An £1,800 fine imposed on a Tory dark money trust is "derisory" and "an advert to break the rules", say politicians and campaigners.
The City of Edinburgh Council has admitted that it has not made money from film companies for street closures despite the disruption they cause.
The growing size Scotland’s dairy herds could boost ammonia gas pollution, which contributes to millions of deaths worldwide, experts have warned.
The Scottish Government agency responsible for protecting wildlife has licensed the killing of 130,000 wild animals in the last five years.
Dundee City Council has been criticised for using £5,500 of its Common Good Fund to pay for a portrait of the city’s Lord Provost.
Intensive farms are polluting Scotland with increasing amounts of ammonia gas that contributes to millions of deaths worldwide, according to figures from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
Recent statistics showed that violent crime against sex workers almost doubled after the 'Nordic model' was introduced in Ireland.
Aberdeenshire Council is facing calls to apologise for supporting the development of Donald Trump’s golf course, which failed to bring the jobs promised and damaged the environment.