Pupils across Courier Country are now back at school following the summer break.
A bungling thief left his national identity card behind after being disturbed during a break-in.
An IT technician at a £33,000 a year boarding school who downloaded sickening child abuse images on to a school laptop has been spared jail.
The inquiry into the disappearance of RAF gunner Corrie McKeague will be stood down and passed to a cold case team, it is reported.
A Dunfermline man who kept his dog in appalling conditions has been jailed for eight months.
A dog owner, whose pet was found in an emaciated state in a filthy house, has been jailed for five months.
Hardy swimmers took to the Tay on Sunday, making the journey from Tayport to Broughty Ferry. Members of the ancient amphibians, they were taking on the challenge ahead of a forthcoming bid to set a new record for the round-Jersey swim. The current record stands at nine hours.
A Fife driver claimed he was three times over the drink-drive limit because he had downed a jar of GHERKINS.
A man has admitted killing Fifer Rebecca Johnson as she worked as a Santa safari tour guide in Lapland.
A pet dog was kicked and launched into the air during a sickening incident in Dunfermline.