Air pollution from exhaust fumes has increased on streets in Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Falkirk and Perth, according to the latest government monitoring.
The Ferret and HuffPost investigate how Dundee's drug death crisis is being driven by government austerity policy.
Dundee City Council has been criticised for using £5,500 of its Common Good Fund to pay for a portrait of the city’s Lord Provost.
The British Army has been criticised for targeting online recruitment adverts at young, risk-taking, working class Scots suffering the "January Blues".
The drug-related death count in Dundee jumped from 57 to 73 in 2017, and is almost double the national average.
Busy streets in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee are being polluted by exhaust fumes in breach of legal safety limits introduced in 2010, according to the latest government monitoring.
Toxic exhaust fumes are polluting ten city streets across Scotland in breach of legal safety limits that should have been met eight years ago.
A new neo-Nazi organisation called System Resistance Network is recruiting in Scotland. Campaigners say it is run by a banned terrorist group.
Five schools in Angus and three schools in Dundee had defects that were similar to those found in Edinburgh private finance schools after a wall collapsed.