New Peterhead gas plant could run at same time as old, energy giant admits
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.
Scotland’s councils underspend on period products
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.
Holyrood row with Westminster scuppers bill to protect elephants and dolphins
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.
Cyber attack on Angus Council cost taxpayer £25,000
A cyber attack targeting Angus Council last year cost £25,000 to remedy, The Ferret can reveal.
Claim that Scotland has 25 per cent of Europe’s offshore wind capacity is False
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.
Five ways to fix the high street
Dr Allison Orr and Dr James White from the University of Glasgow join The Ferret to talk about how we can regenerate our high streets.
Claim anti-Scots verse of God Save The King was sung at Queen’s funeral is False
Ferret Fact Service looks into a claim about the Queen's funeral and the national anthem.
Fact check: UK Government claim about employment levels is false
All eyes have been on the UK’s employment levels since Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic hit the economy in quick succession.
Releases of potent greenhouse gas in Scotland trebled in a year
Scotland’s environmental regulator is investigating a near threefold increase in releases of a potent greenhouse gas from industrial sites in 2020.