An extra 500 officers are to be be trained to use Tasers, Police Scotland has announced.
Police have resumed their landfill search for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague.
Plans to merge parts of Perthshire and Fife triggered a backlash from residents.
Schools in Tayside and Fife began the academic year with 72 teaching post vacancies.
A man has admitted murdering his brother and attempting to murder his brother’s girlfriend in a New Year’s Day house fire.
A gin maker is toasting its "homecoming" as it unveiled its new distillery in Fife.
A man killed in an early-morning crash near Lockerbie on Monday has been named as Fifer Michael O'Donnell.