Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack registered £70,000 worth of shareholdings two years ago in a private equity group linked to weapons makers.
Landowners and farmers are licensed to kill more than 1,300 brown hares every year during the breeding season, prompting accusations that their young will be left to starve to death.
A council pension fund has sold its shares in an Israeli bank at the centre of a global divestment campaign due to its financing of illegal settlements in the West Bank.
The full extent of culling of mountain hares in Scotland has been revealed by The Ferret, with up to 38,000 killed a year.
Scotland’s tourist agency is coming under mounting pressure to cease promoting the shooting of thousands of mountain hares.
Gamekeepers should hide heaps of dead mountain hares in the back of their trucks, a leading Cairngorm park official has said.
Landowners have been accused of breaching an agreement to end the mass killing of mountain hares in the wake of evidence that hundreds were shot in the Cairngorms last month.
Ferret Fact Service looked at a claim from Scottish Government minister Michael Russell about how Scotland’s revenue and spending.
Ferret Fact Service looked at a viral claim about new blue UK passports and a ‘no deal’ Brexit.