The Ferret Investigative Journalism Platform Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:17:55 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 The Ferret 32 32 Claim face masks are not effective against Covid-19 is False Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:51:44 +0000 face mask
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim that face masks are not effective against Covid-19.
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Scots Oil firm linked to man at centre of Brexit donation mystery collapses Thu, 29 Oct 2020 13:40:59 +0000 Richard Cook dark money brexit
A Scottish oil and gas company – linked to the man behind the Democratic Unionist Party’s mysterious £435,000 Brexit donation – owes at least £4.5m.
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‘All I could see was water’: Asylum journeys across the channel Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:59:51 +0000
Asylum seekers explain what it's really like to attempt to cross the Channel from France in an overcrowded rubber boat.
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Deleted police records on thousands of Scots still held by other public bodies Tue, 27 Oct 2020 13:22:07 +0000 Police Scotland car
Nearly 500,000 people have been removed from a police database - but other public bodies who received the records could still have them.
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Scottish doctor named in UAE human rights abuses lawsuit Sun, 25 Oct 2020 10:59:30 +0000 UAE
A doctor with the Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has been named in a lawsuit filed against an international law firm accused of UAE human rights abuses.
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Asylum in crisis: stories from inside the ‘broken system’ Fri, 23 Oct 2020 07:29:20 +0000
How a network of grassroots organisations are trying to catch people at risk of falling through the cracks in the UK asylum system.
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Asylum charities spending tens of thousands to plug Home Office gaps Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:17:25 +0000
Refugee charities and grassroots organisations say they have spent tens of thousands of pounds in a matter of months because of gaps in Home Office provision.
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Officers’ attempt to avoid punishment over ‘racist’ messages costs Police Scotland £200,000 Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:56:08 +0000 police officers whatsapp
Police officers' attempt to block disciplinary action for allegedly sharing racist and antisemitic WhatsApp messages cost Police Scotland nearly £200,000 in legal fees.
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Poor schools four times more likely than private schools to have Higher passes changed to fail Sun, 18 Oct 2020 10:00:01 +0000 school exams SQA
New analysis has revealed Scotland’s poorest schools were four times more likely than private schools to have passing Higher grades changed to a fail.
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Glasgow mother plans Supreme Court battle over care for disabled son Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:16:12 +0000
A Glasgow mother plans to take Scotland's largest council to the Supreme Court over the funding of a care package for her disabled son in a case that may have far-reaching implications for families across the country.
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