UK’s second-hand clothing pollutes African nations
On Korle-Gonno beach in Accra, Ghana’s bustling capital, reams of tangled clothing are burrowed into the sand.
Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions explained
Everything you need to know about Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions.
FFS explains: Scottish independence, the EU and a ‘hard border’
Ferret Fact Service looks at UK-EU trade and what the implications would be for the border between England and an independent Scotland.
Do ‘mature democracies’ deny 16-year-olds the right to vote?
Former Labour MP Tom Harris said 'No serious mature democracy allows 16-year-olds a vote.' Was he correct?
Charlotte Street Partners lobbying for Rupert Murdoch papers
Influential PR firm Charlotte Street Partners is lobbying on behalf of Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper titles in Scotland.
The carnage and crisis of Mosul
Six months after the battle to reclaim Mosul from IS began, people are fleeing the city for the relative safety of camps in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Film tells asylum seeker stories of alleged G4S intimidation
A new film features testimony from asylum seekers alleging intimidation and bullying by employees of security giant G4S
New figures prompt claims of ‘no confidence’ in Scots counter terror policy
Just three people in Scotland have been identified as at risk of being "drawn into terrorism" in Scotland since 2011.
Scots politicians back UN call for Yemen war crimes investigation
A new report on human rights violations in Yemen from the UN said 3799 civilians have now been killed and 6711 injured in the 17 month war.