A company registered in Edinburgh has been linked to a firm in the Czech Republic embroiled in controversy over a government contract to deliver Covid-19 tests.
The UK Government is being urged to follow a shift in US foreign policy and stop selling arms, including smart bombs made in Scotland, to Saudi Arabia.
Scottish universities have shares worth more than £2m in companies linked to the West Bank, it has been revealed, leading to calls for disinvestment.
A £5,000 reward has been offered by an animal welfare charity concerned that fish farms may continue to shoot seals despite a new ban.
Scots universities signed up to a COP26 network have shares worth nearly £5.2 million in fossil fuel firms and arms companies causing pollution.
Animal rights groups have called on Edinburgh University to stop using a "cruel and unreliable" test on animals as part of its research into antidepressants.
Marine Scotland has been accused of over-seeing "an environmental disaster" by mismanagement of inshore fishing areas where prawns and langoustines are caught.
The SNP has been accused of “misleading the public” after condemning the UK government for increasing military spending despite having lobbied for more defence contracts
Six fishing boats entitled to nearly £22,000 of taxpayers’ money from Covid-19 relief funding have been investigated for illegal scallop dredging.