Official documents reveal that Police Scotland has been trying to infiltrate communities near the Ineos petrochemical plant at Grangemouth.
A landmark ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) this week said that GCHQ’s methods in carrying out bulk interception of online communications, violated privacy and failed to provide sufficient surveillance safeguards
Scottish Government attempts to draw up policies on autism have treated autistic people "appallingly" and suffer from "well-intentioned ignorance” and “prejudice”, The Ferret has been told.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the number of army personnel affected by the change in Scottish income tax.
The risk of refugees and migrants drowning in the Mediterranean is increasing, but lifesaving volunteers are being criminalised.
Scots council pension funds have shares worth £110 million in US arms giants linked to an alleged war crime in Yemen when 40 children were killed.
The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is facing criticism after it decided not to punish a fish farming company caught on film with lice-infested salmon.
Scotland’s forests are treated and sprayed every year with hundreds of kilograms of a toxic pesticide blamed for killing bees and butterflies, The Ferret can reveal.
The rural minister, Fergus Ewing, should get his cabinet colleague, Michael Russell, to “draw in his horns” and stop trying to ban toxic pesticides, according to a leaked email.