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.
Three years on from mass murder by Islamic State thousands of Yazidis are still seeking justice.
The situation for Scotland’s Gypsy Travellers has “gone backwards” with people suffering “appalling discrimination”, a health crisis and high levels of poverty.
As technology advances and Scotland modernises, Travellers say they are struggling to retain their traditional lifestyle and are often forced to hide their ethnicity for fear of prejudice.
The new Scottish Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into allegations that the Scottish Government has blocked or delayed freedom of information requests.