Most council trucks lack safer brakes recommended after Glasgow bin lorry crash
Three quarters of large goods vehicles run by Scottish councils have not been fitted with the braking system recommended after six people were killed by a bin lorry in Glasgow
Scotland adds 80 women board members since Sturgeon equality pledge
Nicola Sturgeon pledged to deliver gender balanced boards on all Scotland's public bodies in 2015. Since then 80 women have joined the board room, but many public bodies still typically pay women far less than men.
Revealed: the care homes with the most complaints in Scotland
The Care Inspectorate has upheld more than 100 complaints against private sector care home provider, HC-One, in the last three years, the Ferret can reveal.
Firm alleged to have overcharged taxpayers given Scottish Government cash
A Scottish Government decision to hand a £300k contract to PA Consulting has been described as 'worrying' after the firm was accused of overcharging taxpayers.
Exposed: the catalogue of cruelty suffered by Scotland’s farm animals
Thousands of farm animals have suffered in more than 700 serious breaches of welfare rules in Scotland over the last two years.
Fracking no longer viable, says government advisor
A leading academic who advised the Scottish Government on fracking says the industry has been “fatally undermined” by a UK Government policy U-turn.
Outed: the 371 plants that pollute Scotland
More than 300 industrial sites across Scotland - including a host of well-known names - have been named and shamed.