Some 52 rivers and groundwaters have failed quality tests due to toxic metals flowing from Scotland’s vast network of abandoned mines.
GPs and professional bodies want primary health care infrastructure, including GP surgeries, to be partly funded by housing developers.
Low earners in Scotland face paying more than half of their salary on rent, analysis of nearly 4,500 rental listings by The Ferret has found.
Scotland’s public land is being sold off to housing developers building luxury homes and sidelining local people, The Ferret can reveal.
Councils across Scotland are failing to implement surveillance laws properly, according to inspection reports obtained by The Ferret.