A secretive trust that gave £319,000 to the Scottish Conservatives is under examination by the Electoral Commission.
Campaigners said the Scotland Office could be using taxpayer funded Facebook ads to “manipulate potential voters for party political purposes.”
Surprise food safety inspections are to be stepped up at a Scottish slaughterhouse following a scandal in England.
Aerospace and aviation firms operating at Prestwick Airport received £3.5m in grants from Scottish Enterprise over the last five years, The Ferret can reveal.
One of Scotland's largest farming businesses has breached regulations whilst receiving more than half a million pounds from taxpayers.
Scottish Enterprise has given more than £650,000 to Ryanair, the airline at the centre of a staffing dispute that has resulted in thousands of flights from Scottish airports being cancelled this winter.
Anti fascists targeted and shut down the first public meeting of Scotland’s latest extreme far right group.
Scottish property experts have predicted that fracking in the central belt could hit house prices by up to 10 per cent, according to a survey by The Ferret.