The leader of a Scottish Family Party breached electoral law by failing to submit a record of his personal campaign spending after running in the 2019 general election, The Ferret can reveal.
Women have been forced to perform more unpaid labour during the Covid-19 crisis with their collective lost earnings or productivity equating to more than £15m a day in Scotland, according to a new report.
Experts have called for “radical change” and an overhaul of Scotland’s laws to tackle thousands of vacant and derelict sites.
The property deal behind the construction of the new UK Government Edinburgh office hub generated a £6.5m dividend payout to a tax haven firm.
Tax haven firms are buying up large swathes of the capital, with many of Edinburgh’s most iconic buildings now owned offshore, The Ferret can reveal.
More than five million animal welfare problems, contamination and processing faults have caused the Scottish Government’s food safety watchdog to deem meat unsafe for human consumption since 2016.
Care providers have warned they are “swimming in shark infested waters” after experiencing a “100-fold increase” in companies offering personal protective equipment at extortionate prices.
Glasgow tenants said they were given no prior warning about the dangerous exterior of their buildings, after urgent repairs left many locked out for days during the coronavirus pandemic.