Holyrood's £86 million pension fund has ploughed more money into fossil fuels and opposed bids to combat sexual harassment and hate speech after agreeing to make investments more ethical.
Scottish police have been accused of "doing nothing" about an allegation of sexual abuse against a Rangers football scout based in Edinburgh.
The agency in charge of supplying products and staff to the NHS in Scotland is preparing for "severe disruption" if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.
The NHS Highland public heath director, Hugo van Woerden, has been criticised for attempting to hide his salary of more than £155,000 a year.
The new Liberal Democrat leader, Jo Swinson, has come under fire for donors with links to a Russian gas company and a firm criticised for tax avoidance.
Environmental campaigners have called on the Scottish Government's economic development agency not to spend taxpayers' money subsidising a new form of underwater mining.
Retailers have told the Scottish Government they may remove some of their products from shops if Scotland introduces a scheme for recycling drinks containers.
The British Army has been criticised for targeting online recruitment adverts at young, risk-taking, working class Scots suffering the "January Blues".