The Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill was passed at stage one on Tuesday.
Scotland’s First Minister imposed a ban on all non-essential travel to Manchester and Salford on Friday, adding to a pre-existing ban on Bolton.
The First Minister announced the plans at Holyrood on Tuesday.
Scotland’s two top legal posts are simultaneously held by women for the first time.
The Scottish Government will hand over up to £23.6m for operators to make services more appealing than using the car.
The Scottish Government said an awareness campaign around new legislation may have increased the reporting of incidents.
The education secretary said the new organisation may require legislation in the Scottish Parliament.
The First Minister is due to make an announcement at Holyrood on Tuesday afternoon.
The scheduling issue has seen slots given ahead of the eight-week interval recommended by the JCVI.
Nicola Sturgeon made the comments as senior Conservatives want to allow Scots living in the UK to have a say.
Nicola Sturgeon said the aim was to 'embed a culture where bullying and harassment is not tolerated'.
The FM said Burnham was seeking to 'generate a spat' in order to position himself in a future Labour leadership contest.
All recommendations in a report into Scotland's education system will be implemented by the government.
The former Commons speaker and Tory MP has joined the Labour party.
The UK health secretary has dismissed Boris Johnson’s claims that he was 'hopeless'.
Deputy first minister says Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham's call for compensation is 'not a relevant point'.
Campaigners call on UK Government to overturn ban on the right of those seeking asylum to work in the UK.
Bereaved parents cannot qualify for maternity leave or pay if they experience miscarriage under the current rules.
Party says it is now 'harder than ever' for first-time and low-income buyers to get on the property ladder.
Disruption is expected on Sunday as a result of strike action by the RMT union over rest day payments.