Rule changes during the Covid-19 pandemic favour property developers and risk shutting the public out from the planning system, say Scottish civic groups.
Scottish NHS charities have received £35,000 each to help them support NHS workers, volunteers and patients affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.
Experts say that data harvested from people's mobile phones show that city centre activity across Scotland has declined by around a third since strict rules on movement were introduced to manage the Covid-19 outbreak.
Scots vulnerable to the coronavirus are struggling to access vital home delivery services because the Scottish Government has failed to share data with retailers.
Private finance firms profiting from Scottish hospitals have drawn criticism for seeking positive publicity for their response to the coronavirus epidemic in Europe whilst refusing to drop their charges in Scotland.
Private finance schemes by successive governments have left Scottish taxpayers footing a £40 billion bill to build schools, hospitals, roads and other projects worth £9 billion, according to Scotland’s spending watchdog.
Lobbyists acting for the housing industry have demanded continued Help to Buy subsidies from the Scottish Government, despite criticism that the cash simply inflates house prices.
The number of fines issued to rogue fishermen has decreased over the past three years while skippers caught fishing in protected waters have not been reported to the procurator fiscal, we can reveal.
Profits from a controversial new children's hospital in Edinburgh are being channelled through tax havens to offshore investors, we can reveal, prompting criticism of public sector pension fund managers and the Scottish Government.