Phone calls made by prisoners to the Samaritans more than doubled in just six months,
Campaigners have welcomed a move by Aberdeen University to divest from fossil fuels by 2025.
Families of those who have died in custody are being shut out of fatal accident inquiries, though their involvement could improve the outcome, say researchers.
Scottish politicians and academics at Glasgow University have called on authorities to release a former Glasgow University student arrested in Kurdish Iraq and charged with high treason.
A former Chinese diplomat turned whistleblower after defecting to Australia has claimed China tries to control its international students studying at Scottish universities through student associations.
Criminal justice experts are raising serious concerns about the “de facto solitary confinement” of Scottish prisoners over the last year, with many facing intense levels of isolation.
Scottish universities have shares worth more than £2m in companies linked to the West Bank, it has been revealed, leading to calls for disinvestment.
Scots universities signed up to a COP26 network have shares worth nearly £5.2 million in fossil fuel firms and arms companies causing pollution.
Generation Identity Scotland is part of a European-wide far right movement that opposes Islam, immigration and multiculturalism.