Charities are demanding urgent action to prevent a “tragic” loss of lives, as updated figures reveal at least 139 people have died while homeless in Scotland over the last 18 months.
Scotland's national records office says it will undertake a review that could see it count the deaths of homeless people for the first time.
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.