Gulalai Ismail has been targeted by Pakistani security services, accused of a litany of crimes including sedition, financing terrorism and defaming state institutions.
Documents released following a legal battle reveal the European Research Group’s “highly partial” taxpayer-funded output.
The launch of the Scottish Government's public consultation on how to combat the global climate emergency has been condemned as “fiddling while the world burns”.
The public sector in Scotland is being urged to step up its efforts to tackle the climate emergency, after a survey revealed that most government bodies have done little or nothing in response.
Video footage of damage to the seabed by illegal scallop dredging off Jura has been obtained by The Ferret, prompting calls for urgent enforcement action to be taken against rogue fisherman.
Big Brother-style CCTV planned for Glasgow is a "very significant" threat to civil liberties and workers' rights, according to trade unionists.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a viral claim that Scotland spent £125,000 coming up with the slogan ‘Welcome to Scotland’.
Environmental campaigners have called on the Scottish Government's economic development agency not to spend taxpayers' money subsidising a new form of underwater mining.
Marine wildlife in a vast area of ocean to the north of Scotland is at risk from trawlers because of a gaping loophole in international fishing regulations