Most work under the UK Government’s counter terrorism strategy in Scotland is aimed at tackling sectarian and extreme right wing ideologies.
A letter signed by 18 people claims that the planned review into spycops activity in Scotland “cannot be trusted.”
Thousands of farm animals have suffered in more than 700 serious breaches of welfare rules in Scotland over the last two years.
Campaigners are demanding that the Scottish Government make a decision over whether the SSPCA should be given more investigation powers.
Simon Wellings was the alias used by a so-called spycop who operated north of the border after infiltrating the anti-globalisation group, Global Resistance.
Just three people in Scotland have been identified as at risk of being “drawn into terrorism” in Scotland since 2011.
Armed Ministry of Defence police are planning to increase patrols in civilian areas outwith the Clyde nuclear bases, prompting fears about the “increasing militarisation” of the area.
The Office of the Surveillance Commissioners identify ‘significant issues’ with the way Police Scotland staff treat surveillance material.
Ahead of the next Old Firm clash there are renewed calls for football clubs to pay for the true cost of policing their matches.