Ten popular bathing waters around the southern Scottish coastline are so badly contaminated with human and animal faeces that they are a danger to public health.
The UK government secretly planned to dump the radioactive hulks of 22 nuclear submarines in the sea off north west Scotland, documents released by the National Archives reveal.
Thousands of elderly people in Scotland are facing “worry and uncertainty” because the company which provides their care is running out of money.
A killer tree disease has spread to Scotland’s main timber crop, sikta spruce, raising fears for the environment and the £1 billion forestry industry.
Ferret Fact Service looks at controversy over newspaper claims that Scotland’s wealth inequality is growing.
As technology advances and Scotland modernises, Travellers say they are struggling to retain their traditional lifestyle and are often forced to hide their ethnicity for fear of prejudice.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the viral claim that Irn-Bru's dominance makes Scotland the only country where a Coca-Cola product is not the most popular drink.
Scottish beaches rated as “poor” for pollution have been given awards for “cleanliness”, prompting accusations that the public have been misled.
Allowing fracking in Scotland could pose “serious risks” to the health of workers, according to a new analysis.