Calls for a privacy probe after Scottish Prison Service is first UK agency to admit using controversial phone blocking technology.
The Grangemouth petrochemical company is pressing ahead with fracking plans despite the Scottish Government's moratorium.
Women's lives are at risk from domestic violence and abuse just because of their immigration status, a special investigation by The Ferret has found.
Scottish property experts have predicted that fracking in the central belt could hit house prices by up to 10 per cent, according to a survey by The Ferret.
Nine firms have bid for the rights to start fracking large swathes of Scotland, despite the current moratorium on the practice.
More than 300 industrial sites across Scotland - including a host of well-known names - have been named and shamed.
Revelations that an underground coal gas plant in Australia is facing prosecution for allegedly contaminating over 300 square kilometres of farmland have sparked fears that the same could happen in Scotland.
The CCTV network that scans Scotland's streets, shops and parks is fragmented, obsolete and may violate the law, according to a secret police report.
An internal police report that officials meant to keep secret says that body-worn cameras are “questionable” under data protection law meant to ensure personal privacy.