Private finance schemes by successive governments have left Scottish taxpayers footing a £40 billion bill to build schools, hospitals, roads and other projects worth £9 billion, according to Scotland’s spending watchdog.
Scotland's national records will begin publishing specific statistics on homeless deaths for the first time next month.
The gap between what women and men are paid widened in favour of men at over 170 organisations in Scotland last year, including prominent companies such as Ineos, Babcock, Farmfoods and Brewdog.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the debate over the increase to the carer's allowance.
Scotland's national records office says it will undertake a review that could see it count the deaths of homeless people for the first time.
Ferret Fact Service looks at Ruth Davidson's claim that Scotland only attracts four per cent of the immigrants that come to the UK.
Vital information on the health of the economy is “arbitrarily” altered to avoid awkward questions, claims former ONS worker.