Newly uncovered forecasts reveal Heathrow's expansion could lead to a decrease of more than 220,000 passengers in Scottish airports.
The UK government has been condemned for arming states named in a UN report revealing that 12,000 children were killed or maimed last year in armed conflicts.
Investigations have been launched into four safety incidents at the Hunterston B nuclear power station in North Ayrshire, according to the UK government’s nuclear watchdog.
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.
Over 100 boats were reportedly seen in protected fishing areas over the past four years, and campaigners say rogue fishermen are supplying a black market for seafood.
The new Liberal Democrat leader, Jo Swinson, has come under fire for donors with links to a Russian gas company and a firm criticised for tax avoidance.
UK austerity policy is shortening the life expectancy of people in Scotland, public health experts are warning.
The Scottish Government agency responsible for protecting wildlife has licensed the killing of 130,000 wild animals in the last five years.