'Eye-watering' interest payments on borrowing from the UK treasury are further squeezing council budgets, campaigners have argued.
Scotland’s Trades Union Congress (STUC) has issued a call for further Scottish Government intervention on the cost of living crisis as it co-hosts a nationwide summit on the issue.
Russian businessmen who have agreed to resign as directors of a Scots whisky firm have links to Russia’s government and military.
A dozen Scots politicians, including two government ministers, were wined and dined by companies at a £200 per head dinner during the COP26 summit, The Ferret can reveal.
Climate pollution by Scotland’s water industry watchdog has trebled after more than 200 flights to London and abroad, prompting accusations of “hypocrisy”.