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Ruth Davidson backs Theresa May after resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson

9 July 2018

Scottish Tory leader warns the cabinet is bound by collective responsibility. "If individual ministers can't sign up to that, then it is only right they are no longer part of the government...

David Davis resigns as Brexit Secretary

9 July 2018

David Davis resigns barely 48 hours after the Cabinet appeared to have finally agreed its Brexit strategy

"Where will people live?" How short-term lets are hitting Edinburgh

9 July 2018

The growth in short term tourist lets has led to calls for greater regulation to protect city centres

Theresa May "appalled" at death of woman exposed to nerve agent Novichok

9 July 2018

In a statement, Theresa May said: "I am appalled and shocked by the death of Dawn Sturgess, and my thoughts go to her family and loved ones."

Boris Johnson resigns as Foreign Secretary

9 July 2018

Boris Johnson and David Davis resigned barely 48 hours after the Cabinet appeared to have finally agreed its Brexit strategy

Tablet gate: Conservative bitterness over a sweet gesture is tone-deaf

6 July 2018

Criticism of Maree Todd's gift to care-experienced young people reeks of the nanny-statism Conervatives normally abhor

Donald Trump visit will include two days in Scotland, Downing Street confirms

6 July 2018

Agenda for President Donald Trump's UK visit next weekend will include two days in Scotland but only an overnight stay in London

Q&A: Finance Secretary Derek Mackay on future growth in the digital economy

5 July 2018

Digital has been placed at the centre of future economic growth and the Scottish Government has committed to supporting it

Ministers meet to coordinate plans for Deposit Return Schemes across UK

5 July 2018

Deposit Return Scheme Summit in Scotland House will see ministers from across the UK discuss a set of common principles

Cameron Wyllie on the joys of free bus travel

5 July 2018

Recently retired principal of George Heriot’s School Cameron Wyllie recounts his experiences on the “blessed 26”