Three quarters of large goods vehicles run by Scottish councils have not been fitted with the braking system recommended after six people were killed by a bin lorry in Glasgow
Animal welfare campaigners have criticised the Scottish Government for giving a £715,000 subsidy to one of Scotland’s largest egg producers with tens of thousands of caged hens.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the row over the new workplace levy added to the Scottish Government budget.
New data has revealed more than 300 serious welfare breaches during live transport of animals in recent years.
Campaigners call for immediate changes to put in place better out-of-hours mental health provision in prisons.
Airbnb has been lobbying behind the scenes to stave off tighter regulations for short-term lets in Scotland, documents obtained by The Ferret reveal.
Glasgow City Council's auditor is to investigate emails suggesting managers knew that a private company planned to change the locks of asylum seekers' homes.
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.