French owner of Scots whisky distilleries backs down over Russia exports
Pernod Ricard — headquartered in Paris — is the ultimate owner of famous malts such as The Glenlivet, Aberlour, Strathisla and Glentauchers.
UK Government gave £2m to US oil firm exporting to Russia
A multinational based in Montrose, criticised for exporting goods to Russia after the invasion of Ukraine, received a £2.1m grant from the government.
If gas prices are going down, why are energy bills going up?
Ferret Fact Service looks at the recent reduction in gas prices and why we won't see that reflected immediately in energy bills.
FFS explains: The UK energy crisis
Energy bills are predicted to rise again as the cost of living crisis continues to affect people across the UK.
Claim Scotland has taken in 20 per cent of UK’s refugees from Ukraine is False
Ferret Fact Service looks into a claim that Scotland has taken in 20 per cent of the Ukrainian refugees who have come to the UK.
Scots pension funds invest nearly half a billion in firms still doing business in Russia
Scotland’s two largest local government pension funds have nearly half a billion pounds invested in firms which are still doing business in Russia.
Inside Kharkiv: a city surviving the carnage of war
Kharkiv has been at the heart of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine since March. As Russian troops get pushed back East, The Ferret reports on what's left behind.
Missing trafficked children prompts claims of “child protection crisis”
Nearly 600 unaccompanied children arrived in Scotland over three years, including 88 who had been trafficked, and at least 11 young people have gone missing from care.
Scots property investor Lopatinsky denies links to Russian security agencies
Yuri Lopatinsky was linked to Russian state agencies by an MP during a January debate in the House of Commons.