Cosla warned budget proposals would result in a £95m cut to revenue and £117m reduction to capital funds.
Joanna Cherry will go head-to-head with Angus Robertson in seeking the nomination for Edinburgh Central.
Nicola Sturgeon told the PM that the governments immigration policy has 'caused concern' for many Scots.
The Lib Dems have called the Scottish Government to back a 'regulated cannabis market' in a bid to take control away from crime gangs.
The Scottish Conservatives have revealed their red lines in the budget negotiations with the Scottish Government.
Plans to replace Trident nuclear warheads with an estimated cost of £31bn have been revealed.
Nicola Sturgeon also said she plans to lead her party into next year's Holyrood election and 'hopefully beyond'.
SNP MP Joanna Cherry will challenge Angus Robertson for the party's nomination.
Rate and number of pupils getting passes in core Higher classes dropped significantly.
The Scottish Sentencing Council (SSC) asked Edinburgh University to carry out a review.
The Dumbarton MSP spoke ahead of a campaign event in Glasgow on Friday.
MSPs voted for the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill.
The Scottish Conservative leader says he expects a migration system 'appropriate for Scotland's needs'.
Rural economy and tourism secretary Fergus Ewing is being investigated over claims from Marine Scotland staff.
Mark Ruskell has urged other MSPs to back an amendment giving asylum seekers the right to vote.
Scottish ministers are 'determined' to press ahead with proposals despite a backlash from within their own party.
Scottish Police Authority acting chief executive Lynn Brown said it is ‘highly likely’ Westminster will pay for security at COP26.
Finance secretary Kate Forbes said opposition parties have been far more forthcoming than in previous years.
The legislation tabled by Scottish Labour MSP Monica Lennon is aimed at ending period poverty.
UK Government tells employers they will 'need to adjust' to cope with new points-based immigration system.