Scotland’s councils underspend on period products
Less than half of the funding allocated to Scotland’s councils in the run-up to the Period Products Act was spent on the provision of period products.
Holyrood row with Westminster scuppers bill to protect elephants and dolphins
A bill to ban the sale and advertisement of cruel animal experiences abroad won't be extended to Scotland due to a row between the Scottish and UK governments.
Edinburgh firm has £50m investment in embattled coal giant
An Edinburgh investment company holds £50m worth of bonds issued by a coal giant accused of "pulling off the biggest corporate con in history".
Scottish Family Party leader slammed for far right interview
The leader of the Scottish Family Party was interviewed by Patriotic Alternative Scotland, a far right group targeted by a government counter-terrorism strategy.
Five ways to fix the high street
Dr Allison Orr and Dr James White from the University of Glasgow join The Ferret to talk about how we can regenerate our high streets.
Revealed: The Scottish cultural institutions linked to tax havens
Global firms linked to tax havens own or operate Scottish theatres, music venues, pubs and bars, analysis by The Ferret has found.
Retail haven: Three in four city shopping centres have offshore links
Our research also found that about a third of shopping centres in Scotland’s cities have announced, or are considering, plans for significant redevelopment.
Two-thirds of high street property owned outside Scotland
Only a third of properties on Scotland’s busiest shopping streets are owned by companies registered in the country, The Ferret can reveal.
Majority of Scotland’s private baby scanning clinics are unregulated
Just five of 45 private clinics are registered with the national regulatory body, prompting fears unqualified people are wrongly advising pregnant women.