The value of common good funds created to benefit local communities has plummeted by nearly £8m in four years.
A leading figure of a Scots far-right group used a private chat group to recruit neo-Nazis who posed with weapons, shared a bomb-making manual, quoted a mass murderer, and said members should kill “for the greater good”, The Ferret can reveal.
Scottish Water agreed to keep prices in line with inflation as requested by the Scottish Government. But said this may impact its ability to meet agreed targets.
A far-right podcast hosted by a West Lothian butcher that features convicted criminals and extremists has been condemned by anti-racism campaigners and politicians.
Scottish sporting estates are charging clients up to £1,000 to shoot wild goats years after public outrage over the practice prompted the Scottish Government to review shooting laws.
Yuri Lopatinsky was linked to Russian state agencies by an MP during a January debate in the House of Commons.
Seven snares were reported by the banks of the Highlands' River Conon alongside a ‘stink pit’ which contained the dead bodies of a lamb, a fox and two roe deer.
Low earners in Scotland face paying more than half of their salary on rent, analysis of nearly 4,500 rental listings by The Ferret has found.