SNP plans to create a benefits system built on 'fairness, dignity and respect'
£12 million Transition Training Fund intended to help people move into other roles
Deputy First Minister John Swinney says hike proposed by Labour and Lib Dems would 'hit taxpayers least able to pay'
President says the Bill has been 'ramshackle and embarrassing and, ultimately, threatens to undermine democracy in Scotland’s universities'
Republican presidential candidate had argued that the wind farm would spoil the view from his Balmedie golf resort
Scottish Government has an annual budget of £30bn but this figure has been dwarfed as a result of a spending spree on schools, roads, railways, higher education and hospitals
A petition calling for Sandra White to 'resign for her racist tweet' has received almost 600 signatures
The figures have led to calls for ministers to take action against the 'scourge' of homes which are cold or difficult to heat
Young people spend more than any other age group on meals – much of it on fast food, thanks to a lack of cooking skills
Exclusive: All 32 Scottish councils will refuse to implement the conditions of the bill
Bass Island enjoys special EU protections which have helped the gannet population to thrive, but the water around it does not - that may be about to change
The number of murder and manslaughter cases in Scotland now stands at a record low
Scotland's anti-independence campaign maintains a notable lead in poll results released on Sunday, ahead of next year's referendum.
Government officials deciding whether to back an offshore windfarm in sight of Donald Trump's Aberdeenshire golf course did not visit the resort, his lawyers have said.
22 universities have now banned 'The Sun' on their campuses
Scotland boasts around 100 games development studios with the sector seen as important to the country's economy