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.
An Italian arms multinational has received more than £6 million from the Scottish Government, which has also given money to other arms firms.
Scottish Enterprise has given more than £650,000 to Ryanair, the airline at the centre of a staffing dispute that has resulted in thousands of flights from Scottish airports being cancelled this winter.
The Scottish Government will allow public bodies to use IMSI catchers with less oversight than in England and Wales, despite privacy fears.
The Office of the Surveillance Commissioners identify 'significant issues' with the way Police Scotland staff treat surveillance material.
Nuclear flights at a Highland airport breach runway safety limits and are expected to crack the asphalt surface.