Ferret Fact Service looked at claims by the party leaders ahead of the Scottish Parliament election.
A company promoting the trophy hunting of animals in northwest Scotland offers people the chance to shoot rare stags for up to £8,000.
Campaigners claim the Scottish Welfare Fund is a “postcode lottery” with success rates and amounts granted varying across the country.
Nearly 500,000 people have been removed from a police database - but other public bodies who received the records could still have them.
A series of investigations by The Ferret spark calls for the Scottish Government to publish Scottish property ownership data for free.