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.
"A landscape scarred by human activity": stunning aerial photos reveal how land use in Scotland has been changed by deer, forestry, agriculture and golf.
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.