Airbnb has been lobbying behind the scenes to stave off tighter regulations for short-term lets in Scotland, documents obtained by The Ferret reveal.
A ban on the mechanical harvesting of kelp around Scotland's coast is to be backed by the Scottish Government, putting a company's controversial plans at risk.
Brexit could damage university research in Scotland for at least a decade, hitting funding, vital collaborations and disciplines crucial to the economy, confidential documents have revealed.
Scottish Government minister Michael Russell said such hunting should be "stopped immediately".
Documents show a hard Brexit from the European Union threatens the maintenance of Scotland's ageing ferry fleet and harbours vital for Scotland's island communities.
Ferret Fact Service looks at Scottish Greens co-convenor Patrick Harvie’s claim on child poverty levels in the UK.
Calls for regulators to investigate secretive charity with links to Scottish private finance projects and £2.5m in the bank.
Scottish Enterprise has given more than £650,000 to Ryanair, the airline at the centre of a staffing dispute that has resulted in thousands of flights from Scottish airports being cancelled this winter.
Scottish general election candidates have raised more than £200,000 through crowdfunding sites, The Ferret can reveal.