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.
Police officers' attempt to block disciplinary action for allegedly sharing racist and antisemitic WhatsApp messages cost Police Scotland nearly £200,000 in legal fees.
The Scottish Government has built fewer than half of the houses promised in rural areas and islands more than four years after funding of £30m was announced.
A housing fund which is a precursor to the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) has awarded more than £100m to private developers who have built just 700 affordable houses.
The Scottish Government’s wildlife agency is under attack for including images of dead beavers - including one displayed by children - in shooting lessons for Tayside farmers.