The Scottish Environment Protection Agency secretly ditched a plan to ban a toxic pesticide after pressure from the fish farming industry.
An investigation by Scotland’s information watchdog has lambasted ministers for their “poor” approach to freedom of information law.
Scottish local authorities are investing £1.7 billion in 52 fossil fuel companies blamed for causing climate chaos.
At least 45 lochs around Scotland’s coast have been contaminated by toxic pesticides from fish farms that can harm wildlife and human health.
Jim Ratcliffe, boss of Grangemouth petrochemical giant Ineos, secretly lobbied George Osborne when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer to muzzle the unions.
Dangers of death from traffic accidents exposed as a “postcode lottery” by the lack of 20mph speed limits on streets across Scotland.
Private security staff hired by Donald Trump to guard his Aberdeenshire golf course hid their handcuffs after concerns were raised by police.