A strategy to prevent female genital mutilation (FGM) should be brought forward by the Scottish Government following a lack of prosecutions for the crime, Labour have said.
Thousands more motorists in rural parts of Scotland could benefit from cheaper fuel next year, the Coalition has indicated.
A SCHOLARSHIP fund for youngsters who have used sport to break down social barriers is under consideration by the Sports Minister.
MSPs have decided to take further evidence before deciding whether to support controversial plans to outlaw forced marriage.
SCOTTISH Labour have narrowed the gap on the SNP in the battle for Holyrood votes, according to a new poll.
HOLYROOD Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick has confirmed plans to decouple MSPs' salaries from those at Westminster.
The UK Government's additional £1 million funding for Scottish Gaelic broadcasting has been protected from budget reductions, Maria Miller, the Culture Secretary, has confirmed.
Nicola Sturgeon hailed the "fantastic progress" on the new Queensferry Crossing during a visit to the south shore of the River Forth.
HEALTH Secretary Alex Neil has come under pressure to review junior doctors' working hours following the tragic case of Dr Lauren Connelly, who died driving home after a hospital night shift.
Ed Miliband launched a rallying cry against racism as he and other political leaders paid tribute to Nelson Mandela yesterday.
THE leader of one of Scotland's largest councils has been admitted to hospital suffering chest pains.
HOLYROOD authorities are poised to sever the link between the salaries of MSPs and MPs after a proposed 11% increase in pay at Westminster prompted widespread condemnation.
LABOUR has opted for Parliamentary experience to rebuild party fortunes in Falkirk ahead of the next General Election, selecting former MSP Karen Whitefield as its candidate to become MP.
AN MSP is being reported to Holyrood's Presiding Officer over a claim she refused to meet a constituent who is an opponent of same-sex marriage and wanted to discuss the issue.