An environmental campaigner targeted by police has failed to persuade a judge that an undercover policing inquiry should be extended to cover Scotland.
Official documents reveal that Police Scotland has been trying to infiltrate communities near the Ineos petrochemical plant at Grangemouth.
An internal probe has been launched after complaint that Chief Constable gave wrong information to MSPs
Campaigners claim proposals for a new Scottish spy cops probe like asking the police to 'mark their own homework.'
A sales engineer from Angus was in charge of a secret police squad being investigated by a public inquiry, The Ferret can reveal.