At the end of every year we look back on the most read stories on The Courier's website. Here are the articles that outperformed the others online in the past 12 months:
A series of meetings to push for a Tay Cities Deal are to be held over the next few days.
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Tayside is at its lowest level since 1975, new figures have revealed.
A bus firm will roll out "cheaper" day return tickets across Tayside and Fife next week.
This is the moment a driver's decision to try to make it across a flooded Perthshire road goes badly wrong.
Hundreds of prescription drugs have gone missing from Tayside hospitals.
Dundee’s Caird Hall will be a riot of colour and high-energy dramatic performance when it hosts around 1,000 young participants in the return of the Be Your Best Rock Challenge to the venue this month.
One of the Perth men accused of abducting and assaulting an Angus craftsman said they had arranged to collect money from the complainer.
An Angus teenage tearaway booked himself into a popular tourist hotel and racked up a bill for hundreds of pounds.
Hundreds packed out the streets of Tayside and Fife across the weekend to herald in the festive season. Dundee, Carnoustie, Kirriemuir, Stonehaven, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes, Alyth, Kinross and Crieff were among the communities to hold packed Christmas lights switch-on events. Photos: DC Thomson photographers Kris Miller, Gareth Jennings and Steve Brown/freelance photographers Paul Smith and Tina Norris.