New research shows that Scotland is losing out on “substantial" tax revenue from derelict land owners, says land reform campaigner and MSP, Andy Wightman.
Rules for the live export of animals in Scotland must be improved to match new standards proposed for England and Wales, say critics.
P&O Ferries has continually breached its own animal welfare policy by aiding the export of Scottish animals abroad for fattening, according to records seen by The Ferret.
A west coast island sold off by the National Trust for Scotland should be maintained and monitored in the long-term due to its considerable scientific interest and nature conservation importance, according to an ecological survey.
The National Trust for Scotland sold off the 90-acre Isle of Insh for £353,000, even though it's former owner wanted it to stay in a natural state.
Farmers' union calls for new rules to stop “mega dairies” and supermarkets paying low milk prices and offering “unfair” contracts to dairy farmers, who say they are being “forced out” of business".
Nine out of ten of Scotland’s shooting properties, including some owned by billionaires, are exempt from paying £10.5 million in annual business rates, it is revealed.
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.