‘Worse than the status quo’: Andy Wightman accuses SNP and Tories of succumbing to lobbying pressure on short-term lets regulation
Proposed changes to the Planning Bill, which would see its reforms to the short term let sector only apply in some areas, follow months of industry lobbying
Pressure grows on Ruth Davidson to answer for 'trail of dark money leading straight to her door'
SNP demands Davidson explain dark money following investigations into the Tory-donating Scottish Unionist Association Trust
SCOTTISH TORY LEADER Ruth Davidson faces growing calls from the SNP to “be honest with the electorate” about large donations to the party from a mysterious trust, which may not meet the necessary criteria for donor organisations set down by UK electoral law.
Nuclear Weapon Convoys: Anti-nuke campaigners welcome Scot Gov promise to review plans for disaster
Campaigners have 'cautiously welcomed' a new commitment to review plans for responding to a disaster involving the convoys transporting nuclear weapons throughout Scotland
AFTER concerns were raised about the readiness of Scottish authorities to respond to emergencies involving nuclear convoys in Scotland, anti-nuke campaigners have “cautiously welcomed” a commitment from deputy first minister John Swinney for a review of response plans.
Scotland 'woefully ill-prepared' for a nuclear convoy disaster, argue Scottish Greens
The Scottish Government will request a review of emergency planning, but stops short of taking the lead demanded by Scottish Greens
THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT has failed to commit to a review of emergency planning following a Holyrood debate on the possibility of accidents involving Scottish nuclear weapon convoys.
Further Scottish police links to disgraced undercover spy unit revealed
But Pitchford Inquiry into spying scandal still to exclude Scotland
SENIOR SCOTTISH police officers were linked to a disgraced secret unit which spied on activists, new evidence has shown - yet the inquiry into police spying is still set to exclude Scotland.
Investigative journalists @ferretscot 'revealed' to be MSM stooges
Crowdfunded, member-led investigative journalists are really 'MSM' stooges, reveals fearless pursuer of truth
A BRAVE soul has put his head above the parapet to reveal that independent journalism unit The Ferret is in fact part of the Westmonster Establishment.
The news comes as a shock to all those who were quite pleased to see a not-for-profit new media platform take up the mantle of investigative journalism at a time when it's sorely lacking. It was a shock to discover that The Ferret is basically funded by the Red Tories.
More Scottish locations targeted by fracking firms despite moratorium
Nine companies have applied for fracking licences in more locations across the Central Belt, an investigation has revealed.
AN INVESTIGATION by online journalism website The Ferret has revealed that new areas of Scotland are being targeted for shale gas extraction by energy companies, despite the temporary moratorium on fracking put in place this January.
Glasgow City Council: Animal rights, environmental and peace campaigners are terrorist "threats"
Investigation by the Ferret unearths council training materials which list peaceful campaigners alongside far-right bombers as threats
GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL uses training materials which list animal rights, environmental and anti-Trident protesters as potential terror threats, an investigation has revealed.