Ferret Fact Service looks into a claim about Russia's involvement in funding some of the opposition to fracking.
September 28, 2022
Scottish ministers have come under fire after extending a licence for the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, to frack for shale gas in the central belt.
July 1, 2019
The Scottish Government must outlaw fracking to protect human health and prevent climate pollution, according to one of Scotland’s leading environmental lawyers.
March 24, 2019
Police Scotland has amended its counter terrorism plan after a report by The Ferret revealed they had labelled anti-fracking protesters as "domestic extremists".
September 25, 2018
Nicola Sturgeon is to question Police Scotland over its branding of anti-fracking campaigners as "domestic extremists" alongside banned terror groups such as Islamic State and Scottish Dawn.
September 20, 2018
Official documents reveal that Police Scotland has been trying to infiltrate communities near the Ineos petrochemical plant at Grangemouth.
September 16, 2018
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.
July 9, 2018
A bid by the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, to sue the Scottish Government for banning fracking has been rejected.
June 19, 2018