Marine conservationists are claiming a “landmark victory” after Environmental Standards Scotland published a report on the use of acoustic deterrent devices in salmon farming.
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.
Animal welfare groups have called for an end to medical experiments on birds following an Edinburgh University presentation by a US scientist who feeds sparrows crude oil during research.
A director of a care home firm in Scotland — which is owned in a tax haven and pays some of its staff just over minimum wage — was paid £2.27m in 2020.
The number of Scottish natural habitats and wild species in good condition has decreased since last year, according to the agency tasked with protecting Scotland’s natural heritage.
Scotland’s leading independent schools were worth £12.3m more in 2021 than they were the previous year, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Staff at a West Lothian hospital have been assaulted and inexperienced nurses have been left struggling to run wards amidst a staffing crisis, it has been claimed.
Boris Johnson has resigned as Conservative leader and will step down as prime minister when a new leader is found – but what happens now?
Decentralisation of power from Holyrood, full devolution of local taxes and directly elected mayors are among the proposals made by campaigners and politicians pushing for reforms to local government in Scotland.