Coffee giant Costa sought involvement in drafting guidelines for drive-through restaurants, sparking concerns about lobbyists influencing new planning rules.
People across Scotland are being invited to help build a national Common Good asset register.
Organisations linked to an alleged Chinese secret police station in Glasgow repeatedly invited Nicola Sturgeon to the premises and met Jeremy Corbyn.
The bill, which could see trafficking survivors detained indefinitely or deported to Rwanda, was a “gift to traffickers”, they claimed.
A proposed new gas-fired power station at Peterhead could run at the same time as the existing one, the energy giant behind it has admitted, prompting fears it could accelerate the climate crisis.
Less than half of the funding allocated to Scotland’s councils in the run-up to the Period Products Act was spent on the provision of period products.
A bill to ban the sale and advertisement of cruel animal experiences abroad won't be extended to Scotland due to a row between the Scottish and UK governments.
A cyber attack targeting Angus Council last year cost £25,000 to remedy, The Ferret can reveal.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim by new SNP Westminster leader Stephen Flynn that Scotland has 25 per cent of Europe's offshore wind capacity.