The oil multinational, Shell, has apologised after being fined £40,000 for breaching the rules on reporting climate pollution at its Mossmorran petrochemical plant in Fife.
The Ministry of Defence has come under fierce fire after refusing to reveal the official safety ratings given by its watchdog for the Trident nuclear weapons system on the Clyde.
A Scottish animal rights charity has criticised an Icelandic whaler after activists released footage that they claim shows the killing of the first endangered blue whale in 50 years.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim about Scotland’s oil production and potential wealth fund.
A Scottish Government minister apologised after being forced to admit that more than 12 times as much public money was handed to Highlands-based arms firms than was previously stated.
A record number of drug deaths were recorded in Scotland last year. They also showed a stark increase in female deaths.
Two oil multinationals have repeatedly failed to reduce the risks of major accidents at petrochemical plants in Fife, according to documents from the UK government’s Health and Safety Executive.
The Scottish Government has extended a licence for fracking across the central belt by the Grangemouth company, Ineos - but insisted it is still opposed to fracking.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim linking Syrian refugees to sexual crime on a Scottish island.