Figures show hundreds detained in Police Scotland cells for immigration purposes, prompting calls for greater transparency over Home Office enforcement.
Computer systems at the Scottish Government’s green watchdog have been crippled for two weeks by a “complex and sophisticated” cyber attack.
Police Scotland has launched an investigation and is seeking public information about a stag that was filmed being shot and killed in a Highland sea loch.
Human rights groups write to Police Scotland expressing concerns over a man linked to neo-Nazis and loyalist paramilitaries who threatened to rape a baby
Nearly 500,000 people have been removed from a police database - but other public bodies who received the records could still have them.
Police officers' attempt to block disciplinary action for allegedly sharing racist and antisemitic WhatsApp messages cost Police Scotland nearly £200,000 in legal fees.
Police have apologised to an anti-fish-farming campaigner after he complained of being wrongly warned off filming salmon cages in lochs.
Evidence that a satellite tag was deliberately removed from a golden eagle and hidden has been highlighted by wildlife campaigners.
The Government’s lack of engagement with the country’s clubs and music venues – is “unacceptable” according to industry chiefs.