Campaigners call for immediate changes to put in place better out-of-hours mental health provision in prisons.
A US arms firm based in Fife has held 84 meetings with the UK government since the Tories came to power.
Peers living in Scotland claimed £2.1 million from taxpayers over 12 months, up 16 per cent on two years ago - and most of them were Liberal Democrats.
An extreme far right group modelled on Sir Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists plans to put candidates up for community council seats in Scotland.
Airbnb has been lobbying behind the scenes to stave off tighter regulations for short-term lets in Scotland, documents obtained by The Ferret reveal.
Nearly 19,000 litter louts caught in Glasgow have been let off paying £1.5million worth of fines, The Ferret can reveal.
An Egyptian journalist and political activist who was wanted by Interpol is due to appear in court in Edinburgh this week.
Dozens of children have been trafficked to Scotland with several going missing from care, says a new report.
Supermarkets and drinks companies are attempting to block a recycling scheme planned by the Scottish Government, prompting campaigners to urge them to "shut up".