Churchgoers could soon be able to make donations with a tap of their card as kirks are being urged to move with the times and introduce contactless payments.
Misbehaving motorists will be targeted next week in a crackdown of the most basic driving discrepancies.
A new campaign to fight online bullying has been launched in Tayside.
Historic documents have been released showing Mary Queen of Scots protected surgeons from going into battle, paving the way for the Geneva Convention 300 years before it came into force.
A Perthshire family have confirmed the remains of Fergus McInnes have been found, almost four years after he went missing in Switzerland.
The hard work and dedication of newspaper reporters is being celebrated this week.