Police Scotland has defended two controversial contracts it has to train foreign police including a partnership with Jamaica, whose police force was accused of 168 murders last year
A company owned by the Northern Irish government has been sharply criticised by the international human rights group Reprieve for its role in setting up juvenile courts in Egypt.
An activist with a far right group operating in Scotland had links with a banned neo-Nazi terror organisation, it has been claimed.
The organisers of Scotland’s next population census in 2021 have come under fire for hiring a firm whose US parent company is accused of helping torture prisoners at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
A senior planning official has admitted circumventing freedom of information law, by receiving vital environmental data from fish farmers “face to face”.
Charities in Scotland say they are paying out hundreds of thousands of pounds to help people left destitute by a 'failing' asylum system.
With no access to work or housing, destitute Eritreans in Glasgow have no prospect of returning to a homeland where they would face prison - or worse.
The Scottish Government has been warned that the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act may not comply with the European Convention on Human Rights.
The US is to withhold more than £45m in aid for the UN relief agency for Palestinians, a move that could prove “catastrophic” for the humanitarian organisation and half a million children.