The Information Commissioner is to probe a controversial medical database after campaigners raised concerns that GPs may have broken privacy laws.
The Scottish Government's system for awarding grades to school pupils this year is “a less defensible” version of the algorithm used last summer, says a leading education academic.
A £63m plan to allow access to NHS medical records has been criticised for failing to offer patients a choice over whether data is shared with researchers.
Food delivery companies – such as Deliveroo – should be forced to investigate accidents and address risks facing their Scottish couriers, according to campaigners.
New data shows how a more infectious variant of Covid-19 spread throughout Scotland to become the dominant strain in just a matter of weeks.
The arms industry is preparing to use two spaceports planned for Scotland to launch military spy satellites, an investigation by The Ferret can reveal.
All but one of Scotland’s 15 universities fail to keep a record of student suicides, prompting criticism and calls for change.
Twenty public sector bodies have urged MSPs to weaken freedom of information law by increasing charges, widening exemptions and relaxing deadlines.
Top Scottish politicians quaffed champagne and dined on veal alongside property investors at a secret £5,000 VIP dinner in the south of France, The Ferret has learned.