Internet companies will get 100% rates relief from the Scottish Government to install fibre broadband across Scotland.
Child poverty is increasing and will hit a 20-year high, pushing an extra 60,000 children into poverty, the Scottish Government has been warned.
A shortage of skilled workers across Scotland could worsen after Brexit, it has been suggested.
Police officers do not all know about dog control legislation introduced by Holyrood almost a decade ago, MSPs have been told.
Scotland’s councils are dealing with rising demands for care and increasing staff sickness rates while day-to-day funding from the Scottish Government has fallen in real terms over the last six years, a new report has warned.
Concentrated land ownership appears to be causing “significant and long-term damage” to communities in some parts of Scotland, a report has found.
A law must be introduced to clamp down on unqualified people calling themselves electricians, according to an MSP.
The funding of mental health care for Scotland’s prisoners must be increased after the number of self-harm incidents “skyrocketed”, an MSP has said.
The Scottish Government spent more than £100,000 on legal costs in a civil court case brought by former First Minister Alex Salmond.
Councils in Scotland will not be able to bring in a tourist tax on hotel stays until the 2021 season at the earliest, Fiona Hyslop has said.
Another troubled multi-million IT project has exposed “very serious shortcomings” in government, a former cabinet minister has said.
Funding for projects aimed at tackling child poverty has been announced by the Scottish Government
The Scottish Government is poised to grant permission for 150 homes in Dundee following a formal appeal from the housebuilder behind the plans.
Nicola Sturgeon has announced £400,000 of funding to help disadvantaged women and girls in Pakistan complete their education, inspired by education campaigner Malala Yousafzai.
Science centres in Scotland’s four largest cities have been given £2.63 million to make them more accessible.
The decision to press ahead with the controversial demolition of flats in Dundee has been slammed as “bad on so many levels” by a former councillor.
A Holyrood committee has agreed to back proposals to extend the use of pre-recorded evidence to child witnesses of domestic abuse.
The number of new build homes completed in Scotland has increased, according to official figures.
Bus firm Xplore Dundee has reaffirmed its green credentials after it emerged it was applying for a share of an environmental cash pot offered by the Scottish Government.
Support for businesses preparing for Brexit is being stepped up as March 29 approaches, the Economy Secretary said.