Schools in Tayside and Fife began the academic year with 72 teaching post vacancies.
An extra 500 officers are to be be trained to use Tasers, Police Scotland has announced.
A 700-year-old declaration of Scottish independence has been recognised by a world heritage body for its international significance.
An Angus MP has revealed he fears how his autistic daughter will cope with life following his death.
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.