Ferret Fact Service looks at the row over the new workplace levy added to the Scottish Government budget.
Scottish ministers have the power to halt plans to dump nuclear waste on Aboriginal land in Australia which could breach human rights, according to government advisors.
Government officials raised concerns over the import to Scotland of salmon eggs from a Norwegian company called AquaGen after the outbreak of a deadly virus.
New data has revealed more than 300 serious welfare breaches during live transport of animals in recent years.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim about income tax proposals in the 2019 Scottish budget from Scottish Labour.
Scottish ministers have been accused of rewriting the rules and weakening legal protection for precious wildlife sites to pave the way for a controversial golf development on the north east coast.
The mental health crisis at Scottish universities: stories from students
Busy streets in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee are being polluted by exhaust fumes in breach of legal safety limits introduced in 2010, according to the latest government monitoring.
Airbnb has been lobbying behind the scenes to stave off tighter regulations for short-term lets in Scotland, documents obtained by The Ferret reveal.