Nicola Sturgeon has defended her rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, after he backed a hotel developer accused of illegally destroying an ancient pinewood in the Cairngorms.
Three quarters of large goods vehicles run by Scottish councils have not been fitted with the braking system recommended after six people were killed by a bin lorry in Glasgow
Leaked emails prompt accusations that the rural economy minister, Fergus Ewing, breached the ministerial code of conduct by intervening in a planning dispute in the Cairngorms.
Glasgow's biggest bus company is ignoring an £8 million Scottish Government fund to stop toxic exhaust fumes polluting city streets.
Scottish ministers have the power to halt plans to dump nuclear waste on Aboriginal land in Australia which could breach human rights, according to government advisors.
Holyrood's £82m pension fund is to be reviewed after campaigners questioned investments in arms, fossil fuels, tobacco and iPhone factories linked to mass suicides.
Campaigners call for immediate changes to put in place better out-of-hours mental health provision in prisons.
An extreme far right group modelled on Sir Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists plans to put candidates up for community council seats in Scotland.
"Alarming" Police Scotland statistics on the use of strip searches on women have prompted calls for a review from experts and politicians.