The names of senior police officers in Scotland linked to a secret Metropolitan Police division under investigation are revealed by The Ferret.
Campaigners have backed calls for tighter regulation of the way Police Scotland handle biometric data, such as photographs.
Scotland's former counter-terrorism chief was seconded to a controversial undercover Met unit now under investigation.
Top secret police files detailing covert spying on Scots political activists have been condemned by trade unionists and campaigners.
Fears have been raised that a £1.2m CCTV surveillance system in Scotland's largest city could become a 'digital dragnet,' unless stronger legal safeguards are put in place.
Doctors and nurses advised to breach patient confidentiality and report suspicious people to the state to comply with counter-terrorism law.
Animal rights, environment and anti-nuclear campaigners are “of concern” according to counter-terrorism training materials produced by Scotland’s largest council.
The CCTV network that scans Scotland's streets, shops and parks is fragmented, obsolete and may violate the law, according to a secret police report.