Tobacco companies have intensified their lobbying efforts at Holyrood ahead of a potential tightening of smoking legislation, The Ferret can reveal.
Animal welfare groups have voiced concern that new legislation on fox hunting in Scotland still contains loopholes that could be exploited.
Ferret Fact Service explains how the UK Government used a Section 35 order to block Scotland's new gender recognition law.
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Ferret Fact Service looked into a claim about SNP MSPs wages.
The Scottish Government announced the details of its budget on Thursday, amid the ongoing cost-of-living crisis.
The UK nuclear industry has stepped up its lobbying of MSPs to try and reverse Holyrood's opposition to new nuclear power stations.
Animal welfare groups have condemned Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) for continuing to allow fox hunts into public forests which are home to protected species such as otters, wildcats and badgers.
Ferret Fact Service looks at what powers councils have, ahead of the upcoming local elections.