Hard pressed councils' budgets could be thrown into disarray after the UK government hiked the rate of borrowing on local authority funding.
The Scottish Police Federation has warned a decision not to exempt emergency services from the so-called car park tax could endanger public safety.
Vast swathes of Perthshire and Angus, home to the country's soft-fruits industry and other arable businesses, have been identified as being most at risk from the impact of Brexit.
The Holyrood and Westminster governments have slammed one another's no-deal Brexit planning, 22 days before the UK is set to leave the EU.
The vice-chairman of Dundee's health and social care partnership will support an amendment calling for the decriminalisation of drugs at the SNP conference this weekend.
Rugby players from Dundee's senior clubs came together at the weekend to raise money for mental health support in memory of late soldier Adam Grassie.
The SNP would put a "Marxist in Number 10" for independence, the Scottish Conservatives have claimed.
One of the country's leading social change groups has warned poverty in Scotland is rising from an already "unacceptably high level".
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she fully expects NHS Tayside to take on the recommendations of a mental health report which are currently being "ignored".
The director of Scotland's trunk road network has insisted the dualling of the A9 will still form part of the government's over-arching review of major projects.