Nicola Sturgeon has defended her rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, after he backed a hotel developer accused of illegally destroying an ancient pinewood in the Cairngorms.
Leaked emails prompt accusations that the rural economy minister, Fergus Ewing, breached the ministerial code of conduct by intervening in a planning dispute in the Cairngorms.
Glasgow's biggest bus company is ignoring an £8 million Scottish Government fund to stop toxic exhaust fumes polluting city streets.
Scotland’s failure to ban waste dumping could give England a “£100 million landfill tax gift”, an industry body is warning.
The £2 billion salmon farming industry marketed around the world as Scottish is virtually all owned by investors in Norway, Switzerland, Cyprus, Canada and other countries.
Public opinion across the UK has shifted decisively against Brexit over the last 18 months, according to an analysis of over 200 opinion polls.
Scottish ministers have been accused of rewriting the rules and weakening legal protection for precious wildlife sites to pave the way for a controversial golf development on the north east coast.
Busy streets in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee are being polluted by exhaust fumes in breach of legal safety limits introduced in 2010, according to the latest government monitoring.
UK nuclear submarine crews don’t want to live around the Faslane naval base on the Clyde because of the prospect of Scottish independence, according to an internal report for the Ministry of Defence.