Four Scottish local authorities have renegotiated or are renegotiating debts with commercial banks in a bid to save millions each year in interest payments.
The City of Edinburgh Council has admitted that it has not made money from film companies for street closures despite the disruption they cause.
Top Scottish politicians quaffed champagne and dined on veal alongside property investors at a secret £5,000 VIP dinner in the south of France, The Ferret has learned.
An anti-EU party standing for Edinburgh council is a member of a far right group in Europe which receives funding from the European Commission.
A campaign group has called on the City of Edinburgh Council to use money raised from a proposed new tourist tax to crack down on problems associated with short-term lets.
Dozens of children have been trafficked to Scotland with several going missing from care, says a new report.
Edinburgh City Council has broken the law 466 times in the last year by placing homeless families in bed and breakfast accommodation for more than seven days.
The Scottish Information Commissioner has intervened in ten different public agencies to try and remedy transparency failings over the last year, a report reveals.
Edinburgh's homeless system is reaching breaking point due to surging demand and a lack of housing. Meanwhile there's money to be made for private owners.