Glasgow City Council has been accused of "ridiculous" spending after The Ferret revealed it used nearly £20,000 of taxpayers' money on a portrait of former Lord Provost, Sadie Docherty.
Westminster’s £2.5 billion backing for offshore oil and gas projects in Brazil and Ghana risks undermining UK efforts to cut climate pollution, according to an expert analysis.
The number of seals shot by the fish farming industry has doubled ahead of a proposed government ban, prompting fears of a “killing spree”.
The rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, has been criticised for "an abdication of responsibility" and as "very un-ministerial" by a civil service trade union.
The Scottish Government is going to ban the fish farming industry from shooting seals to save a £180 million export business to the US, The Ferret can reveal.
The rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, has been accused of breaching the ministerial code by failing to record 25 meetings with the fish farming industry.
Over a hundred campaigners are asking the Scottish and UK governments not to bail out the petrochemical giant, Ineos, during the coronavirus crisis.
Critics have called for the rules to be reformed so that MSPs are forced to disclose the true value of their holdings in private companies
The Scottish Government has been forced to withdraw all the emergency relaxations it made to freedom of information (FoI) law in April.