Campaigners have warned proposals to build homes on a green belt site in Renfrewshire – despite overwhelming opposition – are "irresponsible".
Westminster ignored repeated Scottish Government requests to be consulted over plans to hold the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, internal emails have revealed.
The UK Government is being urged to follow a shift in US foreign policy and stop selling arms, including smart bombs made in Scotland, to Saudi Arabia.
The UK Government has bought nearly 4,000 cubic metres of peat-based compost extracted from peatlands in Scotland, prompting criticism this “makes a mockery” of its climate policies.
Health officials for Glasgow and Clyde issued different Covid-19 isolation instructions to those in place in the rest of Scotland, The Ferret can reveal.
The Scottish Government’s wildlife agency told farmers that beavers were “good to eat and could be used for taxidermy”.
Local campaigners have raised fears that a 30-mile stretch of proposed powerline through Dumfries and Galloway will pose a risk to “vulnerable wildlife populations”.
A company promoting the trophy hunting of animals in northwest Scotland offers people the chance to shoot rare stags for up to £8,000.
The company that runs the port at Hunterston in North Ayrshire wants to use it to break up the radioactive hulks of defunct nuclear submarines.