The number of mountain hares in the eastern Highlands has dropped by more than 99 per cent since 1954, according to a new study - prompting calls for urgent action to protect the species.
A Scottish politician's request for an official visit to Dungavel House Immigration Removal Centre in South Lanarkshire has been rejected by the Home Office.
Supermarkets are selling farmed salmon from companies accused of poor animal welfare, The Ferret can reveal.
Scottish pension funds have invested millions of pounds in firms bankrolling Donald Trump’s migrant camps.
Women are at risk of exploitation in Dungavel immigration removal centre and more than 200 detainees were on watch for self harm in 2017, says new report.
A private prison firm paying asylum seekers held at Dungavel detention centre £1 an hour made nearly £1m in profit last year.
A Scottish animal rights charity has criticised an Icelandic whaler after activists released footage that they claim shows the killing of the first endangered blue whale in 50 years.
A Scottish Government minister apologised after being forced to admit that more than 12 times as much public money was handed to Highlands-based arms firms than was previously stated.
More than 10,000 children were killed or maimed in conflicts around the world during 2017, raising questions about the arms trade.