A council pension fund has shares worth nearly £7m in an Israeli bank fined in the US for its involvement in a Fifa corruption scandal.
Plans to prolong the mining of peat at two sites in Dumfries and Galloway have alarmed environmental groups, who want a ban to protect the climate.
Rare birds in a conservation area on the Firth of Tay have been “devastated” by a huge wildfire during a dry spell in April, according to wildlife experts.
Cracks that could increase the risk of a radioactive accident at Torness nuclear station in East Lothian will start appearing six years sooner than previously thought, says UK safety watchdog.
Glasgow tenants said they were given no prior warning about the dangerous exterior of their buildings, after urgent repairs left many locked out for days during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nearly three-quarters of Muslim women in Scotland have experienced Islamophobia, according to a recent survey. The Ferret spoke to three women who shared their experiences.
The Ministry of Defence has banned its military and civilian staff from speaking publicly about Trident nuclear weapons in Scotland.
Campaigners in Scotland have welcomed a UK Supreme Court ruling which means council pension funds can divest from firms operating in Palestinian territories occupied by Israel.
Rule changes during the Covid-19 pandemic favour property developers and risk shutting the public out from the planning system, say Scottish civic groups.