Nicola Sturgeon has backed youngsters who are skipping school to take part in climate change protests, describing their actions as a “cause for optimism in an often dark world”.
Community groups in the Highlands and Islands are being given more than £2 million of European funding for projects to tackle poverty and inequality.
Inadequate funding for GP practices in deprived areas of Scotland has led to a failure in addressing health inequalities, it has been claimed.
Entry requirements for some of Scotland’s most prestigious universities will be lowered to increase the number of students from diverse backgrounds, it has emerged.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned a no-deal Brexit “disaster” could damage supplies of food and vital medicines, as she confirmed the Scottish Government was to “intensify” contingency plans ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union.
Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses after an 84-year-old man was assaulted and robbed of a three-figure sum of money.
Police have released CCTV images of missing man James Cornforth as they continue to investigate his disappearance.
Health workers in Scotland will apply the same treatment guidelines for women suffering from painful endometriosis as those in place south of the border.
SCOTTISH Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is “likely” to be Scotland’s next first minister, her deputy has said.
Cars are to be banned outside seven schools in Glasgow in an effort to improve road safety for children.
Fewer than half of all Scots who witnessed sexual harassment at work stepped into to help, a new survey has revealed.