The number of people who have had their benefits sanctioned in Scotland has doubled over the last three years.
96 MPs have had trips paid for by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Kuwait and Egypt over the last eight years.
The number of childminders across Scotland has declined by over a third, analysis by The Ferret has found, leaving thousands of families struggling to find flexible childcare.
As part of The Ferret’s Carbon Credit series, we've mapped all of Scotland's carbon capture sites and explored the top 20, which span from Carsphairn to Caithness.
Day two of our investigation into Scotland's Carbon Credits reveals the major firms buying offsets produced on Scottish land.
Scotland’s richest man, an earl, and private equity and property firms are among those developing carbon offsetting projects that critics say are pushing up land prices and allowing companies to “greenwash” their image.
Scottish councils have awarded contracts worth more than £1bn to private companies since 2015, The Ferret can reveal.
Almost a third of Scottish jobs are being advertised online at under the real living wage, according to exclusive research by The Ferret, prompting campaigners to condemn the “scandal” of low pay across the country.
The owners of Scotland’s onshore wind farms will only pay ‘loose change’ to communities this year.