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.
Big Brother-style CCTV planned for Glasgow is a "very significant" threat to civil liberties and workers' rights, according to trade unionists.
Former child soldiers abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda are rebuilding their lives.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim from ForWomen.scot about opposition to changes in the Gender Recognition Act.