Landlord lobbyists have pressured Scottish Government officials for further coronavirus subsidies in regular meetings with civil servants, documents show.
Campaigners are contemplating legal action alleging animal cruelty after a video showed farmed salmon being deloused by a floating washing machine.
Women’s organisations criticised the SNP’s Westminster mental health spokesperson, Dr Lisa Cameron MP, after she voted against restrictions on demonstrations near abortion clinics in England.
Ineos has been underestimating climate pollution from its chemical plants at Grangemouth since 2016, according to the Scottish Government’s green watchdog.
The Catholic Church has been told to act swiftly to shut down church groups across Scotland promoting gay conversion therapy.
Landowners will be prevented from mass shooting of mountain hares and salmon farmers face controls on sonic seal scarers - but beavers will still be killed.
Noise alarms used by the salmon farming industry to scare away seals could damage the hearing of whales, dolphins and porpoises, according to the Scottish Government’s wildlife agency.
The number of seals shot by the fish farming industry has doubled ahead of a proposed government ban, prompting fears of a “killing spree”.
Farmers and landowners have killed around a hundred wild beavers in Tayside in a cull condemned as "sickening" and "shameful" by campaigners.