisers.
A Dundee Sheriff said being "in difficulty" was no excuse for stealing as he jailed a shoplifter who pleaded poverty.
The Scottish Government has come under fire after a minister conceded it is not possible to estimate how much cash has been spent trying to reduce health inequalities.
The Scottish Government should scrap benefits and pay every adult a basic income to eliminate poverty, a report has said.
Three quarters of those who die from drug abuse in Tayside suffer from mental health issues, MPs looking to reverse Scotland's scourge have been told.