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Ferret Fact Service looks at the polling on issues which may define Humza Yousaf's time in charge.
Police Scotland passed the details of over two hundred victims of crimes to Home Office immigration enforcement teams in a two year period, including sexually exploited children and women who’d been physically attacked and trafficked.
Parents of children on the Inner Hebridean island of Luing fear the permanent closure of its only primary school would push away young families and fuel depopulation.
Ferret Fact Service looks at five claims Nicola Sturgeon made about her record as first minister.
Ferret Fact Service explains why TikTok is facing pressure and scrunity in Europe and the US.
A leading figure in Patriotic Alternative Scotland has expressed support for a convicted terrorist and urged members of the group to write to him in prison.
Ali and Paul look at the Reichsbürger plot, fact-check the SNP leadership election, and explain a bizarre claim that a bank collapse in the US was caused by its 'woke' policies.
In 2022, dozens of people were arrested for planning an attempt to overthrow the German government. It was linked to the 'Reichsbürger', a disparate movement of conspiracists who believe the current government in Germany is illegitimate.We spoke to Claire Burchett, an expert on the radical right in Germany, about the so-called 'Reichsbürger plot', the broad set of beliefs behind it, and its...
Network Rail spent more than £30,000 on plans to fence off a popular Highland level crossing, despite widespread…
Migrant and refugee children have been left homeless – with one family of five, including a  pre-school child, forced to sleep in a borrowed car in Glasgow – due to disputes between the Home Office and local authorities about who is responsible for their welfare.
The firm behind a Fife trial of hydrogen in homes has refused to release the findings of explosion testing because they could “undermine the project”.
Ferret Fact Service looked at claims made by the SNP leadership candidates in the recent TV debates.
A beaver shot in Perthshire is recovering in the care of the SSPCA after it was found at the side of the road with facial wounds by a member of the public.
While GP caseloads continue to grow, a number of initiatives spearheaded by health boards, surgeries and charities have sought to try and find solutions.
The Ferret looked into Deep End practices and the ways they have developed to address the challenges faced by the country’s most deprived areas.
GPs and professional bodies want primary health care infrastructure, including GP surgeries, to be partly funded by housing developers.
Concerns have been raised over private companies obtaining medical reports from GPs for people seeking a firearms licence from Police Scotland.
Private health firms have financial links to politicians, been accused of mistreating staff and patients, and are charging up to £250 for GP appointments.
Concerns have been raised about the impacts on patients as GP chains take over ailing practices across Scotland.
Amid rising concerns over heavy patient lists and unsafe work conditions in primary care, patients and doctors share their experiences of a system under strain.
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