A tractor has shed its load on the A85 near Gilmerton, causing significant delays on the eastern approach to Crieff.
Two people have had to be cut free from their vehicles following a road accident near Auchterarder.
Construction of a gas-fuelled power plant is essential to regenerate the former Westfield opencast site, developers say.
A former police officer, an award-winning businesswoman and an ex-teacher are among those vying for votes in an all-female Perth by-election.
Perth has become the latest Scottish city to offer free outdoor Wi-Fi as part of an ambitious digital drive aimed at winning more visitors and raising footfall.
Some of the stars of Perth's Winter Festival have sent their best wishes ahead of weeks of family fun.
Temperatures are expected to plummet to as low as -9C in parts of Scotland next week, with snow showers possible at lower levels across the east coast.
A serial domestic abuser who terrorised three former partners over a period of almost 13 years has dodged jail.
Free Saturday parking could set till bells ringing across Perth this Christmas.
Police involved in a search for a teenager have warned children may be going missing as a result of a sinister new Facebook craze reaching Scotland.