Why is the deposit return scheme so controversial?
The deposit return scheme (DRS) is due to begin in Scotland on 16 August, but has led to…
Nicola Sturgeon resigns: What happens next?
Ferret Fact Service looks at what the procedure is for replacing Nicola Sturgeon as first minister and SNP leader.
Scottish Government threatens to stop funding US oil firm over Russia exports
The Scottish Government has threatened to withhold funding to a US oil multinational over its exports to Russia.
Claim that SNP broke manifesto pledge in Scottish budget is Mostly True
The Scottish Government announced the details of its budget on Thursday, amid the ongoing cost-of-living crisis.
Covid-19 graphic shared by John Swinney is Mostly False
Ferret Fact Service looked a claim shared by John Swinney about the benefits of mask wearing for Covid-19.
Claim historical data won’t be used for pupil assessment is Half True
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim about how pupil assessments will work this year.
Pupils sitting ‘exams in disguise’ accuse SQA of ‘shambolic’ mismanagement
Scottish high school pupils have told The Ferret that “shambolic” mismanagement by the SQA has left them facing a “marathon of assessments” without support.
Over £400,000 raised by political crowdfunders as campaigners warn of need for scrutiny
Scottish political parties and candidates have raised over £400,000 through online crowdfunders as campaigners call for "heavy scrutiny".
Teachers could earn less than minimum wage for extra exam work
Some teachers may end up earning less than the minimum wage for extra work around exams, The Ferret can reveal.