Scotland will become the first part of the UK to introduce gay marriage legislation, the Scottish government announced today.
Divorce from Scotland should be fair and equitable, parliamentarians have urged.
The SNP's bid to tackle sectarianism in time for the new football season is prompting concern from senior Scottish religious figures.
Scottish first minister Alex Salmond is to meet Kick Ass creator Mark Millar, the writer has announced.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has gathered in Perth for its annual conference - with all focus on crucial Holyrood elections next year.
After a mixed bag of performances in a series of by-election clashes, the Scottish National party are shaping up for a big clash with Labour north of the border in the 2010 general election.
The Scottish National party's latest video - featuring, amongst others, the voice of Sean Connery.
Alex Salmond has unveiled the Scottish National party (SNP) manifesto for the general election, urging Scots to avoid spending cuts imposed from London.
Nicola Sturgeon has apologised for urging clemency in the criminal trial of a convicted fraudster.
The Glasgow North East by-election will take place on 12 November it was confirmed today.
Former Scottish National party (SNP) leader Gordon Wilson believes his successor Alex Salmond should fight the next election on the basis of "independence or emigrate".
The man who freed Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi has told MSPs he will stand by the consequences of his decision, as the controversy over his decision threatened to engulf the Scottish government.
The Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) criticised the government today for failing to confirm a date for the Glasgow North East by-election before the start of the parliamentary recess.
Angus Robertson is in a good mood. Given the SNP's strong electoral showing against Labour in last week's European elections that's no surprise.
The Scottish National party is turning 75 today, with leader Alex Salmond reiterating his support for Scottish independence.
David Cameron has stressed he will work to ensure the Scottish National Party (SNP) does not succeed in 'splitting up' the UK.
The first Muslim member of the Scottish parliament, Bashir Ahmad, has died at the age of 68.
The Scottish National party (SNP) hopes Peter Grant will be the man to continue his party's recent electoral successes at the Glenrothes by-election.
Hopes are rising in Labour ranks that the party may be able to cling on to Glenrothes during next month's by-election.
The SNP's lead over Labour shows signs of hardening today as a YouGov survey suggests Alex Salmond and his party are three times more popular than Gordon Brown and Labour.
David Cameron is calling on the prime minister to call a general election in the wake of Labour's Glasgow East by-election defeat.
Tonight's vote signifies three things: The slow electoral death of the Labour party, the chasm dividing Scottish and English politics and the emergence of Scottish independence as a tangible possibility.
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The Scottish National party (SNP) has pulled off a remarkable by-election victory in Glasgow East, winning a 22.5 per cent swing against Labour. Here's instant reaction from all the main parties.
Gordon Brown has ignored the shockwaves caused by the Labour by-election defeat in Glasgow East to insist he is "getting on with the job".