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Tens of thousands of social housing properties in Scotland are failing to meet the government’s minimum standards for energy efficiency, new data has revealed.
Scottish politicians and academics at Glasgow University have called on authorities to release a former Glasgow University student arrested in Kurdish Iraq and charged with high treason.
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he main COP26 youth conference is under fire for accepting sponsorship from a firm which provides engineering services to the oil and gas industry and previously constructed and maintained Guantanamo Bay.
An engineering multinational in Aberdeen whose revenue last year was £5.48bn is among a number of major businesses paying invoices late, according to a report.
The Faslane nuclear base on the Clyde could be forced to shut down by increasing storms and floods caused by climate pollution, according to an expert report.
Ramblers Scotland said North Chesthill Estate in Glenlyon, which is home to four Munros, has ”long been notorious amongst walkers.
Glasgow should restart the refugee dispersal scheme to stop the Home Office from introducing asylum reception centres in barracks and disused oil rigs, claim campaigners.
Treat anyone claiming they can work out an exact cost of independence with caution.
The UK Government is “confident” that the controversial Cambo oil development could go ahead without breaching climate targets.
Three of the senior executives who run the UK government authority that licenses new North Sea developments have shares worth over £225,000 in the oil industry.
Concerns have been raised over a decision by NHS Fife ​to suspend investigating patients' complaints due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and staff shortages.
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Ali and Sam are back and this week they are asking you: Can you name 3 artists on the music charts back in 1991? Right Said Fred got to number two in the charts back then, but 30 years later they get to number 1 when it comes to strange COVID misinformation being spread on Twitter. In this episode we explain what's wrong with their statement and give you the background behind it. Ali also has a...
The UK has caused 361 million tonnes of carbon pollution by increasing North Sea oil production since the climate emergency was declared in 2019.
Investments in fossil fuels by council pension funds could become less valuable as the energy market transforms, warns a new report.
UK's increasingly privatised immigration and border industry prompts critics to voice concerns that “corporate actors” are profiting at the expense of human rights.
A Scottish disability charity will consider joining forces with other human rights organisations to take legal action against “discriminatory” and “disproportionate” proposals for compulsory photo ID.
If the Home Office gets its way it will be more dangerous for whistle-blowers and outlets, like The Ferret, to inform the public and strengthen democratic accountability based on information accessed and shared in the public interest. 
Ferret Fact Service looks at the Scottish Government's climate targets.
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