Communities from around the world are calling on Scotland to toughen its target to cut climate pollution in order to safeguard food supplies, protect homes and save lives.
Allegations of sexual harassment by NHS staff in Scotland led to at least 25 internal investigations by health boards last year resulting in dismissals, resignations and ongoing police cases.
Wildlife in Scotland has weaker protection against damaging developments than wildlife in England and Wales, according to emails released by the government’s conservation agency, Scottish Natural Heritage.
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The Scottish Government is facing unprecedented pressure to overhaul its plans to cut climate pollution from farming from a powerful alliance of food and environment groups.
Campaigners said the Scotland Office could be using taxpayer funded Facebook ads to “manipulate potential voters for party political purposes.”
The Scottish Government has been secretly trying to wriggle out of a proposed US ban on imports of salmon from fish farms that shoot seals, according to documents published by The Ferret.
A company owned by the Northern Irish government has been sharply criticised by the international human rights group Reprieve for its role in setting up juvenile courts in Egypt.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim from the UK homelessness minister Heather Wheeler on Scotland’s homeless accommodation.