Ferret Fact Service takes a look at the wave of strike action planned across Scotland in coming months, with train drivers, postal workers and coffin-makers all among those scheduled to down tools in August and beyond.
Just four of Europe’s biggest insurance companies funded more climate pollution across the globe in 2021 than Scotland produces each year, analysis by The Ferret has found.
Leading supermarkets and salmon farming companies have been accused of “plundering” the Antarctic for krill and depriving whales, seals and penguins of food.
Marine conservationists are claiming a “landmark victory” after Environmental Standards Scotland published a report on the use of acoustic deterrent devices in salmon farming.
The chief executive officer of Mears Group – which delivers UK Government contacts including providing asylum accommodation in Scotland for the Home Office – took home £838,000 including bonuses last year.
Anti-nuclear campaigners have accused organisations supporting plans for a nuclear fusion plant in North Ayrshire of having promoted the project with “half truths” and warned it would be “dangerous” for the environment.
Much of The Edinburgh Fringe programme remains inaccessible to disabled audiences, prompting criticism from campaigners and advocates as the 2022 festival gets underway.
The charity behind a popular Glasgow accessible cycling centre is being investigated by the Scottish charity regulator, causing a Scottish Government grant to be suspended.
Claim national insurance payments show independent Scotland could ‘more than afford’ pensions bill is Mostly False
Ferret Fact Service looks into a claim about national insurance and pensions in an independent Scotland.