£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'
Chair of Royal College of GPs says Holyrood is pushing through reforms without proper regard for patient safety
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
Scottish parliamentarians warn that devolving decision-making over abortion could reopen debate and could 'undermine women's rights to safe, legal abortion'
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
The Scottish government has rejected the new contract proposals by Westminster, meaning doctors in Scotland will not be affected by any reforms to pay and conditions
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
Commons defence select committee unconvinced that proposed £2.5bn budget is enough for new Scottish defence force