Authoritarian regimes and financial giants with stakes in the fossil fuel industry are among investors who would benefit from plans to use hydrogen heating.
The firm behind a Fife trial of hydrogen in homes has refused to release the findings of explosion testing because they could “undermine the project”.
Concerns have been raised about the impacts on patients as GP chains take over ailing practices across Scotland.
GPs said they were being forced to work at “unsafe levels” with duty doctors in average practices clocking up to 75 appointments in one day.
Less than half of the funding allocated to Scotland’s councils in the run-up to the Period Products Act was spent on the provision of period products.
Hundreds of cervical cancer cases are going undetected in Scotland each year due to missed routine screenings, The Ferret can reveal.
Tulchan Estate, in the Highlands, received Scottish Government funds that would have allowed them to both burn and restore areas of the estate.
At least 56 MPs accepted paid-for-trips and gifts from Qatar collectively worth £370,000 over the five years before the 2022 World Cup.
Glasgow shopping street is Scotland's most vacant high street with 36 per cent of its shops, offices and domestic properties now lying empty.