The allegations of fraud are said to be linked to contracts given to private firms for roads maintenance.
Taxpayers’ money amounting to more than £50m was given to companies in Scotland that were later liquidated, dissolved or put into administration.
34 Scottish firms have reported gender pay gaps larger that the Scottish national average.
Ferret Fact Service takes a look at the pay gap as new rules come into force requiring big companies to disclose their gender inequality figures.
Nicola Sturgeon pledged to deliver gender balanced boards on all Scotland's public bodies in 2015. Since then 80 women have joined the board room, but many public bodies still typically pay women far less than men.
UK Government plans to “crack down” on the potential for Scottish Limited Partnerships to be used to facilitate organised crime have been revealed to consist of a £13,000 "programme of letter writing.”
The Scottish Highlands are a net exporter of energy, but despite this, people who live there still pay more for power.
Calls for regulators to investigate secretive charity with links to Scottish private finance projects and £2.5m in the bank.
Ferret Fact Service looked at a number of claims made around the Scottish Budget announcement.