Campaigners have renewed calls for more affordable housing and rent controls after it emerged flats in a former public building were being let for up to £2,500 a month.
Who are the people of influence in Scotland today? After a week long investigation into power and ownership The Ferret offers a list of names and sectors.
Ten of Scotland's major newspapers are owned by just three men: Rupert Murdoch, Lord Rothermere and Frederick Barclay
Professional lobbyists, including former politicians, advisors and a former minister have met with Scottish Government representatives on behalf of clients 179 times since March 2018.
An “internationally important” Highland beauty spot could be harmed by plans to remove 120,000 tonnes of timber from nearby woodland, the Scottish Government's wildlife agency has warned.
Landowners have been urged to remove locked gates and a fence on paths at Loch Na Bo Estate, near Lhanbryde, by Moray Council and others. The Scottish Rights of Way and Access Society (ScotWays) and walking charity, Ramblers Scotland, said the estate had “ignored” its duty to ensure access rights.
The former leader of Highland Council has accused a wealthy landowner of breaching outdoor access legislation by locking gates on walking routes, used for generations.
The Scottish Government should ban private firms from auditing local authorities’ accounts as their involvement is an obstacle to transparency and democracy, claims a new report.
Scotland’s public land is being sold off to housing developers building luxury homes and sidelining local people, The Ferret can reveal.