The Scottish Prison Service plans to alter its gender identity and reassignment policy for people in custody after a consultation - a move welcomed by campaigners.
Thousands of elderly people in Scotland are facing “worry and uncertainty” because the company which provides their care is running out of money.
Edinburgh City Council has broken the law 466 times in the last year by placing homeless families in bed and breakfast accommodation for more than seven days.
There have been more than 58 suicides over the last ten years in Scottish prisons.
Care charities have called for new guidance to make it easier for those who have been looked after to access their records.
Inequality in Scotland has got worse not better since devolution, according to a new expert study.