Tayside and Fife is "right in the track" of Storm Ali, which is forecast to batter Scotland with 75mph and cause widespread travel disruption on Wednesday.
Adopting a child in Scotland takes approximately two to three years, despite the Scottish Government having made an “explicit commitment” to making permanent arrangements for such children as early as possible, an academic has said.
Teachers’ organisations have rejected the offer of a 3% pay rise, branding it “derisory”.
Petitioners against wild kelp dredging are “delighted” after a Holyrood committee voted to ban the practice.
Educatin Secretary John Swinney needs to call an “immediate halt” to assessments of P1 pupils if Holyrood votes against the controversial tests, opposition politicians have insisted.
Scotland’s economic situation does not justify having a “very different” migration policy to the rest of the UK, according to a UK-government commissioned report.
Storm Ali: Flights, trains and ferries could be cancelled as police and Scottish Government issue travel warning
Police and the Scottish Government have told people to prepare for travel disruption as the country braces for Storm Ali.
The policing response to Brexit should be delivered at UK level while recognising Scotland’s “distinct constitutional arrangements”, police chiefs have agreed.
Controversial legislation to merge the British Transport Police and Police Scotland might never be enacted, the Justice Secretary has said.
NHS waiting time targets are being missed for more than half the people in Scotland who need services such as physiotherapy or occupational therapy, official figures show.