The Scottish Government has been warned that the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act may not comply with the European Convention on Human Rights.
The US is to withhold more than £45m in aid for the UN relief agency for Palestinians, a move that could prove “catastrophic” for the humanitarian organisation and half a million children.
The Scottish Highlands are a net exporter of energy, but despite this, people who live there still pay more for power.
Scottish Government plans to simultaneously introduce legal protection to beavers while giving licences to land managers to shoot them have raised concerns.
An undercover probe has found dogs kept in filthy conditions on licensed puppy farms in Scotland.
A new neo-Nazi organisation called System Resistance Network is recruiting in Scotland. Campaigners say it is run by a banned terrorist group.
A report from the Yemen Data Project on the war there found a notable shift in targeting from the Saudi-led coalition with air raids on non-military targets double those recorded on military targets.
Three years on from mass murder by Islamic State thousands of Yazidis are still seeking justice.
Scotland's two largest council pension funds have invested in companies reportedly on a UN blacklist for doing business in illegal Israeli settlements.