FFS Explains: Humza Yousaf’s polling challenge
Ferret Fact Service looks at the polling on issues which may define Humza Yousaf's time in charge.
Fact check: Nicola Sturgeon on her record as first minister
Ferret Fact Service looks at five claims Nicola Sturgeon made about her record as first minister.
Patriotic Alternative Scotland voices support for man who pleaded guilty to terror charges
A leading figure in Patriotic Alternative Scotland has expressed support for a man who pleaded guilty to terrorism offences and urged members of the far right group to write to him in prison.
Fact check: SNP leadership debates
Ferret Fact Service looked at claims made by the SNP leadership candidates in the recent TV debates.
Scotland’s councils underspend on period products
Less than half of the funding allocated to Scotland’s councils in the run-up to the Period Products Act was spent on the provision of period products.
UK Government gave £2m to US oil firm exporting to Russia
A multinational based in Montrose, criticised for exporting goods to Russia after the invasion of Ukraine, received a £2.1m grant from the government.
Holyrood row with Westminster scuppers bill to protect elephants and dolphins
A bill to ban the sale and advertisement of cruel animal experiences abroad won't be extended to Scotland due to a row between the Scottish and UK governments.
Patriotic Alternative Scotland activist filmed at Merseyside riot
A member of Patriotic Alternative who attended the group’s protest in Erskine was filmed at a riot outside a hotel accommodating asylum seekers in Merseyside.
Revealed: Tobacco firms lobbied politicians at Holyrood 34 times
Tobacco companies have intensified their lobbying efforts at Holyrood ahead of a potential tightening of smoking legislation, The Ferret can reveal.