The pension fund for Scotland’s MSPs has invested over £100,000 in a Taiwanese company blamed for mass suicides at its iPhone factories - as well as in Russia, weapons, fossil fuels and tobacco.
Thousands of elderly people in Scotland are facing “worry and uncertainty” because the company which provides their care is running out of money.
A Scottish baronet has been called upon to help preserve his ancestor’s castle in Sierra Leone as a monument to the brutality of 18th century slave trade.
A survey of Scottish autistic people has found that over half have had negative experiences trying to access mental health services.
Four Tory MPs vowed to support the Cayman Islands Government’s fight against anti-money laundering measures after a paid trip to the country.
The Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, angrily rejected a proposal from her Foreign Secretary, Douglas Hurd, for £1 million to help the African National Congress three months after Nelson Mandela was released from prison.
Scottish Government attempts to draw up policies on autism have treated autistic people "appallingly" and suffer from "well-intentioned ignorance” and “prejudice”, The Ferret has been told.
The Director of a small charity has claimed that Barnardo’s effectively forced her group out of a joint bid for an City of Edinburgh Council contract and tried to prevent any other rival bids from being launched.
A charity set up to support families affected by the ‘baby ashes scandal’ is being investigated for a second time by charity regulators.