Top Scottish politicians quaffed champagne and dined on veal alongside property investors at a secret £5,000 VIP dinner in the south of France, The Ferret has learned.
The SNP has slammed Conservatives after it emerged that Scotland Secretary David Mundell spent £120,000 on trips abroad in the last three years.
Scotland's richest MSP is under pressure to return a £185,000 property development grant after bungling officials failed to claim it back on time.
Scotland’s most indebted housing associations have insisted they could withstand a worst-case Brexit, following a warning from the Scottish Housing Regulator.
A campaign group has called on the City of Edinburgh Council to use money raised from a proposed new tourist tax to crack down on problems associated with short-term lets.
Peers living in Scotland claimed £2.1 million from taxpayers over 12 months, up 16 per cent on two years ago - and most of them were Liberal Democrats.
Airbnb has been lobbying behind the scenes to stave off tighter regulations for short-term lets in Scotland, documents obtained by The Ferret reveal.
Nearly 19,000 litter louts caught in Glasgow have been let off paying £1.5million worth of fines, The Ferret can reveal.
"Alarming" Police Scotland statistics on the use of strip searches on women have prompted calls for a review from experts and politicians.