Qatar Airways has introduced an embargo on the shipment of greyhounds to nations with poor records on animal welfare after an animal welfare campaign.
St Andrews Community Hospital has 90 staff and 40 beds, but its operating theatre has not been used since it opened in 2009.
Around 50 Irish-bred greyhounds, some that have raced in Britain, are being advertised on Chinese breeding sites, according to animal rights campaigners.
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.
Cocaine, amphetamine, steroids and beta blockers were among prohibited substances found in the bloodstreams of greyhounds at Shawfield Stadium in Glasgow.
Pakistani human rights activist Gulalai Ismail has fled to the US to seek political asylum after being forced into hiding over accusations of links to terror groups.
An Ayrshire firm making explosives told Scottish Enterprise that munitions were a "key growth area" when applying for taxpayers' money.
Arms firms in Scotland are failing to make human rights checks which could prevent their products from being used in potential war crimes.
Police Scotland received eight reports alleging domestic abuse by serving officers in the year after they first started recording complaints - but no-one has been convicted of a crime.