Concerns raised with the Scottish Government over its relationship with an arms company that sold Hong Kong tear gas apparently used by police during clashes with protestors.
The Scottish Government is facing fresh calls for reform of key qualifications in secondary schools and colleges after analysis of official data highlighted problems with major subjects.
Serco's new lock changes will see about 300 people made homeless across Glasgow within months, with charities claiming they were given no warning.
Dozens of companies have undergone human rights checks by Scottish Enterprise following concerns over public money being awarded to arms firms through business grants.
The multinational salmon farming industry has been pushing behind the scenes for environmental limits on a toxic pesticide to be 100 times weaker than government regulators recommend.
New data has revealed that Scottish councils have sold off more than 100 football pitches, which has been blamed on increased funding pressures.
Repeated attempts by government agencies in Scotland to block public access to information show that freedom of information law should be strengthened, say journalists.
Landowners and farmers are licensed to kill more than 1,300 brown hares every year during the breeding season, prompting accusations that their young will be left to starve to death.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim from Scotland secretary David Mundell about young people leaving school without qualifications.