Ferret Fact Service looks at crowd estimation and the claims about the sizes of recent Scottish independence and Brexit marches
The Colombian conflict is devastating the environment and the lives of the people who live along a 400-mile river in the South American country.
Qatar Airways has introduced an embargo on the shipment of greyhounds to nations with poor records on animal welfare after an animal welfare campaign.
St Andrews Community Hospital has 90 staff and 40 beds, but its operating theatre has not been used since it opened in 2009.
Around 50 Irish-bred greyhounds, some that have raced in Britain, are being advertised on Chinese breeding sites, according to animal rights campaigners.
Cocaine, amphetamine, steroids and beta blockers were among prohibited substances found in the bloodstreams of greyhounds at Shawfield Stadium in Glasgow.
A leading drug activist has urged Scots to engage in widespread civil disobedience to reduce the number of people dying of drug overdoses.
Scottish police have been accused of "doing nothing" about an allegation of sexual abuse against a Rangers football scout based in Edinburgh.
A photo essay exploring Orkney's renewable energy revolution, with wind, wave and solar power replacing fossil fuel dependency.