Universities Scotland: Student restrictions 'not a ban' despite threats of expulsion and police action for breaches
The representative body for universities issued a statement offering an explanation for the measures imposed on students over the weekend.
Students flout social distancing rules at Scots uni after fire alarm sparks fear
Contingency plans being considered for next year's Holyrood elections - John Swinney
Scotland's green targets under threat in move to burn more household rubbish
Scotland's environmental targets are at risk due to plans to burn millions of tonnes of household rubbish, campaigners are warning.
Visitors allowed back in Scottish Prisons after temporary pause though some restrictions are in place
The Scottish Prison Service temporarily paused visitors to all prisons pending specific advice.
SNP supporters hit out at controversial Hate Crime Bill
A freedom of information request by the Scottish Conservatives revealed criticism of the bill
Former Hibs and Scotland star Marc McNulty arrested in 'match-fixing' probe
The 28-year-old has been released pending further enquiries along with a 21-year-old.
Student outbreaks 'entirely predictable' as scientific adviser admits modelling on campus return was undertaken
It comes as Scottish Labour call for an urgent investigation into potential human rights breaches due to the weekend restrictions.
Rishi Sunak's Job Support Scheme labelled 'purely PR' which won't prevent 'swathes of redundancies'
Hospitality groups have warned the measures do not go far enough to protect jobs
Underbelly lift the lid on the finances of Edinburgh's Christmas and Hogmanay festivals
The organisers of Edinburgh’s winter festivals have lifted the lid on their finances for the first time as they pledged that lessons will be learned over a spate of recent controversies.
Dani Garavelli: Students easy scapegoats for latest Covid incompetence
Though it was more than 35 years ago, I remember my Glasgow University freshers’ week with a nostalgia so sharp it hurts. The first days of autumn. Sunshine-dappled trees performing their chameleon rites. A hint of frost in the air like a promise. Grabbing at life as if there was only so much to go round. Too much drinking, too little sleep.
Students should never have been let back in mass numbers, says health expert
Students should not have been allowed into university halls across Scotland in the mass numbers of recent weeks, a leading public health expert has said.
Officer shot by handcuffed suspect chose job for safety
A police officer shot dead by a handcuffed suspect at a south London station had moved into custody work because he thought it was safer as he approached retirement, a friend said.