In 1995 the UK Conservative government threatened to cut back naval co-operation with Nelson Mandela's South Africa unless it bought Scottish warships.
Firms profiting from NHS Scotland's recruitment crisis have links to tax havens and pay their directors up to £184,000.
The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have accepted hundreds of thousands of pounds to help fight the general election from companies with links to offshore tax havens.
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.