Vast swathes of Perthshire and Angus, home to the country's soft-fruits industry and other arable businesses, have been identified as being most at risk from the impact of Brexit.
Public health minister Joe FitzPatrick has promised there will be no complacency in the country's drive to hit child immunisation targets.
A former Scottish Conservative who worked for Mid Scotland and Fife MSP Liz Smith has been charged for allegedly stalking a politician.
Pro-independence parties would need to secure a fresh mandate before a Jeremy Corbyn Labour government would consider a second Scottish independence referendum.
A Fife MP whose constituency covers the Leuchars Army base said he was disappointed following a decision to privatise fire and rescue services nationwide.
The Scottish MP hoping to lead the Liberal Democrats at Westminster said there would be no arrangement to cede the North East Fife seat to the SNP, following a similar deal in Wales to “guarantee” a pro-EU MP.
A disgraced nurse who admitted stealing almost £34,000 from a mental health charity has avoided jail.
A St Andrews man accused of raping a man in Dundee has been acquitted.
A man has died after being pulled from the water at a beach in St Andrews.
A Fife councillor has described how a small hamlet in East Neuk has been rocked by the recovery of a body from a small reservoir on Friday evening.