Scotland has a higher rate of homeless deaths than other UK countries, according to official statistics showing that 359 people died over a two-year period.
Scotland's national records will begin publishing specific statistics on homeless deaths for the first time next month.
Families on housing benefit are being priced out of homes across Scotland, according to new data from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Police Scotland received eight reports alleging domestic abuse by serving officers in the year after they first started recording complaints - but no-one has been convicted of a crime.
More than 200 British citizens in Glasgow underwent spot checks by immigration officers in 21 months, prompting claims the Home Office has been conducting racial profiling.
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.