Human rights campaigners have expressed concern over the safety of vulnerable people held at Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre after a sharp rise in crime complaints over the past five years.
Scottish universities and police refuse to sever links with Chinese technology giant Huawei, despite fears their devices may be used for spying.
Former officer Karen Harper requested information that the Scottish Police Authority held about her on file.
"Alarming" Police Scotland statistics on the use of strip searches on women have prompted calls for a review from experts and politicians.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the claim by Ian Blackford MP that police numbers are up in Scotland but down in England and Wales.
An environmental campaigner targeted by police has failed to persuade a judge that an undercover policing inquiry should be extended to cover Scotland.
Scotland’s former police chief personally signed off an undercover operation which involved an officer duping a woman into sex.
The Scottish Information Commissioner has intervened in ten different public agencies to try and remedy transparency failings over the last year, a report reveals.
Police Scotland has amended its counter terrorism plan after a report by The Ferret revealed they had labelled anti-fracking protesters as "domestic extremists".