Glasgow City Council
The man behind a Glasgow restaurant accused of being a Chinese secret police station has wined and dined senior Scottish politicians, The Ferret can reveal.
Glasgow shopping street is Scotland's most vacant high street with 36 per cent of its shops, offices and domestic properties now lying empty.
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.
Local authorities own over 1,100 vacant properties in Scotland’s cities while real estate investors, tax haven firms and others are responsible for more than 500 high street vacancies.
Scottish local authorities have recorded more than 10,000 data breaches over the last five years, The Ferret can reveal.
A charity that helps torture survivors has accused Glasgow City Council of failing to provide young asylum seekers and refugees with free bus passes and depriving them of a “vital lifeline” during the cost-of-living crisis.
Strathclyde University has been accused of failing to make progress on commitments — made more than two years ago — to research and acknowledge the institution’s historical ties to slavery.
Scottish councils have awarded contracts worth more than £1bn to private companies since 2015, The Ferret can reveal.
Glasgow City Council has spent almost £10m on agency workers to empty bins and deal with recycling in the last five years, we can reveal.