Campaigners call for immediate changes to put in place better out-of-hours mental health provision in prisons.
Nearly 19,000 litter louts caught in Glasgow have been let off paying £1.5million worth of fines, The Ferret can reveal.
"Alarming" Police Scotland statistics on the use of strip searches on women have prompted calls for a review from experts and politicians.
The Scottish Prison Service plans to alter its gender identity and reassignment policy for people in custody after a consultation - a move welcomed by campaigners.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the claim by Ian Blackford MP that police numbers are up in Scotland but down in England and Wales.
A Scottish charity that's received more than £2 million from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is being investigated by the charity regulator.
An environmental campaigner targeted by police has failed to persuade a judge that an undercover policing inquiry should be extended to cover Scotland.
Information on individuals barred from working with children will no longer be shared with Scotland’s criminal records disclosure agency after Brexit, ministers have been warned.
Scotland must introduce formal reviews on domestic murders to help save lives, according to leading violence against women organisations.