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.
Police Scotland has amended its counter terrorism plan after a report by The Ferret revealed they had labelled anti-fracking protesters as "domestic extremists".
Boris Johnson’s widely criticised trip to Afghanistan when a crucial vote was due on a third runway at Heathrow cost the British taxpayer at least £20,000, The Ferret can reveal.
Government plans to appoint an independent watchdog to monitor how facial recognition, fingerprints and genetic materials are used in Scotland have been criticised.
Campaigners have called for a new prevention strategy to stop unnecessary suffering from drug deaths after new figures revealed that almost one thousand people were killed by substance abuse last year.
Police Scotland have admitted that they have not fully considered the privacy or human rights implications of new mobile phone analysis tools that are to be used throughout Scotland.