Scotland’s rivers, lochs, canals and burns are in the worst state on record, with more than 400 damaged by water pollution and other problems, according to the latest official analysis.
Nearly 50 sites run by Scottish Water including sewage and wastewater treatment are “poor”, “very poor” or “at risk”, according to Scotland’s environmental watchdog.
Ramblers Scotland said North Chesthill Estate in Glenlyon, which is home to four Munros, has ”long been notorious amongst walkers.
A Children’s sports coach who heads a far right group in Scotland has been condemned after describing his organisation as "racial nationalist".
A far right group linked to neo-Nazis has allegedly compiled a list of around 60 organisations and individuals in Scotland who oppose racism and fascism.
A major developer which bought land from a golf club will not have to build affordable housing due to a "loophole".
A recently-closed business owned by a board member of a Scottish Government agency set up to "tackle inequality within the South of Scotland" has been fined for paying workers less than minimum wage.
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.