Fewer than one per cent of unauthorised tree fellings reported to Scottish Forestry have ended in a successful prosecution over nearly a decade, The Ferret has found.
Far right extremism was the most common ideology of those in Scotland reported to the UK counter-terrorism programme, according to the latest Police Scotland data.
Claim national insurance payments show independent Scotland could ‘more than afford’ pensions bill is Mostly False
Ferret Fact Service looks into a claim about national insurance and pensions in an independent Scotland.
Campaigners argued that the insurance companies had recognised that allowing "new fields to proceed goes against climate science".
Seven snares were reported by the banks of the Highlands' River Conon alongside a ‘stink pit’ which contained the dead bodies of a lamb, a fox and two roe deer.
Lothian Pension Fund no longer holds shares in an Israeli bank which finances illegal West Bank settlements.
Hundreds are facing discharge delay from mental health wards despite being well enough to be discharged - in the most extreme cases for more than three years.
New research shows that Scotland is losing out on “substantial" tax revenue from derelict land owners, says land reform campaigner and MSP, Andy Wightman.
Local campaigners have raised fears that a 30-mile stretch of proposed powerline through Dumfries and Galloway will pose a risk to “vulnerable wildlife populations”.