There is growing alarm that a rapid increase in Airbnb rented properties is harming residential communities across Scotland.
The Home Office is stepping up efforts to arrest and deport rough sleepers from Edinburgh.
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.
Members of a Government advisory group have enjoyed five-star luxury at an exclusive Edinburgh hotel.
Officials have been criticised over 'hollow' pledges to keep former pool site as a leisure facility for Leith.
In some parts of Scotland traditional "beat bobbies" are non-existent and the situation for local policing is “critical,” according to the Scottish Police Federation.
Scores of diesel cars have been illegally belching lethal exhaust fumes across Scotland because their pollution filters have been removed.
Lothian Buses have left campaigners disappointed after it was revealed that the firm is lobbying against a major new cycle lane.
A former CCTV operator with 15 years experience claims council managers ignored frequent breaches of privacy laws on an almost daily basis.