A firm in Bermuda is providing insurance coverage to companies behind two of the biggest and most controversial new oil fields in the North Sea.
Concerns have been raised that Scottish local authorities are “massively underestimating” their carbon footprints, after an external review of one council’s climate pollution saw its reported emissions quadruple in one year.
Low earners in Scotland face paying more than half of their salary on rent, analysis of nearly 4,500 rental listings by The Ferret has found.
Wind farms on Scotland’s peatland could be doing much more damage to the climate than previously thought.
Rhea, 16, from Shetland, is working with Rape Crisis to raise awarness of sexual violence in rural communities by sharing more than 60 anonymous stories of young wormen, detailing experiences from unwanted touching to sexual violence and rape.
Cyber attacks have resulted in data breaches and losses at three Scottish councils, according to a new report that reveals the extraordinary scale of security threats faced by local authorities.
Lucrative plans for the world’s biggest salmon farm around Orkney or Shetland would “abjectly” fail pollution limits and make “fools” of Scotland’s environmental watchdog.
A plea for a new multi-million pound fund to compensate coastal communities in Scotland for environmental damage from oil spills has been rejected by an international body.
More than 4000 workers in prisons, councils, the NHS, Fire and Rescue services and the military have taken part in counter-terrorism courses.