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.
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.
Government plans to appoint an independent watchdog to monitor how facial recognition, fingerprints and genetic materials are used in Scotland have been criticised.
A Scottish Government minister apologised after being forced to admit that more than 12 times as much public money was handed to Highlands-based arms firms than was previously stated.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim by the Scottish Greens that more than 500 additional support teachers have been cut since 2010.