Three quarters of large goods vehicles run by Scottish councils have not been fitted with the braking system recommended after six people were killed by a bin lorry in Glasgow
Aberdeenshire Council is being urged to scrap plans for a new waste incinerator with warnings that it could be harmful to public health, the environment and the local economy.
Animal welfare campaigners have criticised the Scottish Government for giving a £715,000 subsidy to one of Scotland’s largest egg producers with tens of thousands of caged hens.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is facing criticisms for paying a consultant nearly £1,000 a day for 66 days to head its new specialist enforcement unit.
New data has revealed more than 300 serious welfare breaches during live transport of animals in recent years.
A ban on the mechanical harvesting of kelp around Scotland's coast is to be backed by the Scottish Government, putting a company's controversial plans at risk.
Information on individuals barred from working with children will no longer be shared with Scotland’s criminal records disclosure agency after Brexit, ministers have been warned.
Glasgow City Council was paid less than £35,000 over five years by film companies for numerous street closures and location shooting, despite claims of a film and TV boom.
An anti-fascist group is organising a demonstration to protest against the appearance in Scotland of former Trump advisor, Steve Bannon.