Data obtained by The Ferret has revealed that most of the maintenance work carried out on Scotland’s rail viaducts in the last two years has failed to include recommended surveys for bats.
An environmental campaigner targeted by police has failed to persuade a judge that an undercover policing inquiry should be extended to cover Scotland.
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.
A campaign group has written to Westminster’s Commissioner for Standards to request an investigation into the conduct of two Tory MPs after The Ferret highlighted inconsistencies in their reporting of "dark money" donations.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has been repeatedly wined and dined by the fish farming, whisky and power industries.
The new Scottish Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into allegations that the Scottish Government has blocked or delayed freedom of information requests.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency ditched a toxic pesticide report after fears it could attract freedom of information requests.
Edinburgh airport accused of “convenient incompetence” after admitting that a blunder resulted in consultation responses being rejected.
Scottish ministers have held private meetings with the fracking firm Ineos and Grangemouth executives from China five times in 13 months.