Pakistani human rights activist Gulalai Ismail has fled to the US to seek political asylum after being forced into hiding over accusations of links to terror groups.
A French energy giant that runs nuclear plants in Scotland has been added to a “dirty list” for working on a dam project in Burma that locals say could displace people and damage the environment.
Scottish police have been accused of "doing nothing" about an allegation of sexual abuse against a Rangers football scout based in Edinburgh.
Shelter Scotland is preparing to take legal action against Glasgow City Council over its failure to house thousands of homeless people.
Twenty public sector bodies have urged MSPs to weaken freedom of information law by increasing charges, widening exemptions and relaxing deadlines.
Victims of sexual assaults have had to travel over 100 miles wearing the clothes they were attacked in before they can have forensic examinations.
An environmental campaigner has accused Police Scotland of acting as "private security" for a Norwegian-owned fish farming company.
The efforts of departments in the Scottish Government to improve their freedom of information performance have been "disappointing", according to Scotland's information watchdog.
Gulalai Ismail has been targeted by Pakistani security services, accused of a litany of crimes including sedition, financing terrorism and defaming state institutions.