Dozens of Scotland's care home buildings are owned by companies based in tax havens and controlled by global hedge funds, private equity and China
Registers of Scotland data shows 3,237 Scottish properties were owned by companies based outside of the UK in 2019.
Glasgow City Council has been accused of "ridiculous" spending after The Ferret revealed it used nearly £20,000 of taxpayers' money on a portrait of former Lord Provost, Sadie Docherty.
Two Scottish councils have loaned millions of pounds to an English council which borrows far more than any other council in the UK and gambles most of it on speculative solar power investments.
Critics have called for the rules to be reformed so that MSPs are forced to disclose the true value of their holdings in private companies
A Swiss private bank has upped its multi-million pound bet on Irn-Bru maker AG Barr to fail during the coronavirus crisis, The Ferret can reveal.
Airbnb hosts across Scotland are facing police and council action for welcoming guests despite a government ban aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19.
Many Scottish health boards have struggled to recruit as many consultant anaesthetists as they need, making it harder to keep coronavirus patients alive.
Nearly two-thirds of the clubs in Scotland's top two divisions do not have a dedicated safeguarding officer with no other roles at the club, despite advice from charities and footballing bodies.