Scottish ministers have rejected calls for a watertight legal ban on fracking, promising instead that they would use planning policy to block the technology indefinitely.
Scottish ministers have come under fire after extending a licence for the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, to frack for shale gas in the central belt.
Ministers halted the hiring of a middleman to boost oil and gas business with Saudi Arabia amid mounting international outrage.
The Scottish Government has extended a licence for fracking across the central belt by the Grangemouth company, Ineos - but insisted it is still opposed to fracking.
A fracking gas pipeline key to the “shale gas revolution” promised by Grangemouth petrochemical giant Ineos has been shut down by US safety regulators to prevent “catastrophic results impacting the public”.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the claim that Police Scotland have solved all murders since 2013.
The Scottish Government has announced an immediate ban on fracking, spelling an end to industry’s bid to drill for shale gas in Scotland.
Scotland is “wholly unprepared” to deal with an accident or an attack on the nuclear bomb convoys that travel across the country.
Chemical contamination from the fracking industry could increase the risk of childhood leukaemia, according to new study by US scientists.