Schools in Tayside and Fife began the academic year with 72 teaching post vacancies.
A 700-year-old declaration of Scottish independence has been recognised by a world heritage body for its international significance.
The death of an Arbroath woman at a hotel in Ghana remains shrouded in mystery as a coroner recorded an open conclusion.
Three Royal Marines have been sentenced to military detention for their part in an initiation ceremony which involved subjecting a colleague to “40 minutes of depravity and naked humiliation”.
An Angus charity is to benefit from almost £1 million in grants that will help dementia and stroke sufferers across Scotland.
A man has been charged in connection with incidents where lone women were approached and asked for a piggyback while out running.