Surprise food safety inspections are to be stepped up at a Scottish slaughterhouse following a scandal in England.
It is claimed that an urgent review of how the Home Office uses information leading to immigration operations – sometimes known as “raids” – is needed.
One of Scotland's largest farming businesses has breached regulations whilst receiving more than half a million pounds from taxpayers.
Scottish general election candidates have raised more than £200,000 through crowdfunding sites, The Ferret can reveal.
Thousands of farm animals have suffered in more than 700 serious breaches of welfare rules in Scotland over the last two years.