A dump for dead fish at a Hebridean beauty spot was condemned by Scotland’s green watchdog after plastics, gas canisters and other waste was illegally burned on site.
Ferret Fact Service explains the controversy over highly protected marine areas.
The “illegal” dumping of dead farmed fish at Whiteshore Cockles on North Uist has been allowed to continue despite authorities’ plans to ban the practice.
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.
The beautiful island of Barra is fighting a Covid-19 outbreak. But islanders say the pandemic also highights a long-standing erosion of health and social care services.