Revealed: The insurance players entangled in North Sea oil
Fifteen insurance giants were accused of “threatening people’s futures”, after The Ferret revealed their involvement in underwriting North Sea oil fields.
Revealed: More than 200 data breaches at Aberdeenshire Council
A Scottish council which boasted of its high data protection standards had more than 200 data breaches in two years and dozens staff had not completed compulsory data protection training, The Ferret can reveal.
Forestry and Land Scotland criticised for allowing fox hunts into public forests
Animal welfare groups have condemned Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) for continuing to allow fox hunts into public forests which are home to protected species such as otters, wildcats and badgers.
Soaring rates of self-harm by asylum seekers linked to ‘institutional’ accommodation
Reports of suicide and self harm by asylum seekers increased by more than 250 per cent in a four month period
Trans victims of crime will still self-ID in Scotland following Home Office rule change
Transgender victims of crime will still be recorded by Police Scotland according to how they identify their gender, in contrast to new rules for English police
UK Government urged to end secrecy and respect freedom of information
More than 100 journalists, politicians, celebrities and campaigners are among the signatories of an open letter making the call.
Thousands of disabled people left in unsuitable housing
Thousands of disabled Scots who applied for a funding grant to adapt their home are stuck in unsuitable housing.
Fears raised for town centres due to cost of living crunch
Thousands of commercial units are lying empty across Scotland’s town centres, sparking concerns that more businesses will shut as the cost of living crisis deepens.
Dalwhinnie one of over 1,250 level crossings shut to public
A Scottish walking charity has condemned Network Rail for closing more than 1,250 level crossings in Britain since 2009, obstructing access for walkers.