A £63m plan to allow access to NHS medical records has been criticised for failing to offer patients a choice over whether data is shared with researchers.
The UK Government is being urged to follow a shift in US foreign policy and stop selling arms, including smart bombs made in Scotland, to Saudi Arabia.
Since the Yemen war began in 2015, war crime allegations have been linked to bombs made by US arms firm Raytheon, which has a factory in Fife.
The Ferret and HuffPost investigate the impact of UK government austerity on child poverty in Fife.
Arms firm Raytheon, which has been linked to alleged war crimes in Yemen, taught in schools on 81 occasions over the past two years.
The oil multinational, Shell, has apologised after being fined £40,000 for breaching the rules on reporting climate pollution at its Mossmorran petrochemical plant in Fife.
Two oil multinationals have repeatedly failed to reduce the risks of major accidents at petrochemical plants in Fife, according to documents from the UK government’s Health and Safety Executive.
A Perthshire poultry firm which made headlines last year following a food safety scandal has been given more than £1.3 million by the Scottish Government.
Locals report that the Mossmorran plant burns off gas for several days and nights in a row, with noise, vibration and light pollution invading people’s homes.