Ferret Fact Service looks at the claim by Ian Blackford MP that police numbers are up in Scotland but down in England and Wales.
A Scottish charity that's received more than £2 million from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is being investigated by the charity regulator.
Glasgow City Council's auditor is to investigate emails suggesting managers knew that a private company planned to change the locks of asylum seekers' homes.
Revelations that farmers and landowners in Scotland have been licensed to kill more than 4,000 ravens in the last four years have sparked a chorus of criticism from campaigners.
Pollution from vehicle exhausts is “devastating” the fragile wild plants that cling to the artic summits of Scotland’s highest mountains, say conservationists.
The use of cleaner fish on Scottish salmon farms as a treatment for sea lice should be suspended due to serious welfare issues, according to a report by animal rights campaigners.
The pension fund for Scotland’s MSPs has invested over £100,000 in a Taiwanese company blamed for mass suicides at its iPhone factories - as well as in Russia, weapons, fossil fuels and tobacco.
Scottish ministers have postponed plans to restore freedom of information rights to thousands of housing association tenants, prompting accusations of “broken promises”.
Dozens of torture victims detained at Dungavel immigration centre have been refused release despite doctors' concerns over their mental health.