Over 70 birds of prey have been killed or gone missing at grouse shooting estates across Scotland since 2004.
Westminster spending watchdog condemns UK government plans to replace Trident as “in doubt” or “unachievable”.
The oil firms that run a Fife petrochemical complex are facing a legal crackdown for breaching pollution limits and endangering health by flaring.
Backed by Nicola Sturgeon but boycotted by Westminster, 122 countries agree a treaty for the “irreversible elimination” of nuclear weapons.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is under angry attack from the fish farming industry over new controls on toxic pesticide.
Edinburgh airport accused of “convenient incompetence” after admitting that a blunder resulted in consultation responses being rejected.
The Attorney General’s Office is investigating whether Prime Minister Theresa May can be taken to court for conspiring to commit war crimes with Trident.
Scottish ministers have held private meetings with the fracking firm Ineos and Grangemouth executives from China five times in 13 months.
Pension funds run by ten Scottish local authorities invest more than £400 million in 23 fracking companies.