Registers of Scotland data shows 3,237 Scottish properties were owned by companies based outside of the UK in 2019.
Experts say that data harvested from people's mobile phones show that city centre activity across Scotland has declined by around a third since strict rules on movement were introduced to manage the Covid-19 outbreak.
Private finance firms profiting from Scottish hospitals have drawn criticism for seeking positive publicity for their response to the coronavirus epidemic in Europe whilst refusing to drop their charges in Scotland.
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.