Scotland's senior law officer comes before Parliament to answer questions on the property deals linked to the SNP's former Business spokesperson. And a senior academic tells us plans to overhaul the way universities are governed will hand too much power to ministers.
Scottish Secretary and South of Scotland MP David Mundell says new income tax powers for the Scottish Parliament should be in place in 2017, a year earlier than planned.
Talking at the Conservative Party conference he told ITV that the UK Government wants to see the new powers come into force as soon as possible.
But the SNP say the Bill fails to meet promises made in the post-referendum Smith Commission and they will not support any deal which would leave Scotland worse off.
Copeland Borough Council has cancelled the chief executive role, and hopes to save almost £150,000 per year.Read the full story ›
Nicola Sturgeon accuses her opponents of political mud-slinging as she's forced to answer searching questions over the property dealings of the senior Nationalist MP who's been suspended from the SNP. And we're doing great - Jeremy Corbyn's message to his Scottish party as he comes north for the first time since his election as Labour leader.
Jeremy Corbyn has arrived in Scotland for his first visit since being elected leader of the Labour Party.
As he arrived at the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh, Mr Corbyn was greeted by Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale.
Local council leaders have teamed up with businesses to make the case for greater devolution for Cumbria.
If they're successful, more decisions about issues like transport, housing and apprenticeships could be taken in the county rather than London. Katie Hunter reports.
The First Minister says she knew nothing of the business dealings of a Nationalist MP connected with property deals now under investigation by police. And the SNP members who say it's time for the government to come off the fence on fracking.
Jeremy Corbyn's call for a kinder, more caring style of politics. The new Labour leader says his party's fightback starts in Scotland. And at Holyrood the Culture Secretary rejects claims of cronyism in the awarding of a government grant to the T in the Park music festival.
Roads Minister Andrew Jones says there is a "national pinch point" between Cumbria and the North East when it comes to road transport.
He's in Carlisle today, to look at plans to turn two major Cumbrian roads, the A69 and A66, into dual carriageways:
The key thing here is we know we have a national pinch point. We want to improve the east to west connections in the north of our country.
And how do we do that is the question we've asked. And we've asked it in a strategic study, which is going to report next year, and that will form part of our thinking in how we construct future road investment schemes."
Labour's new environment and farming spokesperson, Kerry McCarthy, has been criticised for suggesting meat should be treated like tobacco.Read the full story ›